Tourism Satellite Accounts


Time series: TUR_4.1_en.xls

1. Inbound tourism consumption by products and categories of visitors in 20161
(Million BGN)
Products Inbound tourism expenditure
Same day visitors Tourists Total visitors
Total Consumption products 1 063.56 6 258.14 7 321.70
Tourism characteristic products 552.70 5 100.81 5 653.51
Accommodation services x 1 537.13 1 537.13
Food and beverage serving services 134.89 2 296.87 2 431.76
Passenger transport services 328.50 489.12 817.62
Travel agencies and other reservation services 0.00 0.00 0.00
Cultural services 89.31 566.69 656.00
Sports and recreational services 0.00 211.00 211.00
Other consumption products 510.86 1 157.33 1 668.19

1 Provisional data
"x" category not available
"0" less than half of unit employed
2. Domestic tourism consumption, by products and categories of resident visitors in 20161
(Million BGN)
Products Domestic tourism expenditure
Same day visitors Tourists Total visitors
Total Consumption products 241.16 1 196.69 1 437.85
Tourism characteristic products 202.44 1 112.32 1 314.76
Accommodation services x 385.33 385.33
Food and beverage serving services 76.92 293.49 370.41
Passenger transport services 91.09 248.91 340.00
Travel agencies and other reservation services 0.00 80.48 80.48
Cultural services 19.75 89.15 108.90
Sports and recreational services 14.68 14.96 29.64
Other consumption products 38.72 84.37 123.09

1 Provisional data
"x" category not available
"0" less than half of unit employed
3. Outbound tourism consumption, by products and categories of visitors in 20161
(Million BGN)
Products Outbound tourism expenditure
Same day visitors Tourists Total visitors
Total Consumption products 93.90 2 790.14 2 884.04
Tourism characteristic products 89.00 2 473.91 2 562.91
Accommodation services x 691.75 691.75
Food and beverage serving services 34.32 853.85 888.17
Passenger transport services 35.23 699.29 734.52
Travel agencies and other reservation services 7.96 42.88 50.84
Cultural services 11.49 108.85 120.34
Sports and recreational services 0.00 77.29 77.29
Other consumption products 4.90 316.23 321.13

1 Provisional data
"x" category not available
"0" less than half of unit employed
4. Internal tourism consumption, by products and types of tourism in 20161
(Million BGN)
Products Visitors final consumption expenditure in cash Internal tourism consumption-total
Inbound tourism consumption Domestic tourism consumption
Total Consumption products 7 321.70 1 437.85 8 759.55
Tourism characteristic products 5 653.51 1 314.76 6 968.27
Accommodation services 1 537.13 385.33 1 922.46
Food and beverage serving services 2 431.76 370.41 2 802.17
Passenger transport services 817.62 340.00 1 157.62
Travel agencies and other reservation services 0.00 80.48 80.48
Cultural services 656.00 108.90 764.90
Sports and recreational services 211.00 29.64 240.64
Other consumption products 1 668.19 123.09 1 791.28

1 Provisional data
"0" less than half of unit employed
14.12.2018
Tourism satellite accounts - tourism satellite accounts
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 December 2016
Metadata last posted15 December 2016
Metadata last update15 December 2016
Statistical presentation
Data description

Tourism Satellite Accounts is an internationally accepted statistical system description, classification and analysis of tourism expenditure. Application of this statistical system is designed to estimate all expenditure related tourist trips, made before, during and after the trips. In accordance with the methodology of Tourism Satellite Accounts includes the following expenditure at current prices for tourist trips:

· expenditure of the residents in the country;

· expenditure of the non-residents in the country;

· expenditure of the residents abroad.

Classification system

Classification of Economic Activities (CEA-2008, for international use NACE.BG-2008)

Sector coverage

Total for the country.

Statistical concepts and definitions

An international tourist is any person who travels to a country other than his/her permanent residence at least 24 hours but no more than one year and whose main purpose is not doing any activity for payment.

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

The object of the survey are the foreign residents visiting Republic of Bulgaria and Bulgarian residents travelling abroad.

Statistical population

Not applicable.

Reference area

Expenditures of the Bulgarian and foreign residents on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria and expenditures of the Bulgarian residents abroad.

Time coverage

From 2008. 

Base period

2008

Unit of measure

Million BGN

Reference period

Annually

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.

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

Annually

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Not applicable.

Publications

Not applicable.

On-line database

Data on the tourism satellite accounts are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Domain statistics ? Tourism - Tourism Satellite Accounts: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/7088

Micro-data access

Not applicable.

Other

Not applicable.

Documentation on methodology

"TSA - Recommended Methodology and Framework" is in accordance with the World Tourism Organization, Eurostat and the UN. The purpose of the common methodology is every country used the same framework to construct the TSA. It is necessary for comparability the data in international scale.

Quality documentation

Not available.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Not applicable.

Quality assessment

Not applicable.

Relevance
User needs

The users are the World Tourism Organization, Eurostat, the Bulgarian government bodies - Council of Ministers, Ministry of Tourism, 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 in compliance with the date for publication of the Input-Output tables of the National accounts.

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

Main sources of data:

1. Statistical survey on Accommodation establishments;

2. Sample survey on Tourist trips and tourism related expenditure of the population;

3. Sample survey on Bulgarian and foreigner citizens passing the border check points;

4. Balance of payment;

5. National accounts;

6. Annual report of the tourist operators and tourist agencies;

7. Statistical survey on the activities of the museums.

Frequency of data collection

Monthly

Data collection

Aggregated data from the surveys indicated in the item 20.1 are used.

Data validation

Not applicable.

Data compilation

The data are aggregated to total for the country.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Comment
Metadata Structure Definition: ESMS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.0.xml
  • Thursday, 10 October 2019 - 11:00

    In August 2019, 3 391 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 141.7 thousand and the bed-places were 325.4 thousand. In comparison with August 2018, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) increased by 5.0%, and the bed-places in them - by 1.5%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in August 2019 was 6 410.5 thousand, or by 5.4% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in August 2019 reached 377.8 million BGN or by 8.6% more compared to August 2018.

  • Friday, 27 September 2019 - 11:00

    In August 2019, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 755.4 thousand or by 2.5% above the registered in August 2018. The trips with holiday and recreation purposes in August 2019 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 45.7%, followed by those with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) - 40.3%, and with professional purpose - 14.0%.

    In August 2019, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 2 325.2 thousand or by 3.8% more in comparison with August 2018. In August 2019, the predominant share of the visits with holiday and recreation purpose was 56.8%, followed by trips with other purposes - 35.8%, and with professional purpose - 7.4%.

  • Wednesday, 11 September 2019 - 11:00

    In July 2019, 3 391 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 141.8 thousand and the bed-places were 324.4 thousand. In comparison with July 2018, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) increased by 5.8%, and the bed-places in them - by 3.7%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in July 2019 was 5 952.1 thousand, or by 0.1% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in July 2019 reached 345.8 million BGN or by 2.9% more compared to July 2018.

  • Tuesday, 27 August 2019 - 11:00

    In July 2019, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 779.5 thousand or by 7.2% above the registered in July 2018. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in July 2019 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 40.7%, followed by those with holiday and recreation purpose - 39.7%, and with professional purpose - 19.6%.

    In July 2019, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 2 083.1 thousand or by 3.2% less in comparison with July 2018. In July 2019, the predominant share of the visits with holiday and recreation purpose was 55.5%, followed by trips with other purposes - 36.7%, and with professional purpose - 7.8%.

  • Thursday, 22 August 2019 - 11:00

    In the second quarter of 2019, 1 219.8 thousand Bulgarian residents made tourist trips. The majority (75.7%) of them travelled only within the country, 19.1% - only abroad and 5.2% - both in the country and abroad. Compared to the same quarter of 2018 the total number of the travelled persons aged 15 and over increased by 12.4%.

  • Monday, 12 August 2019 - 11:00

    In June 2019, 3 018 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 135.2 thousand and the bed-places were 304.1 thousand. In comparison with June 2018, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) increased by 4.4%, and the bed-places in them - by 4.9%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in June 2019 was 4 036.7 thousand, or by 0.7% less in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in June 2019 reached 205.4 million BGN or by 2.6% more compared to June 2018.

  • Monday, 29 July 2019 - 11:00

    In June 2019, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 717.1 thousand or by 5.9% above the registered in June 2018. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in June 2019 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 41.6%, followed by those with holiday and recreation purpose - 35.6%, and with professional purpose - 22.8%.

    In June 2019, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 1 537.0 thousand or by 0.9% less in comparison with June 2018. In June 2019, the predominant share of the visits with holiday and recreation purpose was 50.1%, followed by trips with other purposes - 36.0%, and with professional purpose - 13.9%.

  • Wednesday, 10 July 2019 - 11:30

    In May 2019, 2 328 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 107.6 thousand and the bed-places were 236.2 thousand. In comparison with May 2018, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) decreased by 0.7%, while the bed-places in them increased by 1.0%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in May 2019 was 1 449.4 thousand, or by 7.8% less in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in May 2019 reached 76.2 million BGN or by 2.6% less compared to May 2018.

  • Thursday, 27 June 2019 - 11:00

    In May 2019, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 762.1 thousand or by 4.6% above the registered in May 2018. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in May 2019 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 39.1%, followed by those with holiday and recreation purpose - 33.5%, and with professional purpose - 27.4%.

    In May 2019, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 946.7 thousand or by 0.9% more in comparison with May 2018. In May 2019, the predominant share of the visits with other purposes was 41.9%, followed by trips with holiday and recreation purpose - 38.4%, and with professional purpose - 19.7%.

  • Monday, 10 June 2019 - 11:00

    In April 2019, 2 052 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 74.6 thousand and the bed-places were 157.9 thousand. In comparison with April 2018, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) increased by 0.7%, and the bed-places in them - by 10.0%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in April 2019 was 962.7 thousand, or by 7.6% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in April 2019 reached 51.7 million BGN or by 9.9% more compared to April 2018.

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