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Urban Audit - Metadata

Children aged 0-4 in day care
Directorate "Demographic and Social Statistics"
Department "Demographic Statistics"
Contact name: Ivaylo Gavazki
Contact person job title: Chief expert
Contact mail address: 2, P. Volov Str., Sofia 1038
Contact phone number: +359 2 9857 635
Metadata last update: 31. 03. 2016
Number Concept Description
1 Data description Number of the children aged 0 - 4 in the creches and the kindergarten (equivalent to ISCED level 0) are provided. The creches are separate structures in which medical and other specialists are teaching and bringing up children aged 3 months to 3 years. Kindergartens are creating conditions for the normal physical and mental health of the children up to their entering the first class.
2 Classification used Unified Classification of Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units (UCATTU)                                                 
3 Coverage Detached creches as well as groups in kindergartens in the observed cities, their Larger Urban Zones and the country as a whole are covered. Kindergartens include state, municipal and private kindergartens in the Urban Audit spatial units. The aim is to measure the demand and not the supply of day care.
4 Unit of measure Number
5 Reference period Year
6 Time coverage 2010-2012
7 Release policy Information is published annually according to the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.
8 Dissemination format
9 Methodological documents • Compilation of variable definitions  - Eurostat
10 Source data Statistical surveys "Creches" and "Kindergartens", wich are included in the NSP.
11 Frequency of data collection Yearly
12 Data collection method Exhaustive