Friday, 20 April 2018 - 12:05
The focus of the meeting of the Council Working Party on Statistics (CWPS) held on 19 April 2018 was mainly on the proposal of the European Commission for a Framework Regulation Integrating Business Statistics.

The basis for the discussions on this file was the Bulgarian Presidency compromise text on Articles 1 to 27 of the proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on European business statistics amending Regulation (EC) No 184/2005 and repealing 10 legal acts in the field of business statistics (FRIBS).

Thursday, 12 April 2018 - 16:30
On 11 April 2018 in the building of the European Parliament in Brussels the first tripartite negotiations (trilogue) were held between the Parliament, the Council and the Commission on the proposal for a Regulation on integrated farm statistics.

The adoption of this regulation was expected as early as 2017 by the Member States and Eurostat in light of the upcoming agricultural census. The aim of the regulation is to ensure a common methodology and scope of the statistical surveys in the field of agriculture in the EU.

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 11:45
On 10 April 2018 in the building of the European Parliament in Brussels, tripartite negotiations (trilogue) were held between the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission on the proposal for a regulation on the harmonisation of gross national income at market prices (GNI Regulation).
Thursday, 5 April 2018 - 10:40
A total of 527 students from Bulgaria, distributed in 194 teams, declared their desire to participate in the first European Statistics Competition.

The competition for Bulgaria took place in two stages, and the students were distributed into two categories - Category A: students from X - XII grade and Category B: students from VIII - IX grade. In the first stage, the students had to work on a test, and in the second, each team had to analyse statistical data in the form of a presentation.

Monday, 2 April 2018 - 11:00
On April 3, 1879, at the suggestion of Prof. Marin Drinov, co-founder of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, due to the geographic location and the potential for socio-economic and cultural growth Sofia was declared the capital of Bulgaria.

Today, 139 years later, Sofia is already a symbolic capital of the European Union on the occasion of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Wednesday, 28 March 2018 - 14:40
In March, the National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria launches conducting of the survey on ‘Social Inclusion and Living Conditions 2018’.

Regulation No. 1177/2003 of the European Parliament and the Council establishes a common framework for systematic production of statistics in the European Union on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) which includes comparable and timely information on current status and dynamics of income, as well as the level and structure of poverty and social exclusion at national and European level.

Thursday, 22 March 2018 - 12:00
Trilogues prepared for two other regulations

Three legislative proposals were examined on 21 March at the third meeting of the Council Working Party on Statistics under the Bulgarian Presidency.

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 - 12:00
From the beginning of April 2018 the National Statistical Institute starts a Household Budget Survey in newly selected households.

The survey is annual and it is included in the National Statistical Programme 2018. In the survey take part 3 060 randomly chosen households divided in three sub-samples each containing 1 020 households. During the April - June period households from each sub-sample are consistently included in the Household Budget Survey. Each household participates in the survey four months during the 12-month period of the method of rotation sample.

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 - 11:30




Wednesday, 7 March 2018 - 10:00
Open Data Inventory (ODIN) was presented at the annual forum of the statistical offices in New York under the auspices of the United Nations, according to which Bulgaria ranks eighth in the world in the open data dissemination.