Issued books and pamphlets by statistical regions and districts


Time series: Culture_1.09_en.xls

ISSUED BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS BY STATISTICAL REGIONS AND BY DISTRICTS IN 2019
Statistical regions and districts Total Books Pamphlets
Titles -
numbers
Circulation -
thousands
Titles -
numbers
Circulation -
thousands
Titles -
numbers
Circulation -
thousands
Total 9 516 7 628 8 604 6 325 912 1 303
Severna i Yugoiztochna Bulgaria
Severozapaden 136 26 128 26 8 1
Vidin 10 4 10 4 - -
Vratsa 20 4 20 4 - -
Lovech 16 3 16 3 - -
Montana - - - - - -
Pleven 90 15 82 14 8 1
Severen tsentralen 690 128 671 123 19 6
Veliko Tarnovo 471 81 459 77 12 4
Gabrovo 60 20 58 20 2 0
Razgrad 1 1 - - 1 1
Ruse 118 17 116 16 2 0
Silistra 40 10 38 9 2 1
Severoiztochen 705 156 641 126 64 31
Varna 509 131 464 103 45 28
Dobrich 48 7 40 6 8 1
Targovishte 2 1 1 0 1 1
Shumen 146 17 136 16 10 1
Yugoiztochen 501 157 465 146 36 10
Burgas 254 91 235 83 19 8
Sliven 33 7 30 7 3 1
Stara Zagora 200 56 188 54 12 2
Yambol 14 3 12 3 2 0
Yugozapadna i Yuzhna tsentralna Bulgaria
Yugozapaden 6 565 6 793 5 865 5 585 700 1 208
Blagoevgrad 91 19 88 18 3 1
Kyustendil 11 4 10 3 1 2
Pernik 12 3 9 2 3 1
Sofia 27 7 24 5 3 2
Sofia (stolitsa) 6 424 6 759 5 734 5 557 690 1 203
Yuzhen tsentralen 919 368 834 320 85 48
Kаrdzhali 6 2 5 1 1 0
Pazardzhik 24 6 18 4 6 2
Plovdiv 857 351 784 307 73 44
Smolyan 17 4 15 3 2 1
Haskovo 15 4 12 4 3 1
26.06.2020


Euro-SDMX Metadata Structure (ESMS)

PUBLISHING ACTIVITY - BOOKS, NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

'Education and Culture Statistics' Department

Contact name

Svilen Kateliev

Contact person function

Head of department

Contact mail address

2, P. Volov Str.; 1038 Sofia, Bulgaria

Contact email address

[email protected]

Contact phone number

+ 359 2 9857 469

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified26 June 2020
Metadata last posted26 June 2020
Metadata last update26 June 2020
Statistical presentation
Data description

Data refers to issued books, pamphlets and digital editions, continuing editions (newspapers, magazines, bulletins and periodical collections) and other continuing editions (including reports, reference books). The survey includes indicators for the number of titles - total and separately for books and pamphlets, their annual circulation, annual and single circulation of newspapers, magazines, bulletins and periodical collections. The average circulation of a book and pamphlet separately.

Classification system

· Universal Decimal Classification (UDC);

· Nomenclature of territorial units for statistical purposes in Bulgaria (NUTS).

Sector coverage

Cover the activity of publishing houses and private editorial offices.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Book is a non-periodical publication of at least 49 pages, issued in the country and made available to the public.

Pamphlet is a non-periodical printed publication of at least five but not more than 48 pages, issued in the country and made available to the public.

Circulation - total number of copies of a publication printed from a single title. Circulation “0” means a value less than half of the unit of measure.

Newspaper - publication which contains news for current events of special or common interest, the individual parts of which are listed chronologically or numerically and appear usually at least once a week.

Magazine is a continuing edition which is being published under the same title at regular or irregular intervals, over an indefinite period, each issue is numbered consecutively or is dated.

Title - each edition published in one or more volumes, which constitutes a unified whole and which number is established in advance.

Annual circulation of a serial is the total number of copies of all releases of a title for a year.

Single circulation - the average circulation of the circulations of all issues of one title for the year.

Statistical unit

Units of observation are publishing houses and the editorial offices operating in the territory of the country.

Statistical population

The target population are all publishing houses and editorial offices of newspapers and magazines.

Reference area

Republic of Bulgaria.

Time coverage

2005 - 2019

Base period

Not applicable.

Unit of measure

Number, thousands.

Reference period

Yealy.

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

· Law on Statistics;

· ISO/CD 9707 - UNESCO;

· Information and documentation - international library statistics BDS en is 2789.

Data sharing

There are agreements to exchange data with:

· Ministry of Culture;

· The National Library 'St. St. Cyril and Methodius'.

Confidentiality
Confidentiality - policy

· Law on Statistics;

· Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 on European statistics (recital 24 and Article 20(4)) of 11 March 2009 (OJ L 87, p. 164), stipulates the need to establish common principles and guidelines ensuring the confidentiality of data used for the production of European statistics and the access to those confidential data with due account for technical developments and the requirements of users in a democratic society.

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

In accordance to the dates defined in the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.

Release calendar access

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

User access

Data is published on the NSI website, section Culture, in accordance with the Law on Statistics and the European Statistics Code of Practice respecting the professional independence and aimed at objectivity, transparency and equal treatment of all consumers.

Frequency of dissemination

Annual.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Regular press release, related with the data.

Publications

· Book publishing and press;

· Statistical Yearbook;

· Statistical Reference Book;

· 'Bulgaria' (brochure);

· Regions, districts and municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria.

On-line database

Data on publishing activity - books, newspapers and magazines are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Culture - Publishing activities - books, newspapers and magazines: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/4551

Micro-data access

Anonymised individual data can be provide for scientific and research purposes, and for individual request according to the Rules for the provision of anonymised individual data for scientific and research purposes.

Other

Information service on request, according to the Rules for the dissemination of statistical products and services to NSI.

Documentation on methodology

Survey Methodology: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Culture_1_Methodology_en.pdf

Quality documentation

Not applicable.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Not applicable.

Quality assessment

Not applicable.

Relevance
User needs

Main users of statistical information on publishing activity are:

· Ministry of Culture;

· The National Library 'St. St. Cyril and Methodius';

· Other users  (including the media) interested in publishing activity in the Republic of Bulgaria.

User satisfaction

Not applicable.

Completeness

High degree of completeness is ensured according to the methodology.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

The survey is exhaustive. There have been several estimates for incomplete or missing data, using final methods when possible. Estimates are considered reliable.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

Publishing activity data are available in form of tables 6 months after the end of the data collection.

Punctuality

The deadlines of the previous position are strictly observed.

Coherence and comparability

Comparability - geographical

Not applicable.

Comparability - over time

Not applicable.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Cost and burden

No information.

Data revision
Data revision - policy

Not applicable (preliminary data not published).

Data revision - practice

Not applicable (preliminary data not published).

Statistical processing
Source data

The National Library "St. St. Cyril and Methodius"

Frequency of data collection

Yearly.

Data collection

Administrative source of data.

Data validation

In the NSI head office is performed:

· Logical control of micro data;

· Logical control of aggregated data.

Data compilation

Data processing is performed with statistical software SPSS.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

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ESS Standard for Quality Reports Structure (ESQRS)

PUBLISHING ACTIVITY - BOOKS, NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

'Education and Culture Statistics' Department

Contact name

Svilen Kateliev

Contact person function

Head of department

Contact mail address

2, P. Volov Str.; 1038 Sofia, Bulgaria

Contact email address

[email protected]

Contact phone number

+ 359 2 9857 469

Contact fax number
Statistical presentation
Data description

Data refers to issued books, pamphlets and digital editions, continuing editions (newspapers, magazines, bulletins and periodical collections) and other continuing editions (including reports, reference books). The survey includes indicators for the number of titles - total and separately for books and pamphlets, their annual circulation, annual and single circulation of newspapers, magazines, bulletins and periodical collections. The average circulation of a book and pamphlet separately.

Classification system

· Universal Decimal Classification (UDC);

· Nomenclature of territorial units for statistical purposes in Bulgaria (NUTS).

Sector coverage

Cover the activity of publishing houses and private editorial offices.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Book is a non-periodical publication of at least 49 pages, issued in the country and made available to the public.

Pamphlet is a non-periodical printed publication of at least five but not more than 48 pages, issued in the country and made available to the public.

Circulation - total number of copies of a publication printed from a single title. Circulation “0” means a value less than half of the unit of measure.

Newspaper - publication which contains news for current events of special or common interest, the individual parts of which are listed chronologically or numerically and appear usually at least once a week.

Magazine is a continuing edition which is being published under the same title at regular or irregular intervals, over an indefinite period, each issue is numbered consecutively or is dated.

Title - each edition published in one or more volumes, which constitutes a unified whole and which number is established in advance.

Annual circulation of a serial is the total number of copies of all releases of a title for a year.

Single circulation - the average circulation of the circulations of all issues of one title for the year.

Statistical unit

Units of observation are publishing houses and the editorial offices operating in the territory of the country.

Statistical population

The target population are all publishing houses and editorial offices of newspapers and magazines.

Reference area

Republic of Bulgaria.

Time coverage

2005 - 2019

Base period

Not applicable.

Statistical processing
Source data

The National Library "St. St. Cyril and Methodius"

Frequency of data collection

Yearly.

Data collection

Administrative source of data.

Data validation

In the NSI head office is performed:

· Logical control of micro data;

· Logical control of aggregated data.

Data compilation

Data processing is performed with statistical software SPSS.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Not applicable.

Quality assessment

Not applicable.

Relevance
User needs

Main users of statistical information on publishing activity are:

· Ministry of Culture;

· The National Library 'St. St. Cyril and Methodius';

· Other users  (including the media) interested in publishing activity in the Republic of Bulgaria.

User satisfaction

Not applicable.

Completeness

High degree of completeness is ensured according to the methodology.

Data completeness - rate

Not applicable (census).

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

The survey is exhaustive. There have been several estimates for incomplete or missing data, using final methods when possible. Estimates are considered reliable.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Sampling errors - indicators

Not applicable (census).

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Coverage error

Not applicable (census).

Over-coverage - rate

Not applicable (census).

Common units - proportion

Not applicable (census).

Measurement error

Not applicable (census).

Non response error

Not applicable (census).

Unit non-response - rate

Not applicable (census).

Item non-response - rate

Not applicable (census).

Processing error

Not applicable (census).

Imputation - rate

Not applicable.

Model assumption error

Not applicable (census).

Seasonal adjustment

Not applicable.

Data revision - policy

Not applicable (preliminary data not published).

Data revision - practice

Not applicable (preliminary data not published).

Data revision - average size

Not applicable (only final data is published).

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

Publishing activity data are available in form of tables 6 months after the end of the data collection.

Time lag - first results

22 weeks

Time lag - final results

Not applicable (only final results).

Punctuality

The deadlines of the previous position are strictly observed.

Punctuality - delivery and publication

Not applicable.

Coherence and comparability

Comparability - geographical

Not applicable.

Asymmetry for mirror flows statistics - coefficient

Not applicable.

Comparability - over time

Not applicable.

Length of comparable time series

11

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - sub annual and annual statistics

Not applicable (annual survey).

Coherence - National Accounts

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Regular press release, related with the data.

Publications

· Book publishing and press;

· Statistical Yearbook;

· Statistical Reference Book;

· 'Bulgaria' (brochure);

· Regions, districts and municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria.

On-line database

Data on publishing activity - books, newspapers and magazines are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Culture - Publishing activities - books, newspapers and magazines: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/4551

Data tables - consultations

Not available.

Micro-data access

Anonymised individual data can be provide for scientific and research purposes, and for individual request according to the Rules for the provision of anonymised individual data for scientific and research purposes.

Other

Information service on request, according to the Rules for the dissemination of statistical products and services to NSI.

Metadata - consultations

Not available.

Documentation on methodology

Survey Methodology: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Culture_1_Methodology_en.pdf

Metadata completeness – rate

100%.

Quality documentation

Not applicable.

Cost and burden

No information.

Confidentiality
Confidentiality - policy

· Law on Statistics;

· Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 on European statistics (recital 24 and Article 20(4)) of 11 March 2009 (OJ L 87, p. 164), stipulates the need to establish common principles and guidelines ensuring the confidentiality of data used for the production of European statistics and the access to those confidential data with due account for technical developments and the requirements of users in a democratic society.

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.

Comment
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Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.0: ESQRS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.0.xml
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