Migration of the population between districts



MIGRATION OF THE POPULATION BETWEEN DISTRICTS IN 2018
(Number)
Immigrants in the districts Total Emigrants from the districts
Bulgaria Blagoevgrad Burgas Varna Veliko Tarnovo Vidin Vratsa Gabrovo Dobrich Kardzhali Foreign country
Total 172 594 143 035 6 400 9 097 8 722 6 327 2 650 5 093 2 297 3 748 3 786 29 559
Bulgaria 139 369 109 810 4 635 6 817 6 555 5 565 2 081 3 937 1 688 2 872 2 284 29 559
Blagoevgrad 5 021 3 855 2 239 41 47 29 23 26 10 29 3 1 166
Burgas 9 628 6 873 50 3 894 330 156 21 61 39 49 25 2 755
Varna 9 780 7 453 53 345 3 118 285 44 64 76 623 7 2 327
Veliko Tarnovo 5 144 4 605 31 80 165 2 419 29 76 206 52 9 539
Vidin 1 994 1 808 25 16 30 44 1 114 50 5 7   186
Vratsa 3 863 3 478 41 52 40 95 44 1 910 21 11 8 385
Gabrovo 1 890 1 577 10 42 55 188 2 23 691 17 8 313
Dobrich 3 049 2 453 20 30 379 70 7 15 12 1 417 3 596
Kardzhali 6 107 2 170 12 25 22 20   3 10 8 1 345 3 937
Kyustendil 2 440 1 754 178 15 8 27 9 10 6 3 5 686
Lovech 2 181 1 885 10 18 24 119 5 35 42 2 1 296
Montana 2 682 2 482 33 19 35 44 123 226 11 6 2 200
Pazardzhik 3 104 2 754 87 46 28 31 10 7 8 12 9 350
Pernik 2 342 2 153 81 23 18 19 10 27 12 5 2 189
Pleven 4 332 3 813 38 36 57 266 23 180 48 14 5 519
Plovdiv 13 165 11 200 152 275 154 164 51 75 55 54 253 1 965
Razgrad 2 619 1 833 17 24 112 68 3 4 14 12 2 786
Ruse 3 565 2 987 22 42 126 259 16 28 30 27 7 578
Silistra 2 416 1 841 7 32 131 39 2 4 7 88 7 575
Sliven 3 438 2 621 18 208 97 63 3 7 25 29 5 817
Smolyan 1 655 1 359 27 22 16 18 3 6 1 2 41 296
Sofia(stolitsa) 23 613 18 574 1 314 904 857 696 466 920 232 286 196 5 039
Sofia 4 851 4 517 62 50 49 62 44 101 10 13 8 334
Stara Zagora 6 170 5 569 50 159 118 143 16 33 75 22 70 601
Targovishte 2 650 1 938 10 31 107 120 2 7 10 13 4 712
Haskovo 4 969 3 572 23 89 54 32 7 16 14 8 248 1 397
Shumen 4 434 2 762 13 72 307 67 2 13 8 55 2 1 672
Yambol 2 267 1 924 12 227 71 22 2 10 10 8 9 343
Foreign country 33 225 33 225 1 765 2 280 2 167 762 569 1 156 609 876 1 502  -
MIGRATION OF THE POPULATION BETWEEN DISTRICTS IN 2018
(Number)
Immigrants in the districts Total Emigrants from the districts
Bulgaria Kyustendil Lovech Montana Pazardzhik Pernik Pleven Plovdiv Razgrad Ruse Foreign country
Total 172 594 143 035 2 893 2 815 3 422 4 150 2 432 5 539 11 118 3 124 4 196 29 559
Bulgaria 139 369 109 810 2 013 2 178 2 716 3 233 1 940 4 350 9 354 1 965 3 032 29 559
Blagoevgrad 5 021 3 855 224 10 32 70 48 33 79 9 19 1 166
Burgas 9 628 6 873 28 24 22 33 29 74 195 45 61 2 755
Varna 9 780 7 453 20 44 57 37 16 153 130 229 191 2 327
Veliko Tarnovo 5 144 4 605 4 96 30 22 10 218 62 51 204 539
Vidin 1 994 1 808 5 8 85 7 6 19 21   14 186
Vratsa 3 863 3 478 17 33 226 14 25 142 25 1 44 385
Gabrovo 1 890 1 577 5 52 9 7 1 51 37 8 25 313
Dobrich 3 049 2 453 6 4 8 9 9 23 49 11 35 596
Kardzhali 6 107 2 170 5 2 2 10 6 12 152 4 6 3 937
Kyustendil 2 440 1 754 787 2 12 17 79 10 17 2 4 686
Lovech 2 181 1 885   880 14 7 8 207 58 12 18 296
Montana 2 682 2 482 8 17 1 245 11 23 31 30 4 16 200
Pazardzhik 3 104 2 754 15 11 10 1 294 20 21 405 6 12 350
Pernik 2 342 2 153 67 12 40 26 811 23 24 2 10 189
Pleven 4 332 3 813 14 212 35 9 18 2 024 79 13 53 519
Plovdiv 13 165 11 200 46 70 90 696 32 136 5 617 32 66 1 965
Razgrad 2 619 1 833 2 5 1 6 1 16 24 917 210 786
Ruse 3 565 2 987 3 23 21 7 12 102 50 215 1 390 578
Silistra 2 416 1 841 4 5 3 12 7 7 16 57 107 575
Sliven 3 438 2 621 2 6 3 17 4 12 94 11 15 817
Smolyan 1 655 1 359 5 6 6 30 4 8 248 3 5 296
Sofia(stolitsa) 23 613 18 574 653 521 665 701 690 845 1 121 137 365 5 039
Sofia 4 851 4 517 47 86 61 78 41 72 100 10 27 334
Stara Zagora 6 170 5 569 21 25 22 58 19 51 372 13 31 601
Targovishte 2 650 1 938 4 12 3 5 2 16 21 72 49 712
Haskovo 4 969 3 572 17 6 8 29 5 13 261 13 6 1 397
Shumen 4 434 2 762 2 4 5 9 9 20 33 84 43 1 672
Yambol 2 267 1 924 2 2 1 12 5 11 34 4 6 343
Foreign country 33 225 33 225 880 637 706 917 492 1 189 1 764 1 159 1 164  -
MIGRATION OF THE POPULATION BETWEEN DISTRICTS IN 2018
(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 172 594 143 035 2 552 4 717 2 518 18 450 5 115 6 562 2 651 6 152 3 728 2 781 29 559
Bulgaria 139 369 109 810 2 086 3 050 1 897 13 966 4 179 5 635 2 185 4 236 3 074 2 287 29 559
Blagoevgrad 5 021 3 855 4 10 55 662 64 36 7 19 17 10 1 166
Burgas 9 628 6 873 41 290 28 606 46 175 66 112 78 295 2 755
Varna 9 780 7 453 245 98 15 533 43 137 216 61 516 97 2 327
Veliko Tarnovo 5 144 4 605 43 97 8 316 24 86 151 34 49 33 539
Vidin 1 994 1 808 1 2 3 279 31 10 3 12 4 7 186
Vratsa 3 863 3 478 2 4 6 557 102 21 8 11 12 6 385
Gabrovo 1 890 1 577 15 26 1 194 10 49 20 10 12 9 313
Dobrich 3 049 2 453 80 9 4 142 17 9 16 9 53 7 596
Kardzhali 6 107 2 170 3 9 55 139 18 55 3 231 7 6 3 937
Kyustendil 2 440 1 754 5 6 3 475 47 8 5 4 6 4 686
Lovech 2 181 1 885 13 4 10 268 79 12 9 13 9 8 296
Montana 2 682 2 482 6 6 2 485 53 11 7 11 10 7 200
Pazardzhik 3 104 2 754 3 28 41 448 87 50 8 34 14 9 350
Pernik 2 342 2 153 2 5 7 823 53 24 2 16 6 3 189
Pleven 4 332 3 813 6 20 9 487 65 45 7 16 22 12 519
Plovdiv 13 165 11 200 29 153 567 1 013 134 497 44 553 56 136 1 965
Razgrad 2 619 1 833 75 11 2 97 5 13 63 41 81 7 786
Ruse 3 565 2 987 159 34 6 205 19 40 74 10 46 14 578
Silistra 2 416 1 841 1 042 6 3 138 1 12 15 19 64 6 575
Sliven 3 438 2 621 4 1 210 3 172 16 269 25 67 25 211 817
Smolyan 1 655 1 359 3 8 569 243 14 37 2 23   9 296
Sofia(stolitsa) 23 613 18 574 181 370 393 2 352 1 843 783 176 430 224 253 5 039
Sofia 4 851 4 517 10 16 22 2 145 1 313 35 12 22 6 15 334
Stara Zagora 6 170 5 569 21 328 38 493 41 2 841 17 332 33 127 601
Targovishte 2 650 1 938 13 44   130 5 15 1 099 13 123 8 712
Haskovo 4 969 3 572 21 46 37 242 26 267 10 1 987 33 54 1 397
Shumen 4 434 2 762 49 24 7 176 12 18 116 37 1 559 16 1 672
Yambol 2 267 1 924 10 186 3 146 11 80 4 109 9 918 343
Foreign country 33 225 33 225 466 1 667 621 4 484 936 927 466 1 916 654 494  -
12.04.2019


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

senior 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 certified06 July 2018
Metadata last posted06 July 2018
Metadata last update06 July 2018
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 - 2017 internal migration;

· 2010 - 2017 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

senior 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 - 2017 internal migration;

· 2010 - 2017 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.

Comment
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  • Monday, 13 May 2019 - 11:00

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

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

  • Friday, 12 April 2019 - 11:00

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

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

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

  • Friday, 4 January 2019 - 16:52

    What names did we give our children in 2018?

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

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

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

  • Friday, 11 May 2018 - 11:00

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

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

  • Thursday, 12 April 2018 - 11:00

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

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

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

  • Monday, 8 January 2018 - 11:00

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

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

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

  • Friday, 12 May 2017 - 11:00

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

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

  • Wednesday, 12 April 2017 - 11:00

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

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

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

  • 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.

Pages

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

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

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

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

  • Statistical Reference Book 2019
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2019 in English.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2015 - 2018 period.

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

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2015 - 2018 period.

  • 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:

  • Sustainable development of Bulgaria 2005 - 2016
    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.

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