The National Statistical Institute
|Contact organisation unit|
„Health Care and Justice Statistics“ Department
|Contact person function|
|Contact mail address|
2, P. Volov Str.; 1038 Sofia, Bulgaria
|Contact email address|
|Contact phone number|
+359 2 9857 561
|Contact fax number|
|Metadata last certified||26 April 2022|
|Metadata last posted||26 April 2022|
|Metadata last update||26 April 2022|
Statistics of anti-social acts and crimes, perpetrated by minor and juvenile persons ensures data on the number of registered, new entrants and removed from Child pedagogic rooms, the number of persons passed on to Child pedagogic rooms; the number of committed anti-social acts and crimes by minor and juvenile persons; the number of minor and juvenile persons with inflicted educational measures as well as the number of minor and juvenile persons, victims of crimes.
Cover activities of the Local Commissions for prevention of juvenile delinquency.
|Statistical concepts and definitions|
The Local commissions for prevention of juvenile delinquency is the competent authority which:
Minors are the persons who have completed 8 - 13 years of age.
Juveniles are the persons who have completed 14 - 17 years of age.
Child pedagogic rooms are special institutions which:
Social-pedagogic boarding schools are special institutions where placed minors and juveniles when they have committed anti-social acts or there are prerequisites for committing such acts.
Correctional boarding schools are special institutions where placed minors and juveniles if they have committed anti-social acts in relation to which the correctional measures referred to CJASBA have proved insufficient and there is no appropriate social environment for the normal upbringing of these minors. Juveniles to whom the court or the prosecutor has imposed such a measure under art. 61 and 64 of the CC are accommodated in correctional boarding schools.
An anti-social act is an act which is publicly dangerous and against the law or contradicts the morality and good manners.
The educational measure is an alternative to the punishment measure for educational impact on minor and juvenile, who have committed an anti-social act, and juvenile, released from criminal liability under art. 61 of the CC, and is necessary in order to overcome deviations in behaviour, prevent future violations and integration into society.
The object of survey is the activity of Local commissions for prevention of juvenile delinquency.
Units of survey are the minor and juvenile persons perpetrators of anti-social acts and crimes.
Covers the Local commissions for prevention of juvenile delinquency existing in the country.
The Republic of Bulgaria's territory.
2010 - 2021
|Unit of measure|
|Legal acts and other agreements|
|Confidentiality - policy|
|Confidentiality - data treatment|
Individual data are not published in accordance with article 25 of the Law on Statistics. The publishing of individual data can be performed only in accordance with art. 26 of the same law.
Statistical information publication date is indicated in the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the NSI. Data are disseminated once a year.
|Release calendar access|
The Release Calendar is available on the NSI website: https://www.nsi.bg/en/node/480
Data on Anti-social acts and crimes of minor and juvenile persons is published on the NSI website, section Justice and crime in accordance with the Law on Statistics and the European Statistics Code of Practice respecting the professional independence and aimed at objectivity, transparency and equal treatment of all consumers.
|Frequency of dissemination|
|Accessibility and clarity|
Annually as the date is indicated in the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the NSI.
Data on Anti-social acts and crimes of minor and juvenile persons are available to all users of the NSI website under the section Justice and crime as well as in Informational System INFOSTAT.
Information service on request, according to the Rules for the dissemination of statistical products and services in NSI.
|Documentation on methodology|
Data are provided by the Local commissions for prevention of juvenile delinquency in line with predefined procedure and in compliance with the requirements for reliability and quality of the data.
Quality control of the data is performed by the NSI.
The criteria for the quality of the statistical data are provided.
An assessment is carried out in the NSI in the context of implementation of the criteria for the quality of the statistical data.
The needs are determined by conducting a policy of prevention of juvenile delinquency.
Regular assessment of needs and ways for their satisfaction is made.
Full coverage of the statistical units.
|Accuracy and reliability|
|Timeliness and punctuality|
Data are disseminated according to the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the NSI.
|Coherence and comparability|
|Comparability - geographical|
Data are comparable.
|Comparability - over time|
Data are comparable.
|Coherence - cross domain|
Data are coherent.
|Coherence - internal|
Data are coherent.
|Cost and burden|
The main burden is on the Local commissions for prevention of juvenile delinquency and inspectors of Child pedagogic rooms.
In the NSI - the experts responsible for conducting the survey by the Regional Statistical Offices (RSO) and the Head office (HO).
|Data revision - policy|
|Data revision - practice|
The Local Commissions for prevention of juvenile delinquency and structural units of the Ministry of Interior.
|Frequency of data collection|
Exhaustive Survey through filling in the statistical questionnaire by the Local commissions for prevention of juvenile delinquency with the participation of the representatives of structural units of the Ministry of Interior.
Performed in the Head office of the NSI.
Data are processed centralized, at national level.
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