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Statistics on Living Conditions Department

Desislava Dimitrova
Head of Statistics on Living Conditions Department
 
Contact Information:
Address: Sofia 1038, 2, "P. Volov" Str.
Telephone: +359 2 9857 183
 

The “Statistics on Living Conditions” Department (SLC) shall perform the following activities:

1. develop new and improve the existing methodology in the field of statistical surveys "Household Budget Survey" (HBS), "Survey on Income and Living Conditions" (SILC), "Integrated Social Protection Statistics " (ESSPROS) and quality of life;

2. conduct statistical surveys included in the NSP in the field of statistics on household budgets, income and living conditions, integrated social protection statistics and quality of life;

3. be liable for operational planning and reporting of statistical surveys in the mentioned areas;

4. provide methodological support to other Bodies of Statistics and to public authorities maintaining administrative registers used for statistical purposes;

5. develop, coordinate and update the legislation in the field of statistics on household budgets, income and living conditions, integrated social protection statistics and quality of life in accordance with the requirements of international standards and Eurostat;

6. prepare methodological developments, proposals and statements in the field of household budgets, income and living conditions, integrated social protection statistics and quality of life within the NSI system as well as for Eurostat;

7. prepare and provide data on household budgets, income and living conditions, integrated social protection statistics and quality of life, necessary for general and specialized statistical publications, international questionnaires and information services to users;

8. participate in the work of departmental and interinstitutional working groups on the issues of statistics of household budgets, income and living conditions, integrated social protection statistics and quality of life;

9. participate in the work of Eurostat and other international organizations in the form of working groups, task forces, seminars, etc., related to households, families and surveys conducted by the department;

10. participate in development and maintenance of registers, classifications and nomenclatures in the part of households, families and surveys conducted by the department;

11. be liable for the storage of statistical information in accordance with the Law on Statistics and the Law for Protection of Personal Data;

12. maintain and update databases for households, families and surveys conducted by the department;

13. provide methodological support to the RSOs experts in primary data processing.