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Poverty and Social Inclusion Indicators by District

Time series : SILC_3_obl_en.xls
Poverty and Social Inclusion Indicators (Open Method of Coordination)
[OV-1] At-risk-of-poverty threshold
Survey year 2021
Income reference year 2020
  Single person Two adults with two children younger than 14 years
Bulgaria 6 052 12 709
Blagoevgrad 5 559 11 675
Burgas 6 092 12 793
Varna 6 069 12 745
Veliko Tarnovo 5 325 11 183
Vidin 4 113 8 636
Vratsa 4 861 10 208
Gabrovo 5 849 12 284
Dobrich 5 354 11 243
Kardzhali 5 336 11 206
Kyustendil 6 467 13 581
Lovech 5 432 11 407
Montana 4 259 8 944
Pazardzhik 4 992 10 483
Pernik 7 101 14 913
Pleven 5 840 12 264
Plovdiv 5 742 12 058
Razgrad 5 691 11 952
Ruse 6 199 13 018
Silistra 4 917 10 325
Sliven 5 074 10 656
Smolyan 5 685 11 939
Sofia cap. 8 794 18 467
Sofia 6 353 13 340
Stara Zagora 6 167 12 952
Targovishte 5 249 11 024
Haskovo 4 539 9 532
Shumen 6 025 12 653
Yambol 5 607 11 775
[OV-1a] At-risk-of-poverty rate by poverty threshold of the region (by gender)
Survey year 2021
Income reference year 2020
  total male female
Bulgaria 22.1 20.3 23.9
Blagoevgrad 15.1 13.8 16.2
Burgas 25.2 23.5 26.8
Varna 17.3 15.2 19.4
Veliko Tarnovo 20.4 18.3 22.3
Vidin 19.1 20.2 18.1
Vratsa 25.1 22.7 27.3
Gabrovo 11.1 8.8 13.2
Dobrich 20.2 19.5 20.9
Kardzhali 22.0 20.7 23.2
Kyustendil 19.6 14.3 24.6
Lovech 23.5 24.7 22.4
Montana 24.4 23.9 24.9
Pazardzhik 19.2 20.2 18.3
Pernik 22.0 19.2 24.7
Pleven 19.0 16.3 21.6
Plovdiv 23.5 22.7 24.2
Razgrad 15.1 10.0 20.0
Ruse 25.0 19.4 30.3
Silistra 10.2 11.4 9.1
Sliven 25.2 22.3 28.0
Smolyan 18.2 15.4 20.8
Sofia cap. 23.8 20.9 26.6
Sofia 25.8 22.3 29.2
Stara Zagora 28.3 26.1 30.4
Targovishte 18.4 15.7 21.1
Haskovo 19.0 19.9 18.2
Shumen 15.2 13.1 17.1
Yambol 21.7 17.3 25.9
[OV-2] Inequality of income distribution S80/S20 income quintile share ratio
Survey year 2021
Income reference year 2020
  S80_S20
Bulgaria 7.4
Blagoevgrad 5.5
Burgas 5.6
Varna 5.9
Veliko Tarnovo 5.6
Vidin 5.7
Vratsa 10.5
Gabrovo 4.3
Dobrich 5.5
Kardzhali 5.8
Kyustendil 5.0
Lovech 5.9
Montana 7.9
Pazardzhik 6.3
Pernik 4.9
Pleven 6.5
Plovdiv 6.4
Razgrad 5.2
Ruse 6.1
Silistra 4.7
Sliven 6.1
Smolyan 12.1
Sofia cap. 10.1
Sofia 4.9
Stara Zagora 7.3
Targovishte 4.7
Haskovo 5.4
Shumen 5.6
Yambol 6.5

() - due to small sample figures in brackets are not reliable
[SI-C2] Inequality of income distribution Gini coefficient
Survey year 2021
Income reference year 2020
  GINI
Bulgaria 39.7
Blagoevgrad 34.1
Burgas 32.6
Varna 35.9
Veliko Tarnovo 32.1
Vidin 34.2
Vratsa 46.9
Gabrovo 27.8
Dobrich 31.6
Kardzhali 31.6
Kyustendil 30.8
Lovech 34.7
Montana 37.8
Pazardzhik 35.5
Pernik 30.0
Pleven 36.9
Plovdiv 33.3
Razgrad 29.1
Ruse 34.6
Silistra 31.1
Sliven 35.1
Smolyan 49.2
Sofia cap. 45.4
Sofia 29.8
Stara Zagora 36.6
Targovishte 30.1
Haskovo 32.2
Shumen 33.2
Yambol 34.7
[OV-C11] At-risk-of-poverty rate before social transfers (by gender)
Survey year 2021
Income reference year 2020
  total male female
Bulgaria 44.3 41.3 47.1
Blagoevgrad 39.9 34.4 45.1
Burgas 48.3 47.0 49.4
Varna 38.5 32.6 44.2
Veliko Tarnovo 44.6 43.8 45.3
Vidin 41.7 37.9 45.2
Vratsa 51.3 49.0 53.5
Gabrovo 37.0 32.5 41.2
Dobrich 42.2 39.0 45.2
Kardzhali 37.0 36.0 38.1
Kyustendil 43.9 38.5 49.1
Lovech 51.2 52.1 50.2
Montana 54.6 50.2 58.9
Pazardzhik 40.8 41.4 40.3
Pernik 47.5 46.4 48.6
Pleven 46.3 41.3 51.0
Plovdiv 42.5 42.2 42.7
Razgrad 52.0 49.2 54.6
Ruse 44.9 40.0 49.6
Silistra 43.4 44.2 42.5
Sliven 48.4 44.3 52.4
Smolyan 46.4 44.5 48.2
Sofia cap. 37.4 33.3 41.2
Sofia 52.1 49.3 54.9
Stara Zagora 46.2 42.2 50.0
Targovishte 47.0 42.6 51.1
Haskovo 51.1 47.2 54.7
Shumen 41.7 39.2 44.0
Yambol 42.6 35.9 49.0
[SI-C6] At-risk-of-poverty rate before social transfers, by gender (except pensions)
Survey year 2021
Income reference year 2020
  total male female
Bulgaria 31.5 29.0 33.8
Blagoevgrad 25.0 22.7 27.1
Burgas 34.2 32.1 36.0
Varna 27.9 23.8 31.8
Veliko Tarnovo 29.6 28.0 31.2
Vidin 25.7 26.4 25.1
Vratsa 34.0 31.2 36.8
Gabrovo 21.2 18.9 23.4
Dobrich 24.5 21.8 26.9
Kardzhali 24.4 22.6 26.2
Kyustendil 29.9 23.5 36.0
Lovech 38.8 38.1 39.4
Montana 36.7 31.5 41.7
Pazardzhik 32.2 33.1 31.3
Pernik 31.5 27.9 35.0
Pleven 32.3 29.1 35.2
Plovdiv 30.9 31.1 30.7
Razgrad 35.6 34.0 37.1
Ruse 33.3 26.8 39.4
Silistra 29.5 32.0 27.0
Sliven 31.5 28.0 34.7
Smolyan 30.5 27.5 33.3
Sofia cap. 28.4 24.9 31.6
Sofia 38.1 36.0 40.1
Stara Zagora 34.8 32.0 37.4
Targovishte 31.1 27.8 34.1
Haskovo 27.9 26.5 29.2
Shumen 32.8 32.3 33.2
Yambol 28.4 21.5 35.0
[MDSD11] Severe material and social deprivation rate by age and sex - new indicator
Survey year 2021
Income reference year 2020
  total male female
Bulgaria 19.1 17.8 20.3
Blagoevgrad 12.4 10.0 14.6
Burgas 24.2 26.9 21.7
Varna 23.1 20.4 25.6
Veliko Tarnovo 29.3 28.4 30.1
Vidin 26.5 29.2 24.0
Vratsa 27.0 26.1 27.9
Gabrovo 13.1 7.9 17.9
Dobrich 15.9 15.6 16.2
Kardzhali 14.8 13.6 16.0
Kyustendil 11.0 8.9 13.0
Lovech 14.7 15.0 14.4
Montana 16.3 15.9 16.6
Pazardzhik 27.5 27.9 27.1
Pernik 17.4 14.7 20.1
Pleven 20.1 17.3 22.8
Plovdiv 25.5 24.8 26.1
Razgrad 32.6 29.7 35.5
Ruse 19.0 15.6 22.2
Silistra 10.5 11.5 9.6
Sliven 33.0 29.3 36.4
Smolyan 17.2 17.8 16.7
Sofia cap. 10.9 9.4 12.4
Sofia 10.9 9.3 12.4
Stara Zagora 22.3 20.3 24.2
Targovishte 10.9 6.7 14.9
Haskovo 24.1 24.5 23.7
Shumen 8.5 7.5 9.5
Yambol 31.2 27.6 34.6

Note: deprivation in 7 out of 13 items - 6 at individual level and 7 at household level
[LVHL11n] People living in households with very low work intensity - new definition
Survey year 2021
Income reference year 2020
  18-64 years
  1000 pers PC_POP
Bulgaria 293.7 7.7
Blagoevgrad 10.9 6.4
Burgas 8.9 3.9
Varna 13.9 4.9
Veliko Tarnovo 9.3 8.4
Vidin 6.3 14.8
Vratsa 14.6 18.5
Gabrovo 1.1 2.1
Dobrich 9.0 9.5
Kardzhali 11.2 11.7
Kyustendil 2.8 4.9
Lovech 7.6 11.6
Montana 18.3 29.8
Pazardzhik 13.8 8.7
Pernik 4.5 7.3
Pleven 9.7 7.8
Plovdiv 32.7 8.9
Razgrad 10.2 16.5
Ruse 12.7 10.6
Silistra 5.5 9.4
Sliven 6.8 7.2
Smolyan 1.5 3.0
Sofia cap. 27.4 3.6
Sofia 6.8 5.9
Stara Zagora 12.0 7.0
Targovishte 4.3 6.9
Haskovo 20.7 18.7
Shumen 4.5 4.4
Yambol 6.6 10.9
COMBINED INDICATOR**
[PEPS01n] Population at risk of poverty or social exclusion by gender - new definition
Survey year 2021
Income reference year 2020
  total male female
1000 pers PC_POP 1000 pers PC_POP 1000 pers PC_POP
Bulgaria 2 193.5 31.7 984.0 29.4 1 209.5 33.9
Blagoevgrad 74.3 24.6 32.5 22.2 41.8 26.8
Burgas 155.1 37.8 75.0 38.0 80.1 37.7
Varna 156.1 33.2 65.1 28.4 91.0 37.7
Veliko Tarnovo 92.0 40.0 43.7 39.5 48.3 40.5
Vidin 31.5 38.8 15.9 40.3 15.6 37.4
Vratsa 60.4 38.4 26.7 34.6 33.7 41.9
Gabrovo 20.7 19.5 7.9 15.5 12.8 23.3
Dobrich 43.8 25.8 20.7 25.1 23.1 26.3
Kardzhali 43.6 27.2 19.3 24.3 24.3 29.9
Kyustendil 35.6 30.6 14.7 26.0 20.9 35.0
Lovech 39.3 32.1 19.4 32.5 19.9 31.7
Montana 51.6 41.2 24.4 39.9 27.2 42.3
Pazardzhik 84.5 33.5 41.4 33.7 43.1 33.3
Pernik 37.5 31.1 15.1 25.8 22.4 36.1
Pleven 73.5 31.5 31.8 28.1 41.7 34.6
Plovdiv 235.0 35.2 109.9 34.4 125.1 36.0
Razgrad 46.2 42.0 20.1 37.3 26.1 46.4
Ruse 70.6 33.1 28.7 27.7 41.9 38.3
Silistra 23.2 21.7 13.6 26.2 9.6 17.5
Sliven 66.6 36.4 28.7 32.4 37.9 40.3
Smolyan 29.4 28.8 12.5 25.5 16.9 31.9
Sofia cap. 361.7 27.6 154.3 24.6 207.4 30.4
Sofia 72.4 30.4 31.0 26.5 41.4 34.1
Stara Zagora 114.2 36.7 49.9 33.2 64.3 39.9
Targovishte 26.8 24.4 11.9 22.2 14.9 26.5
Haskovo 73.5 32.7 35.0 32.0 38.5 33.4
Shumen 35.1 20.4 15.0 18.0 20.1 22.8
Yambol 46.5 40.0 19.9 35.0 26.6 44.7

** The indicator includes three items:
 - at-risk-of poverty rate
 - low work intensity - new definition
 - material and social deprivation
1000 pers - Per 1000 persons
PC_POP - Percent of population
29.04.2022