Crude death and infant mortality rates by place of residence, statistical regions, districts and sex



CRUDE DEATH AND INFANT MORTALITY RATES BY PLACE OF RESIDENCE, STATISTICAL REGIONS, DISTRICTS AND SEX IN 2017
(‰)
Place of residence
Statistical regions
Districts
Total
Crude date rate
(per 1 000 persons of the population)
Infant mortality
(per 1 000 live births)
Total Male Female Total Boys Girls
Total 15.5 16.5 14.6 6.4 6.9 5.8
Severna i
Yugoiztochna Bulgaria
16.7 17.9 15.7 8.0 8.9 7.1
Severozapaden 20.3 21.2 19.5 8.1 9.4 6.8
Vidin 22.7 23.7 21.8 1.7 3.5 0.0
Vratsa 20.1 20.7 19.5 9.8 8.9 10.9
Lovech 21.1 22.5 19.7 7.9 9.4 6.3
Montana 21.1 22.2 20.0 9.8 13.8 5.9
Pleven 18.8 19.4 18.2 8.0 9.2 6.8
Severen tsentralen 17.7 18.9 16.5 7.4 8.6 6.3
Veliko Tarnovo 17.8 19.1 16.5 6.7 5.7 7.7
Gabrovo 20.9 21.3 20.6 8.3 5.3 11.4
Razgrad 17.0 18.5 15.6 4.5 6.7 2.3
Ruse 16.5 17.3 15.7 9.5 11.9 6.6
Silistra 17.1 19.4 15.0 7.5 12.6 2.2
Severoiztochen 14.5 15.7 13.4 7.5 7.4 7.6
Varna 12.9 13.9 11.9 5.7 4.3 7.2
Dobrich 16.7 18.6 14.9 12.9 15.4 10.2
Targovishte 16.3 17.7 15.0 8.5 8.8 8.3
Shumen 15.7 16.5 14.9 7.1 8.6 5.6
Yugoiztochen 15.4 16.7 14.2 8.8 10.0 7.4
Burgas 13.8 15.0 12.7 6.1 6.5 5.8
Sliven 15.3 16.7 14.0 12.6 18.1 6.9
Stara Zagora 16.6 17.8 15.6 9.5 7.6 11.5
Yambol 17.8 19.3 16.4 7.9 12.3 3.5
Yugozapadna i
Yuzhna tsentralna Bulgaria
14.3 15.1 13.5 4.8 5.0 4.6
Yugozapaden 13.6 14.4 12.9 3.4 3.6 3.3
Blagoevgrad 13.3 14.6 12.0 3.7 4.4 3.0
Kyustendil 20.7 22.4 19.1 9.1 8.8 9.4
Pernik 19.9 21.4 18.4 5.4 8.5 2.2
Sofia 18.4 19.8 17.1 5.6 4.0 7.2
Sofia (stolitsa) 11.6 11.9 11.3 2.6 2.7 2.4
Yuzhen tsentralen 15.3 16.3 14.3 7.0 7.3 6.6
Kardzhali 13.0 13.5 12.5 5.8 5.8 5.9
Pazardzhik 16.0 16.5 15.5 11.1 11.6 10.6
Plovdiv 14.7 15.8 13.7 6.6 6.4 6.7
Smolyan 16.3 18.1 14.7 5.4 8.4 2.6
Haskovo 17.0 18.4 15.7 4.9 5.8 4.0
Urban 13.2 14.1 12.4 5.4 5.4 5.3
Severna i
Yugoiztochna Bulgaria
13.7 14.8 12.8 6.7 6.9 6.5
Severozapaden 15.4 16.4 14.4 6.6 7.8 5.3
Vidin 15.0 16.2 13.8 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vratsa 14.7 15.3 14.2 8.0 7.7 8.4
Lovech 16.9 18.6 15.3 4.5 5.7 3.1
Montana 15.3 16.5 14.2 6.2 9.5 3.1
Pleven 15.2 16.1 14.4 8.7 10.1 7.3
Severen tsentralen 14.8 15.9 13.8 6.4 7.8 4.9
Veliko Tarnovo 13.3 14.6 12.1 5.9 6.8 5.0
Gabrovo 17.2 17.6 16.9 6.5 6.3 6.9
Razgrad 16.0 17.9 14.3 5.1 5.1 5.2
Ruse 14.0 14.9 13.2 6.1 6.8 5.1
Silistra 16.9 18.9 15.1 10.8 20.6 0.0
Severoiztochen 12.5 13.5 11.6 7.0 6.0 8.0
Varna 11.4 12.2 10.6 5.9 4.0 8.0
Dobrich 14.0 15.6 12.6 9.5 6.3 12.7
Targovishte 13.7 15.3 12.1 8.2 8.5 8.0
Shumen 14.3 15.0 13.7 8.3 13.5 2.5
Yugoiztochen 13.0 14.0 12.1 6.7 6.6 6.8
Burgas 12.2 13.1 11.3 5.5 5.4 5.6
Sliven 13.5 15.0 12.1 10.7 13.6 7.6
Stara Zagora 13.7 14.6 12.9 6.0 2.6 9.6
Yambol 13.4 14.2 12.6 6.0 9.9 2.4
Yugozapadna i
Yuzhna tsentralna Bulgaria
12.7 13.4 12.0 4.3 4.2 4.4
Yugozapaden 12.4 13.0 11.8 3.2 3.3 3.0
Blagoevgrad 12.1 13.8 10.5 4.0 4.5 3.6
Kyustendil 17.5 19.4 15.7 8.7 8.2 9.2
Pernik 17.0 18.2 15.9 3.8 5.0 2.5
Sofia 14.8 15.7 13.9 5.5 4.6 6.3
Sofia (stolitsa) 11.4 11.7 11.2 2.5 2.7 2.3
Yuzhen tsentralen 13.2 14.2 12.3 6.5 5.9 7.1
Kardzhali 11.9 12.2 11.5 7.6 5.9 9.4
Pazardzhik 14.6 15.3 14.0 11.5 10.3 12.7
Plovdiv 12.8 13.7 11.9 5.5 4.8 6.3
Smolyan 13.3 15.1 11.7 4.6 4.8 4.4
Haskovo 13.8 15.3 12.4 4.7 5.2 4.1
Rural 22.0 23.1 20.8 9.5 11.6 7.3
Severna i
Yugoiztochna Bulgaria
23.6 24.8 22.4 11.0 13.4 8.5
Severozapaden 28.8 29.3 28.4 10.8 12.1 9.4
Vidin 36.7 37.1 36.3 5.1 9.7 0.0
Vratsa 27.6 28.1 27.1 12.2 10.4 14.1
Lovech 28.1 29.1 27.0 14.6 16.2 12.7
Montana 31.3 32.0 30.5 16.0 20.8 10.9
Pleven 25.9 25.9 25.9 6.8 7.6 5.9
Severen tsentralen 23.5 24.7 22.2 9.6 10.0 9.1
Veliko Tarnovo 28.3 29.6 27.1 9.1 3.2 16.8
Gabrovo 37.5 37.7 37.3 17.2 0.0 33.9
Razgrad 17.9 19.1 16.8 4.1 8.0 0.0
Ruse 25.3 25.9 24.7 21.8 30.5 11.8
Silistra 17.3 19.7 14.8 5.4 7.1 3.6
Severoiztochen 20.1 21.6 18.5 8.9 11.5 6.4
Varna 20.7 22.6 18.8 4.5 6.0 3.0
Dobrich 22.6 24.8 20.3 20.0 34.2 4.6
Targovishte 19.5 20.3 18.6 8.8 9.1 8.6
Shumen 17.9 18.9 16.8 5.3 0.0 9.6
Yugoiztochen 21.7 23.4 20.1 13.6 18.0 9.0
Burgas 19.0 20.8 17.2 8.1 9.7 6.3
Sliven 18.7 19.8 17.6 15.4 25.0 6.0
Stara Zagora 24.2 25.8 22.6 17.9 20.0 15.9
Yambol 28.4 31.0 25.9 13.0 18.1 7.0
Yugozapadna i
Yuzhna tsentralna Bulgaria
19.8 20.8 18.8 7.1 8.8 5.4
Yugozapaden 20.1 21.4 18.9 5.4 5.7 5.0
Blagoevgrad 15.0 15.7 14.3 3.1 4.2 2.1
Kyustendil 28.0 29.0 27.1 10.9 11.6 10.2
Pernik 30.5 32.8 28.2 15.9 30.8 0.0
Sofia 24.2 26.2 22.1 5.8 2.9 9.0
Sofia (stolitsa) 15.2 16.0 14.4 4.3 4.0 4.5
Yuzhen tsentralen 19.5 20.4 18.6 8.2 10.7 5.6
Kardzhali 13.8 14.3 13.2 4.2 5.6 2.8
Pazardzhik 18.3 18.4 18.2 10.4 13.7 7.0
Plovdiv 20.8 22.1 19.5 9.9 11.9 8.0
Smolyan 20.2 21.8 18.6 6.6 13.4 0.0
Haskovo 25.5 26.5 24.6 5.7 7.7 3.8
12.04.2018


Euro-SDMX Metadata Structure (ESMS)

МORTALITY - Deaths, Infant deaths under 1 year of age, Crude death and infant mortality rates and Life tables
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

Statistics on Population and Housing fund Department

 

Contact name

Ivaylo Gavazki

Detelina Popcheva

Contact person function

Chief expert

Chief expert

Contact mail address

2, P. Volov Str.; 1038 Sofia, Bulgaria

Contact email address

dpopcheva@nsi.bg

igavazki@nsi.bg

 

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 635

+359 2 9857 463

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified05 July 2018
Metadata last posted05 July 2018
Metadata last update05 July 2018
Statistical presentation
Data description

The dead persons are surveyed. Registration is done at the moment of death and the number is calculated as of 31.12 of the reference year.

Mortality indicators are calculated based on data on deaths. The number of dead children up to one year of age is used for characterizing the infant mortality.

Life tables (biometric tables) and life expectancy are used for examining the age-specific mortality. They indicate the order of dying of a generation and reflect the gradual decrease of this generation due to the mortality. The life tables contain a system of an age-specific coefficients (presented as a function of the age) measuring the level of mortality during the separate time periods, survivors to a given age, life expectancy, etc.

Classification system

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

· Unified Classification of the Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units in Bulgaria (UCATTU);

· International Classification of Diseases, X version.

Sector coverage

Mortality indicators are calculated for a calendar year. Dead persons are included with an usual residence (current address) in the Republic of Bulgaria.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Death means a termination of all vital functions without a possibility to be recovered.

Crude mortality rate

Represents the ratio of the number of deaths during the year to the average annual population in that year expressed per 1000 inhabitants.

Infant mortality rate

Represents the ratio of the number of deaths of children under one year of age during the year to the number of live births in that year expressed per 1000 live births.

Perinatal mortality rate

Perinatal mortality rate represents the ratio of the number of deaths of children under one week and the stillbirths during the year, to 1 000 births in that year (live births and stillbirths).

Neonatal mortality rate

Represents the ratio of the number of deaths of children under 28 days during the year to 1 000 live births in that year.

Late neonatal mortality rate

Represents the ratio of the number of deaths of children from 7th to 27th day during the year to the number of live births in that year.

Post-neonatal mortality rate

Represents the ratio of the number of deaths of children after the 28th day up to 1 year during the year to 1 000 live births, of which the number of deaths of children up to the 28th day is subtracted.

Life expectancy at birth

Represents the ratio between the sum of men-years which the persons who have reached a given age x will survive for the whole period of their future life (from age x to the upper limit age) to the number of persons who have survived the age x.

Probability for dying

Represents the ratio of the number of dead persons at each age and the size of population from which these persons originate.

Probability for surviving

Represents the ratio between the number of those who survive to age x+1 years and the number of those who survive to age x years.

Statistical unit

Dead persons

Statistical population

Deaths

Reference area

Regional breakdown of the population 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

For dead persons:

· 1888 - 2016 - total for the country and by sex;

· 2010 - 2016 - on the NSI website.

For the life expectancy at birth:

· 1900 - 2016 - total for the country by sex;

· 2010 - 2016 - on the NSI website.

Base period

Not applicable.

Unit of measure

Number; per 1 000 population

Reference period

Calendar year

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

· Law on Statistics;

· Regulation (EC) 223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European statistics;

 · Regulation (EU) 1260/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European demographic statistics;

· Commission implementing regulation (EU) № 205/2014 laying down uniformed conditions for the implementation of Regulation (EU) No 1260/2013 of the European Parliament and the Council on European demographic statistics, as regards breakdowns of data, deadlines and data revisions;

· Law on Civil Registration.

Data sharing

Data are collected on the basis of  Regulation (EU) 1260/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European demographic statistics.

 

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 and demographic processes: 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;

· Booklet "Bulgaria".

On-line database

Data on mortality are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Population and demographic processes - Mortality: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/6629

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 mortality: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Pop_2_Metodology_mortality_en.pdf;

· Methodology on production of life tables;

· Manual for functioning of the Unified System for Civil registration and Administrative Service of Population.

Quality documentation

Not available.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Data is validated prior to the release.

Quality assessment

Not applicable.

Relevance
User needs

Data on deaths and life expectancy is used by different institutions, central and local authorities, as well as by international organisations.

User satisfaction

No user' satisfaction surveys are carried out.

Completeness

Data on deaths is available by sex, age (different groupings), residence (different territorial levels), cause.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

Not applicable.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

Data on deaths are published up to the end of April in the year following the reference year.

Life tables are published up to the end of May 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 and metadata.

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 deaths is the Unified System for Civil registration and Administrative Service of Population. Deaths are registered through a common USCRASP-CDS "Death notification".

Frequency of data collection

Monthly

Data collection

Exhaustively for all deaths registered during the year.

Computer files are received from the Unified System for Civil registration and Administrative Service of Population (administrative source).

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.

Comment
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ESS Standard for Quality Reports Structure (ESQRS)

МORTALITY - Deaths, Infant deaths under 1 year of age, Crude death and infant mortality rates and Life tables
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

Statistics on Population and Housing fund Department

 

Contact name

Ivaylo Gavazki

Detelina Popcheva

Contact person function

Chief expert

Chief expert

Contact mail address

2, P. Volov Str.; 1038 Sofia, Bulgaria

Contact email address

dpopcheva@nsi.bg

igavazki@nsi.bg

 

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 635

+359 2 9857 463

Contact fax number
Statistical presentation
Data description

The dead persons are surveyed. Registration is done at the moment of death and the number is calculated as of 31.12 of the reference year.

Mortality indicators are calculated based on data on deaths. The number of dead children up to one year of age is used for characterizing the infant mortality.

Life tables (biometric tables) and life expectancy are used for examining the age-specific mortality. They indicate the order of dying of a generation and reflect the gradual decrease of this generation due to the mortality. The life tables contain a system of an age-specific coefficients (presented as a function of the age) measuring the level of mortality during the separate time periods, survivors to a given age, life expectancy, etc.

Classification system

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

· Unified Classification of the Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units in Bulgaria (UCATTU);

· International Classification of Diseases, X version.

Sector coverage

Mortality indicators are calculated for a calendar year. Dead persons are included with an usual residence (current address) in the Republic of Bulgaria.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Death means a termination of all vital functions without a possibility to be recovered.

Crude mortality rate

Represents the ratio of the number of deaths during the year to the average annual population in that year expressed per 1000 inhabitants.

Infant mortality rate

Represents the ratio of the number of deaths of children under one year of age during the year to the number of live births in that year expressed per 1000 live births.

Perinatal mortality rate

Perinatal mortality rate represents the ratio of the number of deaths of children under one week and the stillbirths during the year, to 1 000 births in that year (live births and stillbirths).

Neonatal mortality rate

Represents the ratio of the number of deaths of children under 28 days during the year to 1 000 live births in that year.

Late neonatal mortality rate

Represents the ratio of the number of deaths of children from 7th to 27th day during the year to the number of live births in that year.

Post-neonatal mortality rate

Represents the ratio of the number of deaths of children after the 28th day up to 1 year during the year to 1 000 live births, of which the number of deaths of children up to the 28th day is subtracted.

Life expectancy at birth

Represents the ratio between the sum of men-years which the persons who have reached a given age x will survive for the whole period of their future life (from age x to the upper limit age) to the number of persons who have survived the age x.

Probability for dying

Represents the ratio of the number of dead persons at each age and the size of population from which these persons originate.

Probability for surviving

Represents the ratio between the number of those who survive to age x+1 years and the number of those who survive to age x years.

Statistical unit

Dead persons

Statistical population

Deaths

Reference area

Regional breakdown of the population 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

For dead persons:

· 1888 - 2016 - total for the country and by sex;

· 2010 - 2016 - on the NSI website.

For the life expectancy at birth:

· 1900 - 2016 - total for the country by sex;

· 2010 - 2016 - on the NSI website.

Base period

Not applicable.

Statistical processing
Source data

Source of data on deaths is the Unified System for Civil registration and Administrative Service of Population. Deaths are registered through a common USCRASP-CDS "Death notification".

Frequency of data collection

Monthly

Data collection

Exhaustively for all deaths registered during the year.

Computer files are received from the Unified System for Civil registration and Administrative Service of Population (administrative source).

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

Data is validated prior to the release.

Quality assessment

Not applicable.

Relevance
User needs

Data on deaths and life expectancy is used by different institutions, central and local authorities, as well as by international organisations.

User satisfaction

No user' satisfaction surveys are carried out.

Completeness

Data on deaths is available by sex, age (different groupings), residence (different territorial levels), cause.

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
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 on deaths are published up to the end of April in the year following the reference year.

Life tables are published up to the end of May in the year following the reference year.

Time lag - first results

4 months after the reference year.

Time lag - final results

4 monts 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 and metadata.

Length of comparable time series

2000 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;

· Booklet "Bulgaria".

On-line database

Data on mortality are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Population and demographic processes - Mortality: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/6629

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 mortality: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Pop_2_Metodology_mortality_en.pdf;

· Methodology on production of life tables;

· 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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  • Friday, 15 April 2016 - 11:00

    As of 31 December 2015 the population of Bulgaria is 7 153 784 persons, representing 1.4% of the EU population. Compared to 2014, the population decreases by 48 414 persons.

    There are 65 950 live born children in 2015. The number of live births decreases by 1 635 compared to the previous year.

    The number of deaths in 2015 is 110 117 and the crude mortality rate - 15.3‰. Compared to the previous year the number of deaths increases by 1 165.

  • Friday, 15 May 2015 - 11:00

    Life expectancy at birth of the Bulgarian population calculated for the period 2012 - 2014 is 74.7 years. Compared to the previous period (2011 - 2013) it increased by 0.2 years.

    Life expectancy at birth for male population is 71.2 years, while for female it is 7.1 years higher - 78.3 years.

  • Friday, 17 April 2015 - 11:00

    As of 31 December 2014 the population of Bulgaria is 7 202 198 persons or 1.4% of the EU population. Compared to 2013, the population of the country decreases by 43 479 persons.

    There are 67 585 live born children in 2014. The number of live births increases by 1 007 children compared to the previous year.

    The number of dead persons is 108 952 and the crude mortality rate - 15.1‰. Compared to the previous year the number of dead people increases by 4 607.

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  • 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.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2018
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2018 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 2014 - 2017 period.

  • Statistical Yearbook 2017 in infographics
    The National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria offers a different view of the statistical information included in the 85th edition of the Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Bulgaria.

    The publication is intended for a wider audience as statistical data are presented in a plain and easy understandable way.

    The current state and changes in the socio-economic and cultural life in the country are presented not in the traditional way in tables and text, but through infographics - images, graphics and other visualization tools.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2018 (Bulgarian version)
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2018 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 2014 - 2017 period.

  • Statistical Yearbook 2017
    The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to present to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 84th 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 - 2016 in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.

  • Bulgaria 2018
    The National Statistical Institute presents the bilingual (Bulgarian/English) brochure Bulgaria 2018 to users of statistical information. The brochure is addressed to a wide range of users (international institutions, business, 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 2013 - 2017 period.
  • Regions, districts and municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria 2016
    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 2016’.
  • Health Services 2017
    The National Statistical Institute informs users of statistical information in the field of social statistics that the annual publication Health Services 2017 (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:

  • Population and Demographic Processes 2016
    The NSI annual electronic publication Population and Demographic Processes 2016 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 2016. 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 2017
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2017 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 2013 - 2016 period.

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