On 25th June 1880 by virtue of the Decree № 296, issued by Prince Alexander I, the Statistical Department at the Ministry of Finance was established and in the next year the department grew into an independent Statistical Bureau. Hereby, the foundations of the state statistical institution in Bulgaria were laid down.
The survey is being conducted in the framework of project BGLD-3.001-0001 "Novel Approaches to Generating Data on hard-to-reach populations at risk of violation of their rights", funded by the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2014-2021 (EEA FM) under the program Local Development, Poverty Reduction and Improved Inclusion of Vulnerable Groups. It is implemented in partnership with the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA).
Surveys and respondents
The National Statistical Institute suspended surveys, which are conducted via direct personal contact with the population and face-to-face interviews.
The deadline for submission of consolidated annual activity report for enterprises is extended until 30th September 2020.
Household Budget Survey is the oldest sample survey in Bulgaria. Its beginning was set 95 years ago - in March 1925, when the first survey of family income and expenditure was conducted.
- Data collection on ICT usage and e-commerce in enterprises 2020;
- Data collection on ICT usage in households and by individuals 2020.