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Poverty and Social Inclusion Indicators by District

Time series : SILC_3_obl_en.xls

Poverty and Social Inclusion Indicators (Open Method of Coordination)*
*From 2016 onward the participation of the household in the survey is extended which is the reason of the increase in the number of rotational groups in the panel – from 4 to 6.

[OV-1] At-risk-of-poverty threshold (illustrative values of the region)
Survey year 2020
Income reference year 2019
  Single person Two adults with two children younger than 14 years
Bulgaria 5 412 11 365
Blagoevgrad 4 855 10 195
Burgas 5 450 11 446
Varna 5 760 12 096
Veliko Tarnovo 5 009 10 518
Vidin 3 568 7 493
Vratsa 4 395 9 230
Gabrovo 4 761 9 998
Dobrich 5 238 11 001
Kardzhali 4 833 10 150
Kyustendil 5 296 11 122
Lovech 4 489 9 426
Montana 3 238 6 799
Pazardzhik 4 139 8 693
Pernik 6 066 12 739
Pleven 4 637 9 738
Plovdiv 5 102 10 713
Razgrad 4 637 9 738
Ruse 5 344 11 223
Silistra 5 210 10 942
Sliven 4 138 8 690
Smolyan 5 726 12 024
Sofia cap. 8 617 18 096
Sofia 5 649 11 862
Stara Zagora 5 577 11 712
Targovishte 4 827 10 137
Haskovo 3 818 8 017
Shumen 4 899 10 288
Yambol 4 655 9 776
[OV-1a] At-risk-of-poverty rate by poverty threshold of the region (by gender)
Survey year 2020
Income reference year 2019
  total male female
Bulgaria 23.8 21.7 25.8
Blagoevgrad 19.6 19.5 19.6
Burgas 29.0 27.3 30.6
Varna 24.0 20.2 27.5
Veliko Tarnovo 25.0 23.6 26.4
Vidin 23.0 23.6 22.4
Vratsa 24.5 22.6 26.2
Gabrovo 12.3 7.6 16.7
Dobrich 20.0 21.2 18.8
Kardzhali 21.1 17.0 25.0
Kyustendil 24.8 19.3 29.9
Lovech 20.1 21.0 19.3
Montana 29.4 29.2 29.5
Pazardzhik 21.7 22.7 20.7
Pernik 16.9 13.5 20.1
Pleven 20.6 16.9 24.2
Plovdiv 25.3 25.2 25.4
Razgrad 12.6 8.8 16.1
Ruse 20.8 16.7 24.6
Silistra 29.1 33.0 25.4
Sliven 31.3 29.6 32.9
Smolyan 26.2 21.9 30.1
Sofia cap. 22.5 19.5 25.4
Sofia 20.6 16.8 24.4
Stara Zagora 26.9 24.0 29.7
Targovishte 18.9 16.2 21.4
Haskovo 17.1 18.1 16.0
Shumen 16.4 12.8 19.9
Yambol 22.2 18.9 25.3
[OV-2] Inequality of income distribution S80/S20 income quintile share ratio
Survey year 2020
Income reference year 2019
  S80_S20
Bulgaria 8.0
Blagoevgrad 5.9
Burgas 6.9
Varna 7.2
Veliko Tarnovo 6.7
Vidin (7.8)
Vratsa 11.0
Gabrovo 4.3
Dobrich 6.1
Kardzhali 5.9
Kyustendil 5.7
Lovech 6.3
Montana (8.5)
Pazardzhik 6.1
Pernik 5.3
Pleven 7.8
Plovdiv 7.0
Razgrad 4.6
Ruse 6.8
Silistra 7.4
Sliven 8.7
Smolyan 6.3
Sofia cap. 8.9
Sofia 5.3
Stara Zagora 9.6
Targovishte 4.4
Haskovo 6.0
Shumen 3.9
Yambol 7.6

() - due to small sample figures in brackets are not reliable
[SI-C2] Inequality of income distribution Gini coefficient
Survey year 2020
Income reference year 2019
  GINI
Bulgaria 40.0
Blagoevgrad 35.5
Burgas 34.4
Varna 39.0
Veliko Tarnovo 33.7
Vidin 37.5
Vratsa 41.9
Gabrovo 28.2
Dobrich 33.3
Kardzhali 33.3
Kyustendil 31.8
Lovech 35.6
Montana 39.1
Pazardzhik 35.8
Pernik 28.9
Pleven 39.0
Plovdiv 36.8
Razgrad 29.4
Ruse 35.0
Silistra 35.0
Sliven 39.3
Smolyan 34.8
Sofia cap. 41.4
Sofia 32.6
Stara Zagora 37.6
Targovishte 26.9
Haskovo 32.9
Shumen 26.1
Yambol 37.7
[OV-C11] At-risk-of-poverty rate before social transfers (by gender)
Survey year 2020
Income reference year 2019
  total male female
Bulgaria 41.7 38.8 44.4
Blagoevgrad 39.2 38.6 39.9
Burgas 45.9 42.7 48.8
Varna 44.8 40.6 48.7
Veliko Tarnovo 41.8 41.3 42.3
Vidin 48.4 45.4 51.2
Vratsa 44.1 42.1 46.1
Gabrovo 33.7 27.5 39.4
Dobrich 41.0 38.9 43.0
Kardzhali 33.8 29.1 38.4
Kyustendil 47.8 42.9 52.5
Lovech 39.4 38.9 39.9
Montana 61.1 58.9 63.2
Pazardzhik 42.2 39.8 44.5
Pernik 41.7 38.8 44.6
Pleven 46.2 39.4 52.5
Plovdiv 41.8 41.5 42.2
Razgrad 44.8 40.2 49.1
Ruse 39.7 35.2 43.9
Silistra 43.8 45.2 42.5
Sliven 50.6 47.7 53.3
Smolyan 43.0 39.8 45.9
Sofia cap. 35.8 32.0 39.3
Sofia 48.8 46.0 51.5
Stara Zagora 42.7 38.7 46.4
Targovishte 38.0 36.0 39.9
Haskovo 54.5 50.9 57.8
Shumen 35.7 33.2 38.0
Yambol 47.7 41.8 53.3
[SI-C6] At-risk-of-poverty rate before social transfers, by gender (except pensions)
Survey year 2020
Income reference year 2019
  total male female
Bulgaria 29.9 27.5 32.1
Blagoevgrad 26.1 26.1 26.1
Burgas 32.9 29.9 35.8
Varna 30.6 26.9 34.1
Veliko Tarnovo 27.4 26.0 28.7
Vidin 29.1 28.8 29.3
Vratsa 29.6 26.3 32.9
Gabrovo 16.5 11.9 20.7
Dobrich 27.0 26.1 27.9
Kardzhali 24.8 20.1 29.3
Kyustendil 30.6 23.7 37.1
Lovech 30.0 29.8 30.2
Montana 40.7 37.7 43.6
Pazardzhik 30.1 29.5 30.7
Pernik 28.4 24.2 32.4
Pleven 30.4 26.8 33.7
Plovdiv 31.7 31.8 31.6
Razgrad 28.9 26.4 31.3
Ruse 28.5 22.6 34.0
Silistra 36.7 39.1 34.5
Sliven 35.7 34.4 37.0
Smolyan 30.4 26.6 33.9
Sofia cap. 27.3 23.8 30.6
Sofia 32.1 28.6 35.5
Stara Zagora 30.6 27.5 33.5
Targovishte 27.8 25.6 29.9
Haskovo 31.7 31.3 32.1
Shumen 24.6 21.1 27.9
Yambol 31.8 26.2 37.2
[SI-P8] Persent of population lacking at least 4 items in the economic strain and durables dimension by gender
Survey year 2020
Income reference year 2019
  total male female
Bulgaria 19.4 18.4 20.2
Blagoevgrad 19.5 18.6 20.2
Burgas 21.9 22.2 21.7
Varna 20.8 18.5 23.0
Veliko Tarnovo 25.5 25.6 25.5
Vidin 27.0 24.8 29.1
Vratsa 25.7 25.7 25.8
Gabrovo 12.7 6.8 18.2
Dobrich 19.7 19.4 20.0
Kardzhali 20.5 17.3 23.7
Kyustendil 9.3 10.3 8.4
Lovech 17.5 18.6 16.5
Montana 13.5 13.6 13.5
Pazardzhik 23.3 25.3 21.4
Pernik 16.7 13.6 19.6
Pleven 24.7 23.0 26.4
Plovdiv 24.3 24.3 24.3
Razgrad 30.9 27.1 34.4
Ruse 23.2 20.7 25.6
Silistra 11.5 12.3 10.7
Sliven 34.1 32.8 35.4
Smolyan 18.5 16.1 20.8
Sofia cap. 9.6 7.8 11.2
Sofia 12.7 13.7 11.9
Stara Zagora 22.0 22.0 22.0
Targovishte 14.5 13.0 16.0
Haskovo 27.4 27.5 27.2
Shumen 19.4 19.2 19.5
Yambol 28.0 25.7 30.1
[LVHL11] People living in households with very low work intensity
Survey year 2020
Income reference year 2019
  18-59 years
  1000 pers PC_POP
Bulgaria 296.2 7.9
Blagoevgrad 14.1 8.4
Burgas 19.8 9.2
Varna 18.8 7.8
Veliko Tarnovo 8.3 7.2
Vidin 6.4 14.8
Vratsa 10.0 12.1
Gabrovo 1.8 3.5
Dobrich 11.1 11.8
Kardzhali 10.4 11.4
Kyustendil 4.0 6.8
Lovech 7.6 11.4
Montana 20.0 31.2
Pazardzhik 6.3 4.2
Pernik 3.6 5.2
Pleven 13.6 11.7
Plovdiv 31.7 8.7
Razgrad 7.0 11.9
Ruse 11.6 9.8
Silistra 4.0 6.8
Sliven 8.1 9.1
Smolyan 1.9 3.5
Sofia cap. 23.9 3.0
Sofia 6.9 6.0
Stara Zagora 16.4 9.8
Targovishte 3.3 5.5
Haskovo 16.8 15.9
Shumen 4.7 4.7
Yambol 4.2 7.0
[PEPS01] Population at risk of poverty or social exclusion by gender
Survey year 2020
Income reference year 2019
  total male female
1000 pers PC_POP 1000 pers PC_POP 1000 pers PC_POP
Bulgaria 2 231.5 32.1 1 005.6 29.8 1 225.9 34.2
Blagoevgrad 92.3 30.5 43.0 29.2 49.3 31.7
Burgas 146.1 35.6 68.3 34.3 77.8 36.8
Varna 168.6 35.8 71.3 31.2 97.2 40.1
Veliko Tarnovo 86.2 37.1 41.1 36.6 45.1 37.6
Vidin 31.6 38.2 16.0 39.5 15.7 36.9
Vratsa 59.6 37.2 29.0 36.7 30.6 37.7
Gabrovo 23.7 22.2 7.3 14.2 16.4 29.6
Dobrich 51.2 29.8 23.5 28.1 27.8 31.4
Kardzhali 56.4 35.7 22.9 29.4 33.5 41.8
Kyustendil 38.9 33.3 16.7 29.3 22.2 37.0
Lovech 36.7 29.9 17.6 29.6 19.0 30.3
Montana 51.4 40.5 25.8 41.5 25.6 39.5
Pazardzhik 76.8 30.4 39.5 31.9 37.3 28.9
Pernik 35.4 29.7 13.9 24.1 21.5 35.1
Pleven 75.7 32.0 33.3 29.0 42.4 34.9
Plovdiv 223.6 33.4 110.5 34.4 113.1 32.4
Razgrad 37.8 34.1 15.7 29.1 22.1 38.9
Ruse 70.7 32.7 29.8 28.4 40.9 36.8
Silistra 34.8 32.8 19.4 37.6 15.4 28.3
Sliven 83.1 45.0 38.3 42.5 44.8 47.3
Smolyan 35.8 34.6 14.2 28.4 21.6 40.3
Sofia cap. 343.9 25.9 144.8 22.7 199.1 28.8
Sofia 60.6 26.7 26.2 23.6 34.4 29.8
Stara Zagora 106.0 33.7 47.4 31.0 58.5 36.2
Targovishte 25.2 22.7 11.4 21.0 13.8 24.3
Haskovo 74.6 33.1 36.2 33.0 38.4 33.1
Shumen 47.2 27.0 21.8 25.7 25.5 28.3
Yambol 47.9 40.9 20.9 36.4 27.1 45.2

1000 pers - Per 1000 persons
PC_POP - Percent of population
28.04.2021