Since September 2021 the National statistical institute has started work under the ‘Income and Living Conditions (ILC) - Statistical infrastructure under IESS - SILC 2022 module - 2021 and 2022 Infra-annual data collection’ project, the implementation of which is in accordance with Grant Agreement with the European Commission N 101052273 - 2021-BG-ILC-SILC. The project activities include a pilot data collection using additional questionnaire on social inclusion, living conditions and well-being under the Household budget survey. The additional survey was initiated by Eurostat and it is conducted according to a harmonized methodology within the European survey Infra-annual data collection on living conditions (IALC). The objective is to conduct a quarterly monitoring of the changes in the living conditions of households in the country as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and to provide an up-to-date information for harmonized European comparisons.
The results of the additional survey can be viewed in the press releases under the heading "Income, expenditure and consumption of households".