Protected natural scenery by category
National statistical institute
|Contact organisation unit|
Environmental and Energy Accounts Department
|Contact person function|
|Contact mail address|
2 Panayot Volov St., 1038 Sofia
|Contact email address|
|Contact phone number|
+359 2 9857 504
|Contact fax number|
|Metadata last certified||20 December 2018|
|Metadata last posted||20 December 2018|
|Metadata last update||20 December 2018|
Number and area of protected natural scenery by category (reserves, natural landmarks, protected areas, national parks, and maintained reserves) as well as number of protected plant species, protected animal species and protected venerable trees.
Exhaustive survey which covers all protected natural territories and objects.
|Statistical concepts and definitions|
Total for the country.
1976 - 2017
|Unit of measure|
|Legal acts and other agreements|
· Law for Protected Territories, published "SG", No. 133/11.11.1998;
· Law for biodiversity, published "SG", No. 77/09.08.2002.
|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 Protected natural scenery 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|
· Statistical Reference Book;
· Statistical Yearbook.
Data on Protected natural scenery are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Environment: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/5108
Information service on request, according to the Rules for the dissemination of statistical products and services in NSI.
|Documentation on methodology|
|Accuracy and reliability|
|Timeliness and punctuality|
|Coherence and comparability|
|Comparability - geographical|
|Comparability - over time|
|Coherence - cross domain|
|Coherence - internal|
|Cost and burden|
|Data revision - policy|
|Data revision - practice|
Ministry of Environment and Water (MOEW)
|Frequency of data collection|
Electronic questionnaire of MOEW
Statistical Yearbook 2010
The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to submit to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 78th 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 the 2004 - 2009 period in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.
The National Statistical Institute informs users of statistical information that the annual bilingual (Bulgarian/English) publication Environment 2009 (on CD) is already available. The publication contains environmental data from NSI statistical surveys in 2009. The main indicators are presented for the 2004 – 2009 period.The information is systematized in the following sections:• Emissions in the air;
Statistical Yearbook 2009
The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to submit to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 77th edition of the ‘Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Bulgaria’ in printed and electronic format. The issue is published in 2010, which marks 130 years since the establishment of a statistical institution in Bulgaria and 100 years since publishing of the first ‘Statistical Yearbook of the Bulgarian Kingdom’ in 1910.
Statistical Reference Book 2010
The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2010 in English. It is a concise form of the same issue 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 2005 - 2009 period.
The National Statistical Institute informs users of statistical information that the annual bilingual (Bulgarian/English) publication Environment 2008 (on CD) is already available. The publication contains environmental data from NSI statistical surveys in 2008. The main indicators are presented for the 2003 – 2008 period.The information is systematized in the following sections:
Statistical Reference Book 2009
The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2009 in English. It is a concise form of the same issue in Bulgarian.The issue is with a new design and enrich contents. For the first time are included methodological and analytic notes towards all chapters. The information is illustrated with a rich graphic materials.
The National Statistical Institute informs users of statistical information that the annual bilingual (Bulgarian-English) publication Environment 2007 (printed and electronic version on CD-ROM) is already available. The publication contains environmental data from NSI statistical surveys in 2007. The main indicators are presented for the 2003 - 2007 period.The information is systematized in the following sections:• Emissions in the air;