As of September 7, 2021, 65,376 dwellings were counted in Targovishte district, or 320 more than in 2011.
In the cities, their number is 34,661, or 53.0% of the district’s housing stock, and in the villages there are 30,715 (47.0%) of the dwellings.
The largest number of dwellings were counted in the municipality of Targovishte – 32,126, or 49.1% of the district’s housing stock, followed by the municipalities of Popovo – 17,395 (26.6%) and Omurtag – 9,307 (14.2%). The fewest dwellings were counted in the municipalities of Antonovo and Opaka, 3,914 and 2,634, respectively.
In two of the municipalities of the district, the number of dwellings increased during the ten-year period between the two censuses (2011 – 2021). The highest increase was registered in the municipality of Targovishte – 4.4%.
Compared to the census in 2011, the number of dwellings decreased in three of the municipalities of the Targovishte region: from – 3.1% for the municipality of Antonovo to – 7.2% for the municipality of Opaka.
There are 65,228 dwellings in residential buildings in Targovishte district, 86 in student or worker dormitories, 16 in non-residential buildings, 20 are collective and 26 are dwellings in primitive or mobile dwellings.
As of September 7, 2021, 31,847 homes, or 48.7% of the housing stock in the Targovishte district, are connected to the public sewer system. 20,100 homes, or 30.7%, are connected to cesspools for waste water disposal. 15.4% of the dwellings in the district have other waste water disposal facilities (cesspools or septic tanks). 4.7% of homes are without sewerage.
As of September 7, 2021, 9,258 or 14.2% of the homes in the Targovishte district have been fully renovated. 4,446, or 6.8%, have partial external insulation, and 51,672 homes, or 79.0% of the housing stock, have no external insulation.
In a regional aspect, the share of fully renovated homes is the highest in Burgas district – 47.0%, followed by Varna districts – 35.6% and Sofia (capital) – 34.8% of the district’s housing stock. This indicator is lowest in the regions of Montana (9.2%), Vidin (10.0%) and Lovech (10.3%).
19,326 or 29.6% of the homes in the district have energy-saving joinery. In 10,773 of the homes in the Targovishte region, energy-saving window frames have been installed on part of the windows. There are 35,277 dwellings, or 54.0% of the housing stock, without energy-saving joinery.
The highest share of homes with energy-saving windows is in the regions of Burgas – 56.3%, Sofia (capital) – 49.2% and Blagoevgrad – 49.0%, and the lowest in Vidin – 19.6%, Lovech – 21.0% and Montana – 22.1%.
There are 40,007 inhabited dwellings, or 61.2% of the housing stock in the district. The majority of them are in cities – 56.9%. 25,369 dwellings are uninhabited, or 38.8% of the housing stock in Targovishte district.
In a regional aspect, the share of unoccupied dwellings is highest in the districts of Vidin (55.4%), Burgas (53.7%) and Pernik (53.6), and the lowest in the districts of Sofia (capital) (30.3) and Plovdiv (31.1).
Source: Statistical Research Department – Targovishte