Migration of the population by districts, municipalities and sex



MIGRATION OF THE POPULATION BY DISTRICTS, MUNICIPALITIES AND SEX IN 2019*
(Number)
Districts
Municipalities
Immigrants Emigrants Migration increase
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total 166 108 77 595 88 513 168 120 79 047 89 073 -2 012 -1 452 -560
Blagoevgrad 6 487 3 020 3 467 7 656 3 561 4 095 -1 169 -541 -628
Bansko 415 191 224 281 127 154 134 64 70
Belitsa 131 51 80 208 91 117 -77 -40 -37
Blagoevgrad 1 883 963 920 2 256 1 052 1 204 -373 -89 -284
Gotse Delchev 540 228 312 644 290 354 -104 -62 -42
Garmen 192 74 118 319 135 184 -127 -61 -66
Kresna 531 324 207 198 108 90 333 216 117
Petrich 688 325 363 997 477 520 -309 -152 -157
Razlog 320 117 203 430 191 239 -110 -74 -36
Sandanski 962 438 524 1 053 513 540 -91 -75 -16
Satovcha 247 88 159 297 118 179 -50 -30 -20
Simitli 224 74 150 332 142 190 -108 -68 -40
Strumyani 79 34 45 179 95 84 -100 -61 -39
Hadzhidimovo 186 83 103 268 127 141 -82 -44 -38
Yakoruda 89 30 59 194 95 99 -105 -65 -40
Burgas 11 291 5 125 6 166 10 440 4 920 5 520 851 205 646
Aytos 575 254 321 699 329 370 -124 -75 -49
Burgas 4 490 1 959 2 531 4 512 2 174 2 338 -22 -215 193
Kameno 252 134 118 251 112 139 1 22 -21
Karnobat 515 234 281 641 291 350 -126 -57 -69
Malko Tarnovo 129 70 59 151 72 79 -22 -2 -20
Nesebar 2 098 999 1 099 973 460 513 1 125 539 586
Pomorie 804 344 460 630 298 332 174 46 128
Primorsko 366 189 177 245 120 125 121 69 52
Ruen 479 174 305 741 331 410 -262 -157 -105
Sozopol 548 254 294 444 213 231 104 41 63
Sredets 441 236 205 499 222 277 -58 14 -72
Sungurlare 382 179 203 366 171 195 16 8 8
Tsarevo 212 99 113 288 127 161 -76 -28 -48
Varna 10 671 5 043 5 628 10 332 4 980 5 352 339 63 276
Avren 386 183 203 367 172 195 19 11 8
Aksakovo 743 380 363 645 307 338 98 73 25
Beloslav 177 90 87 218 93 125 -41 -3 -38
Byala 161 75 86 108 50 58 53 25 28
Varna 7 074 3 338 3 736 6 724 3 315 3 409 350 23 327
Vetrino 258 140 118 163 81 82 95 59 36
Valchi Dol 257 120 137 292 138 154 -35 -18 -17
Devnya 236 104 132 243 113 130 -7 -9 2
Dolni Chiflik 353 133 220 409 170 239 -56 -37 -19
Dalgopol 295 142 153 318 137 181 -23 5 -28
Provadia 529 249 280 593 279 314 -64 -30 -34
Suvorovo 202 89 113 252 125 127 -50 -36 -14
Veliko Tarnovo 5 925 2 624 3 301 6 715 2 941 3 774 -790 -317 -473
Veliko Tarnovo 2 689 1 197 1 492 2 520 1 101 1 419 169 96 73
Gorna Oryahovitsa 737 300 437 924 424 500 -187 -124 -63
Elena 231 115 116 237 120 117 -6 -5 -1
Zlataritsa 126 57 69 110 44 66 16 13 3
Lyaskovets 306 139 167 292 129 163 14 10 4
Pavlikeni 636 280 356 610 279 331 26 1 25
Polski Trambesh 285 138 147 372 149 223 -87 -11 -76
Svishtov 541 235 306 1 239 529 710 -698 -294 -404
Strazhitsa 271 117 154 324 130 194 -53 -13 -40
Suhindol 103 46 57 87 36 51 16 10 6
Vidin 2 609 1 255 1 354 3 265 1 540 1 725 -656 -285 -371
Belogradchik 143 63 80 203 92 111 -60 -29 -31
Boynitsa 32 14 18 58 29 29 -26 -15 -11
Bregovo 125 66 59 173 84 89 -48 -18 -30
Vidin 1 391 633 758 1 959 903 1 056 -568 -270 -298
Gramada 189 123 66 111 62 49 78 61 17
Dimovo 225 120 105 224 115 109 1 5 -4
Kula 101 46 55 125 62 63 -24 -16 -8
Makresh 91 47 44 64 33 31 27 14 13
Novo Selo 108 50 58 96 50 46 12 0 12
Ruzhintsi 143 65 78 185 80 105 -42 -15 -27
Chuprene 61 28 33 67 30 37 -6 -2 -4
Vratsa 4 980 2 349 2 631 6 227 2 981 3 246 -1 247 -632 -615
Borovan 206 89 117 241 109 132 -35 -20 -15
Byala Slatina 530 241 289 805 372 433 -275 -131 -144
Vratsa 2 003 959 1 044 2 363 1 157 1 206 -360 -198 -162
Kozloduy 447 188 259 650 311 339 -203 -123 -80
Krivodol 464 237 227 444 222 222 20 15 5
Mezdra 619 307 312 747 349 398 -128 -42 -86
Mizia 141 66 75 193 96 97 -52 -30 -22
Oryahovo 171 78 93 291 126 165 -120 -48 -72
Roman 216 110 106 271 134 137 -55 -24 -31
Hayredin 183 74 109 222 105 117 -39 -31 -8
Gabrovo 2 225 1 057 1 168 2 668 1 280 1 388 -443 -223 -220
Gabrovo 1 031 499 532 1 348 640 708 -317 -141 -176
Dryanovo 236 114 122 247 120 127 -11 -6 -5
Sevlievo 784 369 415 815 406 409 -31 -37 6
Tryavna 174 75 99 258 114 144 -84 -39 -45
Dobrich 3 978 1 848 2 130 4 444 2 080 2 364 -466 -232 -234
Balchik 625 305 320 550 273 277 75 32 43
General Toshevo 325 149 176 404 186 218 -79 -37 -42
Dobrich 973 460 513 613 278 335 360 182 178
Dobrich town 1 146 500 646 1 950 935 1 015 -804 -435 -369
Kavarna 261 120 141 306 141 165 -45 -21 -24
Krushari 77 32 45 119 54 65 -42 -22 -20
Tervel 475 241 234 394 165 229 81 76 5
Shabla 96 41 55 108 48 60 -12 -7 -5
Kardzhali 10 341 5 029 5 312 4 453 2 124 2 329 5 888 2 905 2 983
Ardino 1 222 616 606 421 202 219 801 414 387
Dzhebel 1 173 591 582 214 115 99 959 476 483
Kirkovo 1 798 856 942 535 259 276 1 263 597 666
Krumovgrad 1 390 658 732 645 289 356 745 369 376
Kardzhali 3 361 1 624 1 737 1 878 888 990 1 483 736 747
Momchilgrad 1 046 529 517 445 216 229 601 313 288
Chernoochene 351 155 196 315 155 160 36 0 36
Kyustendil 2 934 1 541 1 393 3 497 1 655 1 842 -563 -114 -449
Bobovdol 168 85 83 280 144 136 -112 -59 -53
Boboshevo 154 90 64 115 55 60 39 35 4
Dupnitsa 727 330 397 1 109 518 591 -382 -188 -194
Kocherinovo 135 74 61 196 93 103 -61 -19 -42
Kyustendil 1 222 705 517 1 398 662 736 -176 43 -219
Nevestino 92 42 50 82 36 46 10 6 4
Rila 68 32 36 72 30 42 -4 2 -6
Sapareva Banya 214 101 113 184 84 100 30 17 13
Treklyano 154 82 72 61 33 28 93 49 44
Lovech 2 770 1 274 1 496 3 484 1 604 1 880 -714 -330 -384
Apriltsi 51 30 21 67 33 34 -16 -3 -13
Letnitsa 111 53 58 103 49 54 8 4 4
Lovech 1 031 482 549 1 313 618 695 -282 -136 -146
Lukovit 381 176 205 422 187 235 -41 -11 -30
Teteven 269 114 155 424 185 239 -155 -71 -84
Troyan 664 311 353 790 374 416 -126 -63 -63
Ugarchin 143 58 85 185 84 101 -42 -26 -16
Yablanitsa 120 50 70 180 74 106 -60 -24 -36
Montana 3 654 1 751 1 903 4 427 2 050 2 377 -773 -299 -474
Berkovitsa 390 179 211 458 204 254 -68 -25 -43
Boychinovtsi 461 226 235 339 155 184 122 71 51
Brusartsi 137 77 60 167 77 90 -30 0 -30
Valchedram 225 100 125 294 132 162 -69 -32 -37
Varshets 187 92 95 228 113 115 -41 -21 -20
Georgi Damyanovo 126 65 61 70 30 40 56 35 21
Lom 460 203 257 666 317 349 -206 -114 -92
Medkovets 121 54 67 138 66 72 -17 -12 -5
Montana 1 145 550 595 1 762 824 938 -617 -274 -343
Chiprovtsi 112 56 56 117 51 66 -5 5 -10
Yakimovo 290 149 141 188 81 107 102 68 34
Pazardzhik 3 678 1 619 2 059 4 675 2 104 2 571 -997 -485 -512
Batak 42 20 22 91 39 52 -49 -19 -30
Belovo 155 78 77 176 81 95 -21 -3 -18
Bratsigovo 113 39 74 174 82 92 -61 -43 -18
Velingrad 458 206 252 607 272 335 -149 -66 -83
Lesichovo 142 81 61 134 53 81 8 28 -20
Pazardzhik 1 653 717 936 1 947 916 1 031 -294 -199 -95
Panagyurishte 272 113 159 425 202 223 -153 -89 -64
Peshtera 161 78 83 281 120 161 -120 -42 -78
Rakitovo 173 72 101 218 87 131 -45 -15 -30
Septemvri 330 130 200 439 168 271 -109 -38 -71
Strelcha 117 52 65 115 55 60 2 -3 5
Sarnitsa 62 33 29 68 29 39 -6 4 -10
Pernik 3 048 1 421 1 627 3 159 1 472 1 687 -111 -51 -60
Breznik 234 101 133 201 88 113 33 13 20
Zemen 146 90 56 125 57 68 21 33 -12
Kovachevtsi 118 64 54 114 57 57 4 7 -3
Pernik 1 808 835 973 1 975 918 1 057 -167 -83 -84
Radomir 509 229 280 561 265 296 -52 -36 -16
Tran 233 102 131 183 87 96 50 15 35
Pleven 5 413 2 507 2 906 6 866 3 297 3 569 -1 453 -790 -663
Belene 145 58 87 261 139 122 -116 -81 -35
Gulyantsi 284 157 127 309 152 157 -25 5 -30
Dolna Mitropolia 464 208 256 525 228 297 -61 -20 -41
Dolni Dabnik 270 129 141 327 148 179 -57 -19 -38
Iskar 108 48 60 179 84 95 -71 -36 -35
Knezha 205 89 116 282 117 165 -77 -28 -49
Levski 366 172 194 510 242 268 -144 -70 -74
Nikopol 251 136 115 219 91 128 32 45 -13
Pleven 2 545 1 150 1 395 3 388 1 659 1 729 -843 -509 -334
Pordim 188 91 97 155 85 70 33 6 27
Cherven Bryag 587 269 318 711 352 359 -124 -83 -41
Plovdiv 14 219 6 378 7 841 12 183 5 520 6 663 2 036 858 1 178
Asenovgrad 1 158 524 634 1 046 475 571 112 49 63
Brezovo 165 77 88 184 78 106 -19 -1 -18
Kaloyanovo 288 129 159 244 110 134 44 19 25
Karlovo 693 295 398 1 030 451 579 -337 -156 -181
Krichim 73 35 38 138 60 78 -65 -25 -40
Kuklen 170 79 91 166 70 96 4 9 -5
Laki 39 18 21 88 39 49 -49 -21 -28
Maritsa 762 346 416 711 300 411 51 46 5
Perushtitsa 62 16 46 79 35 44 -17 -19 2
Plovdiv 7 502 3 380 4 122 5 718 2 686 3 032 1 784 694 1 090
Parvomay 708 322 386 580 265 315 128 57 71
Rakovski 332 136 196 377 155 222 -45 -19 -26
Rodopi 855 394 461 632 270 362 223 124 99
Sadovo 309 139 170 283 132 151 26 7 19
Sopot 238 109 129 194 78 116 44 31 13
Stamboliyski 305 122 183 277 118 159 28 4 24
Saedinenie 283 135 148 201 89 112 82 46 36
Hisarya 277 122 155 235 109 126 42 13 29
Razgrad 3 230 1 446 1 784 3 666 1 602 2 064 -436 -156 -280
Zavet 180 70 110 309 132 177 -129 -62 -67
Isperih 715 337 378 724 309 415 -9 28 -37
Kubrat 445 198 247 527 222 305 -82 -24 -58
Loznitsa 285 125 160 275 124 151 10 1 9
Razgrad 1 238 549 689 1 473 653 820 -235 -104 -131
Samuil 275 128 147 204 92 112 71 36 35
Tsar Kaloyan 92 39 53 154 70 84 -62 -31 -31
Ruse 4 180 1 893 2 287 5 056 2 409 2 647 -876 -516 -360
Borovo 124 45 79 159 70 89 -35 -25 -10
Byala 250 117 133 276 131 145 -26 -14 -12
Vetovo 190 81 109 203 83 120 -13 -2 -11
Dve Mogili 180 81 99 271 124 147 -91 -43 -48
Ivanovo 197 89 108 279 126 153 -82 -37 -45
Ruse 2 897 1 345 1 552 3 465 1 695 1 770 -568 -350 -218
Slivo Pole 219 79 140 267 113 154 -48 -34 -14
Tsenovo 123 56 67 136 67 69 -13 -11 -2
Silistra 2 621 1 171 1 450 2 843 1 313 1 530 -222 -142 -80
Alfatar 122 57 65 101 50 51 21 7 14
Glavinitsa 240 111 129 271 115 156 -31 -4 -27
Dulovo 765 333 432 614 268 346 151 65 86
Kaynardzha 93 39 54 146 69 77 -53 -30 -23
Silistra 1 035 484 551 1 259 603 656 -224 -119 -105
Sitovo 129 44 85 153 74 79 -24 -30 6
Tutrakan 237 103 134 299 134 165 -62 -31 -31
Sliven 3 814 1 821 1 993 5 650 2 715 2 935 -1 836 -894 -942
Kotel 436 241 195 564 255 309 -128 -14 -114
Nova Zagora 806 370 436 1 305 628 677 -499 -258 -241
Sliven 2 340 1 085 1 255 3 393 1 635 1 758 -1 053 -550 -503
Tvarditsa 232 125 107 388 197 191 -156 -72 -84
Smolyan 1 744 819 925 2 614 1 291 1 323 -870 -472 -398
Banite 59 29 30 147 75 72 -88 -46 -42
Borino 69 37 32 61 30 31 8 7 1
Devin 130 51 79 254 135 119 -124 -84 -40
Dospat 145 72 73 197 88 109 -52 -16 -36
Zlatograd 121 52 69 209 89 120 -88 -37 -51
Madan 178 83 95 288 145 143 -110 -62 -48
Nedelino 180 83 97 176 88 88 4 -5 9
Rudozem 119 47 72 206 100 106 -87 -53 -34
Smolyan 623 301 322 893 450 443 -270 -149 -121
Chepelare 120 64 56 183 91 92 -63 -27 -36
Sofia (stolitsa) 25 399 12 245 13 154 22 169 10 822 11 347 3 230 1 423 1 807
Stolichna 25 399 12 245 13 154 22 169 10 822 11 347 3 230 1 423 1 807
Sofia 5 799 2 779 3 020 6 062 2 846 3 216 -263 -67 -196
Anton 53 23 30 22 10 12 31 13 18
Bozhurishte 492 266 226 281 142 139 211 124 87
Botevgrad 652 274 378 906 405 501 -254 -131 -123
Godech 162 73 89 109 53 56 53 20 33
Gorna Malina 289 144 145 302 152 150 -13 -8 -5
Dolna Banya 67 27 40 106 48 58 -39 -21 -18
Dragoman 111 56 55 130 60 70 -19 -4 -15
Elin Pelin 720 389 331 593 276 317 127 113 14
Etropole 281 141 140 299 141 158 -18 0 -18
Zlatitsa 89 36 53 167 77 90 -78 -41 -37
Ihtiman 277 137 140 358 172 186 -81 -35 -46
Koprivshtitsa 31 15 16 75 36 39 -44 -21 -23
Kostenets 166 60 106 222 103 119 -56 -43 -13
Kostinbrod 453 220 233 439 204 235 14 16 -2
Mirkovo 59 25 34 77 38 39 -18 -13 -5
Pirdop 110 46 64 176 81 95 -66 -35 -31
Pravets 247 115 132 264 130 134 -17 -15 -2
Samokov 670 303 367 725 327 398 -55 -24 -31
Svoge 466 229 237 518 241 277 -52 -12 -40
Slivnitsa 255 131 124 200 99 101 55 32 23
Chavdar 46 23 23 37 16 21 9 7 2
Chelopech 103 46 57 56 35 21 47 11 36
Stara Zagora 7 223 3 245 3 978 7 781 3 605 4 176 -558 -360 -198
Bratya Daskalovi 380 179 201 271 122 149 109 57 52
Gurkovo 139 76 63 94 53 41 45 23 22
Galabovo 286 137 149 413 182 231 -127 -45 -82
Kazanlak 1 486 630 856 1 660 766 894 -174 -136 -38
Maglizh 198 83 115 252 111 141 -54 -28 -26
Nikolaevo 125 62 63 124 66 58 1 -4 5
Opan 102 46 56 91 38 53 11 8 3
Pavel Banya 539 260 279 325 128 197 214 132 82
Radnevo 552 300 252 646 319 327 -94 -19 -75
Stara Zagora 3 044 1 298 1 746 3 400 1 604 1 796 -356 -306 -50
Chirpan 372 174 198 505 216 289 -133 -42 -91
Targovishte 3 342 1 516 1 826 3 039 1 391 1 648 303 125 178
Antonovo 165 79 86 192 80 112 -27 -1 -26
Omurtag 732 342 390 541 237 304 191 105 86
Opaka 111 48 63 145 66 79 -34 -18 -16
Popovo 595 275 320 723 342 381 -128 -67 -61
Targovishte 1 739 772 967 1 438 666 772 301 106 195
Haskovo 5 942 2 924 3 018 6 804 3 304 3 500 -862 -380 -482
Dimitrovgrad 1 061 522 539 1 472 720 752 -411 -198 -213
Ivaylovgrad 197 92 105 219 109 110 -22 -17 -5
Lyubimets 239 118 121 296 140 156 -57 -22 -35
Madzharovo 163 84 79 114 56 58 49 28 21
Mineralni Bani 570 338 232 205 98 107 365 240 125
Svilengrad 399 179 220 573 289 284 -174 -110 -64
Simeonovgrad 350 196 154 289 133 156 61 63 -2
Stambolovo 404 196 208 191 95 96 213 101 112
Topolovgrad 314 158 156 380 180 200 -66 -22 -44
Harmanli 356 155 201 614 299 315 -258 -144 -114
Haskovo 1 889 886 1 003 2 451 1 185 1 266 -562 -299 -263
Shumen 5 723 2 572 3 151 4 538 2 063 2 475 1 185 509 676
Veliki Preslav 247 115 132 289 139 150 -42 -24 -18
Venets 279 112 167 256 94 162 23 18 5
Varbitsa 303 130 173 202 78 124 101 52 49
Kaolinovo 721 337 384 407 180 227 314 157 157
Kaspichan 213 87 126 207 83 124 6 4 2
Nikola Kozlevo 297 139 158 200 91 109 97 48 49
Novi Pazar 452 223 229 518 229 289 -66 -6 -60
Smyadovo 185 78 107 175 64 111 10 14 -4
Hitrino 496 234 262 256 111 145 240 123 117
Shumen 2 530 1 117 1 413 2 028 994 1 034 502 123 379
Yambol 2 868 1 323 1 545 3 407 1 577 1 830 -539 -254 -285
Bolyarovo 195 95 100 182 86 96 13 9 4
Elhovo 374 167 207 437 196 241 -63 -29 -34
Straldzha 320 156 164 382 164 218 -62 -8 -54
Tundzha 860 423 437 672 301 371 188 122 66
Yambol 1 119 482 637 1 734 830 904 -615 -348 -267

*Since 2007 the migration increase includes not only internal, but also the international migration.
13.04.2020


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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  • Thursday, 5 January 2017 - 11:00

    Aleksandar and Viktoria are the most preferred names for new-born babies in Bulgaria in 2016.

  • Friday, 13 May 2016 - 11:00

    Life expectancy at birth of the Bulgarian population calculated for the period 2013 - 2015 is 74.5 years

    Life expectancy at birth for male population is 71.1 years, while for female it is 6.9 years higher - 78.0 years.

  • Friday, 15 April 2016 - 11:00

    As of 31 December 2015 the population of Bulgaria is 7 153 784 persons, representing 1.4% of the EU population. Compared to 2014, the population decreases by 48 414 persons.

    There are 65 950 live born children in 2015. The number of live births decreases by 1 635 compared to the previous year.

    The number of deaths in 2015 is 110 117 and the crude mortality rate - 15.3‰. Compared to the previous year the number of deaths increases by 1 165.

  • Friday, 15 May 2015 - 11:00

    Life expectancy at birth of the Bulgarian population calculated for the period 2012 - 2014 is 74.7 years. Compared to the previous period (2011 - 2013) it increased by 0.2 years.

    Life expectancy at birth for male population is 71.2 years, while for female it is 7.1 years higher - 78.3 years.

  • Friday, 17 April 2015 - 11:00

    As of 31 December 2014 the population of Bulgaria is 7 202 198 persons or 1.4% of the EU population. Compared to 2013, the population of the country decreases by 43 479 persons.

    There are 67 585 live born children in 2014. The number of live births increases by 1 007 children compared to the previous year.

    The number of dead persons is 108 952 and the crude mortality rate - 15.1‰. Compared to the previous year the number of dead people increases by 4 607.

  • Friday, 16 May 2014 - 11:00

    Life expectancy at birth of Bulgarian population calculated for the period 2011 - 2013 is 74.5 years. Compared to the previous period (2010 – 2012) it has increased by 0.5 years.

    Life expectancy at birth for male population is 71.0 years, while for female - it is 7 years higher - 78.0 years.

  • Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 11:00

    As of 31 December 2013 the population of Bulgaria is 7 245 677 persons or 1.4% of the EU population. Compared to 2012, the population of the country decreases by 38 875 persons.

    There are 66 578 live born children in 2013. The number of live births decreases by 2 543 children compared to the previous year.

    The number of dead persons is 104 345 and the crude mortality rate - 14.4‰. Compared to the previous year the number of dead people decreases by 4 936.

  • Thursday, 18 April 2013 - 11:00

    As of 31 December 2012 the population of Bulgaria is 7 282 041 persons or 1.5% of the EU population. Compared to 2011, the country population decreases by 45 183 persons.
    There are 69 121 live born children in 2012. The number of live births decreases by 1 725 children compared to the previous year.
    The number of dead persons is 109 281 and the crude mortality rate - 15.0‰. Compared to the previous year the number of dead people increases by 1 023.

  • Friday, 27 April 2012 - 11:00

    Population of Bulgaria is 7 327 224 persons as of 31 December 2011 or 1.5% of the EU population. Male population is 3 566 767 (48.7%) and female - 3 760 457 (51.3%).

  • Monday, 9 May 2011 - 13:00

    Within the period October 2009 – October 2010, the National Statistical Institute conducted the fifth whole-year Time Use Survey.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Regions, districts and municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria 2017
    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 2017’.
  • 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:

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    The National Statistical Institute offers to the users the overview publication ‘Sustainable Development of Bulgaria 2005 - 2016’. The publication contains statistical indicators elaborated in conformity with the System of Sustainable Development Indicators developed by EUROSTAT.

    The data is systematized in the following sections: Socioeconomic development; Sustainable consumption and production; Social inclusion; Demographic changes; Public health; Climate change and clean energy; Sustainable transport; Natural resources; Global partnership; Good governance.

  • Women and Men in the Republic of Bulgaria 2018
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the new printed publication ‘Women and Men in the Republic of Bulgaria 2018’.

    The issue includes interesting and amusing information about the lives of women and men in our country, about the similarities and differences between them, presented through graphs and tables, short texts and thematic infographics.

    The publication is intended for a wide range of users, the state administration, NGO’s and other organizations working in the field of gender equality.

  • Population and Demographic Processes 2017
    The NSI annual electronic publication Population and Demographic Processes 2017 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 2017. 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 2018
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2018 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 2014 - 2017 period.

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

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

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