Bulgaria

Background Information

Region

Europe & Central Asia

World Bank income group

Upper middle income

Percent of population aged 10-24

14% (UNFPA, 2020)

Total primary school age population (both sexes)

291,419 (UIS, 2020)

Total secondary school age population (both sexes)

537,164 (UIS, 2020)

Proportion of women aged 20-24 years who were married or in a union before age 18

No data available

Adolescent birth rate (per 1,000 women ages 15-19)

40

Source: UN Human Development Reports, 2018

Percentage of women who ever experienced physical violence since age 15

No data available

Percentage of married women employed in the last 12 months

No data available

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Number of years of free primary and secondary education guaranteed in legal frameworks (Years)

12

Source: UIS, 2019

Expenditure on education as a percentage of total government expenditure % GDP spent on education

Source: UIS, 2017

Proportion of schools with access to single-sex basic sanitation facilities

No data available

Proportion of students at the end of primary education achieving at least a minimum proficiency level in reading

  • Female 96%

  • Male 94%

Female: UIS, 2016

Male: UIS, 2016

Proportion of students at the end of primary education achieving at least a minimum proficiency level in mathematics

  • Female 76%

  • Male 74%

Female: UIS, 2015

Male: UIS, 2015


Completion rate

No data available
Lower secondary school age
  • Female 93%

  • Male 92%

Female: UIS, 2014

Male: UIS, 2014

Upper secondary school age
  • Female 76%

  • Male 84%

Female: UIS, 2014

Male: UIS, 2014


Out-of-school rate

No data available
No data available
No data available

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