Hours worked - Total of economy



HOURS WORKED
(thousand)
Indicators NACE
Rev.2
A10
Economic activity Second quarter of 2019*
Employed   Total 1 518 886.6
  A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 259 054.2
  B_E Mining and quarrying; manufacturing; electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply; water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 304 346.2
  F Construction 87 527.7
  G_I Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; transportation and storage; accommodation and food service activities 405 693.8
  J Information and communication 46 702.9
  K Financial and insurance activities 26 322.3
  L Real estate activities 11 091.2
  M_N Professional, scientific and technical activities; administrative and support service activities 97 994.6
  O_Q Public administration and defence; compulsory social security; education; human health and social work activities 232 305.6
  R_U Arts, entertainment and recreation, repair of household goods and other services 47 848.1
Employees   Total 1 111 252.0
  A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 45 954.1
  B_E Mining and quarrying; manufacturing; electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply; water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 281 346.2
  F Construction 70 071.5
  G_I Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; transportation and storage; accommodation and food service activities 296 931.4
  J Information and communication 40 949.7
  K Financial and insurance activities 25 606.9
  L Real estate activities 9 769.7
  M_N Professional, scientific and technical activities; administrative and support service activities 82 679.6
  O_Q Public administration and defence; compulsory social security; education; human health and social work activities 223 890.6
  R_U Arts, entertainment and recreation, repair of household goods and other services 34 052.3
Self-employed   Total 407 634.6
  A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 213 100.1
  B_E Mining and quarrying; manufacturing; electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply; water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 23 000.0
  F Construction 17 456.2
  G_I Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; transportation and storage; accommodation and food service activities 108 762.4
  J Information and communication 5 753.1
  K Financial and insurance activities 715.4
  L Real estate activities 1 321.5
  M_N Professional, scientific and technical activities; administrative and support service activities 15 315.1
  O_Q Public administration and defence; compulsory social security; education; human health and social work activities 8 415.0
  R_U Arts, entertainment and recreation, repair of household goods and other services 13 795.8

* Data are preliminary
05.09.2019
Employed persons and Hours worked - Total of economy - Employed, employees and self-employed
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

Non-Financial National Accounts

Contact name

Marin Gergov

Contact person function

Chief expert

Contact mail address

2 P. Volov Str., Sofia 1038

Contact email address

[email protected]

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 537

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified07 March 2019
Metadata last posted07 March 2019
Metadata last update07 March 2019
Statistical presentation
Data description

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 - persons who are the sole owners, or joint owners of unincorporated enterprises in which they work.

Classification system

Classification of Economic Activities (CEA-2008, for international use NACE.BG-2008)

Sector coverage

Total of economy

Statistical concepts and definitions

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:

· persons engaged by an employer under a contract of employment;

· civil servants and other government employees whose terms and conditions of employment are laid down by public law;

· the armed forces, consisting of those who have enlisted for both long and short engagements and also conscripts;

· owners of corporations and quasicorporations if they work in these corporations;

· students who have a formal commitment whereby they contribute some of their own labour as an input into an enterprise?s process of production in return for remuneration and (or) education services;

· outworkers if there is an explicit agreement that the outworker is remunerated on the basis of the work done that is, the amount of labour which is contributed as an input into some process of production;

· disabled workers, provided the formal or informal relationship of employer to employee exists;

· persons employed by temporary employment agency;

· persons temporary not at work if they are in: the continued receipt of wage or salary, an assurance of return to work following the end of the contingency, or an agreement as the date of return.

Self-employed persons are defined as persons who are the sole owners, or joint owners, of the unincorporated enterprises in which they work. Self-employed persons also include the following categories:

  • unpaid family workers, incl. those working in unincorporated enterprises engaged wholly or partly in market production;
  • outworkers whose income is a function of the value of the outputs from some process of production for which they are responsible; persons employed in the enterprise engaged in the manufacture entirely for their own final consumption.
Statistical unit

Employed resident

Statistical population

Employed

Reference area

Bulgaria

Time coverage

1995 - forth quarter 2018

Base period

Not applicable.

Unit of measure

Thousands

Reference period

Quarter

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

REGULATION (EU) No 549/2013 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL

Data sharing

Eurostat program to provide data on national accounts, the IMF, the UN.

Confidentiality
Confidentiality - policy

· Law on Statistics;

· REGULATION (EC) No 223/2009 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL (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
Release policy
Release calendar

The date for publication of statistical information is listed in the Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys of NSI. Statistical information is published 9 months after the end of the reporting period.

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 Macroeconomic statistics - Gross Domestic Product 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

Quarterly

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Press Release

Publications

Statistical Reference book

On-line database

Data are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Macroeconomic statistics - Gross Domestic Product - Employed persons, hours worked and labour productivity - Quarterly data - Employed persons - Total of economy: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/5536

Micro-data access

Not applicable.

Other
Documentation on methodology

European system of accounts (ESA 2010)

Quality documentation
Quality management
Quality assurance

· European Statistics Code of Practice;

· Common framework for quality management in the National Statistical System.

Quality assessment

Questionnaire on the implementation of the principles of the European Statistics Code of Practice.

Relevance
User needs
User satisfaction
Completeness
Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy
Sampling error
Non-sampling error
Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

Quarterly rates:

· Current quarterly estimates of GDP - T +65 days after the reporting period

Punctuality
Coherence and comparability
Comparability - geographical
Comparability - over time
Coherence - cross domain

Additional information on other indicators in national accounts are available in other subject areas related to national accounts

Coherence - internal
Cost and burden
Data revision
Data revision - policy

In practice, the system of national accounts, there are two main types of revisions beyond the scope and content of the methods of seasonal adjustment. The first type of audits is ongoing, regular characterized by the presence of new or updated statistical information based on statistical surveys or administrative sources. The second type of revisions is related to a change in the methodology and calculation procedures for specific statistical indicators.

Data revision - practice

In line with Eurostat to provide data on national accounts and the National Statistical Programme of Bulgaria, GDP data are developed in the following intervals:

· Quarterly rates:
- Current quarterly estimates of GDP - T +65 days after the reporting period

· The annual estimates - the sum of estimates of quarterly data - T +65 days after the reporting period

Statistical processing
Source data
  • Labour Force Survey;
  • Statement of employee hours worked, wage and other labor costs.
Frequency of data collection

Quarterly

Data collection

Quarterly data

Data validation

Implementation of validated procedures for assessing data

Data compilation

Implementation of validated procedures for assessing the quality of data and the development of estimation of the completeness of the data.

Adjustment

Apply seasonal adjustment of the data using software Demeter.

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