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EACEA National Policies Platform


1. Youth Policy Governance

1.1 Target Population of Youth Policy

Last update: 31 March 2022

The Youth Act (Закон за младежта) defines "youth" and "young people" as persons from 15 to 29 years of age, inclusive. This is the corresponding age limit that affects youth policies.

Number of young people as reported by the National Institute of Statistics as at April 2021:

15-19 years of age

20-24 years of age

25-29 years of age


314 238

306 421

364 385

985 044