Waste from activity


Waste from economic activity - Generated waste from economic activity
Contact
Contact organisation

National statistical instutute

Contact organisation unit

"Environmental and Energy Statistics" Department

Contact name

Rumen Rumenov

Contact person function

State expert

Contact mail address

2 Panayot Volov St., 1038 Sofia

Contact email address

Rrumenov@NSI.bg

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 541

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified15 December 2013
Metadata last posted15 December 2013
Metadata last update16 January 2014
Statistical presentation
Data description

Information is provided about the quantities of waste generated from all economic activities (excluding households) and what happens with it. Quantities of waste passed to other enterprises for further recovery or disposal, and those exported out of the country are shown.

Classification system

· List of Wastes (Appendix No.1 at the Art. 5, para. 1 of the Ordinance No. 3/1.04.2004 on waste classification issued by the Minister of environment and water and the Minister of health care, published in ?State Gazette?, No. 44 of 25 May 2004);

· European Waste Catalogue.

Sector coverage

All economic sectors excluding agriculture, forestry and fishing, and households.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Waste means any substance, object or part thereof, which the holder disposes of, intends to dispose of or is required to dispose of, and is included into one of the categories listed in the Waste Management Act.

Statistical unit

Economic entities whose activity causes generation, recovery, disposal, collection or disassembling of waste.

Statistical population

All economic entities excluding agriculture, forestry and fishing, and households.

Reference area

Territory of Bulgaria

Time coverage

2004-2011

Base period

Not applicable.

Unit of measure

Tons (with accuracy to kg)

Reference period

Year.

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

· Waste Management Act (published ?SG?, No.86/30.09. 2003)

· Regulation (EC) No 2150/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste statistics.

Data sharing
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 of release of the statistical information is indicated in the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute. Data is published annually.

Release calendar access

The calendar is available on the NSI website: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/480

User access

Data on Generated waste from economic activity 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

Annual

Accessibility and clarity
News release
Publications

· Electronic Publication "Environment";

· Statistical Yearbook.

On-line database

Data on Generated waste from economic activity are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Environment: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/5086

Micro-data access

Not accessible.

Other

No.

Documentation on methodology

· Sample survey combined with data obtained from the Executive Environmental Agency.

Quality documentation
Quality management
Quality assurance

· European Statistics Code of Practice;

· A common framework for quality management in the National Statistical System.

Quality assessment
Relevance
User needs

Main users of survey's statistical information are the state and municipal entities, associations, companies and citizens.

User satisfaction

No information. Survey about satisfaction of customers has not been conducted.

Completeness
Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy
Sampling error
Non-sampling error
Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

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.

Punctuality

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

Not applicable.

Comparability - over time

Time series are available beginning 2004.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Cost and burden

In connection with the reduction of respondents' burden an electronic version of the questionnaire was introduced.

Data revision
Data revision - policy

Revision of the data is applied if necessary.

Data revision - practice

See previous position.

Statistical processing
Source data

· Sample survey covering enterprises with 10 and more employed combined with exhaustive survey for some economic sectors and activities;

· Administrative data, received from Executive Environment Agency.

Frequency of data collection

Annual

Data collection

Via electronic or paper questionnaires.

Data validation

Comparing the data to those reported in previous years.

Data compilation

Via Excel and SPSS

Adjustment
Comment
Metadata Structure Definition: ESMS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.0.xml
Waste from agriculture, forestry and fishing - Generated waste from agriculture, forestry and fishing
Contact
Contact organisation

National statistical instutute

Contact organisation unit

Department "Environmental and Energy Statistics" 

Contact name

Rumen Rumenov

Contact person function

State expert

Contact mail address

2 Panayot Volov St., 1038 Sofia

Contact email address

Rrumenov@NSI.bg

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 541

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified15 December 2013
Metadata last posted15 December 2013
Metadata last update16 January 2014
Statistical presentation
Data description

Information is provided about the quantities of waste generated from agriculture, forestry and fishing and what happens with it. Quantities of waste passed to other enterprises for further recovery or disposal, and those exported out of the country are shown.

Classification system

· List of Wastes (Appendix No.1 at the Art. 5, para. 1 of the Ordinance No. 3/1.04.2004 on waste classification issued by the Minister of environment and water and the Minister of health care, published in ?State Gazette?, No. 44 of 25 May 2004);

· European Waste Catalogue.

Sector coverage

Enterprises and self-insured persons from the activities: agriculture, forestry and fishing.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Waste means any substance, object or part thereof, which the holder disposes of, intends to dispose of or is required to dispose of, and is included into one of the categories listed in the Waste Management Act.

Statistical unit

Economic entities whose activity causes generation, recovery, disposal, collection or disassembling of waste.

Statistical population

Agriculture, forestry and fishing economic enterprises.

Reference area

Territory of Bulgaria.

Time coverage

2004-2011

Base period

Not applicable.

Unit of measure

Tons (with accuracy to kg).

Reference period

Year.

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

· Waste Management Act (published "SG", No.86/30.09. 2003);

· Regulation (EC) No 2150/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste statistics.

Data sharing
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 of release of the statistical information is indicated in the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute. Data is published annually.

Release calendar access

The calendar is available on the NSI website: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/480

User access

Data on Generated waste from agriculture, forestry and fishing 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

Annual

Accessibility and clarity
News release
Publications

· Electronic Publication "Environment";

· Statistical Yearbook.

On-line database

Data on Generated waste from agriculture, forestry and fishing are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Environment: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/5086

Micro-data access

Not accessible.

Other

No.

Documentation on methodology

· Own methodology developed by the National Statistical Institute: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Ecology_Method_2_en.pdf;

· Sample survey combined with data obtained from the Executive Environmental Agency.

Quality documentation
Quality management
Quality assurance

· European Statistics Code of Practice;

· A common framework for quality management in the National Statistical System.

Quality assessment
Relevance
User needs

Main users of survey's statistical information are the state and municipal entities, associations, companies and citizens.

User satisfaction

No information. Survey about satisfaction of customers has not been conducted.

Completeness

Survey covers enterprises and self- insured persons.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy
Sampling error

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

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.

Punctuality

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

Not applicable.

Comparability - over time

Time series are available beginning 2004.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Cost and burden

In connection with the reduction of respondents' burden an electronic version of the questionnaire was introduced.

Data revision
Data revision - policy

Revision of the data is applied if necessary.

Data revision - practice

See previous position.

Statistical processing
Source data

· Sample survey;

· Administrative data, received from Executive Environment Agency.

Frequency of data collection

Annual

Data collection

Via electronic or paper questionnaires.

Data validation

Comparing the data to those reported in previous years.

Data compilation

Via Excel ? SPSS.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

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