Quarterly data


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Quarterly non-financial accounts for general "General government" and the "Rest of world" - General "General government" and the "Rest of the world"
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

"Non-Financial National Accounts"

Contact name

Milen Kolev

Contact person function

Head of department

Contact mail address

2 P. Volov Str., Sofia 1038

Contact email address

MKolev@nsi.bg

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 623

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified01 January 1970
Metadata last posted01 January 1970
Metadata last update01 October 2014
Statistical presentation
Data description

Quarterly non-financial accounts for "General Government" and the "Rest of world" represents the economic activity of the government and non-resident units comparable to other European countries, on the basis of national accounts according to the European System of Accounts 2010 (ESNS2010). For this purpose we develop tables showing income and expenditure of the sector "General Government" and "Rest of world". Industry data are consistent with the annual data are developed on the basis of national accounts according to the European System of Accounts 2010 (ESA2010).

Classification system

European System of Accounts (ESA 2010) - classification of units by institutional sectors

Sector coverage

According to ESA 2010 institutional sector "General Government" includes the bodies of government that meet individual and collective needs of society (Central Government - ministries, departments and regional administrations, Local Government - municipalities) as well as businesses, financed and controlled by the government and centralized social security funds, institutional sector "Rest of world" includes all non-resident institutional units engaged in operations and have economic links with resident units of the national economy.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Bulgaria has committed to provide statistical information of Eurostat as regards the quarterly transactions "General Government" set out in the European System of Accounts (ESA2010) salgasno requirements of Regulation 264/2000 of 3 February 2000 the European Commission and Council Regulation 1221 / 2002 of the European Parliament and Council of 10 June 2002. Eurostat shall draw up and publish a so-called. Manual on quarterly non-financial accounts for "General Government" which supplements the development of taxes and social payments on a quarterly basis.

· Sector "General Government" includes several sub-sectors in accordance with ESA 2010 : Central Government - S.1311 ( includes all units whose accounts are included in the budget of plants , universities, Bulgarian National Television, Bulgarian National Radio, extra bills, hospitals funded government and other institutional units with separate budgets), Local Government - S.1313 ( includes all municipalities, hospitals funded by them and extra -budgetary funds to municipalities ), and Social Security Funds - S.1313 ( National Social Security Institute and the National Health Insurance Fund ).

· The main source for the development of statistics on quarterly non-financial indicators of the sector "General Government" used the reports on implementation of the consolidated fiscal program provided by the Ministry of Finance. Reports on implementation of the consolidated fiscal program prepared in accordance with applicable national budget classification.

Statistical unit

Institutional unit under ESA 2010 - budgetary institutions, non-financial enterprises reclassified in the "Central Government."

Statistical population

Economic territory of the country

Reference area

Bulgaria

Time coverage

First Quarter 1999 - Third Quarter 2014* * Preliminary data

Base period

2010

Unit of measure

Million BGN

Reference period

Quarter

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

· REGULATION (EU) No 549/2013 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCI of 21 May 2013 on the European system of national and regional accounts in the European Union ;

· REGULATION (EC) No 1161/2005 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 6 July 2005 on the compilation of quarterly non-financial accounts by institutional sector

Data sharing

Eurostat program to provide data on national accounts.

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
Release policy
Release calendar

The date for publication of statistical information is listed in the Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys of NSI. The quarterly non-financial accounts for institutional sectors "General Government" and "Rest of the world" are published 3 months after the end of the reporting period.

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 Macroeconomic statistics 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

Quarter

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Not applicable.

Publications

Electronic publication (on CD-ROM)

On-line database

Data are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Macroeconomic statistics - Non-financial national accounts by institutional sectors: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/5550

Micro-data access

Not applicable.

Other
Documentation on methodology

European system of accounts (ESA 2010)

Quality documentation
Quality management
Quality assurance

· European Statistics Code of Practice;

· Common framework for quality management in the National Statistical System.

Quality assessment

Questionnaire on the implementation of the principles of the European Statistics Code of Practice.

Relevance
User needs
User satisfaction
Completeness
Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy
Sampling error
Non-sampling error
Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

T +3 months after the reporting period.

Punctuality

Additional information for the "General Government" is available in other subsections of section Government Finance Statistics.

Coherence and comparability
Comparability - geographical
Comparability - over time
Coherence - cross domain

Additional information on other indicators in national accounts are available in other subject areas related to national accounts.

Coherence - internal
Cost and burden
Data revision
Data revision - policy

Providing comparable data series is accompanied by a revision of the statistical results which in most cases is in line with regulatory requirements and recommendations. The most common practice - regular revisions, followed by a change in the methodology (for a quarter of revised products) or accepted EC regulations (over a third of the revised products). Other reasons for the revisions identified by experts were: change from one classification to another (from NOC to NACE) revisions related to the notification tables for debt and deficit of the general government sector "Rest of world" concerning the updating of the population.

Quarterly data for the "General Government" is reviewed in the following cases:

· update for previous quarters - if further additional information, reclassification and other improvements;

· in the case of annual data as quarterly data are available earlier than the annual data;

· in March and September, when the quarterly data should be adjusted in accordance with the notification tables on government deficit / surplus and debt;

· planned methodological revisions.

Data revision - practice

Quarterly data for the "General Government" is reviewed in the following cases:

· update for previous quarters - if further additional information, reclassification and other improvements;

· in the case of annual data as quarterly data are available earlier than the annual data;

· in March and September, when the quarterly data should be adjusted in accordance with the notification tables on government deficit / surplus and debt;

· planned methodological revisions.

Statistical processing
Source data

The main sources of data for the development of sector accounts for "General Government" and "Rest of world" are:

· report on the cash execution of the consolidated budget and individual budget units;

· additional administrative information from the Ministry of Finance on taxes for the purposes of reporting on an accrual basis ;

· additional administrative information from the Ministry of Finance received and paid transfers from the EU

· administrative information from other ministries and the amount of fees that are fiscal in nature

· BOP developed by the BNB.

Frequency of data collection

Quarterly

Data collection

Exhaustively for all units in "General Government" sector.

Quarterly bank information on the operations of non-resident and resident units.

Data validation

Implementation of validated procedures for assessing data quality.

Data compilation

Implementation of validated procedures for assessing data quality.

Adjustment
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