Municipal waste




Euro-SDMX Metadata Structure (ESMS)

Municipal waste
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

"Environmental and Energy Statistics" Department

Contact name

Peter Petrov

Contact person function

State expert

Contact mail address

2 Panayot Volov St., 1038 Sofia

Contact email address

[email protected]

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 499

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified13 May 2020
Metadata last posted13 May 2020
Metadata last update13 May 2020
Statistical presentation
Data description
Classification system
  • List of wastes according to Ordinance No. 2 of 23 July 2014 on the classification of waste.
  • Classification of territorial units for statistical purposes in Bulgaria under Regulation (EC) No 176/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 February 2008 (for the publication of statistical information at the regional level in NSI publications).
Sector coverage

The information is provided by a specialized statistical survey (covering exhaustively   the   municipal administrations) in combination with administrative data (EEA). The data quality gradually improved over time due to the installation of weighbridges in the treatment facilities.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Waste means any substance or object ot part thereof, which the holder disposes of, intends to dispose of or is required to dispose of, and is included into one of the categories listed in the Waste Management Act.

Statistical unit

Municipal administration

Statistical population

All municipal administrations in country.

Reference area

Total for the country, statistical regions, districts, municipals.

Time coverage

2011-2018

Base period

Not applicable.

Unit of measure

Thousands tons; kg/year/per capita; number; decares; %; Thousands m3; m3.

Reference period

Year.

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements
Waste data is collected on the basis of EC legislation:
  • Regulation No 2150/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2002 on waste statistics;
  • Directive 2008/98 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008 on waste and repealing certain Directives
National legislation:
  • Waste Management Act (promulgated in State Gazette No. 53 / 13.07.2012, amended and supplemented, SG 105 / 30.12.2016)
  • Ordinance No. 1 of 04 June 2014 on the procedure and models for providing information on waste activities and the procedure for keeping of public registers (promulgated in the State Gazette, issue 51 of 20.06.2014)
  • Waste Management Act, "SG", No. 86/30.09. 2003;
  • Ordinance No 7/24.08.2004 on the requirements for the sites where waste treatment facilities are to be installed;
  • Ordinance No 9/28.09.2004 on the procedure and patterns for submitting information on waste related activities and the procedure for keeping the public register for issued permits, registration documents, and closed down sites and activities.
Data sharing
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

The publishing of individual data can be performed only in accordance with article 26 of the same law.

Release policy
Release calendar

The date of release of statistical information is indicated 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 on Municipal waste is published on the NSI website, section Environment 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, according to the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Annual, according to the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.

Publications
  • Environment;
  • Statistical Yearbook;
  • Statistical Reference Book.
On-line database

Data on Municipal waste are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Environment: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/5092

Micro-data access

Not accessible.

Other

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

Documentation on methodology
  • Handbook on the implementation of the Waste Statistics Regulation;
  • Waste Data Center - Eurostat at http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/waste/methodology;
  • Waste Management Act;
  • Household Waste Form of NSI.
Quality documentation

Quality report according to Regulation (EC) No 2150/2002.

Quality management
Quality assurance
Code of European Statistics Practice.
Quality assessment
Relevance
User needs

The bodies of state and regional administration, international organizations, consumers from the country and abroad.

User satisfaction

Not available.

Completeness

Not available.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy
Sampling error

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

All publications are published timely, according to the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.

Punctuality

The data are published according to the terms in the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.


Coherence and comparability
Comparability - geographical

Because of the unity of the principles, definitions and classifications used, there is a high degree of comparability between EU Member States in terms of monitoring results.

Comparability - over time

Time series by key indicators at national level are available since 1999.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Cost and burden

Not available.

Data revision
Data revision - policy

In accordance with the Rules for the Distribution of Statistical Products and Services.

Data revision - practice

In accordance with the Rules for the Distribution of Statistical Products and Services.

Statistical processing
Source data

Via electronic questionnaire filled-in by the municipal administrations. Administrative source EEA.

Frequency of data collection

Yearly.

Data collection

Exhaustive survey wich covers the municipal administrations.

Data validation
Data compilation

Specialized software.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Comment
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ESS Standard for Quality Reports Structure (ESQRS)

Municipal waste
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

"Environmental and Energy Statistics" Department

Contact name

Peter Petrov

Contact person function

State expert

Contact mail address

2 Panayot Volov St., 1038 Sofia

Contact email address

[email protected]

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 499

Contact fax number
Statistical presentation
Data description
Classification system
  • List of wastes according to Ordinance No. 2 of 23 July 2014 on the classification of waste.
  • Classification of territorial units for statistical purposes in Bulgaria under Regulation (EC) No 176/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 February 2008 (for the publication of statistical information at the regional level in NSI publications).
Sector coverage

The information is provided by a specialized statistical survey (covering exhaustively   the   municipal administrations) in combination with administrative data (EEA). The data quality gradually improved over time due to the installation of weighbridges in the treatment facilities.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Waste means any substance or object ot part thereof, which the holder disposes of, intends to dispose of or is required to dispose of, and is included into one of the categories listed in the Waste Management Act.

Statistical unit

Municipal administration

Statistical population

All municipal administrations in country.

Reference area

Total for the country, statistical regions, districts, municipals.

Time coverage

2011-2018

Base period

Not applicable.

Statistical processing
Source data

Via electronic questionnaire filled-in by the municipal administrations. Administrative source EEA.

Frequency of data collection

Yearly.

Data collection

Exhaustive survey wich covers the municipal administrations.

Data validation
Data compilation

Specialized software.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Quality management
Quality assurance
Code of European Statistics Practice.
Quality assessment
Relevance
User needs

The bodies of state and regional administration, international organizations, consumers from the country and abroad.

User satisfaction

Not available.

Completeness

Not available.

Data completeness - rate

Not applicable.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy
Sampling error

Not applicable.

Sampling errors - indicators

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Coverage error

Not applicable.

Over-coverage - rate

Not applicable.

Common units - proportion

Not applicable.

Measurement error
Non response error

Not applicable.

Unit non-response - rate

Not applicable.

Item non-response - rate

Not applicable.

Processing error
Imputation - rate

Not applicable.

Model assumption error

Not applicable.

Seasonal adjustment

Not applicable.

Data revision - policy

In accordance with the Rules for the Distribution of Statistical Products and Services.

Data revision - practice

In accordance with the Rules for the Distribution of Statistical Products and Services.

Data revision - average size

The identified inconsistencies, registration errors and revisions in the primary data are regularly recorded and stored.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

All publications are published timely, according to the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.

Time lag - first results

Not applicable.

Time lag - final results

Not applicable.

Punctuality

The data are published according to the terms in the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.


Punctuality - delivery and publication
Coherence and comparability
Comparability - geographical

Because of the unity of the principles, definitions and classifications used, there is a high degree of comparability between EU Member States in terms of monitoring results.

Asymmetry for mirror flows statistics - coefficient
Comparability - over time

Time series by key indicators at national level are available since 1999.

Length of comparable time series
Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - sub annual and annual statistics
Coherence - National Accounts
Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Annual, according to the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.

Publications
  • Environment;
  • Statistical Yearbook;
  • Statistical Reference Book.
On-line database

Data on Municipal waste are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Environment: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/5092

Data tables - consultations
Micro-data access

Not accessible.

Other

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

Metadata - consultations
Documentation on methodology
  • Handbook on the implementation of the Waste Statistics Regulation;
  • Waste Data Center - Eurostat at http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/waste/methodology;
  • Waste Management Act;
  • Household Waste Form of NSI.
Metadata completeness – rate

Not available.

Quality documentation

Quality report according to Regulation (EC) No 2150/2002.

Cost and burden

Not available.

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

The publishing of individual data can be performed only in accordance with article 26 of the same law.

Comment
Download in SDMX 2.1 file format: Municipal waste
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.1: ESQRS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.1.xml
Download in SDMX 2.0 file format: Municipal waste
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.0: ESQRS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.0.xml

Pages

  • Environment 2018
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information electronic bilingual (Bulgarian/English) publication Environment 2018 that contains data from surveys of NSI in 2018 related to the environment in Bulgaria. There are also data on key indicators for the period 2014 - 2018. The information is systematized in the following sections:
    • Еmissions in the air
    • Water abstraction, water supply, water use, wastewater, wastewater treatment plants
  • Statistical Reference Book 2020
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2020 in English.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2016 - 2019 period.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2020 (Bulgarian version)
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2020 in Bulgarian.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2016 - 2019 period.

  • Bulgaria 2020
    The National Statistical Institute presents the bilingual (Bulgarian/English) brochure Bulgaria 2020 to users of statistical information. The brochure is addressed to a wide range of users (international institutions, business, students, experts etc.) and changes the traditional presentation of statistical information by offering an innovative structure with a parallel translation in English. The publication contains topical statistical information about the demographic, social and economic development of the country over the 2014 - 2019 period.
  • Statistical Yearbook 2019
    The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to present to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 87th edition of the ‘Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Bulgaria’ in printed and electronic format.

    It provides current statistical information about the demographic, economic and social development of the country for 2013 - 2018 in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.

  • Environment 2017
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information electronic bilingual (Bulgarian/English) publication Environment 2017 that contains data from surveys of NSI in 2017 related to the environment in Bulgaria. There are also data on key indicators for the period 2013 - 2017. The information is systematized in the following sections:
    • Еmissions in the air
    • Water abstraction, water supply, water use, wastewater, wastewater treatment plants
  • Statistical Yearbook 2018 in infographics
    The National Statistical Institute presents to your attention the 86th edition of the Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Bulgaria in infographics.

    In 2018, for the first time, we presented the results of the statistical surveys through graphics, images and other visualization tools, which resulted in a positive response among a wide range of users. We believe that this modern way of presenting statistical information will trigger the interest in those who for the first time encounter the meaning of numbers revealing important aspects of socio-economic life.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2019
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2019 in English.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2015 - 2018 period.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2019 (Bulgarian version)
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2019 in Bulgarian.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2015 - 2018 period.

  • Statistical Yearbook 2018
    The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to present to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 86th edition of the ‘Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Bulgaria’ in printed and electronic format.

    It provides current statistical information about the demographic, economic and social development of the country for 2012 - 2017 in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.

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