Annual data


Time series: TUR_2.3.3_en.xls

NIGHTS SPENT BY FOREIGNERS AND ARRIVALS OF FOREIGNERS IN ACCOMMODATION ESTABLISHMENTS BY COUNTRY OF ORIGIN IN 20191
(Number)
Country of origin Nights spent Arrivals in accommodation establishments
Total 17 479 846 4 067 350
EU 12 442 447 2 755 488
Austria 169 919 47 831
Belgium 265 721 56 815
Croatia 37 613 17 179
Cyprus 33 567 12 547
Czech Rep. 736 283 125 762
Denmark 148 495 28 873
Estonia 119 665 21 363
Finland 142 487 27 524
France 393 046 118 268
Germany 2 706 423 463 033
Greece 256 212 128 177
Hungary 213 176 48 409
Ireland 137 580 27 705
Italy 191 771 83 886
Latvia 71 398 13 524
Lithuania 118 290 22 259
Luxembourg 15 935 3 484
Malta 5 666 2 153
Netherlands 192 622 47 344
Poland 1 753 830 308 004
Portugal 41 905 13 080
Romania 2 424 794 650 822
Slovakia 232 766 41 461
Slovenia 34 907 11 984
Spain 121 755 67 660
Sweden 118 788 26 166
United Kingdom 1 757 833 340 175
Other European countries 2 787 360 640 951
Norway 226 262 37 624
Republic of North Macedonia1 272 891 95 661
Russian Fed. 1 080 838 165 085
Serbia 154 309 50 461
Switzerland 58 779 20 633
Turkey 246 928 129 780
Ukraine 747 353 141 707
Оther countries 815 246 279 158
Israel 651 903 199 989
Japan 28 188 14 999
USA 135 155 64 170
Rest of the world 1 434 793 391 753

1 Since January 2012 the survey is carried out monthly in compliance with the Regulation 692/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning European statistics on tourism.
09.03.2020


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.

Comment
Metadata Structure Definition: ESQRS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.0.xml
  • Friday, 25 September 2020 - 10:00

    In September 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, 11 September 2020 - 11:00

    In July 2020, during the continuing epidemic situation, 2 768 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 112.9 thousand and the bed-places were 251.4 thousand. In comparison with July 2019, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) decreased by 18.4%, and the bed-places in them - by 22.5%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in July 2020 was 2 265.9 thousand, or by 61.9% less in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in July 2020 reached 122.4 million BGN or by 64.6% less compared to July 2019.

  • Thursday, 27 August 2020 - 11:00

    In July 2020, during the continuing epidemic situation in the country, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 316.6 thousand, or by 59.4% under the registered in July 2019.

    In July 2020, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 705.6 thousand or by 66.1% less in comparison with July 2019.

  • Tuesday, 25 August 2020 - 11:00

    In August 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, 21 August 2020 - 11:00

    In the second quarter of 2020, in a state of emergency and the ensuing epidemic situation in the country, 447.2 thousand Bulgarian residents made tourist trips. The majority (92.7%) of them travelled only within the country, 6.8% - only abroad and 0.5% - 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 63.3%.

  • 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.

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