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Book publishing and Press 2012

Published at: 19.03.2014 - 15:30

The National Statistical Institute has the pleasure to present of users on statistical information its new electronic publication Book publishing and Press 2012.

The publication contains statistical information on the development of publishing activity in Bulgaria by main indicators for 2012.

Data by some indicators, such as: titles; circulation; average circulation of books, pamphlets, newspapers, magazines and bulletins for the period 1960-2012, are also included.  In the publication are applied methodology notes and brief analysis.

Data are classified into three sections: “Book publishing, “Continuing publications” and “Diagrams”

A. Book publishing
I. Books and pamphlets
II. Printed music publications
III. Electronic publications
B. Continuing publications
I. Newspapers, magazines and bulletins
II. Periodical collections.
III Others continuing publications (Including reports, annuals, directories)
C. Diagrams
I.  Book and pamphlet production by districts 2012.
II. Newspapers in 2012

Source of the data is “St.St. Cyril and Methodius” National library.

The first part contains data on books and non-periodicals - pamphlets, electronic and printed music publications. Data are published by: issues books and pamphlet by decimal classification and those first issues, original and translation literature, target group, publishers, language, districts. In 2010 the books and pamphlets are not distributed by literary group and issues by volume (printers’ sheets, a printer’s sheets and printers’ sheets for edition) and retail are not included. Music types - titles and circulation are published the printed music (a score). Information for electronic publications has been published since 2001 by decimal classification, publishing houses and place of publishing.

In the second part are presented the continuing publications - newspapers, magazines, bulletins, periodical collections and others continuing publications (Including: reports, annuals, directories) by: decimal classification, year of establishment, periodicity, districts on titles and circulation.

The titles and the circulation of the books, pamphlets and newspapers are presented in the publication with chart by district.

The publication is available on CD-ROM in pdf format

Price (including mailing costs):
EUR 15 for a CD
Price includes VAT.

The issue could be ordered at the following address:
National Statistical Institute
Dissemination of Information and Publications Department
2, Panayot Volov St.
1038 Sofia,
e-mail: [email protected]

Purchase by bank transfer:
NSI Bank Account
Bulgarian National Bank
Knyaz Alexander Battenberg Square, Sofia
IBAN BG84 BNBG 9661 3000 1190 01

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