In the first quarter of 2022, the National Statistical Institute for the second time conducted an additional survey to the Household Budget Survey in order to carry out quarterly monitoring of changes in the living conditions of households as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, under ‘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 No. 101052273 - 2021-BG-ILC-SILC. For the study, 5 687 persons aged 16 and over from 3 052 households were surveyed. The additional survey is an initiative of Eurostat and is conducted according to a uniform methodology within the framework of the European survey Infra-annual data collection on living conditions (IALC).
The results of the additional survey can be viewed in the press releases under the heading "Income, expenditure and consumption of households".