Marriages by districts and partners’ age



MARRIAGES BY DISTRICTS AND PARTNERS' AGE IN 2019
(Number)
Districts
Age (years)
Marriages
Male Female
Total 29 198 29 198
Under 18 19 572
18 - 19 477 1 495
20 - 24 3 234 5 432
25 - 29 7 817 8 567
30 - 34 6 987 5 547
35 - 39 4 137 2 958
40 - 49 4 290 3 282
50 - 59 1 447 960
60 + 790 385
Blagoevgrad 1 174 1 174
Under 18 - 17
18 - 19 20 58
20 - 24 131 296
25 - 29 407 402
30 - 34 291 201
35 - 39 148 82
40 - 49 115 78
50 - 59 37 29
60 + 25 11
Burgas 1 958 1 958
Under 18 1 53
18 - 19 43 102
20 - 24 236 396
25 - 29 507 547
30 - 34 439 353
35 - 39 268 199
40 - 49 318 232
50 - 59 96 56
60 + 50 20
Varna 2 060 2 060
Under 18 - 18
18 - 19 29 86
20 - 24 188 334
25 - 29 488 563
30 - 34 504 427
35 - 39 309 239
40 - 49 363 292
50 - 59 132 81
60 + 47 20
Veliko Tarnovo 855 855
Under 18 - 21
18 - 19 7 44
20 - 24 104 154
25 - 29 203 244
30 - 34 223 157
35 - 39 117 88
40 - 49 128 101
50 - 59 42 32
60 + 31 14
Vidin 258 258
Under 18 - 10
18 - 19 10 13
20 - 24 28 41
25 - 29 63 66
30 - 34 56 47
35 - 39 26 22
40 - 49 51 45
50 - 59 13 5
60 + 11 9
Vratsa 451 451
Under 18 - 3
18 - 19 5 20
20 - 24 46 95
25 - 29 115 108
30 - 34 98 87
35 - 39 62 49
40 - 49 78 53
50 - 59 27 24
60 + 20 12
Gabrovo 362 362
Under 18 - 6
18 - 19 3 11
20 - 24 38 62
25 - 29 80 89
30 - 34 74 68
35 - 39 51 42
40 - 49 75 62
50 - 59 21 10
60 + 20 12
Dobrich 816 816
Under 18 - 10
18 - 19 20 68
20 - 24 115 181
25 - 29 200 199
30 - 34 172 136
35 - 39 112 75
40 - 49 125 96
50 - 59 49 38
60 + 23 13
Kardzhali 743 743
Under 18 - 8
18 - 19 7 44
20 - 24 107 244
25 - 29 305 246
30 - 34 161 89
35 - 39 78 44
40 - 49 50 44
50 - 59 19 19
60 + 16 5
Kyustendil 336 336
Under 18 - 5
18 - 19 8 23
20 - 24 38 67
25 - 29 86 86
30 - 34 72 50
35 - 39 44 34
40 - 49 56 49
50 - 59 20 18
60 + 12 4
Lovech 390 390
Under 18 - 6
18 - 19 7 24
20 - 24 47 84
25 - 29 100 107
30 - 34 76 57
35 - 39 45 33
40 - 49 68 48
50 - 59 28 24
60 + 19 7
Montana 521 521
Under 18 2 23
18 - 19 18 55
20 - 24 100 97
25 - 29 125 116
30 - 34 85 80
35 - 39 51 49
40 - 49 96 72
50 - 59 28 20
60 + 16 9
Pazardzhik 1 088 1 088
Under 18 1 46
18 - 19 45 104
20 - 24 192 238
25 - 29 267 298
30 - 34 235 177
35 - 39 155 98
40 - 49 125 89
50 - 59 53 31
60 + 15 7
Pernik 353 353
Under 18 - 1
18 - 19 2 15
20 - 24 27 61
25 - 29 84 100
30 - 34 96 66
35 - 39 51 43
40 - 49 56 47
50 - 59 25 13
60 + 12 7
Pleven 863 863
Under 18 - 8
18 - 19 12 47
20 - 24 103 158
25 - 29 225 251
30 - 34 192 143
35 - 39 116 88
40 - 49 139 120
50 - 59 38 25
60 + 38 23
Plovdiv 2 874 2 874
Under 18 4 85
18 - 19 63 174
20 - 24 341 527
25 - 29 748 845
30 - 34 706 540
35 - 39 425 313
40 - 49 411 289
50 - 59 112 76
60 + 64 25
Razgrad 658 658
Under 18 - 18
18 - 19 13 45
20 - 24 121 184
25 - 29 220 182
30 - 34 116 96
35 - 39 78 47
40 - 49 75 67
50 - 59 22 11
60 + 13 8
Ruse 805 805
Under 18 1 22
18 - 19 12 39
20 - 24 92 157
25 - 29 227 227
30 - 34 173 145
35 - 39 112 63
40 - 49 109 100
50 - 59 58 43
60 + 21 9
Silistra 458 458
Under 18 - 9
18 - 19 6 30
20 - 24 71 106
25 - 29 137 135
30 - 34 93 70
35 - 39 62 39
40 - 49 56 45
50 - 59 17 18
60 + 16 6
Sliven 883 883
Under 18 3 57
18 - 19 36 69
20 - 24 132 181
25 - 29 221 221
30 - 34 184 131
35 - 39 137 91
40 - 49 111 98
50 - 59 41 27
60 + 18 8
Smolyan 314 314
Under 18 - 3
18 - 19 1 9
20 - 24 18 51
25 - 29 71 89
30 - 34 89 64
35 - 39 48 41
40 - 49 54 44
50 - 59 22 8
60 + 11 5
Sofia 765 765
Under 18 2 19
18 - 19 15 41
20 - 24 97 165
25 - 29 209 205
30 - 34 173 136
35 - 39 102 79
40 - 49 106 82
50 - 59 32 24
60 + 29 14
Sofia (stolitsa) 6 292 6 292
Under 18 1 9
18 - 19 21 99
20 - 24 346 736
25 - 29 1 667 2 180
30 - 34 1 817 1 607
35 - 39 1 013 693
40 - 49 958 700
50 - 59 310 188
60 + 159 80
Stara Zagora 1 235 1 235
Under 18 2 44
18 - 19 24 62
20 - 24 138 216
25 - 29 285 352
30 - 34 308 224
35 - 39 195 140
40 - 49 188 132
50 - 59 58 44
60 + 37 21
Targovishte 532 532
Under 18 - 7
18 - 19 4 38
20 - 24 72 144
25 - 29 157 123
30 - 34 110 73
35 - 39 56 54
40 - 49 79 65
50 - 59 37 20
60 + 17 8
Haskovo 878 878
Under 18 1 23
18 - 19 16 58
20 - 24 103 173
25 - 29 249 247
30 - 34 179 140
35 - 39 135 93
40 - 49 123 96
50 - 59 48 32
60 + 24 16
Shumen 754 754
Under 18 - 17
18 - 19 14 77
20 - 24 137 191
25 - 29 227 186
30 - 34 142 105
35 - 39 77 68
40 - 49 103 78
50 - 59 38 24
60 + 16 8
Yambol 522 522
Under 18 1 24
18 - 19 16 40
20 - 24 66 93
25 - 29 144 153
30 - 34 123 78
35 - 39 64 52
40 - 49 74 58
50 - 59 24 20
60 + 10 4
13.04.2020


Euro-SDMX Metadata Structure (ESMS)

MARRIAGES AND DIVORCES - marriages and divorces
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

Population and Housing Fund Statistics Department

Contact name

Nadejda Karlezhova

Contact person function

Chief expert

Contact mail address

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

Contact email address

[email protected]

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 543

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified13 April 2020
Metadata last posted13 April 2020
Metadata last update13 April 2020
Statistical presentation
Data description

Registered juridical marriages and divorces terminated with a court decision are observed. Registration is done at the moment of occurrence and the number is calculated as of 31.12 of the reference year.

Source of data on marriages and divorces is the Unified System for Civil registration and Administrative Service of Population. The marriages and divorces are registered through a common USCRASP-CDS documents "Marriage notification", "Divorce notification".

Regional breakdown of the marriages and divorce data is done according to the country administrative-territorial division as of 31.12 of the reference year (settlements, municipalities, districts and statistical regions) based on the current address.

The number of marriages and divorces is used for calculation of the indicators characterising the marriages and divorces in the country.

Classification system

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

· Unified Classification of the Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units in Bulgaria (UCATTU).

Sector coverage

Indicators characterising the marriages and divorces are calculated for a calendar year. The cases are included in which at least one of the partners has a usual residence (current address) in the Republic of Bulgaria.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Crude marriage rate

The ratio of the number of marriages during the year to the average annual population in that year. The value is expressed per 1000 inhabitants.

Crude divorce rate

The ratio of the number of divorces during the year to the average annual population in that year. The value is expressed per 1000 inhabitants.

The age of persons at marriage and divorce is calculated in completed years based on the date of birth of persons and the date of event - marriage/divorce.

Statistical unit

Marriages, divorces

Statistical population

Total number of marriages and divorces.

Reference area

Regional breakdown of the marriages and divorces data is done according to the country administrative-territorial division as of 31.12 of the reference year (settlements, municipalities, districts and statistical regions).

Time coverage

Marriages

· 1888 - 2019  total for the country;

· 2010 - 2019 - the NSI website.

Divorces

· 1947 - 2019 - total for the country;

· 2010 - 2019 - the NSI website.

Base period

Not applicable.

Unit of measure

Number; per 1 000 population

Reference period

Calendar year

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

· Law on Statistics;

· Law on Civil Registration.

 · Regulation (EU) 1260/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European demographic statistics;

· Commission implementing regulation (EU) № 205/2014 laying down uniformed conditions for the implementation of Regulation (EU) No 1260/2013 of the European Parliament and the Council on European demographic statistics, as regards breakdowns of data, deadlines and data revisions

Data sharing

Data are transmitted to Eurostat, UNICEF, UN on the basis of Regulation (EU) 1260/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European demographic statistics.

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

Information is published annually according to 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 is published on the NSI website, section Population - Demography, Migration and Projections 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

News release "Population and demographic processes".

Publications

· Population and demographic processes;

· Statistical Reference Book;

· Statistical Yearbook;

· "Bulgaria" (brochure).

On-line database

Data on marriages and divorces are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Population - Demography, Migration and Projections - Marriages and divorces: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/6651

Information System Infostat: https://infostat.nsi.bg/infostat/pages/module.jsf?x_2=54

Micro-data access

Anonymised individual data can be provide for scientific and research purposes, and for individual request according to the Rules for the provision of anonymised individual data for scientific and research purposes.

Other

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

Documentation on methodology

· Methodology on marriages and divorces: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Pop_4_Metodology_marriages-divorces_en.pdf;

· Manual for functioning of the Unified System for Civil registration and Administrative Service of Population.

Quality documentation

Not available.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Not applicable.

Quality assessment

Not applicable.

Relevance
User needs

Data on marriages and divorces are presented annually to the Eurostat, UN and UNICEF  questionnaires filled in annually.

At national and regional level the main data users are ministries, agencies, national organizations and local authorities.

Data is presented to scientific institutes, universities, NGOs and others based on requests.

User satisfaction

No user' satisfaction surveys are carried out.

Completeness

Marriages

Marriages by age and year of birth of the spouses, consecutive number of the marriage, previous marital status and residence.

Divorces

Divorces by age of spouses, duration of the marriage, number of children, reasons for the divorce, consecutive number of the divorce and residence.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

Not applicable.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

Data are published up to the end of April of the year following the reference year.

Punctuality

Data are released according to the terms provided in the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.

Coherence and comparability

Comparability - geographical

Data is collected and processed for the different territorial units using one and the same methodology and definitions.

Comparability - over time

Changes of the methodology and definitions for different time periods are published in the survey methodology and metadata.

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

Source of data on marriages and divorces is the Unified System for Civil registration and Administrative Service of Population. Marriages and divorces are registered through a common USCRASP-CDS "Marriage notification" and "Divorce notification".

Frequency of data collection

Monthly

Data collection

Exhaustively for all registered during the year juridical marriages and divorces.

Computer files are received from the Unified System for Civil registration and Administrative Service of Population (administrative source).

Data validation

Data on demographic events is checked and controlled before to be loaded in the IS "Demography".

For successful processing, the initial notification should meet the system rules on validation and control.

The processed results are validated in respect the consistency of a single table and between the tables.

Data compilation

Data is processed by the IS "Demography" according to the rules for validation and control of the demographic events.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

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ESS Standard for Quality Reports Structure (ESQRS)

MARRIAGES AND DIVORCES - marriages and divorces
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

Population and Housing Fund Statistics Department

Contact name

Nadejda Karlezhova

Contact person function

Chief expert

Contact mail address

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

Contact email address

[email protected]

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 543

Contact fax number
Statistical presentation
Data description

Registered juridical marriages and divorces terminated with a court decision are observed. Registration is done at the moment of occurrence and the number is calculated as of 31.12 of the reference year.

Source of data on marriages and divorces is the Unified System for Civil registration and Administrative Service of Population. The marriages and divorces are registered through a common USCRASP-CDS documents "Marriage notification", "Divorce notification".

Regional breakdown of the marriages and divorce data is done according to the country administrative-territorial division as of 31.12 of the reference year (settlements, municipalities, districts and statistical regions) based on the current address.

The number of marriages and divorces is used for calculation of the indicators characterising the marriages and divorces in the country.

Classification system

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

· Unified Classification of the Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units in Bulgaria (UCATTU).

Sector coverage

Indicators characterising the marriages and divorces are calculated for a calendar year. The cases are included in which at least one of the partners has a usual residence (current address) in the Republic of Bulgaria.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Crude marriage rate

The ratio of the number of marriages during the year to the average annual population in that year. The value is expressed per 1000 inhabitants.

Crude divorce rate

The ratio of the number of divorces during the year to the average annual population in that year. The value is expressed per 1000 inhabitants.

The age of persons at marriage and divorce is calculated in completed years based on the date of birth of persons and the date of event - marriage/divorce.

Statistical unit

Marriages, divorces

Statistical population

Total number of marriages and divorces.

Reference area

Regional breakdown of the marriages and divorces data is done according to the country administrative-territorial division as of 31.12 of the reference year (settlements, municipalities, districts and statistical regions).

Time coverage

Marriages

· 1888 - 2019  total for the country;

· 2010 - 2019 - the NSI website.

Divorces

· 1947 - 2019 - total for the country;

· 2010 - 2019 - the NSI website.

Base period

Not applicable.

Statistical processing
Source data

Source of data on marriages and divorces is the Unified System for Civil registration and Administrative Service of Population. Marriages and divorces are registered through a common USCRASP-CDS "Marriage notification" and "Divorce notification".

Frequency of data collection

Monthly

Data collection

Exhaustively for all registered during the year juridical marriages and divorces.

Computer files are received from the Unified System for Civil registration and Administrative Service of Population (administrative source).

Data validation

Data on demographic events is checked and controlled before to be loaded in the IS "Demography".

For successful processing, the initial notification should meet the system rules on validation and control.

The processed results are validated in respect the consistency of a single table and between the tables.

Data compilation

Data is processed by the IS "Demography" according to the rules for validation and control of the demographic events.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Not applicable.

Quality assessment

Not applicable.

Relevance
User needs

Data on marriages and divorces are presented annually to the Eurostat, UN and UNICEF  questionnaires filled in annually.

At national and regional level the main data users are ministries, agencies, national organizations and local authorities.

Data is presented to scientific institutes, universities, NGOs and others based on requests.

User satisfaction

No user' satisfaction surveys are carried out.

Completeness

Marriages

Marriages by age and year of birth of the spouses, consecutive number of the marriage, previous marital status and residence.

Divorces

Divorces by age of spouses, duration of the marriage, number of children, reasons for the divorce, consecutive number of the divorce and residence.

Data completeness - rate

Not applicable.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

Not applicable.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Sampling errors - indicators

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Coverage error

Not applicable.

Over-coverage - rate

Not applicable.

Common units - proportion

Not applicable.

Measurement error

Not applicable.

Non response error

Not applicable.

Unit non-response - rate

Not applicable.

Item non-response - rate

Not applicable.

Processing error

Not applicable.

Imputation - rate

Not applicable.

Model assumption error

Not applicable.

Seasonal adjustment

Not applicable.

Data revision - policy

Not applicable.

Data revision - practice

Not applicable.

Data revision - average size

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

Data are published up to the end of April of the year following the reference year.

Time lag - first results

4 months after the refernce date

Time lag - final results

4 months after the refernce date

Punctuality

Data are released according to the terms provided in the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.

Punctuality - delivery and publication

Data is released according to the terms.

Coherence and comparability

Comparability - geographical

Data is collected and processed for the different territorial units using one and the same methodology and definitions.

Asymmetry for mirror flows statistics - coefficient

Not applicable.

Comparability - over time

Changes of the methodology and definitions for different time periods are published in the survey methodology and metadata.

Length of comparable time series

2000 onwards

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - sub annual and annual statistics

100%

Coherence - National Accounts

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

News release "Population and demographic processes".

Publications

· Population and demographic processes;

· Statistical Reference Book;

· Statistical Yearbook;

· "Bulgaria" (brochure).

On-line database

Data on marriages and divorces are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Population - Demography, Migration and Projections - Marriages and divorces: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/6651

Information System Infostat: https://infostat.nsi.bg/infostat/pages/module.jsf?x_2=54

Data tables - consultations

Not applicable.

Micro-data access

Anonymised individual data can be provide for scientific and research purposes, and for individual request according to the Rules for the provision of anonymised individual data for scientific and research purposes.

Other

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

Metadata - consultations

Not applicable.

Documentation on methodology

· Methodology on marriages and divorces: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Pop_4_Metodology_marriages-divorces_en.pdf;

· Manual for functioning of the Unified System for Civil registration and Administrative Service of Population.

Metadata completeness – rate

100%

Quality documentation

Not available.

Cost and burden

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

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.

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  • Wednesday, 13 May 2020 - 11:00

    Life expectancy at birth of the Bulgarian population calculated for the period 2017 - 2019 is 74.9 years.

    Life expectancy at birth for male population is 71.5 years, while for female it is 7.0 years higher - 78.5 years.

  • Monday, 13 April 2020 - 11:00

    As of 31 December 2019 the population of Bulgaria is 6 951 482 persons, representing 1.4% of the EU population. Compared to 2018, the population decreases by 48 557 persons.

    There are 61 538 live born children in 2019. The number of live births decreases by 659 compared to the previous year.

    The number of deaths in 2019 is 108 083 and the crude mortality rate - 15.5‰. Compared to the previous year the number of deaths decreases by 443.

  • Monday, 13 May 2019 - 11:00

    Life expectancy at birth of the Bulgarian population calculated for the period 2016 - 2018 is 74.8 years.

    Life expectancy at birth for male population is 71.4 years, while for female it is 7.0 years higher - 78.4 years.

  • Friday, 12 April 2019 - 11:00

    As of 31 December 2018 the population of Bulgaria is 7 000 039 persons, representing 1.4% of the EU population. Compared to 2017, the population decreases by 49 995 persons.

    There are 62 197 live born children in 2018. The number of live births decreases by 1 758 compared to the previous year.

    The number of deaths in 2018 is 108 526 and the crude mortality rate - 15.4‰. Compared to the previous year the number of deaths decreases by 1 265.

  • Friday, 4 January 2019 - 16:52

    What names did we give our children in 2018?

    Which are the most popular surnames and the most common male and female names in Bulgaria?

    Does Alexander retain in 2018 the top position in the names of newborn boys?

    These are just some of the questions we answer with the new infographic ‘Names in Bulgaria 2018’.

  • Friday, 11 May 2018 - 11:00

    Life expectancy at birth of the Bulgarian population calculated for the period 2015 - 2017 is 74.8 years.

    Life expectancy at birth for male population is 71.3 years, while for female it is 7.1 years higher - 78.4 years.

  • Thursday, 12 April 2018 - 11:00

    As of 31 December 2017 the population of Bulgaria is 7 050 034 persons, representing 1.4% of the EU population. Compared to 2016, the population decreases by 51 825 persons.

    There are 63 955 live born children in 2017. The number of live births decreases by 1 029 compared to the previous year.

    The number of deaths in 2017 is 109 791 and the crude mortality rate - 15.5‰. Compared to the previous year the number of deaths increases by 2 211.

  • Monday, 8 January 2018 - 11:00

    The most preferred names for new-born boys in 2017 are Aleksandar, Georgi and Martin, and for new-born girls - Viktoria, Maria and Nikol.

    The largest number of Bulgarians celebrate a name day on Tsvetnitsa (Palm Day), Ivanovden (The day of St. Ioan) and Arhangelovden (Michaelmas day).

    The leading names by regions for men are Georgi, Ivan and Dimitar, and for women - Maria, Ivanka and Elena.

  • Friday, 12 May 2017 - 11:00

    Life expectancy at birth of the Bulgarian population calculated for the period 2014 - 2016 is 74.7 years.

    Life expectancy at birth for male population is 71.2 years, while for female it is 7.0 years higher - 78.2 years.

  • Wednesday, 12 April 2017 - 11:00

    As of 31 December 2016 the population of Bulgaria is 7 101 859 persons or 1.4% of the EU population. Compared to 2015, the population of the country decreases by 51 925 persons.

    There are 64 984 live born children in 2016. The number of live births decreases by 966 children compared to the previous year.

    The number of dead persons is 107 580 and the crude mortality rate - 15.1‰. Compared to the previous year the number of dead people decreases by 2 537.

Pages

  • Statistical Reference Book 2020
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2020 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 2016 - 2019 period.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2020 (Bulgarian version)
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2020 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 2016 - 2019 period.

  • 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.

  • Regions, districts and municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria 2018
    The National Statistical Institute offers to the users who are interesting in regional statistics the specialized electronic publication ‘Regions, districts and municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria 2018’.
  • 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:

  • Population and Demographic Processes 2018
    The NSI annual electronic publication Population and Demographic Processes 2018 is available for users of statistical information.

    The issue is bilingual (Bulgarian/English) and contains detailed statistical information about the demographic state in the Republic of Bulgaria during the year of 2018. Data for the number and the structure of the population and for its natural movement and internal migration are published in the issue.

  • 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 Reference Book 2019
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2019 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 2015 - 2018 period.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2019 (Bulgarian version)
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2019 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 2015 - 2018 period.

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