Museums by districts


Time series: Culture_8.4_en.xls

MUSEUMS BY DISTRICTS IN 2016
(Number)
Districts Museums Visits Exhibits - stocks units (movable cultural values) Personnel
Total Of which: Professionals with an scientific title or academic degree and curators
Total 195 5 229 606 7 359 746 3 150 1 037
Blagoevgrad 7 115 265 141 281 88 41
Burgas 12 208 542 103 276 133 44
Varna 8 231 760 178 007 211 49
Veliko Tarnovo 10 473 941 316 074 236 59
Vidin 2 152 345 93 032 39 18
Vratsa 3 32 421 141 600 31 19
Gabrovo 10 384 675 598 311 200 43
Dobrich 6 264 918 236 748 80 30
Kardzhali 2 15 801 42 647 40 13
Kyustendil 5 110 830 149 216 84 23
Lovech 5 104 921 130 735 50 17
Montana 4 28 038 133 180 40 22
Pazardzhik 9 205 259 186 926 109 46
Pernik 5 59 499 56 561 44 20
Pleven 4 222 774 403 263 101 17
Plovdiv 14 293 509 283 098 190 72
Razgrad 3 59 591 122 167 64 21
Ruse 4 90 762 158 638 65 25
Silistra 5 24 700 45 552 46 18
Sliven 5 98 152 149 299 96 30
Smolyan 3 26 111 143 338 41 20
Sofia 7 345 954 82 229 74 19
Sofia (stolitsa) 25 1 085 291 2 585 844 715 221
Stara Zagora 11 305 500 295 556 119 44
Targovishte 4 20 151 82 448 39 19
Haskovo 7 40 226 187 484 68 32
Shumen 10 192 058 203 152 98 38
Yambol 5 36 612 110 084 49 17
22.05.2017


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

DMilanov@nsi.bg

Contact phone number

+ 359 2 9857 602

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified22 May 2017
Metadata last posted22 May 2017
Metadata last update22 May 2017
Statistical presentation
Data description

The data refers to the number of museums. In the survey 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 - 2016

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

The data are comparable.

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

DMilanov@nsi.bg

Contact phone number

+ 359 2 9857 602

Contact fax number
Statistical presentation
Data description

The data refers to the number of museums. In the survey 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 - 2016

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

The data are comparable.

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

Pages

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  • Statistical Reference Book 2016 (Bulgarian version)
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2016 in Bulgarian.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2012 - 2015 period.

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    The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to present to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 83rd edition of the ‘Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Bulgaria’ in printed and electronic format.

    It provides current statistical information about the demographic, economic and social development of the country for 2010 - 2014 in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.

  • Book publishing and Press 2014
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    The publication contains statistical information on the development of publishing activity in Bulgaria by main indicators for 2014.

    Data by some indicators, such as: titles; circulation; average circulation of books, pamphlets, newspapers, magazines and bulletins for the period 1960 - 2014, are also included.  In the publication are applied methodology notes and brief analysis.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2015

    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2015 in English.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2010 - 2014 period.

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