Migration of the population between districts



MIGRATION OF THE POPULATION BETWEEN DISTRICTS IN 2019
(Number)
Immigrants in the districts Total Emigrants from the districts
Bulgaria Blagoevgrad Burgas Varna Veliko Tarnovo Vidin Vratsa Gabrovo Dobrich Kardzhali Foreign country
Total 206 049 168 120 7 656 10 440 10 332 6 715 3 265 6 227 2 668 4 444 4 453 37 929
Bulgaria 166 108 128 179 5 555 7 675 7 706 5 789 2 596 4 858 1 944 3 396 2 700 37 929
Blagoevgrad 6 487 5 072 3 065 52 56 30 27 46 6 22 7 1 415
Burgas 11 291 8 084 49 4 652 322 146 20 45 39 48 36 3 207
Varna 10 671 8 039 41 350 3 853 221 40 75 73 627 12 2 632
Veliko Tarnovo 5 925 5 273 42 98 170 2 905 17 58 214 39 4 652
Vidin 2 609 2 345 23 25 21 28 1 603 49 6 4 2 264
Vratsa 4 980 4 579 40 39 55 68 47 2 730 11 18 4 401
Gabrovo 2 225 1 868 18 28 48 232 2 22 923 5 3 357
Dobrich 3 978 3 139 17 46 537 49 6 3 8 1 902 7 839
Kardzhali 10 341 2 477 12 26 27 19 5 5 19 3 1 616 7 864
Kyustendil 2 934 2 297 180 17 15 14 6 9 7 9 2 637
Lovech 2 770 2 412 12 27 43 94 7 47 49 12 7 358
Montana 3 654 3 430 22 32 44 43 151 215 13 3 5 224
Pazardzhik 3 678 3 233 102 61 36 41 15 6 8 12 15 445
Pernik 3 048 2 802 98 35 16 15 16 23 6 17 6 246
Pleven 5 413 4 777 32 53 64 253 16 184 69 26 3 636
Plovdiv 14 219 12 059 129 234 152 152 45 101 62 74 315 2 160
Razgrad 3 230 2 096 15 15 130 54 2   4 13 5 1 134
Ruse 4 180 3 439 14 42 110 255 17 41 28 33 8 741
Silistra 2 621 2 019 2 18 182 38 2 4 8 83   602
Sliven 3 814 2 866 15 191 48 71 4 14 19 16 3 948
Smolyan 1 744 1 471 44 33 30 15 1 6 4 3 46 273
Sofia(stolitsa) 25 399 19 969 1 428 967 1 005 685 476 978 263 281 191 5 430
Sofia 5 799 5 432 82 47 42 40 37 127 6 10 18 367
Stara Zagora 7 223 6 435 28 147 115 130 20 36 58 22 73 788
Targovishte 3 342 2 388 13 32 124 97 2 10 10 15 5 954
Haskovo 5 942 4 192 14 107 61 18 7 11 12 13 301 1 750
Shumen 5 723 3 521 9 59 337 48 3 8 12 74 4 2 202
Yambol 2 868 2 465 9 242 63 28 2 5 7 12 2 403
Foreign country 39 941 39 941 2 101 2 765 2 626 926 669 1 369 724 1 048 1 753  -
MIGRATION OF THE POPULATION BETWEEN DISTRICTS IN 2019
(Number)
Immigrants in the districts Total Emigrants from the districts
Bulgaria Kyustendil Lovech Montana Pazardzhik Pernik Pleven Plovdiv Razgrad Ruse Foreign country
Total 206 049 168 120 3 497 3 484 4 427 4 675 3 159 6 866 12 183 3 666 5 056 37 929
Bulgaria 166 108 128 179 2 454 2 720 3 591 3 581 2 577 5 434 10 053 2 269 3 645 37 929
Blagoevgrad 6 487 5 072 255 12 40 74 69 33 102 9 22 1 415
Burgas 11 291 8 084 22 26 48 68 29 111 191 32 64 3 207
Varna 10 671 8 039 16 61 43 38 17 164 105 215 245 2 632
Veliko Tarnovo 5 925 5 273 14 125 31 26 11 288 81 52 199 652
Vidin 2 609 2 345 3 6 127 9 7 15 20   17 264
Vratsa 4 980 4 579 9 31 269 12 22 184 50 9 44 401
Gabrovo 2 225 1 868 4 62 17 9 4 58 38 11 35 357
Dobrich 3 978 3 139 4 8 4 10 7 35 44 11 43 839
Kardzhali 10 341 2 477 2 7 4 11 2 5 154 7 10 7 864
Kyustendil 2 934 2 297 1 097 3 18 8 130 13 26 1 9 637
Lovech 2 770 2 412 4 1 150 14 9 8 301 45 4 23 358
Montana 3 654 3 430 7 17 1 899 18 55 41 37 3 10 224
Pazardzhik 3 678 3 233 11 16 18 1 596 11 19 386 7 27 445
Pernik 3 048 2 802 124 17 49 16 1 147 29 19 3 10 246
Pleven 5 413 4 777 13 275 24 24 22 2 837 60 4 65 636
Plovdiv 14 219 12 059 36 81 77 749 35 124 6 259 41 74 2 160
Razgrad 3 230 2 096 3 10 5 6 3 14 30 1 197 219 1 134
Ruse 4 180 3 439 10 30 31 9 12 100 20 226 1 803 741
Silistra 2 621 2 019 6 10 4 1 6 10 12 55 107 602
Sliven 3 814 2 866 7 12 5 7 5 6 67 7 6 948
Smolyan 1 744 1 471 3 4 3 16 5 11 279 3 5 273
Sofia(stolitsa) 25 399 19 969 719 582 739 675 874 845 1 101 160 395 5 430
Sofia 5 799 5 432 44 94 71 97 45 83 106 6 16 367
Stara Zagora 7 223 6 435 12 30 25 31 18 40 402 18 46 788
Targovishte 3 342 2 388 3 12 5 2 6 13 29 74 86 954
Haskovo 5 942 4 192 13 17 9 34 9 17 304 19 16 1 750
Shumen 5 723 3 521 9 17 7 16 7 28 35 89 37 2 202
Yambol 2 868 2 465 4 5 5 10 11 10 51 6 12 403
Foreign country 39 941 39 941 1 043 764 836 1 094 582 1 432 2 130 1 397 1 411  -
MIGRATION OF THE POPULATION BETWEEN DISTRICTS IN 2019
(Number)
Immigrants in the districts Total Emigrants from the districts
Bulgaria Silistra Sliven Smolyan Sofia (stolitsa) Sofia Stara Zagora Targovishte Haskovo Shumen Yambol Foreign country
Total 206 049 168 120 2 843 5 650 2 614 22 169 6 062 7 781 3 039 6 804 4 538 3 407 37 929
Bulgaria 166 108 128 179 2 274 3 603 1 877 16 745 4 939 6 658 2 479 4 510 3 739 2 812 37 929
Blagoevgrad 6 487 5 072 6 9 42 946 69 29 8 14 13 9 1 415
Burgas 11 291 8 084 40 360 41 824 69 208 41 139 100 314 3 207
Varna 10 671 8 039 251 80 24 488 59 118 217 46 487 73 2 632
Veliko Tarnovo 5 925 5 273 39 97 13 355 52 101 115 25 57 45 652
Vidin 2 609 2 345   4 3 323 22 10 3 7 5 3 264
Vratsa 4 980 4 579 6 4 4 736 129 28 10 10 5 5 401
Gabrovo 2 225 1 868 7 15 3 214 9 47 25 7 15 7 357
Dobrich 3 978 3 139 83 14 7 167 31 9 19 14 46 8 839
Kardzhali 10 341 2 477 3 7 57 161 9 50 8 239 1 8 7 864
Kyustendil 2 934 2 297 3 5 4 627 52 25 2 7 5 3 637
Lovech 2 770 2 412 5 4 7 381 94 28 12 3 10 12 358
Montana 3 654 3 430 9 7 5 666 78 17 7 12 7 7 224
Pazardzhik 3 678 3 233 7 7 42 580 114 46 4 33 5 8 445
Pernik 3 048 2 802 4 14 9 1 042 41 19 5 8 9 5 246
Pleven 5 413 4 777 9 10 8 556 82 28 10 11 21 18 636
Plovdiv 14 219 12 059 42 184 603 1 040 130 528 38 545 57 152 2 160
Razgrad 3 230 2 096 66 8   102 12 20 66 12 77 8 1 134
Ruse 4 180 3 439 191 15 5 216 31 22 92 12 49 17 741
Silistra 2 621 2 019 1 213 9 4 123 13 9 11 19 61 9 602
Sliven 3 814 2 866 3 1 605 9 188 13 244 26 42 19 214 948
Smolyan 1 744 1 471   6 548 294 10 34 1 61 6   273
Sofia(stolitsa) 25 399 19 969 157 363 324 2 560 2 216 803 178 428 269 307 5 430
Sofia 5 799 5 432 22 31 13 2 769 1 538 34 9 22 13 10 367
Stara Zagora 7 223 6 435 16 403 43 517 25 3 696 15 313 28 128 788
Targovishte 3 342 2 388 16 59 5 172 13 21 1 422 10 122 10 954
Haskovo 5 942 4 192 11 55 51 320 10 351 10 2 312 15 75 1 750
Shumen 5 723 3 521 59 22 1 199 10 30 111 40 2 230 20 2 202
Yambol 2 868 2 465 6 206 2 179 8 103 14 119 7 1 337 403
Foreign country 39 941 39 941 569 2 047 737 5 424 1 123 1 123 560 2 294 799 595  -
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.

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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, 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.

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

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

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

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Pages

  • Population and Demographic Processes 2019
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    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.

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  • Statistical Yearbook 2019
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    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.

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