Trips of Bulgarian residents abroad by months and by country of destination


Time series: TUR_1.2_Bul_en.xls

TRIPS OF BULGARIAN RESIDENTS ABROAD BY MOUNTHS AND BY COUNTRY OF DISTANITION IN 2019
(Number)
Counrty of destinstion Total Months
I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X XI XII
TOTAL 7 006 585 402 349 396 579 478 279 620 842 762 105 717 072 779 524 755 365 653 570 473 259 438 343 529 298
Of which:                          
EU 4 173 653 249 028 231 954 259 110 361 740 475 684 409 363 493 525 487 607 388 780 279 613 236 724 300 525
Austria 233 622 15 547 15 234 14 365 19 773 24 210 23 375 23 501 25 892 20 277 16 595 17 151 17 702
Belgium 107 810 7 637 7 048 9 300 11 603 11 438 10 432 6 132 9 787 5 686 8 827 8 863 11 057
Croatia 42 283 1 045 2 673 3 132 5 493 4 667 3 297 8 125 4 223 3 250 26 576 24 288 46 570
Cyprus 12 564 729 393 1 238 1 510 1 241 1 900 1 369 1 055 848 100 388 72 177 91 272
Czech Rep. 108 700 10 067 6 656 9 287 6 207 10 021 9 906 14 674 12 042 9 234 3 454 2 640 1 534
Denmark 28 493 2 072 1 606 3 543 1 368 2 366 1 111 4 569 2 983 1 247 733 343 1 075
Finland 5 140 428 294 305 873 364 384 601 513 327 12 617 10 251 11 808
France 159 427 14 140 13 229 16 143 11 716 16 652 16 434 14 976 20 394 16 392 15 121 16 048 18 084
Germany 446 045 20 160 22 357 24 544 38 667 44 767 38 418 71 496 46 243 41 959 808 639 834
Greece 1 461 096 84 133 64 957 72 100 124 437 190 503 134 521 160 710 207 580 158 318 572 602 450
Hungary 71 168 2 878 4 252 4 556 7 443 6 512 4 868 10 736 9 388 4 639 5 707 4 648 5 515
Ireland 12 325 856 490 597 468 1 576 1 694 2 248 1 040 1 205 16 285 13 781 12 131
Italy 243 500 12 896 11 946 12 975 28 772 31 641 27 448 27 675 24 857 16 037 4 626 3 411 6 656
Malta 11 102 430 276 641 623 988 2 240 2 244 1 445 591 786 668 522
Netherlands 75 685 3 928 5 909 7 805 7 941 5 031 5 186 7 668 8 407 7 940 34 864 39 739 39 855
Poland 76 144 4 904 2 991 5 695 8 062 8 390 12 351 5 376 6 045 7 637 3 575 1 476 3 333
Portugal 19 685 1 888 1 078 1 788 3 594 1 041 1 504 3 500 1 672 1 644 2 596 1 020 3 946
Romania 554 070 24 983 45 268 35 738 41 719 61 335 64 529 69 812 47 448 48 780 4 628 2 298 8 970
Slovakia 38 231 4 027 1 149 2 834 2 221 1 748 2 649 5 645 4 708 4 866 224 306 521
Slovenia 39 196 2 708 1 936 1 788 4 744 1 968 2 255 6 046 7 161 3 028 9 175 5 054 5 122
Spain 193 700 16 570 12 354 12 375 17 941 21 306 24 004 19 294 21 483 13 697 2 174 2 054 2 150
Sweden 19 423 2 166 1 795 3 261 960 1 018 1 353 1 547 1 643 1 345 6 264 7 444 6 898
United Kingdom 187 850 13 407 7 111 13 979 14 083 21 874 15 709 21 874 20 205 17 411 959 702 2 674
Other countries from EU 26 394 1 429 952 1 121 1 522 5 027 3 795 3 707 1 393 2 422 2 059 1 121 1 846
Other European countries 2 670 563 142 633 156 601 206 574 247 638 261 766 294 171 266 581 249 526 252 814 184 303 190 092 217 864
Norway 8 706 532 510 253 368 1 020 1 295 1 508 726 443 429 1 016 606
Republic of North Macedonia 429 329 26 559 29 313 27 284 37 349 48 321 50 612 34 936 52 298 38 818 26 641 21 690 35 508
Russian Fed. 55 686 1 955 2 096 4 306 6 370 5 722 7 426 7 947 5 254 5 916 2 386 3 416 2 892
Serbia 514 959 35 203 38 074 43 239 55 382 44 684 45 854 37 256 49 363 49 099 36 538 33 909 46 358
Switzerland 19 966 2 158 2 497 1 504 606 1 119 1 663 1 785 2 668 1 836 115 896 127 401 130 075
Turkey 1 621 597 75 466 82 881 128 976 145 555 156 986 185 437 181 288 136 038 155 598 618 1 548 1 202
Ukraine 20 320 760 1 230 1 012 2 008 3 914 1 884 1 861 3 179 1 104 1 795 1 112 1 223
Оther countries 47 000 2 085 3 064 3 527 2 747 7 544 4 969 4 362 7 455 3 935 2 420 3 021 1 871
Canada 7 241 252 738 596 250 726 902 678 1 377 801 1 365 1 100 1 080
Israel 20 315 943 1 267 1 701 1 784 3 453 1 874 1 344 2 924 1 480 234 460 227
USA 19 444 890 1 059 1 230 713 3 365 2 193 2 340 3 154 1 654 821 1 461 564
Rest of the world 115 369 8 603 4 960 9 068 8 717 17 111 8 569 15 056 10 777 8 041 6 923 8 506 9 038
14.02.2020
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 certified24 October 2017
Metadata last posted24 October 2017
Metadata last update24 October 2017
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, visiting Bulgaria by country of residents, by months and by purposes of visiting; All Bulgarian residents 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;

· 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 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

The data are published on the NSI website, section Business statistics - Tourism 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

Monthly

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Monthly

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

Data on the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad and arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Business statistics  Tourism - Trips of Bulgarian residents in abroad and arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/7050

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 27 days after the reference month.

Punctuality

The publication dates by point 15.1 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;

· NSI?s 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, 10 August 2020 - 11:00

    In June 2020, during the continuing epidemic situation, 2 030 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 79.2 thousand and the bed-places were 171.4 thousand. In comparison with June 2019, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) decreased by 32.7%, and the bed-places in them - by 43.6%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in June 2020 was 495.1 thousand, or by 87.7% less in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in June 2020 reached 23.1 million BGN or by 88.8% less compared to June 2019.

  • Tuesday, 28 July 2020 - 11:00

    In June 2020, during the continuing epidemic situation in the country, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 286.1 thousand, or by 60.1% under the registered in June 2019.

    In June 2020, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 380.7 thousand or by 75.2% less in comparison with June 2019.

  • Friday, 24 July 2020 - 13:15

    In July 2020, 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.

  • Friday, 10 July 2020 - 11:00

    In May 2020, in a state of emergency and the ensuing epidemic situation, 1 103 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 30.5 thousand and the bed-places were 61.1 thousand. In comparison with May 2019, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) decreased by 52.6% and the bed-places in them - by 74.1%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in May 2020 was 116.1 thousand, or by 92.0% less in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in May 2020 reached 5.4 million BGN or by 92.9% less compared to May 2019.

  • Monday, 29 June 2020 - 11:00

    In May 2020, during the state of emergency and followed epidemic situation in the country, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 123.3 thousand, or by 83.8% under the registered in May 2019. In comparison with April 2020 the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad increased by 63.8%.

    In May 2020, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 120.4 thousand or by 87.3% less in comparison with May 2019. Compared to April 2020, an increase of 48.3% was registered.

  • Wednesday, 24 June 2020 - 11:00

    In the first quarter of 2020, 490.7 thousand Bulgarian residents made tourist trips. The majority (83.3%) of them travelled only within the country, 14.2% - only abroad and 2.5% - both in the country and abroad. Compared to the same quarter of 2019 the total number of the travelled persons aged 15 and over decreased by 47.2%.

  • Wednesday, 24 June 2020 - 10:30

    In June 2020, the National Statistical Institute has continued for third time in a row 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 state of emergency and the ensuing epidemic situation in the country.

  • Wednesday, 10 June 2020 - 11:00

    In April 2020, in a state of emergency declared on 13.03.2020, 506 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 15.0 thousand and the bed-places were 28.6 thousand. In comparison with April 2019, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) decreased by 75.3% and the bed-places in them - by 81.9%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in April 2020 was 49.5 thousand, or by 94.9% less in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in April 2020 reached 2.3 million BGN or by 95.5% less compared to April 2019.

  • Friday, 29 May 2020 - 11:00

    In April 2020, the collapse of the trips of Bulgarian citizens abroad and the visits of foreigners to Bulgaria continued due to the suspension of international flights and the closure of the land borders because of the worldwide spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

    In April 2020, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 75.3 thousand or by 87.9% under the registered in April 2019.

    In In April 2020, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 81.2 thousand or by 88.9% less in comparison with April 2019.

  • Wednesday, 27 May 2020 - 11:30

    In May 2020, the National Statistical Institute has continued 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 state of emergency and the ensuing epidemiological situation in the country.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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    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.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2018
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2018 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 2014 - 2017 period.

  • Statistical Yearbook 2017 in infographics
    The National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria offers a different view of the statistical information included in the 85th edition of the Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Bulgaria.

    The publication is intended for a wider audience as statistical data are presented in a plain and easy understandable way.

    The current state and changes in the socio-economic and cultural life in the country are presented not in the traditional way in tables and text, but through infographics - images, graphics and other visualization tools.

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