Museums by districts


Time series: Culture_8.4_en.xls

MUSEUMS BY DISTRICTS IN 2017
(Number)
Districts Museums Visits Exhibits - stocks units (movable cultural values) Personnel
Total Of which: Professionals with an scientifictitle or academic degree and curators
Total 191 5 109 135 7 406 222 3 224 1 009
Blagoevgrad 7 130 265 141 869 91 39
Burgas 12 230 172 103 666 125 42
Varna 7 244 705 171 046 326 45
Veliko Tarnovo 10 495 110 306 652 202 56
Vidin 2 156 146 92 907 40 21
Vratsa 3 26 062 140 564 32 19
Gabrovo 10 379 010 617 352 195 42
Dobrich 6 212 176 240 981 76 26
Kardzhali 2 14 751 42 682 40 13
Kyustendil 5 128 576 149 725 85 24
Lovech 5 119 005 131 325 52 16
Montana 4 24 841 133 640 40 23
Pazardzhik 9 202 373 192 353 109 44
Pernik 4 37 705 56 980 45 19
Pleven 4 199 675 404 332 98 15
Plovdiv 14 291 379 285 436 196 67
Razgrad 3 69 974 124 262 64 20
Ruse 4 80 609 179 726 64 26
Silistra 5 25 974 46 076 46 19
Sliven 5 86 501 163 721 96 33
Smolyan 3 17 746 143 635 40 19
Sofia 7 299 100 83 582 66 18
Sofia (stolitsa) 24 1 039 424 2 578 344 714 223
Stara Zagora 10 301 703 290 507 120 40
Targovishte 4 19 361 81 183 39 19
Haskovo 7 48 480 188 872 74 26
Shumen 10 194 595 204 145 101 38
Yambol 5 33 717 110 659 48 17
22.05.2018


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 2018
Metadata last posted22 May 2018
Metadata last update22 May 2018
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 - 2017

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 - 2017

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

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