Population Census in Bulgaria Will be Held From January 22 to February 26, 2021
The government has approved the draft of a population and housing census act for 2021, reported the Bulgarian National Television. The reference date to which the data collected during the counting will relate is January 22, 2021.
It is the biggest statistical survey in the country, conducted once in 10 years, and serves as the basis for information regarding the total population and housing in the country. The data collected will be used by central and local authorities, businesses, academia and NGOs, as well as for the needs of European statistics.
The last census took place at the beginning of 2011. According to official data the population of the country is 7,364,570, of them 3,777,999 (51.3 percent) are women and 3,586,571 (48.7 percent) - men, or 1,053 women per 1,000 men.
Census bodies are the National Statistical Institute, the Central Census Commission, the Territorial Statistical Offices, the District and Municipal Census Committees.