Migration of the population by districts, municipalities and sex



MIGRATION OF THE POPULATION BY DISTRICTS, MUNICIPALITIES AND SEX IN 2020*
(Number)
Districts
Municipalities
Immigrants Emigrants Migration increase
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total 234 606 116 482 118 124 203 891 100 835 103 056 30 715 15 647 15 068
Blagoevgrad 6 461 3 013 3 448 5 709 2 614 3 095 752 399 353
Bansko 518 220 298 266 129 137 252 91 161
Belitsa 87 28 59 124 42 82 -37 -14 -23
Blagoevgrad 2 122 1 054 1 068 2 060 948 1 112 62 106 -44
Gotse Delchev 595 272 323 417 196 221 178 76 102
Garmen 246 104 142 160 61 99 86 43 43
Kresna 106 53 53 242 124 118 -136 -71 -65
Petrich 681 328 353 666 320 346 15 8 7
Razlog 363 170 193 291 137 154 72 33 39
Sandanski 839 367 472 676 301 375 163 66 97
Satovcha 161 62 99 194 83 111 -33 -21 -12
Simitli 384 191 193 241 113 128 143 78 65
Strumyani 129 66 63 104 48 56 25 18 7
Hadzhidimovo 119 52 67 161 71 90 -42 -19 -23
Yakoruda 111 46 65 107 41 66 4 5 -1
Burgas 14 922 7 266 7 656 11 729 5 816 5 913 3 193 1 450 1 743
Aytos 662 320 342 477 229 248 185 91 94
Burgas 4 915 2 328 2 587 6 776 3 463 3 313 -1 861 -1 135 -726
Kameno 1 623 871 752 235 118 117 1 388 753 635
Karnobat 583 271 312 449 204 245 134 67 67
Malko Tarnovo 195 93 102 161 78 83 34 15 19
Nesebar 2 018 958 1 060 1 088 539 549 930 419 511
Pomorie 1 257 593 664 576 269 307 681 324 357
Primorsko 423 206 217 226 105 121 197 101 96
Ruen 482 196 286 514 227 287 -32 -31 -1
Sozopol 1 414 728 686 387 194 193 1 027 534 493
Sredets 582 308 274 378 185 193 204 123 81
Sungurlare 382 195 187 280 114 166 102 81 21
Tsarevo 386 199 187 182 91 91 204 108 96
Varna 16 496 8 158 8 338 13 546 6 776 6 770 2 950 1 382 1 568
Avren 1 175 607 568 306 145 161 869 462 407
Aksakovo 2 671 1 359 1 312 683 304 379 1 988 1 055 933
Beloslav 350 176 174 224 109 115 126 67 59
Byala 255 135 120 94 44 50 161 91 70
Varna 8 066 3 879 4 187 10 372 5 335 5 037 -2 306 -1 456 -850
Vetrino 581 325 256 154 72 82 427 253 174
Valchi Dol 413 196 217 274 133 141 139 63 76
Devnya 349 178 171 214 100 114 135 78 57
Dolni Chiflik 551 256 295 318 133 185 233 123 110
Dalgopol 372 188 184 272 108 164 100 80 20
Provadia 814 388 426 489 226 263 325 162 163
Suvorovo 899 471 428 146 67 79 753 404 349
Veliko Tarnovo 8 718 4 264 4 454 8 731 4 285 4 446 -13 -21 8
Veliko Tarnovo 4 545 2 220 2 325 4 979 2 535 2 444 -434 -315 -119
Gorna Oryahovitsa 941 450 491 980 484 496 -39 -34 -5
Elena 312 167 145 230 116 114 82 51 31
Zlataritsa 134 71 63 106 45 61 28 26 2
Lyaskovets 563 261 302 314 139 175 249 122 127
Pavlikeni 605 286 319 457 208 249 148 78 70
Polski Trambesh 705 367 338 296 130 166 409 237 172
Svishtov 563 271 292 1 039 478 561 -476 -207 -269
Strazhitsa 258 119 139 264 122 142 -6 -3 -3
Suhindol 92 52 40 66 28 38 26 24 2
Vidin 2 843 1 381 1 462 2 670 1 332 1 338 173 49 124
Belogradchik 129 57 72 106 48 58 23 9 14
Boynitsa 25 9 16 33 14 19 -8 -5 -3
Bregovo 128 57 71 129 64 65 -1 -7 6
Vidin 1 716 831 885 1 775 893 882 -59 -62 3
Gramada 41 19 22 90 45 45 -49 -26 -23
Dimovo 207 104 103 178 89 89 29 15 14
Kula 131 71 60 103 49 54 28 22 6
Makresh 85 42 43 49 28 21 36 14 22
Novo Selo 147 78 69 56 36 20 91 42 49
Ruzhintsi 119 55 64 95 43 52 24 12 12
Chuprene 115 58 57 56 23 33 59 35 24
Vratsa 5 064 2 450 2 614 4 692 2 260 2 432 372 190 182
Borovan 148 76 72 161 80 81 -13 -4 -9
Byala Slatina 480 236 244 534 247 287 -54 -11 -43
Vratsa 2 140 1 053 1 087 1 952 944 1 008 188 109 79
Kozloduy 445 203 242 502 245 257 -57 -42 -15
Krivodol 375 192 183 339 169 170 36 23 13
Mezdra 665 309 356 508 246 262 157 63 94
Mizia 153 63 90 145 60 85 8 3 5
Oryahovo 221 100 121 211 106 105 10 -6 16
Roman 242 118 124 202 95 107 40 23 17
Hayredin 195 100 95 138 68 70 57 32 25
Gabrovo 4 676 2 385 2 291 3 564 1 821 1 743 1 112 564 548
Gabrovo 2 440 1 273 1 167 2 364 1 216 1 148 76 57 19
Dryanovo 652 335 317 241 116 125 411 219 192
Sevlievo 1 166 571 595 725 368 357 441 203 238
Tryavna 418 206 212 234 121 113 184 85 99
Dobrich 4 388 2 101 2 287 3 861 1 852 2 009 527 249 278
Balchik 769 367 402 508 247 261 261 120 141
General Toshevo 314 161 153 316 150 166 -2 11 -13
Dobrich 1 047 533 514 535 247 288 512 286 226
Dobrich town 1 242 574 668 1 732 868 864 -490 -294 -196
Kavarna 336 163 173 249 115 134 87 48 39
Krushari 78 33 45 100 41 59 -22 -8 -14
Tervel 383 157 226 333 141 192 50 16 34
Shabla 219 113 106 88 43 45 131 70 61
Kardzhali 6 436 3 269 3 167 2 740 1 330 1 410 3 696 1 939 1 757
Ardino 619 337 282 307 163 144 312 174 138
Dzhebel 499 266 233 136 67 69 363 199 164
Kirkovo 967 496 471 333 145 188 634 351 283
Krumovgrad 764 388 376 391 190 201 373 198 175
Kardzhali 2 696 1 313 1 383 1 119 534 585 1 577 779 798
Momchilgrad 629 345 284 297 160 137 332 185 147
Chernoochene 262 124 138 157 71 86 105 53 52
Kyustendil 4 316 2 170 2 146 2 598 1 312 1 286 1 718 858 860
Bobovdol 278 135 143 217 99 118 61 36 25
Boboshevo 181 98 83 102 60 42 79 38 41
Dupnitsa 1 026 454 572 648 314 334 378 140 238
Kocherinovo 335 175 160 113 60 53 222 115 107
Kyustendil 1 823 962 861 1 204 630 574 619 332 287
Nevestino 161 89 72 70 39 31 91 50 41
Rila 193 100 93 63 26 37 130 74 56
Sapareva Banya 272 129 143 106 52 54 166 77 89
Treklyano 47 28 19 75 32 43 -28 -4 -24
Lovech 5 033 2 478 2 555 3 317 1 597 1 720 1 716 881 835
Apriltsi 248 124 124 73 32 41 175 92 83
Letnitsa 119 63 56 77 28 49 42 35 7
Lovech 1 760 871 889 1 786 897 889 -26 -26 0
Lukovit 508 255 253 281 117 164 227 138 89
Teteven 662 312 350 262 124 138 400 188 212
Troyan 1 134 560 574 589 284 305 545 276 269
Ugarchin 328 157 171 135 59 76 193 98 95
Yablanitsa 274 136 138 114 56 58 160 80 80
Montana 4 574 2 243 2 331 3 887 1 903 1 984 687 340 347
Berkovitsa 583 274 309 353 185 168 230 89 141
Boychinovtsi 320 152 168 283 128 155 37 24 13
Brusartsi 208 93 115 130 58 72 78 35 43
Valchedram 287 130 157 201 77 124 86 53 33
Varshets 166 76 90 170 82 88 -4 -6 2
Georgi Damyanovo 227 120 107 84 37 47 143 83 60
Lom 462 220 242 444 201 243 18 19 -1
Medkovets 137 73 64 98 47 51 39 26 13
Montana 1 746 891 855 1 920 986 934 -174 -95 -79
Chiprovtsi 229 119 110 76 41 35 153 78 75
Yakimovo 209 95 114 128 61 67 81 34 47
Pazardzhik 5 596 2 663 2 933 4 388 2 102 2 286 1 208 561 647
Batak 55 24 31 77 45 32 -22 -21 -1
Belovo 303 147 156 186 83 103 117 64 53
Bratsigovo 279 147 132 147 66 81 132 81 51
Velingrad 598 272 326 442 199 243 156 73 83
Lesichovo 347 178 169 121 57 64 226 121 105
Pazardzhik 1 979 950 1 029 2 167 1 052 1 115 -188 -102 -86
Panagyurishte 398 187 211 351 191 160 47 -4 51
Peshtera 244 121 123 247 116 131 -3 5 -8
Rakitovo 232 90 142 159 70 89 73 20 53
Septemvri 910 426 484 357 171 186 553 255 298
Strelcha 193 93 100 65 31 34 128 62 66
Sarnitsa 58 28 30 69 21 48 -11 7 -18
Pernik 5 862 2 999 2 863 2 674 1 294 1 380 3 188 1 705 1 483
Breznik 402 196 206 135 60 75 267 136 131
Zemen 262 146 116 101 56 45 161 90 71
Kovachevtsi 123 70 53 65 29 36 58 41 17
Pernik 2 983 1 490 1 493 1 860 912 948 1 123 578 545
Radomir 1 817 954 863 424 200 224 1 393 754 639
Tran 275 143 132 89 37 52 186 106 80
Pleven 8 729 4 299 4 430 8 419 4 233 4 186 310 66 244
Belene 162 73 89 189 99 90 -27 -26 -1
Gulyantsi 373 183 190 251 125 126 122 58 64
Dolna Mitropolia 911 469 442 416 205 211 495 264 231
Dolni Dabnik 499 250 249 262 126 136 237 124 113
Iskar 238 109 129 143 58 85 95 51 44
Knezha 277 106 171 175 78 97 102 28 74
Levski 526 250 276 364 161 203 162 89 73
Nikopol 321 163 158 184 86 98 137 77 60
Pleven 4 240 2 117 2 123 5 758 2 985 2 773 -1 518 -868 -650
Pordim 531 279 252 149 70 79 382 209 173
Cherven Bryag 651 300 351 528 240 288 123 60 63
Plovdiv 24 145 11 999 12 146 19 041 9 372 9 669 5 104 2 627 2 477
Asenovgrad 1 514 732 782 938 433 505 576 299 277
Brezovo 707 366 341 189 88 101 518 278 240
Kaloyanovo 1 000 503 497 259 113 146 741 390 351
Karlovo 964 461 503 851 392 459 113 69 44
Krichim 100 43 57 109 55 54 -9 -12 3
Kuklen 680 340 340 127 58 69 553 282 271
Laki 80 36 44 79 38 41 1 -2 3
Maritsa 2 489 1 257 1 232 662 313 349 1 827 944 883
Perushtitsa 216 112 104 71 35 36 145 77 68
Plovdiv 9 002 4 463 4 539 13 079 6 608 6 471 -4 077 -2 145 -1 932
Parvomay 770 378 392 532 253 279 238 125 113
Rakovski 634 295 339 343 140 203 291 155 136
Rodopi 3 324 1 679 1 645 682 317 365 2 642 1 362 1 280
Sadovo 783 396 387 230 98 132 553 298 255
Sopot 209 108 101 200 107 93 9 1 8
Stamboliyski 513 228 285 241 115 126 272 113 159
Saedinenie 684 362 322 220 101 119 464 261 203
Hisarya 476 240 236 229 108 121 247 132 115
Razgrad 3 749 1 790 1 959 3 164 1 494 1 670 585 296 289
Zavet 195 88 107 213 96 117 -18 -8 -10
Isperih 628 289 339 458 205 253 170 84 86
Kubrat 419 179 240 357 153 204 62 26 36
Loznitsa 245 118 127 179 77 102 66 41 25
Razgrad 1 918 953 965 1 629 806 823 289 147 142
Samuil 214 101 113 190 97 93 24 4 20
Tsar Kaloyan 130 62 68 138 60 78 -8 2 -10
Ruse 8 648 4 397 4 251 8 507 4 329 4 178 141 68 73
Borovo 233 111 122 131 65 66 102 46 56
Byala 275 141 134 244 105 139 31 36 -5
Vetovo 305 157 148 183 94 89 122 63 59
Dve Mogili 415 201 214 185 72 113 230 129 101
Ivanovo 1 213 630 583 226 107 119 987 523 464
Ruse 5 164 2 615 2 549 7 210 3 737 3 473 -2 046 -1 122 -924
Slivo Pole 872 459 413 227 103 124 645 356 289
Tsenovo 171 83 88 101 46 55 70 37 33
Silistra 2 866 1 290 1 576 2 526 1 140 1 386 340 150 190
Alfatar 76 37 39 96 39 57 -20 -2 -18
Glavinitsa 247 103 144 203 80 123 44 23 21
Dulovo 623 241 382 471 192 279 152 49 103
Kaynardzha 91 40 51 112 44 68 -21 -4 -17
Silistra 1 298 618 680 1 303 632 671 -5 -14 9
Sitovo 173 79 94 132 45 87 41 34 7
Tutrakan 358 172 186 209 108 101 149 64 85
Sliven 4 493 2 178 2 315 4 892 2 390 2 502 -399 -212 -187
Kotel 443 213 230 391 178 213 52 35 17
Nova Zagora 743 345 398 968 480 488 -225 -135 -90
Sliven 3 030 1 490 1 540 3 222 1 579 1 643 -192 -89 -103
Tvarditsa 277 130 147 311 153 158 -34 -23 -11
Smolyan 2 117 1 023 1 094 2 286 1 157 1 129 -169 -134 -35
Banite 58 26 32 115 59 56 -57 -33 -24
Borino 57 25 32 63 35 28 -6 -10 4
Devin 182 93 89 206 105 101 -24 -12 -12
Dospat 165 86 79 164 80 84 1 6 -5
Zlatograd 172 66 106 158 81 77 14 -15 29
Madan 189 88 101 214 124 90 -25 -36 11
Nedelino 103 50 53 203 98 105 -100 -48 -52
Rudozem 166 75 91 186 82 104 -20 -7 -13
Smolyan 766 372 394 793 392 401 -27 -20 -7
Chepelare 259 142 117 184 101 83 75 41 34
Sofia (stolitsa) 25 278 12 720 12 558 41 043 20 590 20 453 -15 765 -7 870 -7 895
Stolichna 25 278 12 720 12 558 41 043 20 590 20 453 -15 765 -7 870 -7 895
Sofia 19 553 9 866 9 687 4 901 2 233 2 668 14 652 7 633 7 019
Anton 43 16 27 21 9 12 22 7 15
Bozhurishte 1 708 885 823 312 161 151 1 396 724 672
Botevgrad 1 153 530 623 751 342 409 402 188 214
Godech 736 372 364 111 53 58 625 319 306
Gorna Malina 1 520 796 724 198 93 105 1 322 703 619
Dolna Banya 163 70 93 75 30 45 88 40 48
Dragoman 574 295 279 113 39 74 461 256 205
Elin Pelin 2 437 1 241 1 196 473 207 266 1 964 1 034 930
Etropole 391 198 193 254 124 130 137 74 63
Zlatitsa 102 53 49 115 44 71 -13 9 -22
Ihtiman 1 035 496 539 232 103 129 803 393 410
Koprivshtitsa 74 35 39 49 22 27 25 13 12
Kostenets 348 165 183 187 71 116 161 94 67
Kostinbrod 2 677 1 380 1 297 408 183 225 2 269 1 197 1 072
Mirkovo 284 150 134 54 24 30 230 126 104
Pirdop 184 89 95 122 49 73 62 40 22
Pravets 790 404 386 230 122 108 560 282 278
Samokov 2 290 1 147 1 143 536 261 275 1 754 886 868
Svoge 2 172 1 103 1 069 404 173 231 1 768 930 838
Slivnitsa 654 336 318 196 93 103 458 243 215
Chavdar 136 64 72 24 10 14 112 54 58
Chelopech 82 41 41 36 20 16 46 21 25
Stara Zagora 17 391 8 892 8 499 16 225 8 255 7 970 1 166 637 529
Bratya Daskalovi 408 211 197 232 110 122 176 101 75
Gurkovo 202 100 102 110 60 50 92 40 52
Galabovo 311 131 180 432 232 200 -121 -101 -20
Kazanlak 1 706 770 936 1 486 721 765 220 49 171
Maglizh 823 441 382 226 101 125 597 340 257
Nikolaevo 171 93 78 91 45 46 80 48 32
Opan 614 325 289 99 51 48 515 274 241
Pavel Banya 424 196 228 316 147 169 108 49 59
Radnevo 1 099 565 534 725 392 333 374 173 201
Stara Zagora 10 860 5 657 5 203 12 115 6 187 5 928 -1 255 -530 -725
Chirpan 773 403 370 393 209 184 380 194 186
Targovishte 2 872 1 374 1 498 2 371 1 148 1 223 501 226 275
Antonovo 174 85 89 161 82 79 13 3 10
Omurtag 514 247 267 464 224 240 50 23 27
Opaka 79 35 44 96 44 52 -17 -9 -8
Popovo 550 261 289 462 222 240 88 39 49
Targovishte 1 555 746 809 1 188 576 612 367 170 197
Haskovo 6 159 3 115 3 044 5 101 2 476 2 625 1 058 639 419
Dimitrovgrad 1 247 598 649 1 074 529 545 173 69 104
Ivaylovgrad 126 66 60 159 79 80 -33 -13 -20
Lyubimets 174 80 94 149 76 73 25 4 21
Madzharovo 76 41 35 81 39 42 -5 2 -7
Mineralni Bani 328 165 163 192 101 91 136 64 72
Svilengrad 429 209 220 357 172 185 72 37 35
Simeonovgrad 376 223 153 220 114 106 156 109 47
Stambolovo 418 223 195 113 45 68 305 178 127
Topolovgrad 288 146 142 309 140 169 -21 6 -27
Harmanli 416 193 223 400 195 205 16 -2 18
Haskovo 2 281 1 171 1 110 2 047 986 1 061 234 185 49
Shumen 7 899 3 942 3 957 6 489 3 214 3 275 1 410 728 682
Veliki Preslav 549 271 278 291 129 162 258 142 116
Venets 237 103 134 256 138 118 -19 -35 16
Varbitsa 247 103 144 177 76 101 70 27 43
Kaolinovo 342 144 198 358 169 189 -16 -25 9
Kaspichan 509 265 244 156 72 84 353 193 160
Nikola Kozlevo 220 109 111 187 82 105 33 27 6
Novi Pazar 448 201 247 366 169 197 82 32 50
Smyadovo 368 170 198 141 51 90 227 119 108
Hitrino 523 257 266 209 96 113 314 161 153
Shumen 4 456 2 319 2 137 4 348 2 232 2 116 108 87 21
Yambol 5 322 2 757 2 565 4 820 2 510 2 310 502 247 255
Bolyarovo 187 101 86 120 55 65 67 46 21
Elhovo 395 179 216 323 149 174 72 30 42
Straldzha 686 354 332 261 128 133 425 226 199
Tundzha 2 892 1 521 1 371 655 335 320 2 237 1 186 1 051
Yambol 1 162 602 560 3 461 1 843 1 618 -2 299 -1 241 -1 058

*Since 2007 the migration increase includes not only internal, but also the international migration.
12.04.2021


Euro-SDMX Metadata Structure (ESMS)

INTERNAL AND INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION - Immigrants, Emigrants, Migration increase, Internal migration and International migration
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

Population and Housing Fund Statistics Department

Contact name

Chrastina Petkova-Tancheva

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 553

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

Persons who have changed their usual residence (current address) are surveyed. The registration is done at the moment of migration and the total migration is calculated as of 31.12 of the reference year. Internal migration is the change of usual residence within the country and international - the change of usual residence in Bulgaria with a residence abroad or vice versa. Migration growth of a given country territory is the difference between the immigration to and emigration from the area during the year.

Classification system

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

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

· Classification of countries (for the international migration purposes only).

Sector coverage

Data on migration concerns a calendar year and include all persons who have changed their current address within the country, address in the country with an address abroad and address abroad with an address in the country.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Migration growth of a given country territory is the difference between the immigration to and emigration from the area during the year.

Net international migration is the difference between immigration into and emigration from the country.

Statistical unit

Migrated persons

Statistical population

Migrants - total number

Reference area

Regional breakdown of migrants 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

On the NSI website

· 2010 - 2019 internal migration;

· 2010 - 2019 international migration.

Base period

Not applicable.

Unit of measure

Number; per 1000 population

Reference period

Calendar year

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

· Regulation (EC) 862/2007;

· Law on Statistics;

· Law on Civil Registration.

Data sharing

Data is presented based on Regulation (EC) 862/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the statistics on migration.

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.

On-line database

Data on migration are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Population (Demography, Migration and Projections) - Migration: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/6683

Information System INFOSTAT     Internal migration:  https://infostat.nsi.bg/infostat/pages/module.jsf?x_2=32

International migration:  https://infostat.nsi.bg/infostat/pages/module.jsf?x_2=38

 

 

 

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 migration: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Pop_5_Metodology_migration_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 migration are presented annually to the Eurostat and others - questionnaires filled in annually.

At national and regional level the main data users are ministries, agencies, national organisations 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

Population data is available by sex, ages (different groupings) residence (different territorial levels), citizenship and country of birth.

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 in the year following the reference year.

Punctuality

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.

Comparability - over time

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

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 migrants is the Unified System for Civil registration and Administrative Service of Population. Migration is registered through a common USCRASP-CDS document "Change of current address";

· Source of data on permanently staying foreigners is the Register of foreigners, Ministry of Interior;

· Source of data on Bulgarians leaving the country - National Revenue Agency, declaration on refusal of health insurance rights due to absence from the country; National Social Security Institute

Frequency of data collection

· Monthly  for USCRASP data;

· Annually- for NRA, MI and NSSI data.

Data collection

Exhaustively for all migrations registered during the year.

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.

Comment
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.1: ESMS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.1.xml
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.0: ESMS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.0.xml


ESS Standard for Quality Reports Structure (ESQRS)

INTERNAL AND INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION - Immigrants, Emigrants, Migration increase, Internal migration and International migration
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

Population and Housing Fund Statistics Department

Contact name

Chrastina Petkova-Tancheva

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 553

Contact fax number
Statistical presentation
Data description

Persons who have changed their usual residence (current address) are surveyed. The registration is done at the moment of migration and the total migration is calculated as of 31.12 of the reference year. Internal migration is the change of usual residence within the country and international - the change of usual residence in Bulgaria with a residence abroad or vice versa. Migration growth of a given country territory is the difference between the immigration to and emigration from the area during the year.

Classification system

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

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

· Classification of countries (for the international migration purposes only).

Sector coverage

Data on migration concerns a calendar year and include all persons who have changed their current address within the country, address in the country with an address abroad and address abroad with an address in the country.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Migration growth of a given country territory is the difference between the immigration to and emigration from the area during the year.

Net international migration is the difference between immigration into and emigration from the country.

Statistical unit

Migrated persons

Statistical population

Migrants - total number

Reference area

Regional breakdown of migrants 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

On the NSI website

· 2010 - 2019 internal migration;

· 2010 - 2019 international migration.

Base period

Not applicable.

Statistical processing
Source data

· Source of data on migrants is the Unified System for Civil registration and Administrative Service of Population. Migration is registered through a common USCRASP-CDS document "Change of current address";

· Source of data on permanently staying foreigners is the Register of foreigners, Ministry of Interior;

· Source of data on Bulgarians leaving the country - National Revenue Agency, declaration on refusal of health insurance rights due to absence from the country; National Social Security Institute

Frequency of data collection

· Monthly  for USCRASP data;

· Annually- for NRA, MI and NSSI data.

Data collection

Exhaustively for all migrations registered during the year.

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 migration are presented annually to the Eurostat and others - questionnaires filled in annually.

At national and regional level the main data users are ministries, agencies, national organisations 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

Population data is available by sex, ages (different groupings) residence (different territorial levels), citizenship and country of birth.

Data completeness - rate

100%

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 in the year following the reference year.

Time lag - first results

4 months after the reference year

Time lag - final results

4 months after the reference year

Punctuality

Data is released according to the terms.

Punctuality - delivery and publication

Data is released and published 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.

Length of comparable time series

2007 onwards

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - sub annual and annual statistics

Not applicable

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.

On-line database

Data on migration are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Population (Demography, Migration and Projections) - Migration: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/6683

Information System INFOSTAT     Internal migration:  https://infostat.nsi.bg/infostat/pages/module.jsf?x_2=32

International migration:  https://infostat.nsi.bg/infostat/pages/module.jsf?x_2=38

 

 

 

Data tables - consultations
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
Documentation on methodology

· Methodology on migration: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Pop_5_Metodology_migration_en.pdf;

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

Metadata completeness – rate
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, 12 May 2021 - 17:30

    The number of deaths in the first quarter of 2021 (1st – 13th week) is 36 152 and the crude mortality rate - 21.1‰. Compared to the same period in the previous year, the number of deaths has increased by 7 491 or 26.1%. Mortality among males (22.9‰) is higher than among females (19.3‰).

  • Tuesday, 11 May 2021 - 11:00

    Life expectancy at birth of the Bulgarian population calculated for the period 2018 - 2020 is 74.6 years.

    Life expectancy at birth for male population is 71.1 years, while for female it is 7.1 years higher - 78.2 years.

  • Monday, 12 April 2021 - 11:00

    As of 31 December 2020 the population of Bulgaria is 6 916 548 persons. Compared to 2019, the population decreases by 34 934 persons.

    There are 59 086 live born children in 2020. The number of live births decreases by 2 452 compared to the previous year.

    The number of deaths in 2020 is 124 735 and the crude mortality rate - 18.0‰. Compared to the previous year the number of deaths icreases by 16 652.

  • 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.

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  • Regions, districts and municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria 2019
    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 2019’.
  • Health Services 2020
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information in the field of the social statistics the annual electronic publication Health Services 2020 (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 2019
    The NSI annual electronic publication Population and Demographic Processes 2019 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 2019. Data for the number and the structure of the population and for its natural movement and internal migration are published in the issue.

  • 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.

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