Migration of the population by districts, municipalities and sex



MIGRATION OF THE POPULATION BY DISTRICTS, MUNICIPALITIES AND SEX IN 2016*
(Number)
Districts
Municipalities
Immigrants Emigrants Migration increase
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total 117 255 53 688 63 567 126 584 58 140 68 444 -9 329 -4 452 -4 877
Blagoevgrad 3 930 1 749 2 181 5 339 2 455 2 884 -1 409 -706 -703
Bansko 268 116 152 229 111 118 39 5 34
Belitsa 56 19 37 124 47 77 -68 -28 -40
Blagoevgrad 1 366 656 710 1 435 643 792 -69 13 -82
Gotse Delchev 344 123 221 406 185 221 -62 -62 0
Garmen 83 27 56 190 93 97 -107 -66 -41
Kresna 61 31 30 166 82 84 -105 -51 -54
Petrich 560 269 291 951 487 464 -391 -218 -173
Razlog 230 96 134 278 114 164 -48 -18 -30
Sandanski 511 235 276 740 340 400 -229 -105 -124
Satovcha 81 36 45 243 105 138 -162 -69 -93
Simitli 164 64 100 221 104 117 -57 -40 -17
Strumyani 63 28 35 97 42 55 -34 -14 -20
Hadzhidimovo 91 33 58 131 57 74 -40 -24 -16
Yakoruda 52 16 36 128 45 83 -76 -29 -47
Burgas 7 907 3 525 4 382 7 591 3 504 4 087 316 21 295
Aytos 416 168 248 363 147 216 53 21 32
Burgas 3 495 1 527 1 968 3 237 1 542 1 695 258 -15 273
Kameno 194 98 96 193 73 120 1 25 -24
Karnobat 272 126 146 397 188 209 -125 -62 -63
Malko Tarnovo 67 32 35 127 59 68 -60 -27 -33
Nesebar 1 341 632 709 968 460 508 373 172 201
Pomorie 571 253 318 512 234 278 59 19 40
Primorsko 174 79 95 192 91 101 -18 -12 -6
Ruen 256 85 171 481 205 276 -225 -120 -105
Sozopol 382 187 195 359 163 196 23 24 -1
Sredets 317 159 158 334 146 188 -17 13 -30
Sungurlare 222 91 131 235 111 124 -13 -20 7
Tsarevo 200 88 112 193 85 108 7 3 4
Varna 9 309 4 318 4 991 7 992 3 700 4 292 1 317 618 699
Avren 271 137 134 279 126 153 -8 11 -19
Aksakovo 676 316 360 481 238 243 195 78 117
Beloslav 202 88 114 210 79 131 -8 9 -17
Byala 137 63 74 95 37 58 42 26 16
Varna 6 563 3 022 3 541 5 393 2 569 2 824 1 170 453 717
Vetrino 80 37 43 97 44 53 -17 -7 -10
Valchi Dol 210 90 120 232 93 139 -22 -3 -19
Devnya 180 94 86 201 87 114 -21 7 -28
Dolni Chiflik 226 103 123 282 114 168 -56 -11 -45
Dalgopol 190 100 90 207 97 110 -17 3 -20
Provadia 398 176 222 365 150 215 33 26 7
Suvorovo 176 92 84 150 66 84 26 26 0
Veliko Tarnovo 4 397 1 971 2 426 5 193 2 225 2 968 -796 -254 -542
Veliko Tarnovo 2 162 1 000 1 162 1 961 851 1 110 201 149 52
Gorna Oryahovitsa 577 259 318 686 328 358 -109 -69 -40
Elena 172 83 89 174 86 88 -2 -3 1
Zlataritsa 95 48 47 86 38 48 9 10 -1
Lyaskovets 175 77 98 225 97 128 -50 -20 -30
Pavlikeni 361 158 203 393 166 227 -32 -8 -24
Polski Trambesh 208 88 120 267 116 151 -59 -28 -31
Svishtov 385 143 242 1 065 400 665 -680 -257 -423
Strazhitsa 216 95 121 279 113 166 -63 -18 -45
Suhindol 46 20 26 57 30 27 -11 -10 -1
Vidin 1 486 691 795 2 329 1 077 1 252 -843 -386 -457
Belogradchik 114 54 60 145 73 72 -31 -19 -12
Boynitsa 26 17 9 40 23 17 -14 -6 -8
Bregovo 66 31 35 119 52 67 -53 -21 -32
Vidin 810 364 446 1 326 615 711 -516 -251 -265
Gramada 48 24 24 102 52 50 -54 -28 -26
Dimovo 121 53 68 200 75 125 -79 -22 -57
Kula 81 46 35 111 58 53 -30 -12 -18
Makresh 35 18 17 35 15 20 0 3 -3
Novo Selo 56 18 38 61 24 37 -5 -6 1
Ruzhintsi 73 37 36 153 73 80 -80 -36 -44
Chuprene 56 29 27 37 17 20 19 12 7
Vratsa 3 139 1 403 1 736 4 668 2 157 2 511 -1 529 -754 -775
Borovan 83 34 49 195 87 108 -112 -53 -59
Byala Slatina 372 163 209 626 278 348 -254 -115 -139
Vratsa 1 202 542 660 1 610 767 843 -408 -225 -183
Kozloduy 362 168 194 500 231 269 -138 -63 -75
Krivodol 225 103 122 348 162 186 -123 -59 -64
Mezdra 382 170 212 590 267 323 -208 -97 -111
Mizia 112 46 66 193 89 104 -81 -43 -38
Oryahovo 181 86 95 288 141 147 -107 -55 -52
Roman 123 53 70 183 73 110 -60 -20 -40
Hayredin 97 38 59 135 62 73 -38 -24 -14
Gabrovo 1 675 771 904 2 171 1 055 1 116 -496 -284 -212
Gabrovo 746 341 405 1 085 525 560 -339 -184 -155
Dryanovo 202 90 112 191 95 96 11 -5 16
Sevlievo 589 276 313 659 320 339 -70 -44 -26
Tryavna 138 64 74 236 115 121 -98 -51 -47
Dobrich 2 549 1 114 1 435 3 394 1 547 1 847 -845 -433 -412
Balchik 433 191 242 500 242 258 -67 -51 -16
General Toshevo 247 103 144 302 137 165 -55 -34 -21
Dobrich 408 190 218 444 203 241 -36 -13 -23
Dobrich town 895 389 506 1 390 638 752 -495 -249 -246
Kavarna 155 63 92 238 108 130 -83 -45 -38
Krushari 47 24 23 106 44 62 -59 -20 -39
Tervel 264 115 149 296 123 173 -32 -8 -24
Shabla 100 39 61 118 52 66 -18 -13 -5
Kardzhali 3 093 1 490 1 603 3 072 1 445 1 627 21 45 -24
Ardino 410 220 190 271 135 136 139 85 54
Dzhebel 181 100 81 146 71 75 35 29 6
Kirkovo 473 212 261 428 198 230 45 14 31
Krumovgrad 279 149 130 414 207 207 -135 -58 -77
Kardzhali 1 414 650 764 1 292 585 707 122 65 57
Momchilgrad 233 111 122 344 164 180 -111 -53 -58
Chernoochene 103 48 55 177 85 92 -74 -37 -37
Kyustendil 1 682 748 934 2 639 1 223 1 416 -957 -475 -482
Bobovdol 161 70 91 220 100 120 -59 -30 -29
Boboshevo 68 34 34 96 45 51 -28 -11 -17
Dupnitsa 442 169 273 789 366 423 -347 -197 -150
Kocherinovo 75 32 43 124 53 71 -49 -21 -28
Kyustendil 738 353 385 1 138 549 589 -400 -196 -204
Nevestino 49 24 25 57 22 35 -8 2 -10
Rila 34 20 14 59 21 38 -25 -1 -24
Sapareva Banya 85 31 54 109 48 61 -24 -17 -7
Treklyano 30 15 15 47 19 28 -17 -4 -13
Lovech 2 147 979 1 168 2 872 1 344 1 528 -725 -365 -360
Apriltsi 45 24 21 62 28 34 -17 -4 -13
Letnitsa 58 24 34 84 39 45 -26 -15 -11
Lovech 735 321 414 1 008 488 520 -273 -167 -106
Lukovit 218 85 133 396 182 214 -178 -97 -81
Teteven 314 135 179 412 169 243 -98 -34 -64
Troyan 535 268 267 638 310 328 -103 -42 -61
Ugarchin 132 66 66 137 63 74 -5 3 -8
Yablanitsa 110 56 54 135 65 70 -25 -9 -16
Montana 2 600 1 175 1 425 3 329 1 532 1 797 -729 -357 -372
Berkovitsa 373 181 192 372 168 204 1 13 -12
Boychinovtsi 212 103 109 250 110 140 -38 -7 -31
Brusartsi 153 75 78 134 69 65 19 6 13
Valchedram 169 81 88 223 99 124 -54 -18 -36
Varshets 88 36 52 186 88 98 -98 -52 -46
Georgi Damyanovo 66 33 33 57 22 35 9 11 -2
Lom 408 178 230 614 275 339 -206 -97 -109
Medkovets 107 48 59 134 61 73 -27 -13 -14
Montana 826 351 475 1 174 558 616 -348 -207 -141
Chiprovtsi 88 41 47 69 35 34 19 6 13
Yakimovo 110 48 62 116 47 69 -6 1 -7
Pazardzhik 2 622 1 115 1 507 3 909 1 750 2 159 -1 287 -635 -652
Batak 44 19 25 73 33 40 -29 -14 -15
Belovo 76 35 41 136 64 72 -60 -29 -31
Bratsigovo 64 29 35 168 75 93 -104 -46 -58
Velingrad 285 117 168 396 177 219 -111 -60 -51
Lesichovo 70 30 40 123 46 77 -53 -16 -37
Pazardzhik 1 199 520 679 1 567 711 856 -368 -191 -177
Panagyurishte 249 107 142 359 160 199 -110 -53 -57
Peshtera 130 56 74 272 115 157 -142 -59 -83
Rakitovo 128 54 74 184 83 101 -56 -29 -27
Septemvri 262 104 158 444 197 247 -182 -93 -89
Strelcha 82 33 49 112 55 57 -30 -22 -8
Sarnitsa 33 11 22 75 34 41 -42 -23 -19
Pernik 1 859 904 955 2 100 989 1 111 -241 -85 -156
Breznik 258 139 119 142 70 72 116 69 47
Zemen 54 32 22 63 29 34 -9 3 -12
Kovachevtsi 58 25 33 48 24 24 10 1 9
Pernik 987 456 531 1 341 617 724 -354 -161 -193
Radomir 352 180 172 404 197 207 -52 -17 -35
Tran 150 72 78 102 52 50 48 20 28
Pleven 3 710 1 618 2 092 5 116 2 362 2 754 -1 406 -744 -662
Belene 108 39 69 222 111 111 -114 -72 -42
Gulyantsi 163 65 98 199 82 117 -36 -17 -19
Dolna Mitropolia 377 156 221 374 161 213 3 -5 8
Dolni Dabnik 199 90 109 213 93 120 -14 -3 -11
Iskar 90 42 48 149 69 80 -59 -27 -32
Knezha 161 60 101 223 101 122 -62 -41 -21
Levski 320 140 180 350 156 194 -30 -16 -14
Nikopol 126 65 61 162 76 86 -36 -11 -25
Pleven 1 748 777 971 2 539 1 191 1 348 -791 -414 -377
Pordim 90 37 53 135 61 74 -45 -24 -21
Cherven Bryag 328 147 181 550 261 289 -222 -114 -108
Plovdiv 11 220 4 944 6 276 9 469 4 217 5 252 1 751 727 1 024
Asenovgrad 656 286 370 752 326 426 -96 -40 -56
Brezovo 163 74 89 123 55 68 40 19 21
Kaloyanovo 208 85 123 210 87 123 -2 -2 0
Karlovo 601 262 339 861 389 472 -260 -127 -133
Krichim 88 39 49 106 49 57 -18 -10 -8
Kuklen 103 49 54 95 37 58 8 12 -4
Laki 68 36 32 61 25 36 7 11 -4
Maritsa 473 212 261 577 245 332 -104 -33 -71
Perushtitsa 51 18 33 74 30 44 -23 -12 -11
Plovdiv 6 726 3 005 3 721 4 266 1 993 2 273 2 460 1 012 1 448
Parvomay 389 170 219 406 167 239 -17 3 -20
Rakovski 252 105 147 284 119 165 -32 -14 -18
Rodopi 617 266 351 587 246 341 30 20 10
Sadovo 161 69 92 245 105 140 -84 -36 -48
Sopot 161 60 101 190 82 108 -29 -22 -7
Stamboliyski 210 79 131 278 108 170 -68 -29 -39
Saedinenie 116 45 71 173 78 95 -57 -33 -24
Hisarya 177 84 93 181 76 105 -4 8 -12
Razgrad 1 938 817 1 121 2 826 1 264 1 562 -888 -447 -441
Zavet 118 39 79 252 112 140 -134 -73 -61
Isperih 301 117 184 524 230 294 -223 -113 -110
Kubrat 328 138 190 450 199 251 -122 -61 -61
Loznitsa 159 73 86 226 94 132 -67 -21 -46
Razgrad 857 390 467 1 093 495 598 -236 -105 -131
Samuil 126 44 82 162 79 83 -36 -35 -1
Tsar Kaloyan 49 16 33 119 55 64 -70 -39 -31
Ruse 3 179 1 466 1 713 3 433 1 494 1 939 -254 -28 -226
Borovo 87 34 53 149 61 88 -62 -27 -35
Byala 187 86 101 192 87 105 -5 -1 -4
Vetovo 134 48 86 171 69 102 -37 -21 -16
Dve Mogili 135 55 80 171 74 97 -36 -19 -17
Ivanovo 151 77 74 159 62 97 -8 15 -23
Ruse 2 275 1 061 1 214 2 337 1 031 1 306 -62 30 -92
Slivo Pole 144 73 71 161 70 91 -17 3 -20
Tsenovo 66 32 34 93 40 53 -27 -8 -19
Silistra 1 801 766 1 035 2 285 1 007 1 278 -484 -241 -243
Alfatar 50 22 28 59 22 37 -9 0 -9
Glavinitsa 182 80 102 224 93 131 -42 -13 -29
Dulovo 400 164 236 498 218 280 -98 -54 -44
Kaynardzha 74 35 39 87 37 50 -13 -2 -11
Silistra 848 370 478 1 047 468 579 -199 -98 -101
Sitovo 98 39 59 112 47 65 -14 -8 -6
Tutrakan 149 56 93 258 122 136 -109 -66 -43
Sliven 2 805 1 272 1 533 3 757 1 732 2 025 -952 -460 -492
Kotel 275 139 136 404 193 211 -129 -54 -75
Nova Zagora 505 227 278 771 357 414 -266 -130 -136
Sliven 1 845 833 1 012 2 364 1 090 1 274 -519 -257 -262
Tvarditsa 180 73 107 218 92 126 -38 -19 -19
Smolyan 1 293 620 673 2 592 1 265 1 327 -1 299 -645 -654
Banite 39 11 28 134 71 63 -95 -60 -35
Borino 40 19 21 66 32 34 -26 -13 -13
Devin 128 60 68 246 122 124 -118 -62 -56
Dospat 59 25 34 202 95 107 -143 -70 -73
Zlatograd 153 70 83 265 111 154 -112 -41 -71
Madan 135 65 70 245 123 122 -110 -58 -52
Nedelino 51 21 30 186 89 97 -135 -68 -67
Rudozem 112 58 54 216 104 112 -104 -46 -58
Smolyan 499 250 249 856 428 428 -357 -178 -179
Chepelare 77 41 36 176 90 86 -99 -49 -50
Sofia (stolitsa) 22 563 11 046 11 517 16 696 8 049 8 647 5 867 2 997 2 870
Stolichna 22 563 11 046 11 517 16 696 8 049 8 647 5 867 2 997 2 870
Sofia 3 848 1 774 2 074 4 518 2 037 2 481 -670 -263 -407
Anton 21 10 11 22 8 14 -1 2 -3
Bozhurishte 213 96 117 227 110 117 -14 -14 0
Botevgrad 519 224 295 633 299 334 -114 -75 -39
Godech 116 65 51 89 41 48 27 24 3
Gorna Malina 189 100 89 220 93 127 -31 7 -38
Dolna Banya 77 39 38 66 37 29 11 2 9
Dragoman 98 46 52 113 51 62 -15 -5 -10
Elin Pelin 527 248 279 459 200 259 68 48 20
Etropole 210 119 91 227 111 116 -17 8 -25
Zlatitsa 48 17 31 89 43 46 -41 -26 -15
Ihtiman 182 82 100 285 125 160 -103 -43 -60
Koprivshtitsa 32 21 11 40 26 14 -8 -5 -3
Kostenets 152 57 95 164 70 94 -12 -13 1
Kostinbrod 292 131 161 321 137 184 -29 -6 -23
Mirkovo 72 33 39 52 26 26 20 7 13
Pirdop 96 40 56 145 70 75 -49 -30 -19
Pravets 157 82 75 202 89 113 -45 -7 -38
Samokov 426 181 245 594 249 345 -168 -68 -100
Svoge 258 113 145 360 157 203 -102 -44 -58
Slivnitsa 119 52 67 139 67 72 -20 -15 -5
Chavdar 12 1 11 31 14 17 -19 -13 -6
Chelopech 32 17 15 40 14 26 -8 3 -11
Stara Zagora 5 875 2 635 3 240 6 005 2 738 3 267 -130 -103 -27
Bratya Daskalovi 171 97 74 171 83 88 0 14 -14
Gurkovo 114 60 54 77 33 44 37 27 10
Galabovo 157 69 88 292 126 166 -135 -57 -78
Kazanlak 1 095 500 595 1 131 509 622 -36 -9 -27
Maglizh 165 65 100 202 80 122 -37 -15 -22
Nikolaevo 77 44 33 81 39 42 -4 5 -9
Opan 115 60 55 79 40 39 36 20 16
Pavel Banya 175 79 96 236 102 134 -61 -23 -38
Radnevo 364 180 184 505 229 276 -141 -49 -92
Stara Zagora 3 155 1 353 1 802 2 854 1 326 1 528 301 27 274
Chirpan 287 128 159 377 171 206 -90 -43 -47
Targovishte 1 877 863 1 014 2 515 1 130 1 385 -638 -267 -371
Antonovo 93 48 45 132 58 74 -39 -10 -29
Omurtag 283 108 175 486 226 260 -203 -118 -85
Opaka 83 37 46 155 68 87 -72 -31 -41
Popovo 453 205 248 596 260 336 -143 -55 -88
Targovishte 965 465 500 1 146 518 628 -181 -53 -128
Haskovo 3 483 1 526 1 957 4 635 2 144 2 491 -1 152 -618 -534
Dimitrovgrad 719 302 417 996 484 512 -277 -182 -95
Ivaylovgrad 83 38 45 136 50 86 -53 -12 -41
Lyubimets 110 56 54 192 78 114 -82 -22 -60
Madzharovo 51 23 28 53 15 38 -2 8 -10
Mineralni Bani 108 55 53 186 83 103 -78 -28 -50
Svilengrad 377 172 205 428 195 233 -51 -23 -28
Simeonovgrad 146 68 78 178 82 96 -32 -14 -18
Stambolovo 132 51 81 104 50 54 28 1 27
Topolovgrad 190 85 105 294 156 138 -104 -71 -33
Harmanli 290 122 168 448 209 239 -158 -87 -71
Haskovo 1 277 554 723 1 620 742 878 -343 -188 -155
Shumen 3 219 1 451 1 768 3 483 1 521 1 962 -264 -70 -194
Veliki Preslav 204 97 107 237 97 140 -33 0 -33
Venets 180 91 89 119 50 69 61 41 20
Varbitsa 168 80 88 171 70 101 -3 10 -13
Kaolinovo 309 141 168 264 115 149 45 26 19
Kaspichan 127 55 72 187 86 101 -60 -31 -29
Nikola Kozlevo 152 65 87 129 52 77 23 13 10
Novi Pazar 369 160 209 343 153 190 26 7 19
Smyadovo 128 55 73 94 40 54 34 15 19
Hitrino 232 106 126 135 56 79 97 50 47
Shumen 1 350 601 749 1 804 802 1 002 -454 -201 -253
Yambol 2 049 937 1 112 2 656 1 177 1 479 -607 -240 -367
Bolyarovo 166 81 85 135 57 78 31 24 7
Elhovo 259 107 152 353 159 194 -94 -52 -42
Straldzha 210 103 107 275 118 157 -65 -15 -50
Tundzha 500 237 263 549 239 310 -49 -2 -47
Yambol 914 409 505 1 344 604 740 -430 -195 -235

*Since 2007 the migration increase includes not only internal, but also the international migration.
12.04.2017


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

Elka Yakimova

Contact person function

Head of Department

Contact mail address

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

Contact email address

EIakimova@nsi.bg

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 606

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified12 April 2017
Metadata last posted12 April 2017
Metadata last update12 April 2017
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 - 2016 internal migration;

· 2010 - 2016 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

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: 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

Elka Yakimova

Contact person function

Head of Department

Contact mail address

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

Contact email address

EIakimova@nsi.bg

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 606

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 - 2016 internal migration;

· 2010 - 2016 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

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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  • 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.

  • Friday, 16 May 2014 - 11:00

    Life expectancy at birth of Bulgarian population calculated for the period 2011 - 2013 is 74.5 years. Compared to the previous period (2010 – 2012) it has increased by 0.5 years.

    Life expectancy at birth for male population is 71.0 years, while for female - it is 7 years higher - 78.0 years.

  • Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 11:00

    As of 31 December 2013 the population of Bulgaria is 7 245 677 persons or 1.4% of the EU population. Compared to 2012, the population of the country decreases by 38 875 persons.

    There are 66 578 live born children in 2013. The number of live births decreases by 2 543 children compared to the previous year.

    The number of dead persons is 104 345 and the crude mortality rate - 14.4‰. Compared to the previous year the number of dead people decreases by 4 936.

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  • Health Services 2017
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    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.

  • Bulgaria 2017
    The National Statistical Institute presents the bilingual (Bulgarian/English) brochure Bulgaria 2017 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 2012 - 2016 period.
  • Statistical Yearbook 2016
    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 2011 - 2015 in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.

  • Regions, districts and municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria 2015
    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 2015’.
  • Health Services 2016
    The National Statistical Institute informs users of statistical information in the field of social statistics that the annual publication Health Services 2016 (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.

  • Population and Demographic Processes 2015
    The NSI annual electronic publication Population and Demographic Processes 2015 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 2015. 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 2016
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2016 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 2012 - 2015 period.

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