Community clubs




Euro-SDMX Metadata Structure (ESMS)

COMMUNITY CLUBS - revenue and expenditure of community clubs, amateur artistic creativity, cultural and creative activities, members and staff
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

'Education and Culture Statistics' Department

Contact name

Anzhelina Aleksieva

Contact person function

Junior Expert

Contact mail address

2, P. Volov Str.; 1038 Sofia, Bulgaria

Contact email address

AAleksieva@nsi.bg

Contact phone number

+ 359 2 9857 519

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified21 May 2018
Metadata last posted21 May 2018
Metadata last update21 May 2018
Statistical presentation
Data description

The data refers to the number of chitalishta (also called community clubs, community cultural centers or cultural centers). In the survey are included indicators for the revenue and expenditure of chitalishta; courses - language, music, dance, etc.; amateur artistic creativity - type groups and schools, cultural and creative activities - organized celebration of important dates, discussions of books, organized museum collections and other, members, staff and material supplies.

Classification system

· Staff category;

· Nomenclature of territorial units for statistical purposes in Bulgaria (NUTS).

Sector coverage

Survey covers the activity of all registered community cultural centers according to the People’s Chitalishte Act.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Community cultural centers are traditional self-managed Bulgarian culture-educational organizations in the settlements which perform and public cultural and educational tasks.

Statistical unit

Community cultural center.

Statistical population

Community cultural centers, opened according to the People's Chitalishte act.

Reference area

Republic of Bulgaria.

Time coverage

In electronic format - 2005, 2007, 2012, 2017.

Base period

Not applicable.

Unit of measure

Number, Percent

Reference period

Once in every five years.

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

· People's Chitalishte Act;

· Law on Statistics.

Data sharing

There is an agreement to exchange data with Ministry of Culture.

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 publication of statistical information is listed 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

Data is published on the NSI website, section Culture 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

Once in every five years.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Regular press releases, related to the data

Publications

· Statistical Yearbook;

· Statistical Reference Book;

· 'Bulgaria' (brochure);

· Regions, districts and municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria.

On-line database

Data on community cultural centers are available to all users on the NSI website under the heading Culture - Community clubs (http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/4537), and also on Information System ‘Infostat’ (https://infostat.nsi.bg/infostat/pages/module.jsf?x_2=213).

Micro-data access

Anonymised individual data can be provide for scientific and research purposes, and for individual request according to the Rules for the provision of anonymised individual data for scientific and research purposes.

Other

Information service on request, according to the Rules for the dissemination of statistical products and services to NSI.

Documentation on methodology

Survey Methodology: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Culture_9_Methodology_en.pdf

Quality documentation

Quality documents are under preparation.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Not applicable.

Quality assessment

Not applicable.

Relevance
User needs

 

The main users of statistical information by the survey of the community cultural centers activity are:

  • Ministry of Culture;
  • End users - including the media - interested is the community cultural centers activity in the Republic of Bulgaria.

 

User satisfaction

Not applicable.

Completeness

High degree of completeness is ensured according to the methodology.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

The survey is exhaustive. There have been several preliminary estimates for incomplete or missing data, using final methods when it is possible.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

The most recent survey

Survey year: 2017

Fieldwork: February - March 2018

Processing: March - May 2018

Data dissemination: May 2018

Punctuality

The terms of the previous position are strictly observed.

Coherence and comparability

Comparability - geographical

Not applicable.

Comparability - over time

The data are comparable.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Cost and burden

The average length for filling the statistical report by the respondents is about 35 minutes.

Data revision
Data revision - policy

Not applicable (preliminary data not published).

Data revision - practice

Not applicable (preliminary data not published).

Statistical processing
Source data

Community cultural centers.

Frequency of data collection

Once in every five years.

Data collection

The study was conducted in two stages. First stage (1- 16 February 2018) - filling in the data by the respondents in the online survey application; Second Stage (19 February - 9 March 2018) - a paper form was provided for the respondents who did not submit data through the online survey application.

Data validation

The application for data entry was designed with additional controls and filters, which assured the consistency between different elements of provided information. After the field work were conducted additional logical checks by the experts in the RSOs and in NSI.

 

 

Data compilation

Data processing is performed with statistical software SPSS.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Comment
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.1: ESMS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.1.xml
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.0: ESMS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.0.xml


ESS Standard for Quality Reports Structure (ESQRS)

COMMUNITY CLUBS - revenue and expenditure of community clubs, amateur artistic creativity, cultural and creative activities, members and staff
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

'Education and Culture Statistics' Department

Contact name

Anzhelina Aleksieva

Contact person function

Junior Expert

Contact mail address

2, P. Volov Str.; 1038 Sofia, Bulgaria

Contact email address

AAleksieva@nsi.bg

Contact phone number

+ 359 2 9857 519

Contact fax number
Statistical presentation
Data description

The data refers to the number of chitalishta (also called community clubs, community cultural centers or cultural centers). In the survey are included indicators for the revenue and expenditure of chitalishta; courses - language, music, dance, etc.; amateur artistic creativity - type groups and schools, cultural and creative activities - organized celebration of important dates, discussions of books, organized museum collections and other, members, staff and material supplies.

Classification system

· Staff category;

· Nomenclature of territorial units for statistical purposes in Bulgaria (NUTS).

Sector coverage

Survey covers the activity of all registered community cultural centers according to the People’s Chitalishte Act.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Community cultural centers are traditional self-managed Bulgarian culture-educational organizations in the settlements which perform and public cultural and educational tasks.

Statistical unit

Community cultural center.

Statistical population

Community cultural centers, opened according to the People's Chitalishte act.

Reference area

Republic of Bulgaria.

Time coverage

In electronic format - 2005, 2007, 2012, 2017.

Base period

Not applicable.

Statistical processing
Source data

Community cultural centers.

Frequency of data collection

Once in every five years.

Data collection

The study was conducted in two stages. First stage (1- 16 February 2018) - filling in the data by the respondents in the online survey application; Second Stage (19 February - 9 March 2018) - a paper form was provided for the respondents who did not submit data through the online survey application.

Data validation

The application for data entry was designed with additional controls and filters, which assured the consistency between different elements of provided information. After the field work were conducted additional logical checks by the experts in the RSOs and in NSI.

 

 

Data compilation

Data processing is performed with statistical software SPSS.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Not applicable.

Quality assessment

Not applicable.

Relevance
User needs

 

The main users of statistical information by the survey of the community cultural centers activity are:

  • Ministry of Culture;
  • End users - including the media - interested is the community cultural centers activity in the Republic of Bulgaria.

 

User satisfaction

Not applicable.

Completeness

High degree of completeness is ensured according to the methodology.

Data completeness - rate

Not applicable (census).

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

The survey is exhaustive. There have been several preliminary estimates for incomplete or missing data, using final methods when it is possible.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Sampling errors - indicators

Not applicable (census).

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Coverage error

Not applicable (census).

Over-coverage - rate

Not applicable (census).

Common units - proportion

Not applicable (census).

Measurement error

Not applicable (census).

Non response error

Not applicable (census).

Unit non-response - rate

Not applicable (census).

Item non-response - rate

Not applicable (census).

Processing error

Not applicable (census).

Imputation - rate

Not applicable (no imputations).

 

Model assumption error

Not applicable (census).

Seasonal adjustment

Not applicable (no seasonal adjustments).

Data revision - policy

Not applicable (preliminary data not published).

Data revision - practice

Not applicable (preliminary data not published).

Data revision - average size

Not applicable (only final data is published).

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

The most recent survey

Survey year: 2017

Fieldwork: February - March 2018

Processing: March - May 2018

Data dissemination: May 2018

Time lag - first results

18 weeks

Time lag - final results

Not applicable (only final results published).

Punctuality

The terms of the previous position are strictly observed.

Punctuality - delivery and publication

Not applicable (data published on exact date).

Coherence and comparability

Comparability - geographical

Not applicable.

Asymmetry for mirror flows statistics - coefficient

Not applicable (no flows).

Comparability - over time

The data are comparable.

Length of comparable time series

4 years.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - sub annual and annual statistics

Not applicable (annual survey).

Coherence - National Accounts

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Regular press releases, related to the data

Publications

· Statistical Yearbook;

· Statistical Reference Book;

· 'Bulgaria' (brochure);

· Regions, districts and municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria.

On-line database

Data on community cultural centers are available to all users on the NSI website under the heading Culture - Community clubs (http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/4537), and also on Information System ‘Infostat’ (https://infostat.nsi.bg/infostat/pages/module.jsf?x_2=213).

Data tables - consultations

Not available.

Micro-data access

Anonymised individual data can be provide for scientific and research purposes, and for individual request according to the Rules for the provision of anonymised individual data for scientific and research purposes.

Other

Information service on request, according to the Rules for the dissemination of statistical products and services to NSI.

Metadata - consultations

Not available.

Documentation on methodology

Survey Methodology: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Culture_9_Methodology_en.pdf

Metadata completeness – rate

100%.

Quality documentation

Quality documents are under preparation.

Cost and burden

The average length for filling the statistical report by the respondents is about 35 minutes.

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
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Pages

  • Statistical Reference Book 2018
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2018 in English.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2014 - 2017 period.

  • Statistical Yearbook 2017 in infographics
    The National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria offers a different view of the statistical information included in the 85th edition of the Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Bulgaria.

    The publication is intended for a wider audience as statistical data are presented in a plain and easy understandable way.

    The current state and changes in the socio-economic and cultural life in the country are presented not in the traditional way in tables and text, but through infographics - images, graphics and other visualization tools.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2018 (Bulgarian version)
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2018 in Bulgarian.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2014 - 2017 period.

  • Statistical Yearbook 2017
    The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to present to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 84th edition of the ‘Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Bulgaria’ in printed and electronic format.

    It provides current statistical information about the demographic, economic and social development of the country for 2012 - 2016 in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.

  • Book publishing and Press 2016
    The National Statistical Institute has the pleasure to present of users on statistical information its new electronic publication Book publishing and Press 2016.

    The publication contains statistical information on the development of publishing activity in Bulgaria by main indicators for 2016.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2017
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2017 in English.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2013 - 2016 period.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2017 (Bulgarian version)
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2017 in Bulgarian.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2013 - 2016 period.

  • Statistical Yearbook 2016
    The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to present to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 84th edition of the ‘Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Bulgaria’ in printed and electronic format.

    It provides current statistical information about the demographic, economic and social development of the country for 2011 - 2015 in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.

  • Book publishing and Press 2015
    The National Statistical Institute has the pleasure to present of users on statistical information its new electronic publication Book publishing and Press 2015.

    The publication contains statistical information on the development of publishing activity in Bulgaria by main indicators for 2015.

    Data by some indicators, such as: titles; circulation; average circulation of books, pamphlets, newspapers, magazines and bulletins for the period 1961 - 2015, are also included.  In the publication are applied methodology notes and brief analysis.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2016
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2016 in English.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2012 - 2015 period.

Pages