Kindergartens, children, pedagogical staff, places and groups in the kindergartens by statistical zones, statistical regions, districts and municipalities


Time series: Edu_1.5_en.xls

KINDERGARTENS, CHILDREN, PEDAGOGICAL STAFF, PLACES AND GROUPS IN THE KINDERGARTENS BY STATISTICAL ZONES, STATISTICAL REGIONS, DISTRICTS AND MUNICIPALITIES IN 2019/2020 SCHOOL YEAR
(Number)
Statistical zones
Statistical regions
Districts
Municipalities
Kindergartens Children Places Pedagogical staff 1 Children's groups
total of which: girls total per 100 children total of which: teachers
Total 1 840 217 867 105 311 234 504 107.6 20 050 18 806 9 310
Severna i Yugoiztochna Bulgaria 996 105 578 50 802 118 586 112.3 9 768 9 139 4 582
Severozapaden 225 21 519 10 287 24 264 112.8 2 067 1 912 960
Vidin 25 2 159 1 070 2 475 114.6 222 208 101
Belogradchik 1 117 61 122 104.3 10 9 5
Boynitsa 1 18 9 20 111.1 2 2 1
Bregovo 2 102 59 129 126.5 11 10 5
Vidin 8 1 450 715 1 558 107.5 143 135 64
Gramada 1 31 15 40 129.0 4 4 2
Dimovo 3 152 73 163 107.2 15 14 7
Kula 1 56 20 75 133.9 7 6 3
Makresh 1 24 11 44 183.3 4 4 2
Novo Selo 1 56 31 88 157.1 9 8 4
Ruzhintsi 4 115 52 189 164.4 13 12 6
Chuprene 2 38 24 47 123.7 4 4 2
Vratsa 44 5 277 2 449 6 165 116.8 511 467 235
Borovan 2 202 110 232 114.9 22 20 11
Byala Slatina 5 724 351 755 104.3 66 61 31
Vratsa 16 2 101 954 2 300 109.5 206 190 90
Kozloduy 7 779 364 937 120.3 66 59 33
Krivodol 2 188 86 245 130.3 20 18 9
Mezdra 5 552 232 647 117.2 59 54 26
Mizia 1 157 82 302 192.4 17 16 8
Oryahovo 4 271 139 279 103.0 27 23 12
Roman 1 184 84 213 115.8 15 14 8
Hayredin 1 119 47 255 214.3 13 12 7
Lovech 32 3 534 1 773 3 911 110.7 341 308 160
Apriltsi 1 70 30 100 142.9 9 8 4
Letnitsa 1 91 55 91 100.0 10 9 5
Lovech 9 1 001 486 1 166 116.5 91 82 42
Lukovit 5 490 244 587 119.8 51 46 24
Teteven 6 638 323 689 108.0 71 63 31
Troyan 7 786 398 794 101.0 75 68 35
Ugarchin 2 187 97 196 104.8 15 14 8
Yablanitsa 1 271 140 288 106.3 19 18 11
Montana 48 3 716 1 770 4 187 112.7 336 315 166
Berkovitsa 6 467 208 546 116.9 46 43 22
Boychinovtsi 6 197 89 269 136.6 21 20 12
Brusartsi 3 136 66 173 127.2 13 13 7
Valchedram 6 266 132 300 112.8 21 21 11
Varshets 1 222 111 203 91.4 17 16 10
Georgi Damyanovo 1 19 9 20 105.3 2 2 1
Lom 9 585 287 622 106.3 56 52 29
Medkovets 2 100 46 117 117.0 8 8 5
Montana 12 1 565 757 1 702 108.8 137 126 62
Chiprovtsi 1 33 18 60 181.8 4 4 2
Yakimovo 1 126 47 175 138.9 11 10 5
Pleven 76 6 833 3 225 7 526 110.1 657 614 298
Belene 2 178 71 200 112.4 19 17 8
Gulyantsi 6 215 105 234 108.8 25 24 12
Dolna Mitropolia 8 397 160 467 117.6 43 41 21
Dolni Dabnik 7 253 116 293 115.8 27 26 13
Iskar 2 156 82 165 105.8 16 15 8
Knezha 5 444 227 592 133.3 40 36 19
Levski 4 427 201 498 116.6 38 36 19
Nikopol 4 149 59 230 154.4 17 16 8
Pleven 32 3 721 1 799 3 904 104.9 337 313 148
Pordim 1 142 63 167 117.6 17 16 8
Cherven Bryag 5 751 342 776 103.3 78 74 34
Severen tsentralen 203 21 987 10 614 26 566 120.8 2 106 1 965 967
Veliko Tarnovo 72 6 615 3 216 8 838 133.6 600 558 274
Veliko Tarnovo 21 2 688 1 334 2 704 100.6 218 205 93
Gorna Oryahovitsa 11 1 211 585 1 534 126.7 116 105 51
Elena 5 234 112 288 123.1 21 20 10
Zlataritsa 4 136 68 241 177.2 12 12 6
Lyaskovets 6 338 172 506 149.7 33 33 16
Pavlikeni 10 589 275 770 130.7 54 51 25
Polski Trambesh 3 278 121 516 185.6 26 23 14
Svishtov 7 738 356 1 555 210.7 72 65 37
Strazhitsa 4 361 171 636 176.2 44 40 20
Suhindol 1 42 22 88 209.5 4 4 2
Gabrovo 19 2 794 1 366 3 064 109.7 277 260 119
Gabrovo 10 1 473 701 1 622 110.1 145 135 61
Dryanovo 1 178 92 208 116.9 18 18 8
Sevlievo 5 942 469 1 013 107.5 91 86 41
Tryavna 3 201 104 221 110.0 23 21 9
Razgrad 49 3 526 1 718 4 354 123.5 366 338 175
Zavet 5 288 155 359 124.7 28 26 13
Isperih 14 717 334 769 107.3 71 67 33
Kubrat 5 449 208 619 137.9 58 52 26
Loznitsa 1 203 93 227 111.8 21 20 10
Razgrad 20 1 569 785 1 915 122.1 150 139 73
Samuil 2 167 88 308 184.4 21 19 13
Tsar Kaloyan 2 133 55 157 118.1 17 15 7
Ruse 39 5 872 2 758 6 467 110.1 552 520 259
Borovo 1 86 51 90 104.7 9 9 4
Byala 2 296 148 396 133.8 32 30 14
Vetovo 3 278 113 415 149.3 31 28 14
Dve Mogili 2 189 88 221 116.9 19 17 9
Ivanovo 1 150 68 183 122.0 15 14 7
Ruse 24 4 498 2 109 4 720 104.9 410 388 190
Slivo Pole 2 278 128 302 108.6 26 24 16
Tsenovo 4 97 53 140 144.3 10 10 5
Silistra 24 3 180 1 556 3 843 120.9 311 289 140
Alfatar 1 71 33 110 154.9 10 9 4
Glavinitsa 1 271 123 403 148.7 35 33 16
Dulovo 6 830 395 1 039 125.2 87 81 43
Kaynardzha 1 192 103 200 104.2 17 16 9
Silistra 10 1 292 641 1 366 105.7 110 103 45
Sitovo 2 138 76 200 144.9 16 14 7
Tutrakan 3 386 185 525 136.0 36 33 16
Severoiztochen 301 28 289 13 634 31 998 113.1 2 711 2 549 1 254
Varna 98 15 222 7 362 14 344 94.2 1 351 1 268 609
Avren 2 226 93 315 139.4 29 27 14
Aksakovo 8 586 283 731 124.7 57 52 29
Beloslav 5 354 174 434 122.6 43 39 15
Byala 1 105 46 121 115.2 11 10 5
Varna 60 11 555 5 641 9 848 85.2 992 938 436
Vetrino 2 109 51 141 129.4 13 12 6
Valchi Dol 4 235 108 321 136.6 26 23 13
Devnya 1 271 136 309 114.0 24 23 12
Dolni Chiflik 5 573 266 613 107.0 46 42 23
Dalgopol 4 402 189 512 127.4 40 36 19
Provadia 5 579 261 665 114.9 54 51 28
Suvorovo 1 227 114 334 147.1 16 15 9
Dobrich 84 4 959 2 372 6 528 131.6 525 495 247
Balchik 13 580 294 756 130.3 67 63 32
General Toshevo 11 334 172 496 148.5 40 39 19
Dobrich 14 2 344 1 121 2 396 102.2 215 201 101
Dobrich - selska 30 605 292 1 223 202.2 72 71 36
Kavarna 7 403 184 546 135.5 48 45 21
Krushari 1 114 48 166 145.6 14 13 6
Tervel 7 475 222 746 157.1 56 51 26
Shabla 1 104 39 199 191.4 13 12 6
Targovishte 21 3 082 1 503 3 852 125.0 304 284 156
Antonovo 1 120 50 148 123.3 12 11 6
Omurtag 2 385 194 661 171.7 45 43 27
Opaka 1 116 45 202 174.1 15 14 7
Popovo 4 683 321 804 117.7 68 64 30
Targovishte 13 1 778 893 2 037 114.6 164 152 86
Shumen 98 5 026 2 397 7 274 144.7 531 502 242
Veliki Preslav 6 281 131 430 153.0 35 34 15
Venets 7 138 66 463 335.5 22 21 10
Varbitsa 11 300 151 590 196.7 37 36 18
Kaolinovo 16 324 179 910 280.9 45 43 22
Kaspichan 6 217 105 305 140.6 22 21 11
Nikola Kozlevo 7 201 83 350 174.1 23 22 11
Novi Pazar 9 518 245 785 151.5 51 47 23
Smyadovo 3 136 64 260 191.2 15 14 7
Hitrino 5 90 39 212 235.6 12 12 6
Shumen 28 2 821 1 334 2 969 105.3 269 252 119
Yugoiztochen 267 33 783 16 267 35 758 105.9 2 884 2 713 1 401
Burgas 109 13 721 6 629 14 470 105.5 1 170 1 103 560
Aytos 6 848 428 1 001 118.0 77 72 39
Burgas 34 7 194 3 534 6 925 96.3 575 547 265
Kameno 6 299 136 464 155.2 33 32 17
Karnobat 7 719 354 806 112.1 65 60 30
Malko Tarnovo 2 73 20 175 239.7 6 6 3
Nesebar 11 1 043 513 1 144 109.7 92 84 40
Pomorie 8 913 365 967 105.9 81 75 35
Primorsko 1 171 90 271 158.5 18 17 10
Ruen 14 904 411 963 106.5 80 76 52
Sozopol 6 379 192 432 114.0 35 32 18
Sredets 5 474 220 511 107.8 42 39 19
Sungurlare 7 390 202 446 114.4 37 36 19
Tsarevo 2 314 164 365 116.2 29 27 13
Sliven 61 6 254 3 038 6 634 106.1 500 473 266
Kotel 6 419 186 515 122.9 41 39 22
Nova Zagora 21 1 009 494 1 126 111.6 98 93 47
Sliven 28 4 218 2 066 4 367 103.5 314 297 171
Tvarditsa 6 608 292 626 103.0 47 44 26
Stara Zagora 78 10 201 4 848 10 790 105.8 883 825 418
Bratya Daskalovi 7 218 118 316 145.0 23 22 12
Gurkovo 1 147 71 153 104.1 10 9 6
Galabovo 2 326 144 357 109.5 32 30 17
Kazanlak 14 2 259 1 064 2 472 109.4 212 197 90
Maglizh 4 318 148 316 99.4 26 25 14
Nikolaevo 1 188 98 188 100.0 21 17 9
Opan 1 21 10 25 119.1 2 2 1
Pavel Banya 9 413 199 520 125.9 37 36 17
Radnevo 6 714 341 820 114.9 68 62 35
Stara Zagora 29 4 985 2 335 4 985 100.0 403 378 189
Chirpan 4 612 320 638 104.3 49 47 28
Yambol 19 3 607 1 752 3 864 107.1 331 312 157
Bolyarovo 1 85 45 240 282.4 11 10 5
Elhovo 2 381 208 380 99.7 37 35 17
Straldzha 2 415 190 463 111.6 35 33 19
Tundzha 5 556 257 698 125.5 58 54 29
Yambol 9 2 170 1 052 2 083 96.0 190 180 87
Yugozapadna I Yuzhna tsentralna Bulgaria 844 112 289 54 509 115 918 103.2 10 282 9 667 4 728
Yugozapaden 459 69 393 33 716 71 125 102.5 6 359 5 994 2 859
Blagoevgrad 67 10 678 5 277 12 493 117.0 991 932 459
Bansko 3 507 245 533 105.1 49 47 19
Belitsa 1 235 120 335 142.6 21 20 12
Blagoevgrad 13 2 573 1 219 2 897 112.6 240 227 107
Gotse Delchev 12 1 373 687 1 560 113.6 128 117 56
Garmen 6 647 314 714 110.4 58 52 28
Kresna 1 140 77 170 121.4 15 14 7
Petrich 7 1 706 844 1 920 112.5 140 133 67
Razlog 1 658 329 896 136.2 60 59 30
Sandanski 8 1 235 639 1 356 109.8 111 104 51
Satovcha 8 445 222 665 149.4 52 49 26
Simitli 2 387 196 472 122.0 40 38 19
Strumyani 1 178 91 164 92.1 14 13 7
Hadzhidimovo 3 303 156 439 144.9 33 30 15
Yakoruda 1 291 138 372 127.8 30 29 15
Kyustendil 19 3 058 1 540 3 492 114.2 267 250 135
Bobov dol 2 156 81 165 105.8 16 14 7
Boboshevo 1 41 25 48 117.1 4 4 2
Dupnitsa 6 1 212 607 1 352 111.6 94 89 47
Kocherinovo 1 84 52 120 142.9 9 8 4
Kyustendil 6 1 286 629 1 465 113.9 115 108 61
Nevestino 1 38 23 50 131.6 4 4 2
Rila 1 81 40 92 113.6 9 8 4
Sapareva Banya 1 160 83 200 125.0 16 15 8
Pernik 22 3 633 1 755 3 701 101.9 308 288 143
Breznik 1 146 67 125 85.6 11 10 5
Zemen 1 19 9 22 115.8 2 2 1
Kovachevtsi 1 9 5 22 244.4 2 2 1
Pernik 15 2 826 1 366 2 940 104.0 242 227 113
Radomir 3 549 269 517 94.2 44 41 20
Tran 1 84 39 75 89.3 7 6 3
Sofia 73 7 652 3 715 7 957 104.0 682 640 325
Anton 1 51 22 50 98.0 3 3 2
Bozhurishte 2 357 169 410 114.9 34 32 15
Botevgrad 12 1 152 543 1 169 101.5 102 95 45
Godech 1 101 73 120 118.8 7 6 4
Gorna Malina 1 156 73 184 118.0 15 14 7
Dolna Banya 1 191 101 202 105.8 12 11 7
Dragoman 1 79 43 125 158.2 11 10 5
Elin Pelin 11 932 471 847 90.9 86 82 39
Etropole 3 389 107 395 101.5 38 36 16
Zlatitsa 2 183 103 205 112.0 19 18 9
Ihtiman 3 584 290 656 112.3 45 42 27
Koprivshtitsa 1 52 38 52 100.0 6 6 3
Kostenets 3 338 153 373 110.4 28 25 14
Kostinbrod 5 529 257 494 93.4 41 38 20
Mirkovo 1 56 35 66 117.9 6 6 3
Pirdop 1 260 117 272 104.6 24 23 11
Pravets 4 261 131 337 129.1 27 24 13
Samokov 5 988 490 958 97.0 84 79 39
Svoge 11 531 257 535 100.8 58 55 27
Slivnitsa 2 294 150 319 108.5 24 23 13
Chavdar 1 58 32 39 67.2 4 4 2
Chelopech 1 110 60 149 135.5 8 8 4
Sofia (stolitsa) 278 44 372 21 429 43 482 98.0 4 111 3 884 1 797
Stolichna 278 44 372 21 429 43 482 98.0 4 111 3 884 1 797
Yuzhen tsentralen 385 42 896 20 793 44 793 104.4 3 923 3 673 1 869
Kardzhali 60 4 139 1 952 5 368 129.7 439 406 206
Ardino 3 184 85 404 219.6 25 22 13
Dzhebel 4 234 120 285 121.8 23 21 12
Kirkovo 13 460 226 720 156.5 49 46 24
Krumovgrad 9 489 227 567 116.0 51 49 27
Kardzhali 23 2 225 1 049 2 502 112.5 225 207 98
Momchilgrad 6 358 156 540 150.8 43 40 21
Chernoochene 2 189 89 350 185.2 23 21 11
Pazardzhik 76 7 620 3 695 8 085 106.1 646 602 319
Batak 3 140 59 161 115.0 17 15 7
Belovo 2 149 68 162 108.7 15 14 7
Bratsigovo 4 199 101 245 123.1 22 20 10
Velingrad 8 1 106 547 1 132 102.4 91 84 48
Lesichovo 2 97 44 122 125.8 9 9 6
Pazardzhik 33 3 424 1 646 3 631 106.1 270 256 130
Panagyurishte 8 631 298 660 104.6 62 57 28
Peshtera 6 482 230 551 114.3 42 38 22
Rakitovo 4 533 271 533 100.0 44 40 21
Septemvri 4 613 313 624 101.8 51 48 28
Strelcha 1 118 60 118 100.0 10 9 5
Surnitsa 1 128 58 146 114.1 13 12 7
Plovdiv 163 21 582 10 439 20 169 93.5 1 907 1 786 905
Asenovgrad 10 1 998 983 1 926 96.4 163 153 78
Brezovo 2 118 50 155 131.4 12 11 6
Kaloyanovo 8 284 136 370 130.3 32 31 14
Karlovo 9 1 541 737 1 482 96.2 134 126 63
Krichim 2 232 109 271 116.8 22 20 11
Kuklen 1 165 75 175 106.1 16 15 7
Laki 1 39 16 69 176.9 4 4 3
Maritsa 16 1 083 501 1 089 100.6 106 98 47
Perushtitsa 2 171 81 200 117.0 19 17 8
Plovdiv 59 11 382 5 536 9 729 85.5 963 910 464
Parvomay 7 682 310 734 107.6 72 68 32
Rakovski 6 1 045 493 899 86.0 79 73 40
Rodopi 11 892 425 967 108.4 89 79 41
Sadovo 10 465 221 584 125.6 56 52 25
Sopot 3 335 163 302 90.2 29 26 13
Stamboliyski 8 623 332 637 102.3 59 53 27
Saedinenie 3 298 152 307 103.0 28 27 14
Hisarya 5 229 119 273 119.2 24 23 12
Smolyan 49 2 778 1 387 3 903 140.5 321 303 145
Banite 1 74 35 200 270.3 10 9 6
Borino 2 53 24 147 277.4 8 8 4
Devin 4 240 128 352 146.7 27 25 13
Dospat 7 253 124 347 137.2 24 23 12
Zlatograd 5 282 154 329 116.7 32 29 14
Madan 5 262 133 340 129.8 27 26 13
Nedelino 3 108 52 235 217.6 14 14 7
Rudozem 7 306 148 367 119.9 35 34 16
Smolyan 12 1 063 530 1 351 127.1 124 116 51
Chepelare 3 137 59 235 171.5 20 19 9
Haskovo 37 6 777 3 320 7 268 107.3 610 576 294
Dimitrovgrad 7 1 310 635 1 302 99.4 126 119 59
Ivaylovgrad 2 131 64 149 113.7 14 13 7
Lyubimets 1 290 154 269 92.8 22 21 11
Madzharovo 1 31 13 31 100.0 2 2 1
Mineralni Bani 1 122 53 182 149.2 17 16 8
Svilengrad 5 726 365 759 104.6 64 59 28
Simeonovgrad 2 261 117 274 105.0 20 19 11
Stambolovo 1 116 52 109 94.0 11 10 5
Topolovgrad 2 224 111 254 113.4 24 22 11
Harmanli 3 764 399 855 111.9 62 59 34
Haskovo 12 2 802 1 357 3 084 110.1 248 236 119

1 Incl. directors without teaching activities, music instructors, methodologists and educators.
24.04.2020


Euro-SDMX Metadata Structure (ESMS)

Kindergartens (Pre-primary education)
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

'Education and Culture Statistics' Department

Contact name

Svilen Kateliev

Contact person function

Head of department

Contact mail address

2, P. Volov Str.; 1038 Sofia, Bulgaria

Contact email address

[email protected]

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 469

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified25 April 2019
Metadata last posted25 April 2019
Metadata last update25 April 2019
Statistical presentation
Data description

Statistics on pre-primary education provides data on activity of the kindergartens and pre-school grades in schools. Main statistical units are children, teachers, educators and other category personnel. Main breakdowns of characteristics for collecting data on children and pedagogic personnel are: sex and year of birth. The date of the observation is December 1.

Classification system

International Standard Classification of Education, 2011 version (ISCED 2011)

Sector coverage

The survey covers all state, municipal and created according to the established legal order private kindergartens.

Statistical concepts and definitions

A pupil/student (incl. children in kindergartens) is every person enrolled in an educational program of formal education according to ISCED irrespective of the mode of attendance. Formal education includes the educational programmes implement in the legitimate educational institutions created according to the existing legal order.

The teachers are official persons who directly conduct the training sessions according to curriculum irrespective of whether they are full or part time employees. Directors and assistant directors are observed separately although a great part of them may have lecturing functions as well.

The management personnel include official persons performing management functions at the level of the educational institution.

An educational institution is defined as a centre taking independent decisions, which performs educational services for persons and organizations and is created according to the rules of the law. This means that the institution has a manager (director, rector or another manager) i.e. that this is an 'independent' educational institution. 'Dependent' educational institutions are branches or units known under other names and are typically subordinate to an independent institution.

Statistical unit

Pupils and education personnel.

Statistical population

Participants in formal education.

Reference area

Whole country. Data is published down to municipality level.

Time coverage

2000 - 2018

Base period

Not applicable.

Unit of measure

Number and per cent.

Reference period

School year.

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements
  • Law of the Level of Education, Educational Minimum and Curriculum;
  • Law on Statistics;
  • Commission regulation (EU) No 88/2011;
  • Regulation (EC) N 452/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the production and development of statistics on education and lifelong learning;
  • Methodological documents of Eurostat;
  • Law on National Education and the Rules on its implementation;
  • Pre-school and school education act.
Data sharing

Not applicable.

Confidentiality
Confidentiality - policy

· Law on Statistics;

· Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 on European statistics (recital 24 and Article 20(4)) of 11 March 2009 (OJ L 87, p. 164), stipulates the need to establish common principles and guidelines ensuring the confidentiality of data used for the production of European statistics and the access to those confidential data with due account for technical developments and the requirements of users in a democratic society.

Confidentiality - data treatment

In compliance to the Law on Statistics (Articles 25 and 26).

Release policy
Release calendar

In accordance to the dates defined in the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.

Release calendar access

The calendar is available on the NSI website: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/480

User access

In accordance to the Rules for Dissemination of Statistical Products and Services.

Frequency of dissemination

Annual

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Regular press release in the internet site.

Publications

· Education in the Republic of Bulgaria;

· Statistical Yearbook;

· Statistical Reference Book;

· "Bulgaria" (brochure).

On-line database

Data on Kindergartens (Pre-primary education) are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Education and Lifelong Learning: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/4792 and Informational System "Infostat": https://infostat.nsi.bg/infostat/pages/module.jsf?x_2=66

Micro-data access

In accordance to the Rules on Provision of the Anonymised Individual Data for Scientific and Research purposes.

Other

Information services by order in accordance to the Rules for Dissemination of Statistical Products and Services.

Documentation on methodology

· Methodological documents of Eurostat;

· Survey Methodology: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Edu_Meth_en.pdf

Quality documentation

Quality report in accordance to the Commission Regulation No 88/2011.

Quality management
Quality assurance

A set of quality criteria have been set up within the Commission Regulation No 88/2011.

Quality assessment

The national quality report provides users with basic information on quality at national level.

Relevance
User needs

State and regional authorities, international organisations, national and foreign users.

User satisfaction

Information is not available.

Completeness

Information is not available.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

Not applicable (census).

Sampling error

Not applicable (census).

Non-sampling error

Not applicable (census).

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

· Reference date: December 1;

· Fieldwork: December - January;

· Processing: February - March;

· Dissemination of national results: April;

· Transmission of data to Eurostat: September.

Punctuality

Data was disseminated at national level and delivered to Euorostat in time.

Coherence and comparability
Comparability - geographical

Fully comparable with all EU member states.

Comparability - over time

Partially comparable due to the changes of national legislation.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Carried out quality tests, mainly on the coherency of the gathered information.

Cost and burden

Information is not available.

Data revision
Data revision - policy

In accordance to the Rules for Dissemination of Statistical Products and Services.

Data revision - practice

In accordance to the Rules for Dissemination of Statistical Products and Services.

Statistical processing
Source data

All kindergartens and pre-school grades in schools, which conduct compulsory pre-school training of the children.

Frequency of data collection

Annual

Data collection

Census via statistical questionnaire 'Report on kindergarten'

Data validation

Data validation is done by the National Statistical Institute and quality tests are carried out by the Eurostat.

Data compilation

Not applicable.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Comment
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ESS Standard for Quality Reports Structure (ESQRS)

Kindergartens (Pre-primary education)
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

'Education and Culture Statistics' Department

Contact name

Svilen Kateliev

Contact person function

Head of department

Contact mail address

2, P. Volov Str.; 1038 Sofia, Bulgaria

Contact email address

[email protected]

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 469

Contact fax number
Statistical presentation
Data description

Statistics on pre-primary education provides data on activity of the kindergartens and pre-school grades in schools. Main statistical units are children, teachers, educators and other category personnel. Main breakdowns of characteristics for collecting data on children and pedagogic personnel are: sex and year of birth. The date of the observation is December 1.

Classification system

International Standard Classification of Education, 2011 version (ISCED 2011)

Sector coverage

The survey covers all state, municipal and created according to the established legal order private kindergartens.

Statistical concepts and definitions

A pupil/student (incl. children in kindergartens) is every person enrolled in an educational program of formal education according to ISCED irrespective of the mode of attendance. Formal education includes the educational programmes implement in the legitimate educational institutions created according to the existing legal order.

The teachers are official persons who directly conduct the training sessions according to curriculum irrespective of whether they are full or part time employees. Directors and assistant directors are observed separately although a great part of them may have lecturing functions as well.

The management personnel include official persons performing management functions at the level of the educational institution.

An educational institution is defined as a centre taking independent decisions, which performs educational services for persons and organizations and is created according to the rules of the law. This means that the institution has a manager (director, rector or another manager) i.e. that this is an 'independent' educational institution. 'Dependent' educational institutions are branches or units known under other names and are typically subordinate to an independent institution.

Statistical unit

Pupils and education personnel.

Statistical population

Participants in formal education.

Reference area

Whole country. Data is published down to municipality level.

Time coverage

2000 - 2018

Base period

Not applicable.

Statistical processing
Source data

All kindergartens and pre-school grades in schools, which conduct compulsory pre-school training of the children.

Frequency of data collection

Annual

Data collection

Census via statistical questionnaire 'Report on kindergarten'

Data validation

Data validation is done by the National Statistical Institute and quality tests are carried out by the Eurostat.

Data compilation

Not applicable.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Quality management
Quality assurance

A set of quality criteria have been set up within the Commission Regulation No 88/2011.

Quality assessment

The national quality report provides users with basic information on quality at national level.

Relevance
User needs

State and regional authorities, international organisations, national and foreign users.

User satisfaction

Information is not available.

Completeness

Information is not available.

Data completeness - rate

Not applicable (census).

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

Not applicable (census).

Sampling error

Not applicable (census).

Sampling errors - indicators

Not applicable (census).

Non-sampling error

Not applicable (census).

Coverage error

Not applicable (census).

Over-coverage - rate

Not applicable (census).

Common units - proportion

Not applicable (census).

Measurement error

Not applicable (census).

Non response error

Not applicable (census).

Unit non-response - rate

Not applicable (census).

Item non-response - rate

Not applicable (census).

Processing error

Not applicable (census).

Imputation - rate

Not applicable (no imputations).

Model assumption error

Not applicable (census).

Seasonal adjustment

Not applicable (no seasonal adjustments).

Data revision - policy

In accordance to the Rules for Dissemination of Statistical Products and Services.

Data revision - practice

In accordance to the Rules for Dissemination of Statistical Products and Services.

Data revision - average size

Not applicable (preliminary data not published).

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

· Reference date: December 1;

· Fieldwork: December - January;

· Processing: February - March;

· Dissemination of national results: April;

· Transmission of data to Eurostat: September.

Time lag - first results

20 weeks.

Time lag - final results

Not applicable (only final results published).

Punctuality

Data was disseminated at national level and delivered to Euorostat in time.

Punctuality - delivery and publication

Not applicable (data published on exact date).

Coherence and comparability
Comparability - geographical

Fully comparable with all EU member states.

Asymmetry for mirror flows statistics - coefficient

Not applicable (no flows).

Comparability - over time

Partially comparable due to the changes of national legislation.

Length of comparable time series

From 2000 year.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - sub annual and annual statistics

Not applicable (annual survey).

Coherence - National Accounts

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Carried out quality tests, mainly on the coherency of the gathered information.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Regular press release in the internet site.

Publications

· Education in the Republic of Bulgaria;

· Statistical Yearbook;

· Statistical Reference Book;

· "Bulgaria" (brochure).

On-line database

Data on Kindergartens (Pre-primary education) are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Education and Lifelong Learning: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/4792 and Informational System "Infostat": https://infostat.nsi.bg/infostat/pages/module.jsf?x_2=66

Data tables - consultations

Not available.

Micro-data access

In accordance to the Rules on Provision of the Anonymised Individual Data for Scientific and Research purposes.

Other

Information services by order in accordance to the Rules for Dissemination of Statistical Products and Services.

Metadata - consultations

Not available.

Documentation on methodology

· Methodological documents of Eurostat;

· Survey Methodology: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Edu_Meth_en.pdf

Metadata completeness – rate

Not avaliable.

Quality documentation

Quality report in accordance to the Commission Regulation No 88/2011.

Cost and burden

Information is not available.

Confidentiality
Confidentiality - policy

· Law on Statistics;

· Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 on European statistics (recital 24 and Article 20(4)) of 11 March 2009 (OJ L 87, p. 164), stipulates the need to establish common principles and guidelines ensuring the confidentiality of data used for the production of European statistics and the access to those confidential data with due account for technical developments and the requirements of users in a democratic society.

Confidentiality – data treatment

In compliance to the Law on Statistics (Articles 25 and 26).

Comment
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  • Wednesday, 2 May 2012 - 11:00

    The educational structure of population aged 7 and more improves considerably, following the clearly expressed tendency of increase of the number and share of population with tertiary and upper secondary education and decrease the number of people with lower secondary or lower education.

    As of 1.02.2011 the Population census results shows 1 348.7 thousand persons with tertiary education, or each fifth person (19.6%). With upper secondary education are 2 990.4 thousand persons (43.4%). The proportion of persons with primary or lower education is 13.9% (or every seventh in 100).

  • Friday, 29 April 2011 - 11:00

    During the 2006 - 2010 period the educational attainment of the population aged 25 - 64 continues to improve following the clear-cut tendency towards an increase of the number and share of the population with tertiary and secondary education together with the decrease of the number and share of people with primary and lower education. The relative share of the population with tertiary education (college and university) increased from 21.9% in 2006 to 23.2% in 2010 or by 1.3 points and the share of the population with secondary education increased from 52.5 to 56.2% or by 3.7 points. Parallel to this, the relative share of persons with primary and lower education decreased by 5.0 points - from 25.6 to 20.6%. This means that 79.4% of the population at the most active working age (25 - 64 years of age) is with secondary or higher education.

Pages

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    The National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria offers a different view of the statistical information included in the 85th edition of the Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Bulgaria.

    The publication is intended for a wider audience as statistical data are presented in a plain and easy understandable way.

    The current state and changes in the socio-economic and cultural life in the country are presented not in the traditional way in tables and text, but through infographics - images, graphics and other visualization tools.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2018 (Bulgarian version)
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2018 in Bulgarian.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2014 - 2017 period.

  • Statistical Yearbook 2017
    The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to present to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 84th edition of the ‘Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Bulgaria’ in printed and electronic format.

    It provides current statistical information about the demographic, economic and social development of the country for 2012 - 2016 in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.

  • Education in the Republic of Bulgaria 2017
    The National Statistical Institute presents to the attention of users interested in social statistics the newest annual bilingual (Bulgarian and English) electronic publication Education in the Republic of Bulgaria 2017.

    The publication contains main data from the five carried out annual comprehensive statistical surveys, which characterizing the activity of educational institutions in Bulgaria for the period from 2012/2013 to 2016/2017 school (academic) years.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2017
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2017 in English.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2013 - 2016 period.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2017 (Bulgarian version)
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2017 in Bulgarian.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2013 - 2016 period.

  • Statistical Yearbook 2016
    The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to present to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 84th edition of the ‘Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Bulgaria’ in printed and electronic format.

    It provides current statistical information about the demographic, economic and social development of the country for 2011 - 2015 in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.

  • Education in the Republic of Bulgaria 2016
    The National Statistical Institute presents to the attention of users interested in social statistics the newest annual bilingual (Bulgarian and English) electronic publication Education in the Republic of Bulgaria 2016.

    The publication contains main data from the five carried out annual comprehensive statistical surveys, which characterizing the activity of educational institutions in Bulgaria for the period from 2011/2012 to 2015/2016 school (academic) years.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2016
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2016 in English.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2012 - 2015 period.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2016 (Bulgarian version)
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2016 in Bulgarian.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2012 - 2015 period.

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