National Statistical Institute
|Contact organisation unit|
Non-Financial National and Regional Accounts
|Contact person function|
|Contact mail address|
2 P. Volov Str., Sofia 1038, Bulgaria
|Contact email address|
|Contact phone number|
00359 2 9857 623
|Contact fax number|
|Metadata last certified||10 August 2021|
|Metadata last posted||10 August 2021|
|Metadata last update||10 August 2021|
According to the ESA 2010 employed covers all persons - both employees and self-employed, Engaged in some productive activity that falls within the production boundary of the system. Employees are defined as all persons who, by the agreement, work for another resident institutional unit and receive remuneration as a compensation of employees. The following categories are included: employees working under employment, civil or working without a contract. Self-employed persons are defined as persons who are the sole owners, or joint owners, of the unincorporated enterprises in which they work.
• Classification of Economic Activities (NACE.BG) containing sectoral groups compatible in terms of NACE Rev.2 (Aggregated nomenclature A10)
Total of economy
|Statistical concepts and definitions|
Regional distribution of employees are based on the concept of residency of an institutional unit - employer.
Enterprise (with information for local unit of enterprise)
|Unit of measure|
|Legal acts and other agreements|
|Confidentiality - policy|
· Law on Statistics;
|Confidentiality - data treatment|
If the data are with a confidentiality flag or are under an embargo date, these data are not published.
|Release calendar access|
|Frequency of dissemination|
|Accessibility and clarity|
Data are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Macroeconomic statistics -
|Documentation on methodology|
European system of national and regional accounts 2010 (Eurostat)
European system of national and regional accounts 2010. The methodology is also available on NSI website.
· European Statistics Code of Practice;
Questionnaire on the implementation of the principles of the European Statistics Code of Practice.
National Accounts data are key information for economic policy monitoring and decision making, forecasting, for administrative purposes and for information of the general public and for economic research. Users of annual national accounts data are typically interested in analysing structural changes in the economy from a medium-term perspective.
NSI follows up the interest perceived from users on the basis of databases and downloads of the data.
|Accuracy and reliability|
|Timeliness and punctuality|
24 months after the end of the reporting period.
The data transmitted to Eurostat are in compliance with National Accounts Data Distribution Program Annex B and respective derogations for the country.
|Coherence and comparability|
|Comparability - geographical|
The comparability is ensured through the implementation of common definitions of ESA 2010.
|Comparability - over time|
By using a common framework of the European System of Accounts ESA 2010, the data can be comparable over time.
|Coherence - cross domain|
|Coherence - internal|
|Cost and burden|
|Data revision - policy|
|Data revision - practice|
• Labour force survey
|Frequency of data collection|
Validation of the data from Eurostat.
Implementation of validated procedures for assessing the quality of data and the development of estimation of the completeness of the data.
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