Accommodation Establishments




Euro-SDMX Metadata Structure (ESMS)

Accommodation Establishments - activity of the accommodation establishments
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 certified15 July 2021
Metadata last posted15 July 2021
Metadata last update16 January 2014
Statistical presentation
Data description

Arrivals of visitors, nights spent, revenues from nights spent, bed-places and available bed-nights, number of accommodation establishments.

Classification system

· Nomenclature of countries and territories for statistical purposes;

· Classification of Territorial Units for Statistical Purposes in Bulgaria (NUTS);

· Unified Classification of Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units (UCATTU).

Sector coverage

All accommodation establishments with 10 and more bed-places - hotels, camping sites, other accommodation establishments (holiday settlements, mountain chalets, pravite flats, rest houses, bungalows and other short-time accommodation).

Statistical concepts and definitions

Arrivals and nights spent by Bulgarian and foreign residents, bed-places and available bed-nights, revenues from nights spent by Bulgarian and foreign residents.

Statistical unit

Accommodation establishment

Statistical population

All categorized accommodation establishments with 10 and more bed-places in use.

Reference area

The territory of Republic of Bulgaria.

Time coverage

· Quarterly - from the first quarter of 2008 till the fourth quarter of 2011;

· Monthly - from January 2012;

· Annually - from 2008.

Base period

2008

Unit of measure

Number, BGN, %

Reference period

· Quarter - till the end of 2011;

· Month - since January 2012;

· Year.

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

Till the end of 2011 - Directive 95/57 EC;

Since January 2012 - Regulation 692/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning European statistics on tourism and Commission implementing Regulation 1051/2011 implementing Regulation 692/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning European statistics on tourism, as regards the structure of the quality reports and the transmission of the data.

- Commission Delegated Regulation 2019/1681 amending Regulation 692/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning European statistics of tourism, as regards the transmission deadlines and adaptation of Annexes I and II;

- Law on statistics;

- National Statistical Program.

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. 

(http://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 on Statistics and Rules for provision of anonymized individual data for scientific and research purposes (http://www.nsi.bg/bg/node/575).

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 activity of the accommodation establishments 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 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

· Quarterly -till the end of 2011;

· Monthly - from the January 2012.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

· Quarterly -till the end of 2011;

· Monthly - from the January 2012.

Publications

 

· "Statistical yearbook" - annual publication;

· "Statistical Reference Book " - annual publication;

· Brochure "Bulgaria" - annual edition.

On-line database

Data on accommodation establishments are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading - Tourism - Accommodation Establishments: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/7060 and  in information system - INFOSAT: Topic Business Statistics, Subtopic Tourism: https://infostat.nsi.bg/infostat/pages/module.jsf?x_2=226

Micro-data access

Micro data are not disseminated.

Other

The data from the Survey on Accommodation Establishments can be provided in other formats as an information service on request, according to the Rules for dissemination of statistical products and services by the NSI http://www.nsi.bg/bg/node/564/.

Documentation on methodology

Methodology of the survey

Quality documentation

Not available

Quality management
Quality assurance

Assurance of quality of the Survey on Accommodation Establishments in accordance with Quality management policy and Quality management programme of NSI.

Quality assessment

The results from the Survey accommodation establishment in the form of statistical estimates and distributions pass annually through an assessment of their quality. The estimate shall be formally published in the form of a quality report in Eurostat standardized form.

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

All data according to Regulation 692/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning European statistics on tourism are provided.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

The statistical survey is exhaustively.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

The data are submitted to Eurostat 2 months after the reference months according to Commission implementing Regulation 1051/2011 implementing Regulation 692/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning European statistics on tourism, as regards the structure of the quality reports and the transmission of the data.

Punctuality

The publication dates are observed.

Coherence and comparability
Comparability - geographical

The data are elaborated according to the administrative structure of the Republic of Bulgaria as of 31.12. of reference year.

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

All categorized accommodation establishments with 10 and more bed-places in use.

Frequency of data collection

· Quarterly -till the end of 2011.

· Monthly - from the January 2012.

Data collection

Exhaustively

Data validation

Not applicable.

Data compilation

The data are aggregated to the level of municipalities, districts and total for the country.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Comment
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.1: ESMS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.1.xml
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.0: ESMS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.0.xml


ESS Standard for Quality Reports Structure (ESQRS)

Accommodation Establishments - activity of the accommodation establishments
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
Statistical presentation
Data description

Arrivals of visitors, nights spent, revenues from nights spent, bed-places and available bed-nights, number of accommodation establishments.

Classification system

· Nomenclature of countries and territories for statistical purposes;

· Classification of Territorial Units for Statistical Purposes in Bulgaria (NUTS);

· Unified Classification of Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units (UCATTU).

Sector coverage

All accommodation establishments with 10 and more bed-places - hotels, camping sites, other accommodation establishments (holiday settlements, mountain chalets, pravite flats, rest houses, bungalows and other short-time accommodation).

Statistical concepts and definitions

Arrivals and nights spent by Bulgarian and foreign residents, bed-places and available bed-nights, revenues from nights spent by Bulgarian and foreign residents.

Statistical unit

Accommodation establishment

Statistical population

All categorized accommodation establishments with 10 and more bed-places in use.

Reference area

The territory of Republic of Bulgaria.

Time coverage

· Quarterly - from the first quarter of 2008 till the fourth quarter of 2011;

· Monthly - from January 2012;

· Annually - from 2008.

Base period

2008

Statistical processing
Source data

All categorized accommodation establishments with 10 and more bed-places in use.

Frequency of data collection

· Quarterly -till the end of 2011.

· Monthly - from the January 2012.

Data collection

Exhaustively

Data validation

Not applicable.

Data compilation

The data are aggregated to the level of municipalities, districts and total for the country.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Assurance of quality of the Survey on Accommodation Establishments in accordance with Quality management policy and Quality management programme of NSI.

Quality assessment

The results from the Survey accommodation establishment in the form of statistical estimates and distributions pass annually through an assessment of their quality. The estimate shall be formally published in the form of a quality report in Eurostat standardized form.

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

All data according to Regulation 692/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning European statistics on tourism are provided.

Data completeness - rate
Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

The statistical survey is exhaustively.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Sampling errors - indicators
Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Coverage error
Over-coverage - rate
Common units - proportion
Measurement error
Non response error
Unit non-response - rate
Item non-response - rate
Processing error
Imputation - rate
Model assumption error
Seasonal adjustment
Data revision - policy

Not applicable.

Data revision - practice

Not applicable.

Data revision - average size
Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

The data are submitted to Eurostat 2 months after the reference months according to Commission implementing Regulation 1051/2011 implementing Regulation 692/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning European statistics on tourism, as regards the structure of the quality reports and the transmission of the data.

Time lag - first results
Time lag - final results
Punctuality

The publication dates are observed.

Punctuality - delivery and publication
Coherence and comparability
Comparability - geographical

The data are elaborated according to the administrative structure of the Republic of Bulgaria as of 31.12. of reference year.

Asymmetry for mirror flows statistics - coefficient
Comparability - over time

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

Length of comparable time series
Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - sub annual and annual statistics
Coherence - National Accounts
Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

· Quarterly -till the end of 2011;

· Monthly - from the January 2012.

Publications

 

· "Statistical yearbook" - annual publication;

· "Statistical Reference Book " - annual publication;

· Brochure "Bulgaria" - annual edition.

On-line database

Data on accommodation establishments are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading - Tourism - Accommodation Establishments: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/7060 and  in information system - INFOSAT: Topic Business Statistics, Subtopic Tourism: https://infostat.nsi.bg/infostat/pages/module.jsf?x_2=226

Data tables - consultations
Micro-data access

Micro data are not disseminated.

Other

The data from the Survey on Accommodation Establishments can be provided in other formats as an information service on request, according to the Rules for dissemination of statistical products and services by the NSI http://www.nsi.bg/bg/node/564/.

Metadata - consultations
Documentation on methodology

Methodology of the survey

Metadata completeness – rate
Quality documentation

Not available

Cost and burden

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. 

(http://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 on Statistics and Rules for provision of anonymized individual data for scientific and research purposes (http://www.nsi.bg/bg/node/575).

Comment
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.1: ESQRS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.1.xml
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.0: ESQRS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.0.xml

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