The National Statistical Institute presents the issued annual bilingual (Bulgarian-English) publication Book-publishing and Press 2011.
The publication contains statistical information on the development of publishing activity in Bulgaria by main indicators for 2011. The data for books and pamphlets are for the first nine months of 2011. Data for last three months of 2011 will be included in the survey in 2012.
Data by some indicators, such as: titles; circulation; average circulation of books, pamphlets, newspapers, magazines and bulletins for the period 1960-2011, 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)
I. Book and pamphlet production for the period January - September 2011 by districts
II. Newspapers in 2011 by districts
Source of the data is National library “St.St. Cyril and Methodius”.
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 2011 the books and pamphlets are not distributed by literary group and are not included by volume (printers’ sheets, a printer’s sheets and printers’ sheets for edition) and retail. Music types - titles and circulation are published the printed music (a score). Electronic publications are issued since 2001, by decimal classification, literature group, purpose and publishing houses.
In the second part are presented continuing publications - newspapers, magazines, bulletins, periodical collections and others (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 by districts.
The publication is available on CD-ROM and is also published on the NSI website.
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