Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 17:25
Mariana Kotzeva was appointed Director General of Eurostat by the European Commission on 21 February 2018. She is not only the first Bulgarian Director-General of the European Commission but also the first woman at the helm of Eurostat.

Ms Kotzeva held the post of Acting Director-General of Eurostat from 1 January 2017. She joined Eurostat as a special adviser in 2012, becoming its Deputy Director-General in 2014.

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 - 11:30


Wednesday, 7 February 2018 - 15:00
Today, on February, 7, 2018, at its regular meeting, the Council of Ministers adopted the updated Strategy for Development of the National Statistical System of the Republic of Bulgaria and extended its action until 2020.

The Strategy reflects national and European needs and is in line with the priorities laid down in the European Statistical Programme (ESP) for the period 2013-2017. The decision meets the newly adopted Regulation (EU) No 2017/195, according to which the duration of the ESP is extended to 2020.

Wednesday, 7 February 2018 - 11:00
The President of the National Statistical Institute Sergey Tsvetarsky and the Deputy President Diana Yancheva will participate in the 36th meeting of the European Statistical System Committee (ESSC), which will take place on 8 February 2018 at Eurostat, Luxembourg.
Wednesday, 7 February 2018 - 10:25
On February 6, at a press conference at the National Statistical Institute (NSI), the results of the project ‘Bringing NSI Information Assets in Accordance with Eurostat Requirements and Migration to HPC’, financed under the Operational Program ‘Good Governance’ were presented.

The press conference was attended by Mr. Sergei Tsvetarsky - President of the NSI, Ms. Diana Yancheva - Deputy President of the NSI, Mr. Yuri Stamenov - Director of Information Systems and Infrastructure Directorate and project manager, as well as team members.

Monday, 5 February 2018 - 16:20
On January, 31 and February, 1, 2018, the National Statistical Institute hosted an international seminar for development of a questionnaire and methodology for conducting a statistical survey on innovation activity of Small and Medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Monday, 5 February 2018 - 12:00
The National Statistical Institute has started working on a project “Improvement of the use of administrative sources (ESS.VIP ADMIN WP6 pilot studies and applications)” in accordance with the Grant agreement with the European Commission No. 07112.2017.007-2017.441.

The main objective of the project is to develop standardised system for referring to geographical coordinates of statistical data from different domains and administrative sources by means of addresses of real estate and based on national registers.

Thursday, 1 February 2018 - 10:00
The National statistical institute (NSI) has started a survey on the activities of community clubs in 2017. The survey covers all community clubs on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria. The survey is conducted every five years and is included in the National Statistical Programme for 2018.

Reporting units receive a notification letter by email from NSI Headquarters or by ordinary mail from the “Statistical surveys” departments to the relevant Regional Statistical Offices.

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 - 11:45
A total of 527 Bulgarian students, spread in 194 teams, declared their willingness to participate in the first European Statistics Competition.

Participants from the eleven European countries in which the competition will take place are a total of 6 300, distributed in 2 366 teams.

According to the competition regulation, the teams are composed of up to three students, but even self-participation is allowed. It is important for each team to have a mentor-teacher.      16 Bulgarian students have expressed a desire to compete on their own.

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 - 10:34
The President of the NSI Sergey Tsvetarsky chaired the first meeting of the Council Working Party on Statistics under the Bulgarian Presidency on 24 January in Brussels, Belgium.