Migration of the population by districts, municipalities and sex



MIGRATION OF THE POPULATION BY DISTRICTS, MUNICIPALITIES AND SEX IN 2017*
(Number)
Districts
Municipalities
Immigrants Emigrants Migration increase
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total 139 068 61 320 77 748 145 057 64 895 80 162 -5 989 -3 575 -2 414
Blagoevgrad 5 386 2 242 3 144 6 426 2 755 3 671 -1 040 -513 -527
Bansko 462 206 256 274 112 162 188 94 94
Belitsa 143 48 95 221 66 155 -78 -18 -60
Blagoevgrad 1 687 727 960 1 788 762 1 026 -101 -35 -66
Gotse Delchev 459 192 267 563 240 323 -104 -48 -56
Garmen 204 59 145 198 66 132 6 -7 13
Kresna 102 47 55 148 57 91 -46 -10 -36
Petrich 548 242 306 1 079 526 553 -531 -284 -247
Razlog 293 115 178 295 117 178 -2 -2 0
Sandanski 718 309 409 867 408 459 -149 -99 -50
Satovcha 169 51 118 244 103 141 -75 -52 -23
Simitli 251 104 147 266 117 149 -15 -13 -2
Strumyani 54 20 34 143 65 78 -89 -45 -44
Hadzhidimovo 171 79 92 186 70 116 -15 9 -24
Yakoruda 125 43 82 154 46 108 -29 -3 -26
Burgas 9 602 4 134 5 468 8 932 3 994 4 938 670 140 530
Aytos 447 174 273 538 227 311 -91 -53 -38
Burgas 4 152 1 783 2 369 3 674 1 696 1 978 478 87 391
Kameno 288 143 145 257 111 146 31 32 -1
Karnobat 457 196 261 511 212 299 -54 -16 -38
Malko Tarnovo 97 43 54 128 55 73 -31 -12 -19
Nesebar 1 356 608 748 1 166 539 627 190 69 121
Pomorie 607 253 354 580 276 304 27 -23 50
Primorsko 176 88 88 204 96 108 -28 -8 -20
Ruen 450 137 313 572 209 363 -122 -72 -50
Sozopol 687 331 356 391 171 220 296 160 136
Sredets 368 169 199 340 146 194 28 23 5
Sungurlare 348 141 207 322 146 176 26 -5 31
Tsarevo 169 68 101 249 110 139 -80 -42 -38
Varna 10 039 4 516 5 523 8 891 4 025 4 866 1 148 491 657
Avren 247 112 135 337 133 204 -90 -21 -69
Aksakovo 570 266 304 606 243 363 -36 23 -59
Beloslav 159 65 94 199 85 114 -40 -20 -20
Byala 127 57 70 108 48 60 19 9 10
Varna 6 926 3 164 3 762 5 734 2 713 3 021 1 192 451 741
Vetrino 155 62 93 103 47 56 52 15 37
Valchi Dol 231 110 121 265 103 162 -34 7 -41
Devnya 196 106 90 239 98 141 -43 8 -51
Dolni Chiflik 357 130 227 334 122 212 23 8 15
Dalgopol 258 94 164 283 126 157 -25 -32 7
Provadia 574 241 333 476 208 268 98 33 65
Suvorovo 239 109 130 207 99 108 32 10 22
Veliko Tarnovo 5 291 2 286 3 005 6 232 2 606 3 626 -941 -320 -621
Veliko Tarnovo 2 502 1 113 1 389 2 232 951 1 281 270 162 108
Gorna Oryahovitsa 676 288 388 826 358 468 -150 -70 -80
Elena 172 89 83 236 108 128 -64 -19 -45
Zlataritsa 99 38 61 97 34 63 2 4 -2
Lyaskovets 260 110 150 275 113 162 -15 -3 -12
Pavlikeni 400 142 258 478 189 289 -78 -47 -31
Polski Trambesh 261 117 144 298 137 161 -37 -20 -17
Svishtov 548 227 321 1 406 553 853 -858 -326 -532
Strazhitsa 287 133 154 312 133 179 -25 0 -25
Suhindol 86 29 57 72 30 42 14 -1 15
Vidin 2 203 948 1 255 2 716 1 207 1 509 -513 -259 -254
Belogradchik 167 68 99 203 82 121 -36 -14 -22
Boynitsa 21 10 11 60 28 32 -39 -18 -21
Bregovo 96 46 50 137 63 74 -41 -17 -24
Vidin 1 115 469 646 1 492 661 831 -377 -192 -185
Gramada 58 31 27 99 43 56 -41 -12 -29
Dimovo 273 131 142 226 96 130 47 35 12
Kula 128 48 80 118 56 62 10 -8 18
Makresh 35 18 17 59 27 32 -24 -9 -15
Novo Selo 80 30 50 102 43 59 -22 -13 -9
Ruzhintsi 171 69 102 142 69 73 29 0 29
Chuprene 59 28 31 78 39 39 -19 -11 -8
Vratsa 4 414 1 906 2 508 5 457 2 456 3 001 -1 043 -550 -493
Borovan 295 131 164 273 107 166 22 24 -2
Byala Slatina 676 318 358 849 391 458 -173 -73 -100
Vratsa 1 678 696 982 1 845 857 988 -167 -161 -6
Kozloduy 371 143 228 606 278 328 -235 -135 -100
Krivodol 293 128 165 378 149 229 -85 -21 -64
Mezdra 435 203 232 632 280 352 -197 -77 -120
Mizia 151 67 84 215 94 121 -64 -27 -37
Oryahovo 226 94 132 268 129 139 -42 -35 -7
Roman 149 68 81 227 110 117 -78 -42 -36
Hayredin 140 58 82 164 61 103 -24 -3 -21
Gabrovo 1 867 817 1 050 2 347 1 048 1 299 -480 -231 -249
Gabrovo 885 399 486 1 202 545 657 -317 -146 -171
Dryanovo 176 90 86 244 116 128 -68 -26 -42
Sevlievo 671 276 395 669 288 381 2 -12 14
Tryavna 135 52 83 232 99 133 -97 -47 -50
Dobrich 3 063 1 329 1 734 3 799 1 753 2 046 -736 -424 -312
Balchik 430 190 240 510 252 258 -80 -62 -18
General Toshevo 297 124 173 360 149 211 -63 -25 -38
Dobrich 587 270 317 549 241 308 38 29 9
Dobrich town 1 071 454 617 1 472 716 756 -401 -262 -139
Kavarna 231 98 133 288 118 170 -57 -20 -37
Krushari 78 32 46 124 52 72 -46 -20 -26
Tervel 289 123 166 370 167 203 -81 -44 -37
Shabla 80 38 42 126 58 68 -46 -20 -26
Kardzhali 4 634 1 956 2 678 3 771 1 715 2 056 863 241 622
Ardino 621 286 335 338 169 169 283 117 166
Dzhebel 242 107 135 187 87 100 55 20 35
Kirkovo 551 219 332 504 239 265 47 -20 67
Krumovgrad 602 233 369 525 227 298 77 6 71
Kardzhali 1 972 873 1 099 1 638 738 900 334 135 199
Momchilgrad 431 167 264 330 146 184 101 21 80
Chernoochene 215 71 144 249 109 140 -34 -38 4
Kyustendil 2 109 947 1 162 2 785 1 271 1 514 -676 -324 -352
Bobovdol 145 62 83 236 121 115 -91 -59 -32
Boboshevo 64 24 40 90 35 55 -26 -11 -15
Dupnitsa 542 213 329 850 382 468 -308 -169 -139
Kocherinovo 111 46 65 193 82 111 -82 -36 -46
Kyustendil 1 012 504 508 1 115 522 593 -103 -18 -85
Nevestino 56 24 32 60 28 32 -4 -4 0
Rila 51 18 33 73 34 39 -22 -16 -6
Sapareva Banya 94 40 54 117 48 69 -23 -8 -15
Treklyano 34 16 18 51 19 32 -17 -3 -14
Lovech 2 594 1 137 1 457 3 165 1 458 1 707 -571 -321 -250
Apriltsi 72 25 47 72 35 37 0 -10 10
Letnitsa 87 38 49 78 38 40 9 0 9
Lovech 807 358 449 1 077 509 568 -270 -151 -119
Lukovit 318 136 182 380 177 203 -62 -41 -21
Teteven 388 178 210 527 219 308 -139 -41 -98
Troyan 667 287 380 680 312 368 -13 -25 12
Ugarchin 124 54 70 158 75 83 -34 -21 -13
Yablanitsa 131 61 70 193 93 100 -62 -32 -30
Montana 3 064 1 374 1 690 3 726 1 655 2 071 -662 -281 -381
Berkovitsa 351 152 199 387 186 201 -36 -34 -2
Boychinovtsi 256 111 145 303 124 179 -47 -13 -34
Brusartsi 176 93 83 176 78 98 0 15 -15
Valchedram 217 102 115 265 117 148 -48 -15 -33
Varshets 102 46 56 228 86 142 -126 -40 -86
Georgi Damyanovo 64 32 32 76 30 46 -12 2 -14
Lom 461 205 256 631 308 323 -170 -103 -67
Medkovets 141 65 76 166 65 101 -25 0 -25
Montana 1 134 488 646 1 236 556 680 -102 -68 -34
Chiprovtsi 72 34 38 112 51 61 -40 -17 -23
Yakimovo 90 46 44 146 54 92 -56 -8 -48
Pazardzhik 3 262 1 322 1 940 4 307 1 865 2 442 -1 045 -543 -502
Batak 59 24 35 86 42 44 -27 -18 -9
Belovo 117 47 70 183 73 110 -66 -26 -40
Bratsigovo 110 43 67 162 66 96 -52 -23 -29
Velingrad 430 175 255 534 222 312 -104 -47 -57
Lesichovo 98 44 54 106 35 71 -8 9 -17
Pazardzhik 1 399 555 844 1 737 767 970 -338 -212 -126
Panagyurishte 266 120 146 363 162 201 -97 -42 -55
Peshtera 175 64 111 310 135 175 -135 -71 -64
Rakitovo 163 58 105 203 86 117 -40 -28 -12
Septemvri 313 129 184 471 215 256 -158 -86 -72
Strelcha 77 37 40 79 34 45 -2 3 -5
Sarnitsa 55 26 29 73 28 45 -18 -2 -16
Pernik 2 442 1 040 1 402 2 268 990 1 278 174 50 124
Breznik 269 124 145 149 62 87 120 62 58
Zemen 64 30 34 70 36 34 -6 -6 0
Kovachevtsi 84 41 43 84 33 51 0 8 -8
Pernik 1 438 578 860 1 445 643 802 -7 -65 58
Radomir 432 199 233 418 177 241 14 22 -8
Tran 155 68 87 102 39 63 53 29 24
Pleven 4 289 1 829 2 460 5 704 2 585 3 119 -1 415 -756 -659
Belene 150 64 86 257 123 134 -107 -59 -48
Gulyantsi 198 84 114 257 106 151 -59 -22 -37
Dolna Mitropolia 372 174 198 469 182 287 -97 -8 -89
Dolni Dabnik 224 92 132 279 120 159 -55 -28 -27
Iskar 115 42 73 132 44 88 -17 -2 -15
Knezha 186 62 124 280 122 158 -94 -60 -34
Levski 302 131 171 435 208 227 -133 -77 -56
Nikopol 113 50 63 174 80 94 -61 -30 -31
Pleven 2 095 900 1 195 2 659 1 258 1 401 -564 -358 -206
Pordim 118 58 60 136 62 74 -18 -4 -14
Cherven Bryag 416 172 244 626 280 346 -210 -108 -102
Plovdiv 12 689 5 651 7 038 10 991 4 806 6 185 1 698 845 853
Asenovgrad 742 320 422 804 342 462 -62 -22 -40
Brezovo 148 67 81 210 98 112 -62 -31 -31
Kaloyanovo 257 100 157 223 94 129 34 6 28
Karlovo 767 300 467 903 382 521 -136 -82 -54
Krichim 81 33 48 128 61 67 -47 -28 -19
Kuklen 85 39 46 113 46 67 -28 -7 -21
Laki 35 20 15 71 34 37 -36 -14 -22
Maritsa 716 296 420 807 329 478 -91 -33 -58
Perushtitsa 66 28 38 81 35 46 -15 -7 -8
Plovdiv 7 271 3 368 3 903 4 848 2 205 2 643 2 423 1 163 1 260
Parvomay 472 215 257 514 215 299 -42 0 -42
Rakovski 302 116 186 323 142 181 -21 -26 5
Rodopi 642 281 361 708 296 412 -66 -15 -51
Sadovo 278 110 168 313 124 189 -35 -14 -21
Sopot 184 74 110 197 83 114 -13 -9 -4
Stamboliyski 293 132 161 300 127 173 -7 5 -12
Saedinenie 193 84 109 233 99 134 -40 -15 -25
Hisarya 157 68 89 215 94 121 -58 -26 -32
Razgrad 2 455 1 062 1 393 3 075 1 404 1 671 -620 -342 -278
Zavet 157 68 89 272 111 161 -115 -43 -72
Isperih 448 192 256 616 274 342 -168 -82 -86
Kubrat 373 167 206 493 245 248 -120 -78 -42
Loznitsa 230 103 127 253 114 139 -23 -11 -12
Razgrad 985 428 557 1 157 545 612 -172 -117 -55
Samuil 187 80 107 164 63 101 23 17 6
Tsar Kaloyan 75 24 51 120 52 68 -45 -28 -17
Ruse 3 617 1 576 2 041 3 783 1 662 2 121 -166 -86 -80
Borovo 105 47 58 124 49 75 -19 -2 -17
Byala 215 98 117 235 96 139 -20 2 -22
Vetovo 136 45 91 217 75 142 -81 -30 -51
Dve Mogili 137 50 87 213 97 116 -76 -47 -29
Ivanovo 167 76 91 173 77 96 -6 -1 -5
Ruse 2 618 1 175 1 443 2 529 1 146 1 383 89 29 60
Slivo Pole 153 58 95 193 78 115 -40 -20 -20
Tsenovo 86 27 59 99 44 55 -13 -17 4
Silistra 2 168 873 1 295 2 586 1 103 1 483 -418 -230 -188
Alfatar 119 61 58 92 37 55 27 24 3
Glavinitsa 177 75 102 248 112 136 -71 -37 -34
Dulovo 614 199 415 667 277 390 -53 -78 25
Kaynardzha 101 37 64 112 49 63 -11 -12 1
Silistra 809 356 453 1 039 462 577 -230 -106 -124
Sitovo 131 49 82 134 51 83 -3 -2 -1
Tutrakan 217 96 121 294 115 179 -77 -19 -58
Sliven 3 551 1 527 2 024 4 388 1 957 2 431 -837 -430 -407
Kotel 484 217 267 547 250 297 -63 -33 -30
Nova Zagora 636 278 358 1 008 436 572 -372 -158 -214
Sliven 2 212 922 1 290 2 491 1 117 1 374 -279 -195 -84
Tvarditsa 219 110 109 342 154 188 -123 -44 -79
Smolyan 1 653 720 933 2 766 1 338 1 428 -1 113 -618 -495
Banite 76 28 48 120 54 66 -44 -26 -18
Borino 31 13 18 89 45 44 -58 -32 -26
Devin 134 64 70 240 104 136 -106 -40 -66
Dospat 60 14 46 224 111 113 -164 -97 -67
Zlatograd 125 52 73 230 110 120 -105 -58 -47
Madan 170 82 88 284 155 129 -114 -73 -41
Nedelino 85 25 60 207 94 113 -122 -69 -53
Rudozem 120 44 76 235 113 122 -115 -69 -46
Smolyan 732 339 393 948 457 491 -216 -118 -98
Chepelare 120 59 61 189 95 94 -69 -36 -33
Sofia (stolitsa) 22 933 11 067 11 866 19 361 9 061 10 300 3 572 2 006 1 566
Stolichna 22 933 11 067 11 866 19 361 9 061 10 300 3 572 2 006 1 566
Sofia 5 008 2 168 2 840 5 309 2 331 2 978 -301 -163 -138
Anton 29 9 20 24 14 10 5 -5 10
Bozhurishte 293 129 164 245 99 146 48 30 18
Botevgrad 937 381 556 906 409 497 31 -28 59
Godech 134 70 64 91 43 48 43 27 16
Gorna Malina 182 91 91 200 87 113 -18 4 -22
Dolna Banya 62 28 34 72 35 37 -10 -7 -3
Dragoman 113 49 64 121 47 74 -8 2 -10
Elin Pelin 675 283 392 579 259 320 96 24 72
Etropole 196 95 101 265 123 142 -69 -28 -41
Zlatitsa 78 32 46 103 43 60 -25 -11 -14
Ihtiman 265 106 159 302 138 164 -37 -32 -5
Koprivshtitsa 22 7 15 53 20 33 -31 -13 -18
Kostenets 132 48 84 204 88 116 -72 -40 -32
Kostinbrod 373 169 204 390 163 227 -17 6 -23
Mirkovo 38 17 21 62 32 30 -24 -15 -9
Pirdop 85 40 45 134 63 71 -49 -23 -26
Pravets 229 114 115 244 113 131 -15 1 -16
Samokov 488 200 288 628 272 356 -140 -72 -68
Svoge 419 188 231 467 182 285 -48 6 -54
Slivnitsa 191 83 108 156 77 79 35 6 29
Chavdar 30 11 19 15 3 12 15 8 7
Chelopech 37 18 19 48 21 27 -11 -3 -8
Stara Zagora 6 518 2 828 3 690 6 564 2 918 3 646 -46 -90 44
Bratya Daskalovi 159 71 88 234 101 133 -75 -30 -45
Gurkovo 133 65 68 113 51 62 20 14 6
Galabovo 245 108 137 356 159 197 -111 -51 -60
Kazanlak 1 217 510 707 1 280 578 702 -63 -68 5
Maglizh 235 112 123 211 90 121 24 22 2
Nikolaevo 115 56 59 109 43 66 6 13 -7
Opan 81 39 42 71 29 42 10 10 0
Pavel Banya 329 132 197 246 111 135 83 21 62
Radnevo 409 176 233 471 201 270 -62 -25 -37
Stara Zagora 3 201 1 383 1 818 3 081 1 384 1 697 120 -1 121
Chirpan 394 176 218 392 171 221 2 5 -3
Targovishte 2 787 1 156 1 631 3 098 1 336 1 762 -311 -180 -131
Antonovo 240 102 138 246 114 132 -6 -12 6
Omurtag 491 190 301 632 249 383 -141 -59 -82
Opaka 97 30 67 147 50 97 -50 -20 -30
Popovo 507 228 279 660 293 367 -153 -65 -88
Targovishte 1 452 606 846 1 413 630 783 39 -24 63
Haskovo 5 133 2 305 2 828 5 342 2 393 2 949 -209 -88 -121
Dimitrovgrad 991 427 564 1 150 518 632 -159 -91 -68
Ivaylovgrad 77 36 41 172 84 88 -95 -48 -47
Lyubimets 187 81 106 232 91 141 -45 -10 -35
Madzharovo 94 31 63 71 32 39 23 -1 24
Mineralni Bani 134 52 82 178 79 99 -44 -27 -17
Svilengrad 383 183 200 519 235 284 -136 -52 -84
Simeonovgrad 909 472 437 211 93 118 698 379 319
Stambolovo 203 81 122 212 89 123 -9 -8 -1
Topolovgrad 199 91 108 319 146 173 -120 -55 -65
Harmanli 385 167 218 476 192 284 -91 -25 -66
Haskovo 1 571 684 887 1 802 834 968 -231 -150 -81
Shumen 4 044 1 666 2 378 4 237 1 833 2 404 -193 -167 -26
Veliki Preslav 235 95 140 264 119 145 -29 -24 -5
Venets 283 102 181 167 73 94 116 29 87
Varbitsa 268 119 149 214 84 130 54 35 19
Kaolinovo 445 162 283 312 135 177 133 27 106
Kaspichan 142 51 91 195 80 115 -53 -29 -24
Nikola Kozlevo 255 96 159 190 69 121 65 27 38
Novi Pazar 462 206 256 495 211 284 -33 -5 -28
Smyadovo 165 62 103 135 58 77 30 4 26
Hitrino 387 163 224 151 63 88 236 100 136
Shumen 1 402 610 792 2 114 941 1 173 -712 -331 -381
Yambol 2 253 938 1 315 3 031 1 370 1 661 -778 -432 -346
Bolyarovo 146 67 79 146 65 81 0 2 -2
Elhovo 309 132 177 449 209 240 -140 -77 -63
Straldzha 195 77 118 303 133 170 -108 -56 -52
Tundzha 562 231 331 637 265 372 -75 -34 -41
Yambol 1 041 431 610 1 496 698 798 -455 -267 -188

*Since 2007 the migration increase includes not only internal, but also the international migration.
12.04.2018


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

ChPetkova@nsi.bg

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.

Comment
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.1: ESMS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.1.xml
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.0: ESMS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.0.xml


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

ChPetkova@nsi.bg

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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

Pages

  • 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.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2017 (Bulgarian version)
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2017 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 2013 - 2016 period.

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