Useful area in museums by statistical regions and by districts


Time series: Culture_8.3_en.xls

USEFUL AREA IN MUSEUMS BY STATISTICAL REGIONS AND BY DISTRICTS IN 2018
Statistical regions and districts Total Useful area - square metres
Of which:
for exposition fund depository service premises
Total 514 582 331 515 85 797 91 923
Severna i Yugoiztochna Bulgaria
Severozapaden 54 297 36 015 5 719 12 051
Vidin 6 911 3 606 411 2 878
Vratsa 4 838 3 973 740 16
Lovech 7 149 4 741 1 389 944
Montana 5 120 3 211 1 111 798
Pleven 30 279 20 484 2 068 7 415
Severen tsentralen 88 006 50 977 16 516 19 997
Veliko Tarnovo 30 137 19 506 3 710 6 593
Gabrovo 29 413 15 113 5 990 8 258
Razgrad 7 714 3 896 1 358 2 385
Ruse 13 945 7 293 4 592 2 030
Silistra 6 797 5 169 866 731
Severoiztochen 47 227 30 675 6 791 9 396
Varna 14 086 10 171 1 476 2 309
Dobrich 13 493 8 100 1 683 3 575
Targovishte 8 299 4 566 1 802 1 911
Shumen 11 349 7 838 1 830 1 601
Yugoiztochen 85 523 50 042 16 612 18 385
Burgas 12 670 8 138 1 866 2 536
Sliven 18 211 8 372 5 329 4 362
Stara Zagora 35 490 21 531 6 483 7 375
Yambol 19 152 12 001 2 934 4 112
Yugozapadna i Yuzhna tsentralna Bulgaria
Yugozapaden 179 981 124 462 29 219 23 582
Blagoevgrad 15 317 11 231 2 089 1 537
Kyustendil 10 616 6 791 3 086 617
Pernik 14 024 10 269 1 124 2 611
Sofia 7 569 5 472 1 350 747
Sofia (stolitsa) 132 455 90 699 21 570 18 070
Yuzhen tsentralen 59 548 39 344 10 940 8 512
Kаrdzhali 3 485 2 800 464 141
Pazardzhik 17 631 12 897 2 513 2 153
Plovdiv 26 499 16 182 5 600 4 354
Smolyan 4 442 2 614 955 705
Haskovo 7 491 4 851 1 408 1 159
22.05.2019


Euro-SDMX Metadata Structure (ESMS)

MUSEUMS - museums, staff, material basis of museums (useful area for exposition, fund depository, conservation and restoration work and service facilities), organized activities and revenue and expenditure
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

'Education and Culture Statistics' Department

Contact name

David Milanov

Contact person function

Chief Expert

Contact mail address

2, P. Volov Str.; 1038 Sofia, Bulgaria

Contact email address

[email protected]

Contact phone number

+ 359 2 9857 602

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified22 May 2019
Metadata last posted22 May 2019
Metadata last update22 May 2019
Statistical presentation
Data description

The data refer to the number of museums, and from 2018 the definition is in full accordance with the Cultural Heritage Act (Prom. in the SG 19 / 13 March 2009). In the data are included indicators for the organized events, stocks units (movable cultural values), visits and of which: in the day for free entrance and visits of foreigners, staff, incomes from European projects and programmes and expenditures, as well as data for the material basis of museums, number of museums which use a computer and number of museums with at least one specialized educational programme.

Classification system

· By thematic scope of the museum;

· By territorial scope of the museum;

· By form of ownership of the museum;

· According to the scientific and cultural fields of the museum;

· Staff category of the museum;

· Nomenclature of territorial units for statistical purposes in Bulgaria (NUTS).

Sector coverage

Includes the activity of all registered museums, without collections with public importance (museum collections).

Statistical concepts and definitions

Museum is a cultural and science organisation which seeks out, studies, preserves and presents cultural values, natural specimens and anthropological remains with cognitive, educational and aesthetic purposes.

Statistical unit

Units of observation are the museums, whose stocks units are movable cultural values.

Statistical population

The target populations are all open for visit museums whose stocks units are movable cultural values.

Reference area

For the Republic of Bulgaria.

Time coverage

2002 - 2018

Base period

Not applicable.

Unit of measure

Number; Thousand BGN.

Reference period

Yearly.

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

· Law of Cultural Heritage;

· Law on Statistics;

· EUROSTAT, EGMUS (European Group for Museum Statistics).

Data sharing

There is an agreement to exchange data with Ministry of Culture.

Confidentiality
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.

Release policy
Release calendar

The date for publication of statistical information is listed 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

User access

Data is published on the NSI website, section Culture 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

Annual.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Regular press release, related to the data.

Publications

· Statistical Yearbook;

· Statistical Reference Book;

· 'Bulgaria' (brochure);

· Regions, districts and municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria.

On-line database

Data on museums are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Culture - Museums: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/4655

Micro-data access

Anonymised individual data can be provide for scientific and research purposes, and for individual request according to the Rules for the provision of anonymised individual data for scientific and research purposes.

Other

Information service on request, according to the Rules for the dissemination of statistical products and services to NSI.

Documentation on methodology

Survey Methodology: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Culture_8_Methodology_en.pdf

Quality documentation

Quality documents are under preparation.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Not applicable.

Quality assessment

Not applicable.

Relevance
User needs

The main users of statistical information by the survey of museums are:

· Ministry of Culture;

· End users (including the media)  interested from activity of the museums in the Republic of Bulgaria.

User satisfaction

Not applicable.

Completeness

High degree of completeness is ensured according to the methodology.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

NSI conducts an annual exhaustive survey which characterized the activity of the museums.

There have been several preliminary estimates for incomplete or missing data, using final methods when it is possible.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

The data for museums are available in the form of tables 5 months after the end of the data collection.

Punctuality

The terms of the previous position are strictly observed.

Coherence and comparability

Comparability - geographical

Not applicable.

Comparability - over time

In 2018 there is a break in the time series of the data on the number of museums.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Cost and burden

The average length for filling the statistical report by the respondents is about 60 minutes.

Data revision
Data revision - policy

Not applicable (preliminary data not published).

Data revision - practice

Not applicable (preliminary data not published).

Statistical processing
Source data

Source data are all museums, whose collections are cultural values.

Frequency of data collection

Yearly.

Data collection

Data are collected via electronic questionnaire "Report on the activities of the museums". Respondents send the questionnaire by e-mail.

Data validation

· The logical control of data in the RSO;

· The logic control of aggregate data in the head office of the NSI.

Data compilation

Data processing is performed with statistical software Access.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Comment
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.1: ESMS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.1.xml
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.0: ESMS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.0.xml


ESS Standard for Quality Reports Structure (ESQRS)

MUSEUMS - museums, staff, material basis of museums (useful area for exposition, fund depository, conservation and restoration work and service facilities), organized activities and revenue and expenditure
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

'Education and Culture Statistics' Department

Contact name

David Milanov

Contact person function

Chief Expert

Contact mail address

2, P. Volov Str.; 1038 Sofia, Bulgaria

Contact email address

[email protected]

Contact phone number

+ 359 2 9857 602

Contact fax number
Statistical presentation
Data description

The data refer to the number of museums, and from 2018 the definition is in full accordance with the Cultural Heritage Act (Prom. in the SG 19 / 13 March 2009). In the data are included indicators for the organized events, stocks units (movable cultural values), visits and of which: in the day for free entrance and visits of foreigners, staff, incomes from European projects and programmes and expenditures, as well as data for the material basis of museums, number of museums which use a computer and number of museums with at least one specialized educational programme.

Classification system

· By thematic scope of the museum;

· By territorial scope of the museum;

· By form of ownership of the museum;

· According to the scientific and cultural fields of the museum;

· Staff category of the museum;

· Nomenclature of territorial units for statistical purposes in Bulgaria (NUTS).

Sector coverage

Includes the activity of all registered museums, without collections with public importance (museum collections).

Statistical concepts and definitions

Museum is a cultural and science organisation which seeks out, studies, preserves and presents cultural values, natural specimens and anthropological remains with cognitive, educational and aesthetic purposes.

Statistical unit

Units of observation are the museums, whose stocks units are movable cultural values.

Statistical population

The target populations are all open for visit museums whose stocks units are movable cultural values.

Reference area

For the Republic of Bulgaria.

Time coverage

2002 - 2018

Base period

Not applicable.

Statistical processing
Source data

Source data are all museums, whose collections are cultural values.

Frequency of data collection

Yearly.

Data collection

Data are collected via electronic questionnaire "Report on the activities of the museums". Respondents send the questionnaire by e-mail.

Data validation

· The logical control of data in the RSO;

· The logic control of aggregate data in the head office of the NSI.

Data compilation

Data processing is performed with statistical software Access.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Not applicable.

Quality assessment

Not applicable.

Relevance
User needs

The main users of statistical information by the survey of museums are:

· Ministry of Culture;

· End users (including the media)  interested from activity of the museums in the Republic of Bulgaria.

User satisfaction

Not applicable.

Completeness

High degree of completeness is ensured according to the methodology.

Data completeness - rate

Not applicable (census).

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

NSI conducts an annual exhaustive survey which characterized the activity of the museums.

There have been several preliminary estimates for incomplete or missing data, using final methods when it is possible.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Sampling errors - indicators

Not applicable (census).

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Coverage error

Not applicable (census).

Over-coverage - rate

Not applicable (census).

Common units - proportion

Not applicable (census).

Measurement error

Not applicable (census).

Non response error

Not applicable (census).

Unit non-response - rate

Not applicable (census).

Item non-response - rate

Not applicable (census).

Processing error

Not applicable (census).

Imputation - rate

Not applicable (no imputations).

Model assumption error

Not applicable (census).

Seasonal adjustment

Not applicable (no seasonal adjustments).

Data revision - policy

Not applicable (preliminary data not published).

Data revision - practice

Not applicable (preliminary data not published).

Data revision - average size

Not applicable (only final data is published).

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

The data for museums are available in the form of tables 5 months after the end of the data collection.

Time lag - first results

18 weeks

Time lag - final results

Not applicable (only final results published).

Punctuality

The terms of the previous position are strictly observed.

Punctuality - delivery and publication

Not applicable (data published on exact date).

Coherence and comparability

Comparability - geographical

Not applicable.

Asymmetry for mirror flows statistics - coefficient

Not applicable (no flows).

Comparability - over time

In 2018 there is a break in the time series of the data on the number of museums.

Length of comparable time series

11

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - sub annual and annual statistics

Not applicable (annual survey).

Coherence - National Accounts

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Regular press release, related to the data.

Publications

· Statistical Yearbook;

· Statistical Reference Book;

· 'Bulgaria' (brochure);

· Regions, districts and municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria.

On-line database

Data on museums are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Culture - Museums: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/4655

Data tables - consultations

Not avaliable.

Micro-data access

Anonymised individual data can be provide for scientific and research purposes, and for individual request according to the Rules for the provision of anonymised individual data for scientific and research purposes.

Other

Information service on request, according to the Rules for the dissemination of statistical products and services to NSI.

Metadata - consultations

Not avaliable.

Documentation on methodology

Survey Methodology: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Culture_8_Methodology_en.pdf

Metadata completeness – rate

100%

Quality documentation

Quality documents are under preparation.

Cost and burden

The average length for filling the statistical report by the respondents is about 60 minutes.

Confidentiality
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.

Comment
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.1: ESQRS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.1.xml
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.0: ESQRS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.0.xml

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