Trips of Bulgarian residents abroad by purpose of visit and by country of destination


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TRIPS OF BULGARIAN RESIDENTS ABROAD1 BY PURPOSE OF VISIT AND BY COUNTRY OF DESTINATION IN MAY 2021
(Number)
Counrty of destinstion Total Purpose of visit
Holiday and recreation Professional Others
TOTAL 332 028 . . .
EU . . . .
Austria . . . .
Belgium . . . .
Croatia . . . .
Cyprus . . . .
Czech Rep. . . . .
Denmark . . . .
Finland . . . .
France . . . .
Germany . . . .
Greece . . . .
Hungary . . . .
Ireland . . . .
Italy . . . .
Malta . . . .
Netherlands . . . .
Poland . . . .
Portugal . . . .
Romania . . . .
Slovakia . . . .
Slovenia . . . .
Spain . . . .
Sweden . . . .
Other countries from EU . . . .
Other European countries . . . .
Norway . . . .
Republic of North Macedonia . . . .
Russian Fed. . . . .
Serbia . . . .
Switzerland . . . .
Turkey . . . .
Ukraine . . . .
United Kingdom . . . .
Оther countries . . . .
Canada . . . .
Israel . . . .
USA . . . .
Rest of the world . . . .

1The data are provided by the Ministry of Interior. In May 2021, no statistical survey was conducted at the border checkpoints due to the cancellation of international flights and the restriction of crossing the country's land borders and the worldwide spread of the coronavirus COVID-19.
'.' data not available
29.06.2021
Trips of Bulgarian residents abroad and arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria - trips of Bulgarian residents abroad and arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

"Statistics of Tourism and Business Surveys" Department

Contact name

Lidia Sandeva

Contact person function

State Expert

Contact mail address

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

Contact email address

[email protected]

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 681

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified16 July 2021
Metadata last posted16 July 2021
Metadata last update16 July 2021
Statistical presentation
Data description

Trips of Bulgarian residents abroad by purpose of visit and by country of destination; Arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria by purpose of visit and by country of origin.

Classification system

Nomenclature of the countries and territories by statistical purposes.

Sector coverage

All foreigners aged 15 and over, visiting Bulgaria by country of residents, by months and by purposes of visiting; All Bulgarian residents aged 15 and over, travelling abroad by months and by purposes of trips.

Statistical concepts and definitions

An international tourist is any person who travels to a country other than his/her permanent residence but no more than one year and whose main purpose is not doing any activity for payment in place visited.

The purposes of visiting a country are the following:

· Excursion, holiday or entertainment (visits to cultural or historical sightseeing, sports events and other);

· Visiting friends and relatives;

· Professional purposes (business trips, participation in conferences, congresses, concluding deals, etc.);

· Other purposes.

Statistical unit

Every tourist - Bulgarian or foreign citizen.

Statistical population

All foreign and Bulgarian residents passing the border.

Reference area

For the Trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - definite countries, for the foreigners - territory of Republic of Bulgaria.

Time coverage

From January 2008 to the last reference month of the current year.

Base period

2008

Unit of measure

Number

Reference period

Monthly, Annually

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

A gentleman's agreement with the World Tourism Organization.

Data sharing

Not applicable.

Confidentiality
Confidentiality - policy

· Law on Statistics; http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/553

· 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 societyhttp://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2009:087:0164:0173:bg:PDF)

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 for publishing of statistical information is indicated in the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute. The statistical information on the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad and arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria is published monthly: a month after the reference period on the website of the NSI.

Release calendar access

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

User access

Data are disseminated on the NSI website, section ‘Tourism’ - 'Trips of Bulgarian residents abroad and arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria', in accordance with the Law on Statistics (Chapter 5) and European Statistics Code of Practice respecting professional independence and in an objective, professional and transparent manner in which all users are treated equitably.

 

Frequency of dissemination

Monthly

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Monthly

Publications

·‘Statistical yearbook’ – annual publication

· ‘Statistical Reference Book’ - annual publication;

· Brochure "Bulgaria" - annual edition.

On-line database

Monthly and annual results from the Survey on the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad and arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria are available in the online statistical information request information system - INFOSTAT: Topic Business Statistics, Subtopics Tourism: https://infostat.nsi.bg/infostat/pages/module.jsf?x_2=226

Micro-data access

Micro data are not disseminated.

Other

Not applicable.

Documentation on methodology

Methodology of the survey.

Quality documentation

Not available.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Not applicable.

Quality assessment

Not applicable.

Relevance
User needs

The users are the Council of Ministers, Ministry of tourism, the districts and municipalities authorities, tourist organizations, science organizations, international organizations and others.

User satisfaction

The users satisfaction survey is not carried out.

Completeness

The data cover the requirements for completeness as regards the recommendations of the World Tourism Organization.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

The statistical data are with high degree of accuracy as regards the recommendations of the World Tourism Organization.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

The data are published 28 days after the reference month.

Punctuality

The publication dates are observed.

Coherence and comparability
Comparability - geographical

Not applicable.

Comparability - over time

The data are calculated by common methodology and are comparable by years.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Cost and burden

Not applicable.

Data revision
Data revision - policy

Not applicable.

Data revision - practice

Not applicable.

Statistical processing
Source data

· Ministry of Interior;

· NSIs regular monthly sample survey of passing Bulgarian and foreign citizens on the border check points.

Frequency of data collection

Monthly

Data collection

Data on the number of the trips of the citizens of the European Union are estimated on the basis of the information obtained from the Ministry of Interior and the airport authorities. Data on the number of citizens of 'third countries' are obtained directly from the Ministry of Interior.

Data validation

Not applicable.

Data compilation

The data are aggregated to total for the country.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

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  • Monday, 12 July 2021 - 11:00

    In May 2021, during the continuing epidemic situation, 2 043 accommodation establishments - hotels, motels, camping sites, mountain chalets and other establishments for short-term accommodation with more than 10 bed-places functioned in the country. The total number of the rooms in them was 72.4 thousand and the bed-places were 153.6 thousand.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in May 2021 was 731.7 thousand.

    The total revenues from nights spent in May 2021 reached 39.6 million BGN, as 29.4 million were from Bulgarians and 10.2 million - from foreigners.

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021 - 11:00

    In May 2021, in the conditions of the continuing epidemic situation, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 332.0 thousand.

    In May 2021, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 365.6 thousand, as the transit was 58.6% (214.3 thousand) of all visits of foreigners in the country.

  • Friday, 25 June 2021 - 14:47

    In June 2021, the National Statistical Institute conducted the monthly inquiry survey of the managers of accommodation establishments to gather accurate and timely information on the state and development of their businesses during the ensuing epidemic situation in the country.

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021 - 11:00

    In April 2021, during the continuing epidemic situation, 1 732 accommodation establishments - hotels, motels, camping sites, mountain chalets and other establishments for short-term accommodation with more than 10 bed-places functioned in the country. The total number of the rooms in them was 51.3 thousand and the bed-places were 103.8 thousand.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in April 2021 was 413.7 thousand.

    The total revenues from nights spent in April 2021 reached 21.9 million BGN, as 16.1 million were from Bulgarians and 5.8 million - from foreigners.

  • Friday, 28 May 2021 - 11:00

    In April 2021, in the conditions of the continuing epidemic situation, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 271.2 thousand.

    In April 2021, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 282.5 thousand, as the transit was 61.7% (174.4 thousand) of all visits of foreigners in the country.

  • Friday, 28 May 2021 - 10:30

    In May 2021, the National Statistical Institute conducted the monthly inquiry survey of the managers of accommodation establishments to gather accurate and timely information on the state and development of their businesses during the ensuing epidemic situation in the country.

  • Wednesday, 26 May 2021 - 11:00

    In the first quarter of 2021, during the continuing epidemic situation in the country, 457.0 thousand Bulgarian residents made tourist trips. The majority - 93.8% of them travelled only within the country, 5.2% - only abroad and 1.0% - both in the country and abroad. 

  • Tuesday, 11 May 2021 - 11:00

    In March 2021, during the continuing epidemic situation, 1 719 accommodation establishments - hotels, motels, camping sites, mountain chalets and other establishments for short-term accommodation with more than 10 bed-places were functioned in the country. The total number of the rooms in them was 49.0 thousand and the bed-places were 98.8 thousand. In comparison with March 2020, when the state of emergency was first introduced in the country in connection with the global spread of the COVID-19, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) increased by 3.4%, while the bed-places in them decreased by 5.3%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in March 2021 was 439.5 thousand, or by 15.4% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in March 2021 reached 24.6 million BGN or by 16.6% more compared to March 2020.

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021 - 13:15

    In April 2021, the National Statistical Institute conducted the monthly inquiry survey of the managers of accommodation establishments to gather accurate and timely information on the state and development of their businesses during the ensuing epidemic situation in the country.

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021 - 11:00

    In March 2021, in the conditions of the continuing epidemic situation, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 251.5 thousand, or by 9.0% above the registered in March 2020 when the state of emergency first was introduced in the country in connection with the global spread of the COVID-19.

    In March 2021, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 287.9 thousand or by 8.0% less in comparison with March 2020.

Pages

  • Statistical Reference Book 2021
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2021 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 - 2020 period.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2021 (Bulgarian version)
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2021 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 - 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.

  • Bulgaria 2021
    The National Statistical Institute presents the bilingual (Bulgarian/English) brochure Bulgaria 2021 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 2015 - 2020 period.
  • 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.

  • 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.

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