Creches


Creches - Children entered in crеches, Children in crеches at the end of the year, Crеches and Places in crеches
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

"Health and Justice Statistics" Department

Contact name

Larisa Petkova

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 409

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified10 May 2019
Metadata last posted10 May 2019
Metadata last update10 May 2019
Statistical presentation
Data description

Data on number of establishments and places in crеches, personnel, and number of children as well as their distribution by age are collected. Creches are set up to support families in raising children up to the age of three years and to ensure their normal physical and mental development. Groups for children could be opened at daily and weekly kindergartens as the organization of work there does not differ from the work of detached creches.

Classification system

· Classification of Territorial Units for Statistical Purposes in Bulgaria (NUTS);

· Unified Classification of Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units (UCATTU).

Sector coverage

All crеches and groups in kindergartens are covered.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Crеches are organizationally separate structures, in which medical and other specialists raise, educate and train children aged from three months to three years. The coverage of children grown in crеches is expressed by ratio of the number of children aged up to 3 years attending separate crеches and nursery groups at kindergartens per 100 of children of the same age group of the total population.

Statistical unit

A crеche or nursery group at kindergarten.

Statistical population

All crеches and nursery groups at kindergartens in Bulgaria are covered.

Reference area

For the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria. Аt statistical processing data about crеches are distributed regionally according to administrative territorial division of the country (municipalities, districts, statistical regions).

Time coverage

2001-2018

Base period

Not applicable

Unit of measure

Number

Reference period

Year

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

· Law on Statistics;

· Law on Health;

· Ordinance № 1/27.02.2013 of the Minister of Health for the provision of medico-statistical information and information on health establishments medical activities;

· Ordinance № 26 of 18.10.2008 on the structure and activity of the crеches.

Data sharing

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 is not published in conformity with Art. 25 of the Law on Statistics. The publishing of individual data can be performed only in accordance with Art. 26 of the same law.

Release policy
Release calendar

The date for publication of statistical information is listed in 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 on crеches is published on the NSI website, section Health in accordance with the Law on Statistics and the European Statistics Code of Practice respecting the professional independence and aiming at objectivity, transparency and equal treatment of all consumers.

Frequency of dissemination

Yearly

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Annual press release.

Publications

· Health Services;

· Statistical Yearbook;

· Statistical Reference Book;

· Regions, districts and municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria;

· "Bulgaria" (brochure).

On-line database

Data on Creches are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Health - Creches: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/5608

Micro-data access

Not applicable.

Other

Information service upon request, according to the Rules for the dissemination of statistical products and services in NSI.

Documentation on methodology

Methodological notes: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Zdr_5_Methodology_EN.pdf

Quality documentation

Not available.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Not applicable.

Quality assessment

Not applicable.

Relevance
User needs

Via the annually completed questionnaires survey data are provided to UNICEF and other international organizations.

At national and regional level the main users of the data are the National Assembly, the authorities of the central executive and local power, the State Agency for Child Protection. Annually data are also provided to the Ministry of Health and its territorial divisions - Regional health inspectorates and the National Center for Public Health and Analyses, as they are responsible for policy making in health at national and regional level.

Upon requests for specific data, the data is available to research institutes, universities, NGOs and others.

User satisfaction

Not applicable.

Completeness

Exhaustive survey.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

Not applicable.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

T+5 months.

Punctuality

Data are disseminated according to the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.

Coherence and comparability
Comparability - geographical

Data are comparable.

Comparability - over time

The data are comparable beginning year 2001.

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

Data source is a reporting form provided by crеches.

Frequency of data collection

Yearly.

Data collection

Reporting forms are submitted by Regional health inspections which are Bodies of Statistics.

Data validation

Not applicable.

Data compilation

Data processing is centralized at national level.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Comment
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  • Creches and places in creches as of 31.12. by statistical regions and districts
  • Children in crеches by age and statistical regions
  • Children in creches as of 31.12 by statistical regions and by districts
  • Tuesday, 12 May 2015 - 11:00

    The number of detached crèches and groups in kindergartens functioning in the country as of 31.12.2014 was 794 with 30 524 places in them. The number of places in the country has increased with 404, or with 1.3% compared to the previous year.

    The number of children accommodated in crèches at the end of the year was 31 489. 16 167 of them were boys, and - 15 322 girls.

    The coverage of children brought up in crèches at the end of 2014 was 15.8%.

  • Friday, 3 April 2015 - 11:00

    At the end of 2014 in Bulgaria there are 29 Homes for medico-social care for children with total capacity of 2 199 places. 975 children are accommodated there - 537 boys (55.1%) and 438 girls (44.9%).

  • Friday, 30 May 2014 - 11:00

    According to the preliminary data of the NSI the number of health establishments for hospital aid as of 31.12.2013 was 342 with 49 522 beds. 316 of them were hospitals with 46 804 beds. The number of out-patient health establishments was 1 885 with 980 beds and other health establishments were 145 - 3 132 beds in them. 

  • Friday, 9 May 2014 - 11:00

    The number of detached crèches and groups in kindergartens functioning in the country as of 31.12.2013 was 770 with 30 120 places in them. 31 199 children were accommodated there at the end of 2013. 16 122 of them were boys, and - 15 077 girls.

  • Friday, 4 April 2014 - 11:00

    At the end of 2013 there were 29 Homes for medico-social care for children with total capacity of 2 258 places. The process of deinstitutionalization was continued. 1 204 children were accommodated in them as of 31.12.2013. 670 of them were boys and 534 - girls.

     
  • Thursday, 30 May 2013 - 16:50

    At the end of 2012 health network in the country covered 339 establishments for hospital aid with 48 308 beds in them. The number of hospitals was 312 with 45 726 beds in them. The number of out-patient health establishments was 1804 with 838 beds and other health establishments were 141 with 4 426 beds.

  • Friday, 10 May 2013 - 11:00

    The number of detached crèches and groups in kindergartens functioning in Bulgaria at the end of 2012 was 754 with 29 601 places in them. The number of children new entrants in detached crèches and groups in kindergartens in 2012 was 29 216 or 164 children less than the children new entrants in 2011. 31 474 children were accommodated there at the end of the year.

  • Friday, 5 April 2013 - 11:00

    The number of Homes for medico-social care for children at the end of 2012 is 30 with capacity of 3 624 places. 2 087 children are accommodated there.
    1 169 of them are boys and 918 - girls.

  • Wednesday, 30 May 2012 - 11:00

    At the end of 2011 health network in the country covers 344 establishments for hospital aid with 47 391 beds in them. The number of hospitals was 315 with 44 811 beds in them. The number of out-patient health establishments was 1 770 with 924 beds and other health establishments were 150 with 4 546 beds.

  • Friday, 4 May 2012 - 11:00

    The number of detached crèches and groups in kindergartens functioning in the country at the end of 2011 is 753 with 29 612 places in them. The tendencies of increasing of the establishments’ number as well as the number of places and children in them continue in 2011. The number of children new entrants in 2011 is 29 380 or 2 354 children more than the children new entrants in 2010. At the end of the year 31 611 children are raised and brought up in crèches.

Pages

  • Statistical Yearbook 2015
    The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to present to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 83rd 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 2010 - 2014 in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.

  • Health Services 2015
    The National Statistical Institute informs users of statistical information in the field of social statistics that the annual publication Health Services 2015 (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.

  • Bulgaria 2015

    The National Statistical Institute presents the bilingual (Bulgarian/English) brochure Bulgaria 2015 to users of statistical information. The brochure is addressed to a wide range of users (international institutions, businessmen, students, experts etc.) and changes the traditional presentation of statistical information by offering an innovative structure with a parallel translation in English. The publication contains topical statistical information about the demographic, social and economic development of the country over the 2010 - 2014 period.

  • Statistical Yearbook 2014

    The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to present to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 82nd 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 2009 - 2013 in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.

  • Health Services 2014
    The National Statistical Institute informs users of statistical information in the field of social statistics that the annual publication Health Services 2014 (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:
  • Bulgaria 2014

    The National Statistical Institute presents the bilingual (Bulgarian/English) brochure Bulgaria 2014 to users of statistical information. The brochure is addressed to a wide range of users (international institutions, businessmen, students, experts etc.) and changes the traditional presentation of statistical information by offering an innovative structure with a parallel translation in English. The publication contains topical statistical information about the demographic, social and economic development of the country over the 2008 - 2013 period.

  • Statistical Yearbook 2013

    The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to present to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 81st 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 2008 - 2012 in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.

  • Health Services 2013
    The National Statistical Institute informs users of statistical information in the field of social statistics that the annual publication Health Services 2013 (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:
  • Statistical Yearbook 2012
    Statistical Yearbook 2012
    The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to submit to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 80th 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 the 2007 - 2011 period in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.
  • Bulgaria 2013
    Bulgaria 2013

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