Environmental goods and services



Time series: Ecology_14.1_en.xls
ENVIRONMENTAL GOODS AND SERVISES
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

‘Environmental and Energy Accounts‘ Department

Contact name

Marieta Petrova

Contact person function

Chief expert

Contact mail address

2 P.Volov street, 1038 Sofia

Contact email address

[email protected] 
 

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 504

Contact fax number


No.

Metadata update
Metadata last certified21 December 2020
Metadata last posted21 December 2020
Metadata last update21 December 2020
Statistical presentation
Data description

Environmental goods and services sector covers all economic operators producing goods and services for environmental protection or management of natural resources. Environmental protection activities include prevention, reduction and elimination of pollution in the nature. Natural resource management activities aim to protect natural resources from depletion. The environmental goods and services sector provides data on production, value added, exports and employed according to the Accounting System (SEEA SF 2012).

Classification system

• Classification of environmental protection activities (CEPA) • Classification of Resource Management Activities (CReMA) • Classification of economic activities (NACE Rev. 2)

Sector coverage

In the coverage are included economic operators from all economic sectors producing environmental goods and services according to Regulation (EC) No 2015/2174 that contains an indicative list of environmental protection goods and services.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Bulgaria reports data to Eurostat on the environmental goods and services sector for: • production which is measured at basic prices • value added representing the difference between the value of output and intermediate consumption • export of goods and services from residents to non-residents • employment in full time equivalent.

Statistical unit

Business entities that produce ecological goods and services (enterprises, municipalities, state institutions, etc.).

Statistical population

All economic entities that produced environmental goods and services during the reporting year.

Reference area

Total for the country.

Time coverage

2011 – 2018

Base period

Not applicable.

Unit of measure

Millions of BGN for output, value added and export and number for employees.

Reference period

Year.

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

Data collection for environmental goods and services is a part of Regulation (EC) No 691/2011 of the European Parliament on European environmental economic accounts (EEEA).

Data sharing

Annual Data Questionnaire on Ecological Goods and Services sector of Eurostat.

Confidentiality
Confidentiality - policy

Law of Statistics.

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 Calendar for dissemination of statistical information is available in the internet site of NSI.

Release calendar access

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

User access


The data for environmental goods and services are available in the internet site, heading 'Environmental'.

Frequency of dissemination

Annually.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

No

Publications

No

On-line database

Data for environmental goods and services are available to the NSI website under the heading ‘Environment’.

Micro-data access

Not available.

Other

Information service, according to the regulations for distribution of statistical products in NSI.

Documentation on methodology

The methodology is in line with the requirements of the European Institutions and Eurostat and is based on the Environmental goods and services sector accounts - Handbook 2016 edition.

Quality documentation

According to Regulation (EU) No 691/2011, a quality report is sent annually to Eurostat together with the questionnaire on environmental goods and services.

Quality management
Quality assurance

According to Regulation 691/2011 the member states of EU present quality report annually.

Quality assessment

After reporting the data, Eurostat conducts a data validation procedure and if necessary corrections and adjustments are made.

Relevance
User needs

The users of statistical information from the survey are state and municipal structures, associations, companies and citizens.

User satisfaction

No information. Survey about satisfaction of customers has not been conducted.

Completeness

Not available.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

The accuracy of the data is achieved through logical controls set out in the questionnaire.

Sampling error

Not available.

Non-sampling error

Not available.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

According to the Calendar for dissemination of the results of the NSI statistical surveys.

Punctuality

The data are published according the Calendar for dessimination of statistical information.

Coherence and comparability

The data for environmental goods and services sector are compared  with previous periods, information system 'Business statistics' and others.

Comparability - geographical

Geographical comparability is provided by the general conceptual framework and indicative list of environmental protection goods and services defining the perimeter of the study.

Comparability - over time

Time series from 2011 are available.

Coherence - cross domain

The data are compared with sector Energy statistics, Agriculture and forestry statistics and others.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Cost and burden

Cost related to the collection and production of statistics for environmental goods and services are announced in the National statistical programme.

Data revision
Data revision - policy

Revision of the data is applied if necessary.

Data revision - practice

Revision of the data is applied if necessary.

Statistical processing
Source data

Ecological goods and services are accounted through comprehensive survey, involving companies, organizations, ministries, municipal administrations and others.

Frequency of data collection

Yearly.

Data collection

The data source is a statistical questionnaire on environmental goods and services, which is collect with on-line electronic format or in paper form.

Data validation

Comparison of the data with the reported in the previous year - for units of measure, incorrectly stated codes of the respective product or service and others.

Data compilation

Dataset containing all resident units.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

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  • Monday, 21 December 2020 - 11:00

    The National Statistical Institute presents the results of annual surveys in the field of environmental statistics for 2019.

    The tangible fixed assets with ecological use are a part of the total tangible fixed assets within the country. In 2019, the share of tangible fixed assets with ecological use at the end of the year by accounting value amounts to 4.8% of the total tangible fixed assets available in the country.

    The expenditure of environmental protection and restoration are part of the total expenditure of tangible and intangible fixed assets. In 2019, the share of expenditure available at the end of the year for acquisition of tangible and intangible fixed assets with ecological use amounts to 2.4% of the total expenditure for acquisition of tangible and intangible fixed assets in the country.

    In year 2019 5 435 million cubic meters of fresh water are abstracted in the country, which is 0.2% more than in 2018. The daily average household water consumption from public water supply remains on the same level compared to 2018 - 99 litres per capita.

  • Friday, 20 December 2019 - 11:00

    In 2018 the total use of freshwater and non-freshwater in the country is 4 647 million m3 which decreased with 1.8% compared to 2017. The daily average household water consumption from public water supply remains on the same level compared to 2017 - 99 litres per capita.

    In 2018 the total value of tangible fixed assets with ecological use in the country amounted to 9 523.6 million BGN which compared to 2017 increased by 0.6%.

  • Thursday, 20 December 2018 - 11:00

    The National Statistical Institute presents results from annual surveys in the domain of environmental statistics for 2017. Detailed data by particular topics are placed under the heading ‘Environment’ on the NSI web site: http://www.nsi.bg.

  • Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 11:00

    The National Statistical Institute presents results from annual surveys in the domain of environmental statistics for 2016. Detailed data by particular topics are placed under the heading "Environment" on the NSI web site: http://www.nsi.bg.

  • Tuesday, 20 December 2016 - 11:00

    The National Statistical Institute presents results from annual surveys in the domain of environmental statistics for 2015. Detailed data by particular topics are placed under the heading ‘Environment’ on the NSI web site: http://www.nsi.bg.

  • Friday, 18 December 2015 - 11:00

    The National Statistical Institute presents results from annual surveys in the domain of environmental statistics for 2014. Detailed data by particular topics are placed under the heading "Environment" on the NSI web site: http://www.nsi.bg

  • Friday, 19 December 2014 - 11:00

    The National Statistical Institute presents results from annual surveys in the domain of environmental statistics for 2013. Detailed data by particular topics are placed under the heading "Environment" on the NSI web site: http://www.nsi.bg

  • Friday, 20 December 2013 - 11:00

    The National Statistical Institute presents results from annual surveys in the domain of environmental statistics for 2012. Detailed data by particular topics are placed under the heading "Environment" on the NSI web page: http://www.nsi.bg.

  • Friday, 14 December 2012 - 11:00

    The National Statistical Institute presents results from annual surveys in the domain of environmental statistics for 2011. Detailed data by particular topics are placed under the heading "Environment" on the NSI web page.

  • Thursday, 15 December 2011 - 11:00

    The National Statistical Institute presents to the users results from annual surveys in the domain of environmental statistics for 2010.

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    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2016 - 2020 period.

  • Statistical Yearbook 2020
    The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to present to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 88th edition of the ‘Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Bulgaria’ in printed and electronic format.

    It provides current statistical information about the demographic, economic and social development of the country for 2014 - 2019 in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.

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    • Еmissions in the air
    • Water abstraction, water supply, water use, wastewater, wastewater treatment plants
  • Statistical Reference Book 2020
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2020 in English.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2016 - 2019 period.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2020 (Bulgarian version)
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2020 in Bulgarian.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2016 - 2019 period.

  • Bulgaria 2020
    The National Statistical Institute presents the bilingual (Bulgarian/English) brochure Bulgaria 2020 to users of statistical information. The brochure is addressed to a wide range of users (international institutions, business, students, experts etc.) and changes the traditional presentation of statistical information by offering an innovative structure with a parallel translation in English. The publication contains topical statistical information about the demographic, social and economic development of the country over the 2014 - 2019 period.
  • Statistical Yearbook 2019
    The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to present to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 87th edition of the ‘Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Bulgaria’ in printed and electronic format.

    It provides current statistical information about the demographic, economic and social development of the country for 2013 - 2018 in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.

  • Environment 2017
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information electronic bilingual (Bulgarian/English) publication Environment 2017 that contains data from surveys of NSI in 2017 related to the environment in Bulgaria. There are also data on key indicators for the period 2013 - 2017. The information is systematized in the following sections:
    • Еmissions in the air
    • Water abstraction, water supply, water use, wastewater, wastewater treatment plants

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