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


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TRIPS OF BULGARIAN RESIDENTS ABROAD BY MOUNTHS AND BY COUNTRY OF DISTANITION IN 20201
(Number)
Counrty of destinstion Total Months
I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X XI XII
TOTAL 3 973 009 423 065 400 586 230 690 75 288 123 317 286 104 316 614 470 948 555 633 493 119 328 223 269 422
Of which:
EU 601 221 253 728 229 035 118 458 . . . . . . . . .
Austria 41 143 16 588 16 173 8 382 . . . . . . . . .
Belgium 21 252 8 007 7 370 5 875 . . . . . . . . .
Croatia 5 425 1 222 2 699 1 504 . . . . . . . . .
Cyprus 1 470 796 376 298 . . . . . . . . .
Czech Rep. 20 222 11 305 6 378 2 539 . . . . . . . . .
Denmark 5 433 2 227 1 521 1 685 . . . . . . . . .
Finland 954 360 304 290 . . . . . . . . .
France 34 875 13 167 13 364 8 344 . . . . . . . . .
Germany 54 889 21 219 22 729 10 941 . . . . . . . . .
Greece 180 115 83 423 62 794 33 898 . . . . . . . . .
Hungary 10 154 2 970 4 280 2 904 . . . . . . . . .
Ireland 1 639 793 544 302 . . . . . . . . .
Italy 24 839 14 331 10 024 484 . . . . . . . . .
Malta 692 295 198 199 . . . . . . . . .
Netherlands 11 823 4 558 5 706 1 559 . . . . . . . . .
Poland 11 683 4 953 3 009 3 721 . . . . . . . . .
Portugal 3 090 1 777 986 327 . . . . . . . . .
Romania 91 379 25 830 45 040 20 509 . . . . . . . . .
Slovakia 8 423 4 398 1 217 2 808 . . . . . . . . .
Slovenia 5 394 2 444 1 821 1 129 . . . . . . . . .
Spain 31 349 15 945 12 919 2 485 . . . . . . . . .
Sweden 4 692 1 802 1 686 1 204 . . . . . . . . .
United Kingdom 28 036 14 264 7 209 6 563 . . . . . . . . .
Other countries from EU 2 250 1 054 688 508 . . . . . . . . .
Other European countries 427 479 160 155 160 803 106 521 . . . . . . . . .
Norway 1 276 698 476 102 . . . . . . . . .
Republic of North Macedonia 71 705 28 226 30 388 13 091 . . . . . . . . .
Russian Fed. 6 474 2 285 2 080 2 109 . . . . . . . . .
Serbia 95 928 38 655 38 200 19 073 . . . . . . . . .
Switzerland 5 053 2 291 2 329 433 . . . . . . . . .
Turkey 244 489 87 279 86 130 71 080 . . . . . . . . .
Ukraine 2 554 721 1 200 633 . . . . . . . . .
Оther countries 6 478 2 128 2 765 1 585 . . . . . . . . .
Canada 1 316 240 761 315 . . . . . . . . .
Israel 2 626 1 037 1 038 551 . . . . . . . . .
USA 2 536 851 966 719 . . . . . . . . .
Rest of the world 19 163 7 054 7 983 4 126 . . . . . . . . .

1 In connection with the epidemic situation related to the spread of Covid-19 in the Republic of Bulgaria and the temporarily suspended conduction of the statistical survey at the border, the data on the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad by purpose of visit and by country of destination were for months January - March. For the period from April to December, the Ministry of Interior provided data, which included only the total number.
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15.02.2021
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 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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  • Friday, 26 February 2021 - 11:00

    In January 2021, during the continuing epidemic situation in the country, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 303.7 thousand, or by 28.2% under the registered in January 2020.

    In January 2021, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 241.7 thousand or by 60.0% less in comparison with January 2020.

  • Thursday, 25 February 2021 - 09:30

    In February 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.

  • Monday, 22 February 2021 - 11:00

    In the fourth quarter of 2020, during the continuing epidemic situation in the country, 471.8 thousand Bulgarian residents made tourist trips. The majority - 95.4% of them travelled only within the country, 3.9% - only abroad and 0.7% - both in the country and abroad. The total number of the travelled persons aged 15 and over was by 63.8% less compared to the same quarter of 2019, as a collapse in the number of the Bulgarian residents travelled in the country - by 57.4%, as well as in the number of persons travelled abroad by 91.7% was observed. As regards the number of persons travelled both in the country and abroad, the drop was by 86.5%.

  • Wednesday, 10 February 2021 - 11:00

    In December 2020, during the continuing epidemic situation, 1 538 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 45.6 thousand and the bed-places were 92.0 thousand. In comparison with December 2019, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) decreased by 24.0%, and the bed-places in them - by 23.1%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in December 2020 was 271.1 thousand, or by 70.1% less in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in December 2020 reached 15.0 million BGN or by 71.3% less compared to December 2019.

  • Thursday, 28 January 2021 - 11:00

    In December 2020, during the continuing epidemic situation in the country, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 269.4 thousand, or by 49.1% under the registered in December 2019.

    In December 2020, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 246.9 thousand or by 63.3% less in comparison with December 2019.

  • Tuesday, 26 January 2021 - 16:00

    The National Statistical Institute conducts monthly short survey among 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, 12 January 2021 - 11:00

    In November 2020, during the continuing epidemic situation, 1 509 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 45.7 thousand and the bed-places were 91.5 thousand. In comparison with November 2019, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) decreased by 17.9%, and the bed-places in them - by 15.8%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in November 2020 was 311.6 thousand, or by 59.2% less in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in November 2020 reached 16.0 million BGN or by 62.5% less compared to November 2019.

  • Wednesday, 30 December 2020 - 11:00

    In November 2020, during the continuing epidemic situation in the country, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 328.2 thousand, or by 25.1% under the registered in November 2019.

    In November 2020, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 283.3 thousand or by 53.5% less in comparison with November 2019.

  • Tuesday, 22 December 2020 - 12:00

    In December 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.

  • Thursday, 10 December 2020 - 11:00

    In October 2020, during the continuing epidemic situation, 1 777 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 54.2 thousand and the bed-places were 110.4 thousand. In comparison with October 2019, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) decreased by 9.3%, and the bed-places in them - by 22.6%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in October 2020 was 625.5 thousand, or by 31.3% less in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in October 2020 reached 31.7 million BGN or by 39.0% less compared to October 2019.

Pages

  • 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.

  • 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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