Nights spent and arrivals of foreigners in accommodation establishments




Euro-SDMX Metadata Structure (ESMS)

Accommodation Establishments - activity of the accommodation establishments
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

"Statistics of tourism and bussines surveys" Department

Contact name

Lidia Sandeva

Contact person function

State Expert

Contact mail address

2, P. Volov Str., 1038 Sofia, Bulgaria

Contact email address

LSandeva@nsi.bg

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 681

Contact fax number

No

Metadata update
Metadata last certified20 November 2013
Metadata last posted20 November 2013
Metadata last update30 March 2017
Statistical presentation
Data description

Arrivals of visitors, nights spent, revenues from nights spent, bed-places and available bed-nights, number of accommodation establishments.

Classification system

· Classification of Territorial Units for Statistical Purposes in Bulgaria (NUTS);

· Unified Classification of Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units (UCATTU).

Sector coverage

All accommodation establishments with 10 and more bed-places - hotels, camping sites, other accommodation establishments (holiday settlements, mountain chalets, pravite flats, rest houses, bungalows and other short-time accommodation).

Statistical concepts and definitions

Arrivals and nights spent by Bulgarian and foreign residents, bed-places and available bed-nights, revenues from nights spent by Bulgarian and foreign residents.

Statistical unit

Accommodation establishment

Statistical population

All categorized accommodation establishments with 10 and more bed-places in use.

Reference area

The territory of Republic of Bulgaria.

Time coverage

· Quarterly - from the first quarter of 2008 till the fourth quarter of 2011;

· Monthly - from January 2012;

· Annually - from 2008.

Base period

2008

Unit of measure

Number, BGN

Reference period

· Quarter - till the end of 2011;

· Month - since January 2012;

· Year.

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

Till the end of 2011 - Directive 95/57 EC;

Since January 2012 - Regulation 692/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning European statistics on tourism and Commission implementing Regulation 1051/2011 implementing Regulation 692/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning European statistics on tourism, as regards the structure of the quality reports and the transmission of the data.

Data sharing

Not applicable

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 publishing of statistical information is indicated in the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute. The statistical information on the activity of the accommodation establishments is published monthly: a month after the reference period on the website of the NSI.

Release calendar access

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

User access

The data are published on the NSI website, section Domain statistics - Tourism 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

· Quarterly -till the end of 2011;

· Monthly - from the January 2012.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

· Quarterly -till the end of 2011;

· Monthly - from the January 2012.

Publications
  • Statistital Reference Book;
  • Statistical Yearbook.
On-line database

Data on accommodation establishments are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Domain statistics - Tourism - Accommodation Establishments: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/7060

Micro-data access

Micro data are not disseminated.

Other

Not applicable

Documentation on methodology

Methodology of the survey

Quality documentation

Not available.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Not applicable

Quality assessment

Not applicable

Relevance
User needs

The users are the Council of Ministers, Ministry of Tourism, the districts? and municipalities? authorities, tourist organizations, science organizations, international organizations and others.

User satisfaction

The users satisfaction survey is not carried out.

Completeness

All data according to Regulation 692/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning European statistics on tourism are provided.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

The statistical survey is exhaustively.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

The data are submitted to Eurostat 2 months after the reference months according to Commission implementing Regulation 1051/2011 implementing Regulation 692/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning European statistics on tourism, as regards the structure of the quality reports and the transmission of the data.

Punctuality

The publication dates by point 15.1 are observed.

Coherence and comparability

All indicators are camparable by years, statistical regions, districts and municipalities.

Comparability - geographical

The data are elaborated according to the administrative structure of the Republic of Bulgaria as of 31.12. of reference year.

Comparability - over time

The data are calculated by common methodology and are comparable by years.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Cost and burden

Not applicable.

Data revision
Data revision - policy

Not applicable.

Data revision - practice

Not applicable.

Statistical processing
Source data

All categorized accommodation establishments with 10 and more bed-places in use.

Frequency of data collection
  • Quarterly -till the end of 2011.
  • Monthly - from the January 2012.
Data collection

Exhaustively.

Data validation

Not applicable.

Data compilation

The data are aggregated to the level of municipalities, districts and total for the country.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

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


ESS Standard for Quality Reports Structure (ESQRS)

Accommodation Establishments - activity of the accommodation establishments
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

"Statistics of tourism and bussines surveys" Department

Contact name

Lidia Sandeva

Contact person function

State Expert

Contact mail address

2, P. Volov Str., 1038 Sofia, Bulgaria

Contact email address

LSandeva@nsi.bg

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 681

Contact fax number

No

Statistical presentation
Data description

Arrivals of visitors, nights spent, revenues from nights spent, bed-places and available bed-nights, number of accommodation establishments.

Classification system

· Classification of Territorial Units for Statistical Purposes in Bulgaria (NUTS);

· Unified Classification of Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units (UCATTU).

Sector coverage

All accommodation establishments with 10 and more bed-places - hotels, camping sites, other accommodation establishments (holiday settlements, mountain chalets, pravite flats, rest houses, bungalows and other short-time accommodation).

Statistical concepts and definitions

Arrivals and nights spent by Bulgarian and foreign residents, bed-places and available bed-nights, revenues from nights spent by Bulgarian and foreign residents.

Statistical unit

Accommodation establishment

Statistical population

All categorized accommodation establishments with 10 and more bed-places in use.

Reference area

The territory of Republic of Bulgaria.

Time coverage

· Quarterly - from the first quarter of 2008 till the fourth quarter of 2011;

· Monthly - from January 2012;

· Annually - from 2008.

Base period

2008

Statistical processing
Source data

All categorized accommodation establishments with 10 and more bed-places in use.

Frequency of data collection
  • Quarterly -till the end of 2011.
  • Monthly - from the January 2012.
Data collection

Exhaustively.

Data validation

Not applicable.

Data compilation

The data are aggregated to the level of municipalities, districts and total for the country.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Not applicable

Quality assessment

Not applicable

Relevance
User needs

The users are the Council of Ministers, Ministry of Tourism, the districts? and municipalities? authorities, tourist organizations, science organizations, international organizations and others.

User satisfaction

The users satisfaction survey is not carried out.

Completeness

All data according to Regulation 692/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning European statistics on tourism are provided.

Data completeness - rate

Not applicable.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

The statistical survey is exhaustively.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Sampling errors - indicators

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Coverage error

Not applicable.

Over-coverage - rate

Not applicable.

Common units - proportion

Not applicable.

Measurement error

Not applicable.

Non response error

Not applicable.

Unit non-response - rate

Not applicable.

Item non-response - rate

Not applicable.

Processing error

Not applicable.

Imputation - rate

Not applicable.

Model assumption error

Not applicable.

Seasonal adjustment

Not applicable.

Data revision - policy

Not applicable.

Data revision - practice

Not applicable.

Data revision - average size

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

The data are submitted to Eurostat 2 months after the reference months according to Commission implementing Regulation 1051/2011 implementing Regulation 692/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning European statistics on tourism, as regards the structure of the quality reports and the transmission of the data.

Time lag - first results

Not applicable.

Time lag - final results

40 days after the reference period.

Punctuality

The publication dates by point 15.1 are observed.

Punctuality - delivery and publication

Monthly and annualy data are presented according to the Calendar of data dissemination.

Coherence and comparability

All indicators are camparable by years, statistical regions, districts and municipalities.

Comparability - geographical

The data are elaborated according to the administrative structure of the Republic of Bulgaria as of 31.12. of reference year.

Asymmetry for mirror flows statistics - coefficient

Not applicable.

Comparability - over time

The data are calculated by common methodology and are comparable by years.

Length of comparable time series

Monthly data are comperable from January 2012.

Annual data are comperable from 2007.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - sub annual and annual statistics

Annual data on nights spent, arrivals and revenues at accommodation establishments are the sum of monthly data.

Coherence - National Accounts

Monthly and annualy data are consistent with national accounts.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

· Quarterly -till the end of 2011;

· Monthly - from the January 2012.

Publications
  • Statistital Reference Book;
  • Statistical Yearbook.
On-line database

Data on accommodation establishments are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Domain statistics - Tourism - Accommodation Establishments: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/7060

Data tables - consultations

No information.

Micro-data access

Micro data are not disseminated.

Other

Not applicable

Metadata - consultations

No information.

Documentation on methodology

Methodology of the survey

Metadata completeness – rate

Not applicable.

Quality documentation

Not available.

Cost and burden

Not applicable.

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: ESQRS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.0.xml
  • Wednesday, 13 March 2019 - 11:00

    In January 2019, 1 872 accommodation establishments - hotels, motels, camping sites, mountain chalets and other establishments for short-term accommodation with more than 10 bed-places were functioned in the country. The total number of the rooms in them was 55.9 thousand and the bed-places were 113.6 thousand. In comparison with January 2018, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) decreased by 1.2%, while the bed-places in them remaining at the same level.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in January 2019 was 889.9 thousand, or by 2.2% less in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in January 2019 reached 51.1 million BGN or by 2.2% more compared to January 2018.

  • Wednesday, 27 February 2019 - 11:00

    In January 2019, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 402.3 thousand or by 3.8% above the registered in January 2018. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in January 2019 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 48.4%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 25.9%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - 25.7%.

    In January 2019, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 554.3 thousand or by 1.9% more in comparison with January 2018. In January 2019, the predominant share of the visits with holiday and recreation purpose was 43.2%, followed by trips with other purposes - 39.1%, and with professional purpose - 17.7%.

  • Wednesday, 20 February 2019 - 11:00

    In the fourth quarter of 2018, 1 095.4 thousand Bulgarian residents made tourist trips. The majority (84.1%) of them travelled only within the country, 14.5% - only abroad and 1.4% - both in the country and abroad. Compared to the same quarter of 2017 the total number of the travelled persons aged 15 and over decreased by 17.6%.

  • Monday, 11 February 2019 - 11:00

    In December 2018, 1 997 accommodation establishments - hotels, motels, camping sites, mountain chalets and other establishments for short-term accommodation with more than 10 bed-places were functioned in the country. The total number of the rooms in them was 59.0 thousand and the bed-places were 119.9 thousand. In comparison with December 2017, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) increased by 2.6% and the bed-places in them - by 2.8%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in December 2018 was 844.2 thousand, or by 1.3% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in December 2018 reached 48.4 million BGN or by 9.3% more compared to December 2017.

  • Monday, 28 January 2019 - 11:00

    In December 2018, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 478.4 thousand or by 4.2% above the registered in December 2017. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in December 2018 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 49.4%, followed by the trips with holiday and recreation purpose - 27.6%, and with professional purpose - 23.0%

    In December 2018, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 619.9 thousand or by 4.0% more in comparison with December 2017. In December 2018, the predominant share of the visits with other purposes was 46.3%, followed by trips with holiday and recreation purpose - 35.4%, and with professional purpose - 18.3%.

  • Friday, 11 January 2019 - 11:00

    In November 2018, 1 844 accommodation establishments - hotels, motels, camping sites, mountain chalets and other establishments for short-term accommodation with more than 10 bed-places were functioned in the country. The total number of the rooms in them was 54.1 thousand and the bed-places were 109.8 thousand. Compared to November 2017, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) and the bed-places in them, increased by 3.2%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in November 2018 was 684.6 thousand, or by 3.7% less in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in November 2018 reached 38.1 million BGN or by 1.9% more compared to November 2017.

  • Friday, 28 December 2018 - 11:00

    In November 2018, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 426.3 thousand or by 2.1% above the registered in November 2017. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in November 2018 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 46.0%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 28.3%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - 25.7%.

    In November 2018, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 575.2 thousand or by 3.4% more in comparison with November 2017. In November 2018, the predominant share of the visits with other purposes was 47.4%, followed by trips with holiday and recreation purpose - 31.9%, and with professional purpose - 20.7%.

  • Wednesday, 12 December 2018 - 11:00

    In October 2018, 2 011 accommodation establishments - hotels, motels, camping sites, mountain chalets and other establishments for short-term accommodation with more than 10 bed-places were functioned in the country. The total number of the rooms in them was 72.4 thousand and the bed-places were 152.5 thousand. In comparison with October 2017, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) increased by 2.7% and the bed-places in them decreased by 1.2%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in October 2018 was 908.5 thousand, or by 5.1% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in October 2018 reached 49.9 million BGN or by 11.5% more compared to October 2017.

  • Wednesday, 28 November 2018 - 11:00

    In October 2018, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 454.7 thousand or by 3.6% above the registered in October 2017. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in October 2018 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 44.6%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 29.1%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - 26.3%.

    In October 2018, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 739.3 thousand or by 3.8% more in comparison with October 2017. In October 2018, the predominant share of the visits with other purposes was 46.0%, followed by trips with holiday and recreation purpose - 34.9%, and with professional purpose - 19.1%.

  • Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - 11:00

    In the third quarter of 2018, 1 882.7 thousand Bulgarian residents made tourist trips. The majority (79.8%) of them travelled only within the country, 14.8% - only abroad and 5.4% - both in the country and abroad. Compared to the same quarter of 2017 the total number of the travelled persons aged 15 and over decreased by 5.5%, as a reduction was observed in the number of the Bulgarian residents travelled only in the country or only abroad respectively by 8.3% and 3.1% of them, while the number of the Bulgarian residents travelled both in the country and abroad increased by 56.8%.

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