Activity of the resorts




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 bussines 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

No

Metadata update
Metadata last certified20 November 2013
Metadata last posted20 November 2013
Metadata last update30 March 2017
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

· 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.

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 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 Domain 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

· 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
  • Statistital Reference Book;
  • Statistical Yearbook.
On-line database

Data on accommodation establishments are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Domain statistics - Tourism - Accommodation Establishments: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/7060

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

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 by point 15.1 are observed.

Coherence and comparability

All indicators are camparable by years, statistical regions, districts and municipalities.

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: 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 bussines 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

No

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

· 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

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

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

Not applicable.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

The statistical survey is exhaustively.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Sampling errors - indicators

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Coverage error

Not applicable.

Over-coverage - rate

Not applicable.

Common units - proportion

Not applicable.

Measurement error

Not applicable.

Non response error

Not applicable.

Unit non-response - rate

Not applicable.

Item non-response - rate

Not applicable.

Processing error

Not applicable.

Imputation - rate

Not applicable.

Model assumption error

Not applicable.

Seasonal adjustment

Not applicable.

Data revision - policy

Not applicable.

Data revision - practice

Not applicable.

Data revision - average size

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.

Time lag - first results

Not applicable.

Time lag - final results

40 days after the reference period.

Punctuality

The publication dates by point 15.1 are observed.

Punctuality - delivery and publication

Monthly and annualy data are presented according to the Calendar of data dissemination.

Coherence and comparability

All indicators are camparable by years, statistical regions, districts and municipalities.

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

Not applicable.

Comparability - over time

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

Length of comparable time series

Monthly data are comperable from January 2012.

Annual data are comperable from 2007.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - sub annual and annual statistics

Annual data on nights spent, arrivals and revenues at accommodation establishments are the sum of monthly data.

Coherence - National Accounts

Monthly and annualy data are consistent with national accounts.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

· Quarterly -till the end of 2011;

· Monthly - from the January 2012.

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

Data on accommodation establishments are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Domain statistics - Tourism - Accommodation Establishments: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/7060

Data tables - consultations

No information.

Micro-data access

Micro data are not disseminated.

Other

Not applicable

Metadata - consultations

No information.

Documentation on methodology

Methodology of the survey

Metadata completeness – rate

Not applicable.

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.

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.

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Metadata Structure Definition: ESQRS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.0.xml
  • Tuesday, 22 August 2017 - 11:00

    In the second quarter of 2017, 1 149.8 thousand Bulgarian residents made tourist trips. The majority (83.6%) of them travelled only within the country, 13.5% - only abroad and 2.9% - both in the country and abroad. Compared to the same quarter of 2016 the total number of the travelled persons aged 15 and over increased by 26.5%, as the number of the Bulgarian residents travelled only in the country increased by 31.1%, travelled only abroad - by 8.9% and the number of persons travelled both in the country and abroad - by 0.3%.

  • Thursday, 10 August 2017 - 11:00

    In June 2017, 2 771 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 129.1 thousand and the bed-places were 294.9 thousand. In comparison with June 2016, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) increased with 0.5%, and the bed-places in them - by 5.5%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in June 2017 was 3 889.5 thousand, or by 8.5% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in June 2017 reached 188.0 million BGN or by 14.9% more compared to June 2016. 

  • Thursday, 27 July 2017 - 11:00

    In June 2017, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 618.9 thousand or by 9.5% above the registered in June 2016. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in June 2017 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 45.5%, followed by the trips with holiday and recreation purpose - 30.6%, and with professional purpose - 23.9%.

    In June 2017, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 1 448.6 thousand or by 6.9% more in comparison with June 2016. An increase was registered in the trips with other purposes - by 20.4% and with holiday and recreation purpose - by 5.9%, while those with professional purpose decreased by 17.1%.

  • Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - 11:00

    In May 2017, 2 240 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 103.6 thousand and the bed-places were 228.2 thousand. In comparison with May 2016, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) increased with 0.5%, and the bed-places in them - by 2.8%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in May 2017 was 1 310.1 thousand, or by 3.0% less in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in May 2017 reached 61.5 million BGN or by 2.8% more compared to May 2016.

  • Tuesday, 27 June 2017 - 11:00

    In May 2017, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 653.3 thousand or by 15.7% above the registered in May 2016. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in May 2017 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 38.2%, followed by the trips with holiday and recreation purpose - 36.0%, and with professional purpose - 25.8%.

    In May 2017, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 866.3 thousand or by 7.2% more in comparison with May 2016. An increase was registered in the trips by all observed purposes: with professional purpose - by 22.4%, with holiday and recreation purpose - by 5.3%, and with other purposes - by 3.9%.

  • Monday, 12 June 2017 - 11:00

    In April 2017, 1 965 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 67.2 thousand and the bed-places were 148.7 thousand. In comparison with April 2016, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) decreased with 1.0%, and the bed-places in them - by 1.4%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in April 2017 was 908.0 thousand, or by 11.5% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in April 2017 reached 44.2 million BGN or by 16.9% more compared to April 2016.

  • Monday, 29 May 2017 - 11:00

    In April 2017, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 548.8 thousand or by 17.7% above the registered in April. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in April 2017 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 46.4%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 27.6%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - 26.0%.

    In April 2017, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 633.7 thousand or by 13.5% more in comparison with April 2016. An increase was registered in the trips by all observed purposes: with professional purpose - by 19.5%, with other purposes - by 18.1%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - by 6.8%.

  • Tuesday, 23 May 2017 - 11:00

    In the first quarter of 2017, 926.1 thousand Bulgarian residents made tourist trips. The majority (89.4%) of them travelled only within the country, 9.4% - only abroad and 1.2% - both in the country and abroad. Compared to the same quarter of 2016 the total number of the travelled persons aged 15 and over increased by 68.3%, as the number of the Bulgarian residents travelled only in the country increased by 80.2%, travelled only abroad - by 13.3% while the number of persons travelled both in the country and abroad decreased by 20.2%.

  • Friday, 12 May 2017 - 11:00

    In March 2017, 1 884 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 55.1 thousand and the bed-places were 111.8 thousand. In comparison with March 2016, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) decreased with 1.8%, and the bed-places in them - by 3.5%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in March 2017 was 782.6 thousand, or by 5.5% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in March 2017 reached 39.8 million BGN or by 13.9% more compared to March 2016.

  • Friday, 28 April 2017 - 11:00

    In March 2017, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 437.6 thousand or by 23.4% above the registered in March 2016. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in March 2017 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 44.5%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 30.5%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - 25.0%. 

    In March 2017, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 474.5 thousand or by 20.1% more in comparison with March 2016. An increase was registered in the trips by all observed purposes: with professional purpose - by 32.0%, with holiday and recreation purpose - by 24.3%, and with other purposes - by 11.0%.

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