Arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria by months and by country of origin


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ARRIVALS OF VISIORS FROM ABROAD TO BULGARIA BY MONTHS AND BY COUNTRY OF ORIGIN IN 2018
(Number)
Country of origin Total Months
I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X XI XII
TOTAL 12 368 363 544 013 457 420 524 291 701 887 938 642 1 550 446 2 152 833 2 240 206 1 324 202 739 308 575 234 619 881
Of which:                          
EU 7 250 365 253 884 216 764 255 264 394 139 597 575 908 313 1 320 571 1 394 671 832 965 410 563 315 097 350 559
Austria 217 541 9 785 6 976 5 559 11 662 10 059 11 519 36 818 56 097 42 073 11 844 5 795 9 354
Belgium 170 146 5 712 5 505 3 118 5 397 8 470 11 708 44 316 45 825 24 170 8 133 3 402 4 390
Croatia 31 459 1 715 1 220 2 038 2 972 3 909 2 477 2 672 3 247 3 208 3 488 2 419 2 094
Cyprus 25 517 700 986 1 431 2 262 2 536 1 426 4 338 3 199 3 869 1 572 1 192 2 006
Czech Rep. 236 265 3 471 2 312 2 282 3 336 6 619 41 694 70 328 62 894 31 182 5 344 2 321 4 482
Denmark 57 405 767 964 1 024 1 438 2 499 7 504 25 737 8 313 5 797 1 661 839 862
Finland 39 669 315 513 849 1 778 4 469 8 364 8 426 6 256 5 354 2 487 434 424
France 260 099 6 636 3 350 5 729 10 921 19 093 18 924 54 331 72 828 45 937 9 022 6 657 6 671
Germany 1 063 502 15 309 14 348 18 876 24 548 68 834 135 173 234 385 287 430 184 003 42 051 15 198 23 347
Greece 1 290 313 109 657 59 499 72 675 83 669 100 731 166 520 139 172 165 767 97 020 96 625 93 990 104 988
Hungary 102 956 1 841 2 556 3 445 4 654 6 075 13 676 21 988 20 588 16 231 5 141 3 827 2 934
Ireland 39 322 1 896 1 888 2 176 1 156 2 527 6 735 8 730 6 837 3 222 1 347 1 218 1 590
Italy 181 770 13 669 8 359 10 689 14 856 14 203 14 519 26 625 22 366 20 408 13 875 10 770 11 431
Malta 4 964 794 542 401 281 374 426 510 426 292 291 183 444
Netherlands 193 362 2 209 3 785 5 417 7 557 5 865 12 838 58 100 64 729 15 577 8 418 5 122 3 745
Poland 474 984 5 573 5 930 9 531 14 363 21 813 74 894 120 032 114 870 71 462 20 163 9 045 7 308
Portugal 17 603 513 616 970 1 530 1 434 1 784 2 693 2 824 2 298 1 343 960 638
Romania 2 035 606 49 868 66 440 77 135 163 480 263 147 261 717 296 167 285 121 163 067 142 563 130 140 136 761
Slovakia 101 887 1 381 1 675 1 759 3 464 2 556 11 124 34 243 28 107 9 540 2 159 1 875 4 004
Slovenia 22 666 696 499 947 3 160 2 716 1 560 2 576 4 271 2 269 1 750 1 228 994
Spain 96 100 3 009 5 089 5 670 6 718 6 951 6 618 16 204 16 140 16 313 5 685 3 822 3 881
Sweden 60 178 961 980 1 830 2 653 4 194 11 758 17 197 10 796 4 660 2 699 1 283 1 167
United Kingdom 424 384 16 483 20 516 18 523 17 216 28 936 67 651 72 420 82 689 53 925 19 304 11 466 15 255
Other countries from EU 102 667 924 2 216 3 190 5 068 9 565 17 704 22 563 23 051 11 088 3 598 1 911 1 789
Other European countries 3 883 209 234 969 191 585 207 215 233 450 254 193 465 941 615 225 642 370 363 178 253 790 207 922 213 371
FYROM 609 591 68 329 40 638 47 088 49 487 47 698 45 818 56 043 63 459 43 680 56 835 46 372 44 144
Norway 62 317 409 285 394 782 2 635 14 385 26 961 11 195 3 098 1 287 509 377
Russian Fed. 522 085 9 850 9 474 9 176 11 119 26 296 133 315 137 091 112 637 47 141 9 697 6 335 9 954
Serbia 632 902 37 643 48 229 42 514 48 932 48 846 54 020 71 988 72 804 58 005 53 810 49 386 46 725
Switzerland 34 105 1 134 744 852 2 860 2 531 3 731 7 368 6 437 3 953 2 444 1 049 1 002
Turkey 1 534 809 103 786 79 695 92 364 100 844 101 380 122 251 211 017 277 078 157 619 106 835 87 554 94 386
Ukraine 487 400 13 818 12 520 14 827 19 426 24 807 92 421 104 757 98 760 49 682 22 882 16 717 16 783
Оther countries 379 926 18 046 18 046 21 652 24 689 30 737 45 025 65 384 62 564 45 140 21 726 12 342 14 575
Canada 20 889 578 489 770 1 308 2 203 3 155 3 694 3 169 2 785 1 473 639 626
Israel 245 567 13 318 14 299 15 291 14 430 16 021 25 320 44 045 45 165 30 038 11 577 6 394 9 669
Japan 12 250 743 422 731 898 1 905 1 621 1 107 1 174 1 332 1 123 636 558
USA 101 220 3 407 2 836 4 860 8 053 10 608 14 929 16 538 13 056 10 985 7 553 4 673 3 722
Rest of the world 854 863 37 114 31 025 40 160 49 609 56 137 131 167 151 653 140 601 82 919 53 229 39 873 41 376
15.02.2019
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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