Health establishments as of 31.12. by statistical regions and districts


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HEALTH ESTABLISHMENTS AS OF 31.12.2019 BY STATISTICAL REGIONS
(Number)
Statistical regions Establishments Number Beds
Bulgaria1 Health establishments for hospital aid 341 53 997
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 184 38 249
Specialized hospitals 135 13 527
Outpatient health establishments 2 079 1 223
Diagnostic and consulting centres 111 299
Medical centres 738 844
Dental centres 55 9
Medical-dental centres 47 71
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 1 128 -
Other helth establishments 144 1 914
Severozapaden Health establishments for hospital aid 40 5 828
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 28 4 690
Specialized hospitals 9 943
Outpatient health establishments 187 89
Diagnostic and consulting centres 9 36
Medical centres 70 50
Dental centres 1 -
Medical-dental centres 4 3
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 103 -
Other helth establishments 18 242
Severen tsentralen Health establishments for hospital aid 34 5 250
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 16 3 327
Specialized hospitals 13 1 400
Outpatient health establishments 234 99
Diagnostic and consulting centres 11 43
Medical centres 65 53
Dental centres 6 2
Medical-dental centres 1 1
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 151 -
Other helth establishments 17 78
Severoiztochen Health establishments for hospital aid 32 4 972
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 14 3 670
Specialized hospitals 16 1 017
Outpatient health establishments 270 183
Diagnostic and consulting centres 14 36
Medical centres 104 147
Dental centres 10 -
Medical-dental centres 4 -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 138 -
Other helth establishments 23 396
Yugoiztochen Health establishments for hospital aid 44 6 890
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 25 4 332
Specialized hospitals 15 2 090
Outpatient health establishments 288 189
Diagnostic and consulting centres 15 33
Medical centres 108 144
Dental centres 3 2
Medical-dental centres 1 10
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 161 -
Other helth establishments 20 443
Yugozapaden Health establishments for hospital aid 99 15 513
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 44 10 706
Specialized hospitals 52 4 622
Outpatient health establishments 701 375
Diagnostic and consulting centres 43 101
Medical centres 257 225
Dental centres 24 5
Medical-dental centres 31 44
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 346 -
Other helth establishments 43 546
Yuzhen tsentralen Health establishments for hospital aid 71 11 616
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 44 8 831
Specialized hospitals 22 2 220
Outpatient health establishments 386 188
Diagnostic and consulting centres 19 50
Medical centres 121 125
Dental centres 11 -
Medical-dental centres 6 13
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 229 -
Other helth establishments 23 209

1 Health establishments attached to other offices are included in the total number but not included in the distribution by statistical regions.
HEALTH ESTABLISHMENTS AS OF 31.12.2019 BY DISTRICTS
(Number)
Districts Establishments Number Beds
Bulgaria 1 Health establishments for hospital aid 341 53 997
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 184 38 249
Specialized hospitals 135 13 527
Outpatient health establishments 2 079 1 223
Diagnostic and consulting centres 111 299
Medical centres 738 844
Dental centres 55 9
Medical-dental centres 47 71
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 1 128 -
Other helth establishments 144 1 914
Blagoevgrad Health establishments for hospital aid 11 1 694
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 5 1 103
Specialized hospitals 5 511
Outpatient health establishments 85 30
Diagnostic and consulting centres - -
Medical centres 30 22
Dental centres - -
Medical-dental centres 5 8
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 50 -
Other helth establishments 4 20
Burgas Health establishments for hospital aid 19 2 910
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 10 1 448
Specialized hospitals 7 1 174
Outpatient health establishments 98 96
Diagnostic and consulting centres 7 20
Medical centres 42 64
Dental centres 1 2
Medical-dental centres 1 10
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 47 -
Other helth establishments 7 156
Varna Health establishments for hospital aid 16 2 666
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 6 2 053
Specialized hospitals 10 613
Outpatient health establishments 164 98
Diagnostic and consulting centres 10 8
Medical centres 71 90
Dental centres 9 -
Medical-dental centres 4 -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 70 -
Other helth establishments 11 281
Veliko Tarnovo Health establishments for hospital aid 13 1 564
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 4 759
Specialized hospitals 6 529
Outpatient health establishments 67 43
Diagnostic and consulting centres 3 13
Medical centres 27 30
Dental centres 2 -
Medical-dental centres - -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 35 -
Other helth establishments 5 46
Vidin Health establishments for hospital aid 2 335
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 2 335
Specialized hospitals - -
Outpatient health establishments 27 6
Diagnostic and consulting centres - -
Medical centres 8 6
Dental centres - -
Medical-dental centres 2 -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 17 -
Other helth establishments 4 10
Vratsa Health establishments for hospital aid 12 1 197
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 5 707
Specialized hospitals 4 295
Outpatient health establishments 41 27
Diagnostic and consulting centres 1 5
Medical centres 19 19
Dental centres 1 -
Medical-dental centres 1 3
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 19 -
Other helth establishments 2 -
Gabrovo Health establishments for hospital aid 6 858
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 3 495
Specialized hospitals 3 363
Outpatient health establishments 40 14
Diagnostic and consulting centres 3 10
Medical centres 13 4
Dental centres 1 -
Medical-dental centres - -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 23 -
Other helth establishments 3 30
Dobrich Health establishments for hospital aid 7 755
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 3 483
Specialized hospitals 3 182
Outpatient health establishments 37 30
Diagnostic and consulting centres 2 20
Medical centres 12 10
Dental centres - -
Medical-dental centres - -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 23 -
Other helth establishments 4 30
Kardzhali Health establishments for hospital aid 6 826
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 5 556
Specialized hospitals 1 270
Outpatient health establishments 21 16
Diagnostic and consulting centres 1 2
Medical centres 4 14
Dental centres - -
Medical-dental centres - -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 16 -
Other helth establishments 6 132
Kyustendil Health establishments for hospital aid 5 1 004
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 3 648
Specialized hospitals 2 356
Outpatient health establishments 31 18
Diagnostic and consulting centres - -
Medical centres 14 18
Dental centres - -
Medical-dental centres - -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 17 -
Other helth establishments 3 22
Lovech Health establishments for hospital aid 8 1 066
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 5 574
Specialized hospitals 3 492
Outpatient health establishments 35 -
Diagnostic and consulting centres - -
Medical centres 8 -
Dental centres - -
Medical-dental centres - -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 27 -
Other helth establishments 2 -
Montana Health establishments for hospital aid 5 994
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 4 874
Specialized hospitals 1 120
Outpatient health establishments 26 7
Diagnostic and consulting centres 1 5
Medical centres 10 2
Dental centres - -
Medical-dental centres - -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 15 -
Other helth establishments 3 -
Pazardzhik Health establishments for hospital aid 12 2 065
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 8 1 653
Specialized hospitals 4 412
Outpatient health establishments 54 28
Diagnostic and consulting centres 5 22
Medical centres 17 6
Dental centres - -
Medical-dental centres - -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 32 -
Other helth establishments 3 -
Pernik Health establishments for hospital aid 4 477
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 1 294
Specialized hospitals 3 153
Outpatient health establishments 26 5
Diagnostic and consulting centres 1 -
Medical centres 8 5
Dental centres 1 -
Medical-dental centres - -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 16 -
Other helth establishments 5 37
Pleven Health establishments for hospital aid 13 2 236
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 12 2 200
Specialized hospitals 1 36
Outpatient health establishments 58 49
Diagnostic and consulting centres 7 26
Medical centres 25 23
Dental centres - -
Medical-dental centres 1 -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 25 -
Other helth establishments 7 232
Plovdiv Health establishments for hospital aid 34 6 570
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 22 5 238
Specialized hospitals 9 887
Outpatient health establishments 211 91
Diagnostic and consulting centres 10 16
Medical centres 72 62
Dental centres 11 -
Medical-dental centres 6 13
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 112 -
Other helth establishments 6 17
Razgrad Health establishments for hospital aid 3 559
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 3 559
Specialized hospitals - -
Outpatient health establishments 24 11
Diagnostic and consulting centres 1 -
Medical centres 7 11
Dental centres - -
Medical-dental centres - -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 16 -
Other helth establishments 3 -
Ruse Health establishments for hospital aid 9 1 786
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 3 1 031
Specialized hospitals 4 508
Outpatient health establishments 72 22
Diagnostic and consulting centres 3 15
Medical centres 15 4
Dental centres 3 2
Medical-dental centres 1 1
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 50 -
Other helth establishments 3 2
Silistra Health establishments for hospital aid 3 483
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 3 483
Specialized hospitals - -
Outpatient health establishments 31 9
Diagnostic and consulting centres 1 5
Medical centres 3 4
Dental centres - -
Medical-dental centres - -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 27 -
Other helth establishments 3 -
Sliven Health establishments for hospital aid 7 1 064
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 4 910
Specialized hospitals 3 154
Outpatient health establishments 54 2
Diagnostic and consulting centres 3 -
Medical centres 13 2
Dental centres 1 -
Medical-dental centres - -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 37 -
Other helth establishments 4 68
Smolyan Health establishments for hospital aid 8 1 054
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 4 582
Specialized hospitals 3 432
Outpatient health establishments 39 12
Diagnostic and consulting centres 1 -
Medical centres 11 12
Dental centres - -
Medical-dental centres - -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 27 -
Other helth establishments 3 22
Sofia Health establishments for hospital aid 14 1 707
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 9 1 324
Specialized hospitals 4 323
Outpatient health establishments 48 24
Diagnostic and consulting centres 1 10
Medical centres 16 3
Dental centres 1 1
Medical-dental centres 2 10
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 28 -
Other helth establishments 2 18
Sofia (stolitsa) Health establishments for hospital aid 65 10 661
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 26 7 337
Specialized hospitals 38 3 279
Outpatient health establishments 511 298
Diagnostic and consulting centres 41 91
Medical centres 189 177
Dental centres 22 4
Medical-dental centres 24 26
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 235 -
Other helth establishments 29 449
Stara Zagora Health establishments for hospital aid 14 2 464
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 8 1 560
Specialized hospitals 4 724
Outpatient health establishments 102 79
Diagnostic and consulting centres 4 8
Medical centres 44 71
Dental centres 1 -
Medical-dental centres - -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 53 -
Other helth establishments 7 219
Targovishte Health establishments for hospital aid 4 618
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 3 594
Specialized hospitals 1 24
Outpatient health establishments 30 13
Diagnostic and consulting centres 1 2
Medical centres 9 11
Dental centres - -
Medical-dental centres - -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 20 -
Other helth establishments 4 85
Haskovo Health establishments for hospital aid 11 1 101
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 5 802
Specialized hospitals 5 219
Outpatient health establishments 61 41
Diagnostic and consulting centres 2 10
Medical centres 17 31
Dental centres - -
Medical-dental centres - -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 42 -
Other helth establishments 5 38
Shumen Health establishments for hospital aid 5 933
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 2 540
Specialized hospitals 2 198
Outpatient health establishments 39 42
Diagnostic and consulting centres 1 6
Medical centres 12 36
Dental centres 1 -
Medical-dental centres - -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 25 -
Other helth establishments 4 -
Yambol Health establishments for hospital aid 4 452
of which:
Multi profile hospitals 3 414
Specialized hospitals 1 38
Outpatient health establishments 34 12
Diagnostic and consulting centres 1 5
Medical centres 9 7
Dental centres - -
Medical-dental centres - -
Medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories 24 -
Other helth establishments 2 -

1 Health establishments attached to other offices are included in the total number but not included in the distribution by statistical districts.
17.06.2020
In-patient, out-patient and other health care establishments - Health establishments
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

"Health and Justice Statistics" Department

Contact name

Evelin Yordanova

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 459

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified17 June 2020
Metadata last posted17 June 2020
Metadata last update17 June 2020
Statistical presentation
Data description

Data on health network by type of health establishments, types of beds and their regional distribution, according to Nomenclature of territorial units for statistics (NUTS 2 and 3) are presented.

When analyzing the data the following has to be taken into consideration, the number of health establishments and the number of beds has changed not only as a result of opening or closure of establishments, but also because of the reorganization or merging of establishments.

Classification system

· The health network has been worked out according to the Law on Health Establishments;

· Classification of Territorial Units for Statistical Purposes in Bulgaria (NUTS);

· The beds in in-patient health establishments are presented according to the Eurostat statistical grouping (till 2014) and Revised Eurostat statistical grouping;

 

Sector coverage

The survey covers all of health establishments - in-patient, outpatient health establishments and other health establishments. Health establishments attached to other offices are included in the total number but not included in the distribution by districts.

Health establishments for hospital aid include all hospitals and centres with beds (former dispensaries).

Outpatient health establishments include medical centres, dental centres, medical-dental centres, diagnostic and consulting centres, medical-diagnostical and medical-technical laboratories.

Other health establishments include centres for urgent medical aid, centres for transfusion haematology, hospices, national centres without beds, regional health inspections, homes for medico-social care for children.

Data on beds in health establishments refer to the all de facto operating beds as well as beds temporary out of use for a period of less than six months. The number of beds for temporary use is excluded.

Statistical concepts and definitions

When analyzing the data the following has to be taken into consideration some specific particularities on medical servicing. The health establishments are not directly connected to the servicing of population of a given settlement or even of municipality. A great part of health establishments serve the population of a given region or a group of municipalities, and the specialized health care establishments - oncological, dermato-venereological, psychiatric, pulmonary and other service the population of 2 or 3 regions. The establishments under central administration, regardless of their location, serve the population from the whole country.

Data on beds in health establishments refer to the all de facto operating beds as well as beds temporary out of use for a period of less than six months. The number of beds for temporary use is excluded.

According to harmonized methodology applied by Eurostat, WHO and OECD till 2014, beds in in-patient health establishments (hospitals and medical centres with beds) are grouped in statistical grouping, as follow:

  • Curative (acute) care beds;
  • Psychiatric care beds;
  • Long-term care beds (excl. psychiatric beds);
  • Other hospital beds.

Detailed statistical data on the number of beds in hospitals by types from annual statistical surveys, conducted by the National Centre for Public Health and Analysis are provided as these surveys are included in the National Statistical Programme.

Psychiatric care beds - All disclosed beds in Mental health hospitals and Mental health centres are included.

The number of beds in hospital facilities for long term treatment in all health establishments, including these in specialized hospitals for further and long-term medical treatment and Specialized hospitals for further and long-term medical treatment and rehabilitation, are included in the number of Beds for long term care.

The group Other beds covers beds for physiotherapy and rehabilitation, beds for day care and home care.

Since 2015 a revised statistical grouping is applied:

  • Curative care beds,
  • Rehabilitative care beds,
  • Long term care beds,
  • Other hospital beds.

Psychiatric care beds are included in the distribution by type of beds.

Since 2016, according to the amendments of Ordinance No. 49 of the Ministry of Health in 2010, "Places for short stay" are introduced, as well as the hospital beds’nomenclature is updated.

The application of statistical methodology with respect to statistical grouping of types of beds in hospitals is validated by Eurostat for all member states.

Indicators Hospital beds per 100 000 of the population are calculated based on the number of the population as of 31.12. of the relevant year.

Statistical unit

Statistical units are health establishments.

Statistical population

All health establishments covered by the survey.

Reference area

Covered by territory of the Republic of Bulgaria. The regional data is according to administrative-territorial division of the country as of 31.12. of the relevant year.

Time coverage

2001 - 2019

Base period

Not applicable.

Unit of measure

Number

Reference period

31.12. of the reference year

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

· Regulation (EC) No 1338/2008 of the European Parliament and of Council of 16 December 2008 on Community statistics on public health and health and safety at work;

· Law on Statistics;

· Law on Health;

· Law on Health Establishments;

· Ordinance № 1/27.02.2013 of the Minister of Health for the provision of medico-statistical information and information on health establishments medical activities.

Data sharing

Since 2010, Eurostat, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the World Health Organization (WHO) started procedure of joint data collection on non-monetary health care statistics (health care activities).

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

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 article 26 of the same law.

Release policy
Release calendar

The date of the statistical information release is shown 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

Data on Health establishments is published on the NSI website, section Health 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

Annually.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Annual press release.

Publications

· Health Services;

· Statistical yearbook;

· Statistical Reference Book;

· Brochure "Bulgaria";

· Regions, Districts and Municipalities in Bulgaria.

On-line database

Data on Health establishments are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Health - In-patient, out-patient and other health care establishments - Health establishments: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/5574

Online database of Eurostat:

http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/page/portal/health/public_health/data_public_health/database

Micro-data access

Not applicable.

Other

Information service on request, according to the Rules for the dissemination of statistical products and services in NSI.

Documentation on methodology

· Methodological notes;

· Definitions and data collection specifications on health care statistics (non-expenditure data) - Eurostat.

Quality documentation

Not available.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Reporting forms are collected by the Regional Health Inspections, which guarantees full coverage and quality of data. Data on beds in health establishments are verified by those of special statistical surveys, conducted by the National Centre for Public Health and Analysis.

Quality assessment

Not applicable.

Relevance
User needs

Data on main non-monetary indicators on health care statistics (health care activities) are provided annually to Eurostat, World Health Organization (WHO) and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) via joint annual questionnaire filled-in in strict compliance with the prescribed terms and forms of presentation of the data. Within these annual questionnaires filled data are also provided to other European and international organizations.

The data are provided annually to National Centre for Public Health and Analysis, Ministry of Health and its territorial units - Regional Health Inspections, whose functions are to formulate policies in the field of health care at national and regional level.

Data users of health information at national and regional level are the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria, the executive and local authorities, National Health Insurance Fund.

Upon request data is provided to research institutes, universities, NGOs and other users in conformity with the rules established in NSI.

User satisfaction

Not applicable.

Completeness

Data are exhaustive, by type of health establishments and the number of beds in them.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

Exhaustive survey.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

T+5 months

Punctuality

Data are disseminated according to the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.

Coherence and comparability
Comparability - geographical

The data are comparable for all regions of the country. When analyzing the data the following has to be taken into consideration some specific particularities on medical servicing. The health establishments are not directly connected to the servicing of population of a given settlement or even of municipality. A great part of health establishments serve the population of a given region or a group of municipalities, and the specialized health care establishments - oncological, dermato-venereological, psychiatric, pulmonary and other service the population of 2 or 3 regions. The establishments under central administration, regardless of their location, serve the population from the whole country.

Comparability - over time

The data are comparable from 2001 year.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Cost and burden

Not applicable.

Data revision
Data revision - policy

Not applicable.

Data revision - practice

Not applicable.

Statistical processing
Source data

Data source is the reporting form filled in by health establishments, which are covered by the study.

Data source for number of Homes for medico-social care for children and beds in them is the survey "Homes for medico-social care for children" conducted by NSI.

Data source for the distribution of hospital beds in accordance with the statistical grouping applied by Eurostat are surveys conducted by the National Centre for Public Health and Analysis.

Frequency of data collection

Annually

Data collection

The process of collection of reporting forms is carried out by the National Statistical Institute and Regional Health Inspections online or through a paper documents. Data entry is carried out online by the respondents or by the RHIs or RSOs (for the paper documents).

Data validation

The application of statistical methodology with respect to the statistical grouping of types of hospitals beds for all member states are validated by Eurostat.

Data compilation

Data entry is carried out online by the respondents or by the RHIs or RSOs (for the paper documents).

The data is consolidated at national level, by adding information from the survey "Homes for medico-social care for children" as well as information on health establishments and medical personnel attached to other ministries.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

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  • Wednesday, 17 June 2020 - 11:00

    The number of health establishments for hospital aid as of 31.12.2019 was 341 with 53 997 beds. 319 of them were hospitals with 51 776 beds.

    The number of out-patient health establishments was 2 079 with 1 223 beds and other health establishments were 144 with 1 914 beds in them.

    At the end of 2019 29 612 physicians were in practice under the basic labour contracts in health establishments. Dentists were 7 376, as 6 493 worked in practices that had signed contract with National Health Insurance Fund. Medical specialists on ‘Health cares’ who worked on a basic labour contract in health establishments were 46 491. 30 546 of them were nurses and 3 269 - midwives.

  • Friday, 15 May 2020 - 11:00

    The number of detached crèches and groups in kindergartens functioning in the country as of 31.12.2019 was 835 with 33 764 places in them.

    The number of children accommodated in crèches at the end of the year was 32 185. 16 677 of them were boys, and 15 508 - girls.

    The total number of places in crèches per 100 children aged up to 3 years as of 31.12.2019 was 17.9 and the coverage of children brought up in crèches - 17.1 per 100 children aged up to 3 years.

  • Monday, 17 June 2019 - 11:00

    The number of health establishments for hospital aid as of 31.12.2018 was 346 with 53 173 beds. 322 of them were hospitals with 50 927 beds.

    The number of out-patient health establishments was 2 066 with 1 253 beds and other health establishments were 145 with 2 086 beds in them.

    At the end of 2018 29 667 physicians were in practice under the basic labour contracts in health establishments. Dentists were 7 240, as 6 347 worked in practices that had signed contract with National Health Insurance Fund. Medical specialists on ‘Health cares’ who worked on a basic labour contract in health establishments were 46 332. 30 589 of them were nurses and 3 155 - midwives.

  • Friday, 10 May 2019 - 11:00

    The number of detached crèches and groups in kindergartens functioning in the country as of 31.12.2018 was 840 with 33 226 places in them.

    The number of children accommodated in crèches at the end of the year was 31 939. 16 449 of them were boys, and 15 490 - girls.

    The total number of places in crèches per 100 children aged up to 3 years as of 31.12.2018 was 17.3 and the coverage of children brought up in crèches - 16.6 per 100 children aged up to 3 years.

  • Friday, 15 June 2018 - 11:00

    The number of health establishments for hospital aid as of 31.12.2017 was 346 with 52 744 beds. 322 of them were hospitals with 50 519 beds.

    The number of out-patient health establishments was 2 043 with 1 263 beds and other health establishments were 144 with 2 179 beds in them.

    At the end of 2017 30 078 physicians were in practice under the basic labour contracts in health establishments. Dentists were 8 355, as 7 456 worked in practices that had signed contract with National Health Insurance Fund. Medical specialists on ‘Health cares’ who worked on a basic labour contract in health establishments were 46 702. 30 955 of them were nurses and 3 207 - midwives.

  • Friday, 27 April 2018 - 11:00

    The number of detached crèches and groups in kindergartens functioning in the country as of 31.12.2017 was 837 with 32 970 places in them.

    The number of children accommodated in crèches at the end of the year was 32 429. 16 738 of them were boys, and 15 691 - girls.

    The total number of places in crèches per 100 children aged up to 3 years as of 31.12.2017 was 16.9 and the coverage of children brought up in crèches - 16.6 per 100 children aged up to 3 years.

  • Friday, 16 June 2017 - 11:00

    The number of health establishments for hospital aid as of 31.12.2016 was 345 with 51 816 beds. 321 of them were hospitals with 49 589 beds.

    The number of out-patient health establishments was 2 029 with 1 163 beds and other health establishments were 140 with 2 193 beds in them.

    At the end of 2016 29 539 physicians were in practice under the basic labour contracts in health establishments. Dentists were 8 011, as 7 174 worked in practices that had signed contract with National Health Insurance Fund. Medical specialists on 'Health cares' who worked on a basic labour contract in health establishments were 46 930. 30 976 of them were nurses and 3 254 - midwives.

  • Friday, 12 May 2017 - 11:00

    The number of detached crèches and groups in kindergartens functioning in the country as of 31.12.2016 was 829 with 32 611 places in them. The number of places in the country has increased with 571, or with 1.8% compared to the previous year.

    The number of children accommodated in crèches at the end of the year was 32 476. 16 851 of them were boys, and 15 625 - girls.

    The total number of places in crèches per 100 children aged up to 3 years as of 31.12.2016 was 16.5 and the coverage of children brought up in crèches - 16.4 per 100 children aged up to 3 years.

  • Monday, 5 December 2016 - 11:00

    The survey is a part of the European Health Survey System in the framework of the European Statistical System. The EHIS aims at measuring on a harmonized basis and with a high degree of comparability among EU Member States, the health status, life style (health determinants) and health care services use of the EU citizens.

    NSI presents final results based on the conducted in 2014 EHIS.

  • Friday, 17 June 2016 - 11:00

    According to the preliminary data of the NSI the number of health establishments for hospital aid as of 31.12.2015 was 348 with 51 933 beds. 322 of them were hospitals with 49 028 beds.

    The number of out-patient health establishments was 1 915 with 1 044 beds and other health establishments were 136 with 2 394 beds in them.

    At the end of 2015 29 093 physicians were in practice under the basic labour contracts in health establishments. Dentists were 7 513 and medical specialists on 'Health cares' - 47 349.

Pages

  • Bulgaria 2020
    The National Statistical Institute presents the bilingual (Bulgarian/English) brochure Bulgaria 2020 to users of statistical information. The brochure is addressed to a wide range of users (international institutions, business, students, experts etc.) and changes the traditional presentation of statistical information by offering an innovative structure with a parallel translation in English. The publication contains topical statistical information about the demographic, social and economic development of the country over the 2014 - 2019 period.
  • Statistical Yearbook 2019
    The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to present to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 87th 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 2013 - 2018 in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.

  • Health Services 2019
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information in the field of the social statistics the annual electronic publication Health Services 2019 (in Bulgarian), a joint edition of the National Statistical Institute and the National Center of Public Health and Analyses at the Ministry of Health.

    The data sources are the statistical surveys carried out by the both institutions.

    In the publication data are systematized as follows:

  • Statistical Yearbook 2018 in infographics
    The National Statistical Institute presents to your attention the 86th edition of the Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Bulgaria in infographics.

    In 2018, for the first time, we presented the results of the statistical surveys through graphics, images and other visualization tools, which resulted in a positive response among a wide range of users. We believe that this modern way of presenting statistical information will trigger the interest in those who for the first time encounter the meaning of numbers revealing important aspects of socio-economic life.

  • Statistical Yearbook 2018
    The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to present to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 86th 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 - 2017 in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.

  • Health Services 2018
    The National Statistical Institute informs users of statistical information in the field of social statistics that the annual publication Health Services 2018 (in Bulgarian only) is already available.

    The publication Health Services is a joint edition of the National Statistical Institute and the National Centre for Public Health and Analyses at the Ministry of Health.

    The data sources are the statistical surveys carried out by the both institutions.

    In the publication data are systematized as follows:

  • Statistical Yearbook 2017 in infographics
    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 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.

  • Bulgaria 2018
    The National Statistical Institute presents the bilingual (Bulgarian/English) brochure Bulgaria 2018 to users of statistical information. The brochure is addressed to a wide range of users (international institutions, business, students, experts etc.) and changes the traditional presentation of statistical information by offering an innovative structure with a parallel translation in English. The publication contains topical statistical information about the demographic, social and economic development of the country over the 2013 - 2017 period.
  • Health Services 2017
    The National Statistical Institute informs users of statistical information in the field of social statistics that the annual publication Health Services 2017 (in Bulgarian only) is already available.

    The publication Health Services is a joint edition of the National Statistical Institute and the National Centre for Public Health and Analyses at the Ministry of Health.

    The data sources are the statistical surveys carried out by the both institutions.

    In the publication data are systematized as follows:

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