Fines and sanctions referring to the environment – total and by use


Time series: Ecology_7.5_en.xls
Expenditure on protection and restoration of the environment
Contact
Contact organisation

National statistical institute

Contact organisation unit

"Environmental and Energy Account" Department

Contact name

Zorka Kostadinova Borisova

Contact person function

Chief Expert

Contact mail address

2 Panayot Volov St., 1038 Sofia

Contact email address

[email protected]

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 108

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified21 December 2020
Metadata last posted21 December 2020
Metadata last update21 December 2020
Statistical presentation
Data description

Provision of information from firms, firm establishments, municipal administrations, scientific institutes, foundations, ministries and other organizations and departments which during the year under review have spent expenditure on protection and restoration of the environment. Included here is the expenditure on acquisition as well as the expenditure on maintenance of the tangible fixed assets with ecological use allocated by direction of ecological use (water, air, waste, etc.).

Classification system

· Classification of environmental protection activities (CEPA)- a common classification of environmental protection activities which has been adopted by UN and European statisticians and accountants in 1994 and replaced in 2000 by an improved version (CEPA 2000);

· Nomenclature of environmental protection equipment.

Sector coverage

Included are the economic subjects from all economic sectors, which have spent environmental protection expenditure.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Specialized equipment for the environment (end-of-pipe) - includes facilities which are not involved in the production process and serve only to reduce pollution resulting from production.

Integrated technologies - elements of the production process/technologies, which resulted in achieving less environmental pollution compared to other similar technologies.

Statistical unit

Economic units that have spent funds for new construction, reconstruction, maintenance and operation of tangible and intangible fixed assets and activities on the environment.

Statistical population

All economic units that have expended funds for the acquisition and maintenance of tangible and intangible fixed assets with ecological use.

The data for enterprises and the number of employed persons from the Statistical Business Register for the period t-2 were used to form the general population, from which the study "Expenditures for protection and restoration of the environment" is sampled. For the study of the group, two approaches are combined - exhaustive and sampling. Comprehensive monitoring applies to a group of enterprises that are previously known to have environmental expenditure, and where the industry group surveyed contains too few enterprises to be sampled.

By regulation, data are reported by economic activity group. For each sample, a simple random sample is emitted.

Based on the sampling survey, estimates are calculated for the enterprise's arithmetic mean for the sampled population. In order to obtain an estimate of the aggregate, the arithmetic mean is multiplied by the number of enterprises.

 

 

 

Reference area

Total for the country and by districts - 2000-2013. Begining 2014 only total for the country.

Time coverage

2000 - 2019

Base period

Not applicable.

Unit of measure

Thousand BGN

Reference period

Year

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

 

Regulation (EU) No 691/2011 on European environmental economic accounts.

Regulation 295/2008 EC on Structural Business Statistics (SBS).

Data sharing

Data is provided to Eurostat.

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

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 Expenditure on protection and restoration of the environment 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

Yearly

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Annual press release

Publications

· Electronic Publication "Environment";

· Statistical Yearbook;

· Statistical Reference Book;

· "Bulgaria" (brochure).

On-line database

Data on Expenditure on protection and restoration of the environment are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Environment: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/5112

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 in NSI.

Documentation on methodology

Based on statistical methodology of NSI, in accordance with the requirements of Accountancy Law and the National Accounting Standards in Bulgaria.

The methodology is updated and consistent with the latest requirements of the European institutions - Eurostat (Statistical Office of the EU). 

Quality documentation

Not available.

Quality management
Quality assurance

· European Statistics Code of Practice;

· A common framework for quality management in the National Statistical System.

Quality assessment
Relevance
User needs

Main users of survey's statistical information are the state and municipal entities, associations, companies and citizens.

User satisfaction

No information. Survey about satisfaction of customers has not been conducted.

Completeness

According to Regulation 691/2011, all available statistics data are reported. In 2019, progress is being made to ensure the completeness of the missing data. Possibilities for obtaining information for missing statistical indicators are being explored.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

Overall accuracy is related to data quality. For this purpose , additional analyzes and checks are performed on all economic units that are suspected of having incorrect units of measurement, incorectly indicators and others.

Sampling error

As the sample size depends on the available resources and not on the pre-set accuracy when conducting the study, the calculation of stochastic errors is not part of the usual procedure accompanying data processing.

 

Non-sampling error

Not estimate.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

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

Punctuality

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

Coherence and comparability
Comparability - geographical

Due to the unity of principles, variables, definitions and classifications used there is a high degree of comparability between EU Member States with regard to the survey's results.

Comparability - over time

Time series are available since 2000.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

The data are according whith the annual data for municipal waste tax from the Business Statistics Information System.

Cost and burden

Since 2013 in connection with the reduction of respondents burden, with paper questionnaire, an electronic version of the questionnaire was introduced.

 

Data revision
Data revision - policy

Revision of the data is applied if necessary.

Data revision - practice

Revision of the data is applied if necessary.

Statistical processing
Source data

Expenditure on protection and restoration of the environment are included economic subjects (companies, organizations, ministries, municipal administrations and others) who have spent funds on protection and restoration of the environment.For the study of the group, two approaches are combined - exhaustive and sampling. Comprehensive monitoring applies to a group of enterprises that are previously known to have environmental expenditure, and where the industry group surveyed contains too few enterprises to be sampled.>

Frequency of data collection

Yearly

Data collection

The main source of data is a statistical questionnaire on the expenditure for protection and restoration of the environment. The questionnaire is collected by correspondence on electronic and paper format. 

Data validation

Comparing the data with those reported in the previous year for incorrect measure units and incorrect data by use for environment.

Data compilation

Dataset containing all the units in the terrritory of the country.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

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  • Monday, 21 December 2020 - 11:00

    The National Statistical Institute presents the results of annual surveys in the field of environmental statistics for 2019.

    The tangible fixed assets with ecological use are a part of the total tangible fixed assets within the country. In 2019, the share of tangible fixed assets with ecological use at the end of the year by accounting value amounts to 4.8% of the total tangible fixed assets available in the country.

    The expenditure of environmental protection and restoration are part of the total expenditure of tangible and intangible fixed assets. In 2019, the share of expenditure available at the end of the year for acquisition of tangible and intangible fixed assets with ecological use amounts to 2.4% of the total expenditure for acquisition of tangible and intangible fixed assets in the country.

    In year 2019 5 435 million cubic meters of fresh water are abstracted in the country, which is 0.2% more than in 2018. The daily average household water consumption from public water supply remains on the same level compared to 2018 - 99 litres per capita.

  • Friday, 20 December 2019 - 11:00

    In 2018 the total use of freshwater and non-freshwater in the country is 4 647 million m3 which decreased with 1.8% compared to 2017. The daily average household water consumption from public water supply remains on the same level compared to 2017 - 99 litres per capita.

    In 2018 the total value of tangible fixed assets with ecological use in the country amounted to 9 523.6 million BGN which compared to 2017 increased by 0.6%.

  • Thursday, 20 December 2018 - 11:00

    The National Statistical Institute presents results from annual surveys in the domain of environmental statistics for 2017. Detailed data by particular topics are placed under the heading ‘Environment’ on the NSI web site: http://www.nsi.bg.

  • Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 11:00

    The National Statistical Institute presents results from annual surveys in the domain of environmental statistics for 2016. Detailed data by particular topics are placed under the heading "Environment" on the NSI web site: http://www.nsi.bg.

  • Tuesday, 20 December 2016 - 11:00

    The National Statistical Institute presents results from annual surveys in the domain of environmental statistics for 2015. Detailed data by particular topics are placed under the heading ‘Environment’ on the NSI web site: http://www.nsi.bg.

  • Friday, 18 December 2015 - 11:00

    The National Statistical Institute presents results from annual surveys in the domain of environmental statistics for 2014. Detailed data by particular topics are placed under the heading "Environment" on the NSI web site: http://www.nsi.bg

  • Friday, 19 December 2014 - 11:00

    The National Statistical Institute presents results from annual surveys in the domain of environmental statistics for 2013. Detailed data by particular topics are placed under the heading "Environment" on the NSI web site: http://www.nsi.bg

  • Friday, 20 December 2013 - 11:00

    The National Statistical Institute presents results from annual surveys in the domain of environmental statistics for 2012. Detailed data by particular topics are placed under the heading "Environment" on the NSI web page: http://www.nsi.bg.

  • Friday, 14 December 2012 - 11:00

    The National Statistical Institute presents results from annual surveys in the domain of environmental statistics for 2011. Detailed data by particular topics are placed under the heading "Environment" on the NSI web page.

  • Thursday, 15 December 2011 - 11:00

    The National Statistical Institute presents to the users results from annual surveys in the domain of environmental statistics for 2010.

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  • Statistical Reference Book 2021 (Bulgarian version)
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    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 - 2020 period.

  • Statistical Yearbook 2020
    The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to present to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 88th 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 2014 - 2019 in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.

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  • Environment 2018
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    • 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

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