National Statistical Institute
|Contact organisation unit|
"Environmental and Energy Account" Department
Rumyana Zdravkova Ivanova
|Contact person function|
|Contact mail address|
2 P.Volov street, 1038 Sofia
|Contact email address|
|Contact phone number|
+359 2 9857 761
|Contact fax number|
|Metadata last certified||20 December 2017|
|Metadata last posted||20 December 2017|
|Metadata last update||20 December 2017|
Provision of information from firms, firm establishments, municipal administrations, scientific institutes, foundations, ministries and other organizations and departments which during the accounting year have paid for environmental taxes. This includes environmental taxes classified into categories: energy, transport, pollution and resource taxes.
List of taxes, as reported by National accounts in the table. 9 of the program for data transmission.
Included are the economic subjects from all economic sectors, which during the accounting year have paid for environmental taxes
|Statistical concepts and definitions|
Economic units that have paid environmental taxes.
All economic units that have paid environmental taxes.
Total for the country and by NACE Rev.2. / A3
2008 - 2015.
|Unit of measure|
|Legal acts and other agreements|
Regulation (EC) No 691/2011
Regular Questionnaire/ Eurostat – Environmental taxes.
|Confidentiality - policy|
Law on Statistics
Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 on European statistics (recital 24 and Article 20(4)) of 11 March 2009 (OJ L 87, p. 164), stipulates the need to establish common principles and guidelines ensuring the confidentiality of data used for the production of European statistics and the access to those confidential data with due account for technical developments and the requirements of users in a democratic society:
|Confidentiality - data treatment|
Individual data are not published in accordance with article 25 of the Law on Statistics. The publishing of individual data can be performed only in accordance with article 26 of the same law.
The date of release of statistical information is indicated in the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.
|Release calendar access|
The calendar is available on the NSI website: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/480
Data on environmental taxes is published on the NSI website, section ‘Environment’ in accordance with the Law on Statistics and the European Statistics Code of Practice respecting the professional independence and aimed at objectivity, transparency and equal treatment of all consumers.
|Frequency of dissemination|
|Accessibility and clarity|
Data on environmental taxes are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading ‘Environment’: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/5112
Anonymised individual data can be provided for scientific and research purposes, and upon individual request according to the Rules for the provision of anonymised individual data for scientific and research purposes.treatment of all consumers.
Information service upon request, according to the Rules for the dissemination of statistical products and services in NSI.
|Documentation on methodology|
Based on statistical methodology of NSI, in accordance with the requirements of Accountancy Law and National Accounting Standards in Bulgaria.
The methodology is updated and consistent with the latest requirements of the European institutions - Eurostat (Statistical Office of the EU).
European Statistics Code of Practice;
A common framework for quality management in the National Statistical System.
Main users of survey’s statistical information are the state and municipal entities, associations, companies and citizens.
|Accuracy and reliability|
There are no sampling errors.
|Timeliness and punctuality|
The data is published according to the terms laid down in the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.
All publications are prepared timely, according to the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.
|Coherence and comparability|
|Comparability - geographical|
Due to the unity of principles, variables, definitions and classifications used there is a high degree of comparability between EU Member States with regard to the survey’s results.
|Comparability - over time|
Time series are available beginning 2008
|Coherence - cross domain|
|Coherence - internal|
|Cost and burden|
|Data revision - policy|
Revision of the data is applied if necessary.
|Data revision - practice|
Revision of the data is applied if necessary.
Environmental taxes are reported through a comprehensive survey in which coverage are included economic subjects (companies, organizations, ministries, municipal administrations and others) that have paid environmental taxes for the reporting year.
|Frequency of data collection|
The main source of data is a statistical questionnaire on environmental taxes. The questionnaire is in on-line electronic format.
Data comparing with those reported in the previous year as regards incorrect measure units and incorrect data - by kind of taxes.
Dataset containing all resident units.
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