Education in the Republic of Bulgaria for 2016/2017 School Year

The main results from the National Statistical Institute (NSI) annual comprehensive studies characterizing the activity of educational institutions are as follows:

• In the 2016/2017 academic year in kindergartens are enrolled 224.4 thousand children or with 3.3% less in comparison with the previous year.
• In 2016, high school graduates in general and vocational schools are respectively 24.4 and 20.6 thousand students.
• Enrolled in the varying degrees of higher education in 2016/2017 academic year are 249.9 thousand.
• As of 31.12.2016 for acquiring educational and scientific degree ‘Doctor’ in the country are trained 6 738, of which 503 foreign citizens.
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