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Trips of Bulgarian Residents Abroad and Arrivals of Visitors from Abroad to Bulgaria in March 2022

Friday, 29 April 2022 - 11:00

In March 2022, in the conditions of the continuing epidemic situation, the number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 538.3 thousand, or by 114.1% above the registered in March 2021.

In March 2022, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 627.8 thousand, or by 118.1% above in comparison with March 2021, as the transit was 46.1% (289.6 thousand) of all visits of foreigners in the country.

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Production and Deliveries of Energy Products, February 2022

Friday, 29 April 2022 - 11:00

In February 2022, compared to January 2022, a decrease is reported for the production of solid fuels - by 8.7%, liquefied petroleum gases - by 25.0%, unleaded motor gasoline - by 15.8%, transport diesel - by 12.0% and electricity - by 13.2%. No change in the production of natural gas.

In February 2022, compared to January 2022, a decrease is reported for the deliveries of solid fuels - by 8.4%, liquefied petroleum gases - by 9.4%, unleaded motor gasoline - by 17.1%, transport diesel - by 1.7%, natural gas - by 17.8% and electricity - by 15.0%.

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Education in the Republic of Bulgaria for 2021/2022 School Year

Tuesday, 26 April 2022 - 11:00

The main results from the National Statistical Institute (NSI) annual comprehensive surveys characterizing the activity of educational institutions are as follows:

  • In 2021/2022 school year in pre-primary education (kindergartens and preparatory groups at schools) were enrolled 214.8 thousand children.
  • In 2021, the number of basic education graduates was 58.3 thousand students and graduates from general and vocational schools were respectively 25.2 and 17.8 thousand students.
  • In 2021/2022 academic year, there were 220.4 thousand students enrolled at the different tertiary education levels (professional bachelor, bachelor and master’s).
  • As of 31.12.2021, for acquiring a doctor’s educational and scientific degree in the country were trained 6 542 persons, of whom 679 were foreign citizens.
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Anti-Social Acts and Crimes of Minors and Juveniles in 2021

Tuesday, 26 April 2022 - 11:00

The number of minors and juveniles registered in the Child pedagogic rooms for anti-social acts and crimes commitment in 2021 was 8 807. In comparison with 2020, their number decreased by 92 or by 1.0%.

The number of minors and juveniles new entrants in the Child pedagogic rooms in 2021 was 2 776 and 2 599 persons were removed from the Child pedagogic rooms.

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Additional questionnaire under the Household Budget Survey in the Fourth Quarter of 2021

Tuesday, 19 April 2022 - 14:45

Since September 2021 the National statistical institute has started work under the ‘Income and Living Conditions (ILC) - Statistical infrastructure under IESS - SILC 2022 module - 2021 and 2022 Infra-annual data collection’ project, the implementation of which is in accordance with Grant Agreement with the European Commission N 101052273 - 2021-BG-ILC-SILC. The project activities include a pilot data collection using additional questionnaire on social inclusion, living conditions and well-being under the Household budget survey. The additional survey was initiated by Eurostat and it is conducted according to a harmonized methodology within the European survey Infra-annual data collection on living conditions (IALC). The objective is to conduct a quarterly monitoring of the changes in the living conditions of households in the country as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and to provide an up-to-date information for harmonized European comparisons.

The results of the additional survey can be viewed in the press releases under the heading "Income, expenditure and consumption of households".

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Income, Expenditure and Consumption of Households in 2021

Thursday, 14 April 2022 - 11:00

The annual total income average per capita is 7 705 BGN in 2021, an increase of 10.0% compared to 2020.

Bulgarian households spent an average of 7 042 BGN per capita in 2021, or 13.2% more compared to 2020.

Statistical data show changes in the household consumption structure in Bulgaria in 2021 compared to 2020.

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Trade in goods of Bulgaria with Third Countries in the Period January - February 2022 (preliminary data)

Wednesday, 13 April 2022 - 11:00

In the period January - February 2022, the exports of goods from Bulgaria to third countries increased by 33.9% compared to the same period of 2021 and amounted to 4 277.2 million BGN, while the imports of goods from third countries grew by 73.3% and added up to 6 792.7 million BGN.

In the period January - February 2022, the total value of all exported goods to third countries and the EU amounted to 12 867.1 million BGN, which is 31.0% more than the same period of the previous year, while the total value of all imported goods from third countries and the EU added up to 15 331.2 million BGN and grew by 46.2%.

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