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Latest items for Bulgaria

Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 39.4 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 7.6 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 3.8 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria, Ireland
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 11.5 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, North Korea, Oman, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 74.8 years, with the average life expectancy being 71.4 years for men and 78.4 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Oct. 4, 2018, 12:24 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The recorded rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 1.66. This rate reflects the number of police recorded offenses (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 2, 2018, 11:33 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: RCDW-LAW-1

"Bulgaria banned face-covering garments in government offices, schools and cultural institutions in 2016" (para 29).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 100 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria, Congo, South Africa, Vietnam
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 94 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 10.4 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 5.6 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria, New Zealand, South Korea
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 11 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 74.5 years, with the average life expectancy being 71.1 years for men and 78.0 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 14.5 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 15.9 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 40.8 based on data from 2005-2014.
Jan. 22, 2018, 4:34 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria, Estonia, Lithuania, Romania, Russia
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1

"The National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings concluded in several of her annual reports that the legislation that prohibits the purchase of sexual services functions as an 'effective barrier to the establishment of traffickers in Sweden'. The National Rapporteur estimates that between 400 and 600 women are trafficked into Sweden every year, mainly from Bulgaria and Romania, the Eastern European countries such as Estonia and Lithuania, and from Russia. This number has remained fairly constant during the past several years" (page 8).
Jan. 17, 2018, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria, Estonia, Lithuania, Romania, Russia
Variables: IRP-DATA-2

"The National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings concluded in several of her annual reports that the legislation that prohibits the purchase of sexual services functions as an 'effective barrier to the establishment of traffickers in Sweden'. The National Rapporteur estimates that between 400 and 600 women are trafficked into Sweden every year, mainly from Bulgaria and Romania, the Eastern European countries such as Estonia and Lithuania, and from Russia. This number has remained fairly constant during the past several years" (page 8).
Jan. 17, 2018, 4:19 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria, Estonia, Lithuania, Romania, Russia
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-1

"The National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings concluded in several of her annual reports that the legislation that prohibits the purchase of sexual services functions as an 'effective barrier to the establishment of traffickers in Sweden'. The National Rapporteur estimates that between 400 and 600 women are trafficked into Sweden every year, mainly from Bulgaria and Romania, the Eastern European countries such as Estonia and Lithuania, and from Russia. This number has remained fairly constant during the past several years" (page 8).
Jan. 10, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: RCDW-PRACTICE-1

"Muslim women in Bulgaria have generally worn just a simple scarf to cover their hair" (para 5).
Jan. 10, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: RCDW-LAW-2

"Parliament approved the law that 'bans wearing in public clothing that partially or completely covers the face', referring to the burqa or the more common niqab" (para 2). The burqa refers to the most concealing of Islamic clothing; it is a veil that covers the entire face and body. The niqb refers to a veil which covers the face but leaves the area around the eyes clear (CODER COMMENT-BCT). "Several Bulgarian towns had already banned the niqab at local level" (para 7).
Jan. 10, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: RCDW-PRACTICE-2

"But recently there has been a small rise in the number of women wearing the niqab among ultra-conservative Muslim communities of the Roma minority" (para 6).
Jan. 10, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: RCDW-LAW-1

"Bulgaria banned on Friday face-covering Islamic veils in public" (para 1). "Parliament approved the law that 'bans wearing in public clothing that partially or completely covers the face', referring to the burqa or the more common niqab" (para 2).
Nov. 30, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Austria, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Cape Verde, Chad, China, Colombia, D R Congo, East Timor, Ecuador, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Montenegro, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Serbia
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

According to AgeOfConsent's data, the legal age of consent is 14 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 6, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Netherlands
Variables: RCDW-LAW-2

"France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Bulgaria and the German state of Bavaria have all imposed some restrictions on the wearing of full-face veils in public places" (para 4).
Oct. 2, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
Countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Switzerland
Variables: RCDW-LAW-2

"People who obscure their face in public can be fined $175. Similar laws are in force or about to go into effect in Belgium, Bulgaria, France and Switzerland. Germany has a partial ban on face coverings that applies only when driving" (para 8).
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

1.0