Book and pamphlet production


Time series: Culture_1.01_en.xls

BOOK AND PAMPHLET PRODUCTION IN 2016
  2016
Books  
Titles - in numbers 7 416
Circulation - in thousands 3475.3
Average per book - in thousands 0.5
Pamphlets  
Titles - in numbers 1 114
Circulation - in thousands 1031.7
Average per pamphlet - in thousands 0.9
Books and pamphlets per capita - in numbers 0.6
20.06.2017


Euro-SDMX Metadata Structure (ESMS)

PUBLISHING ACTIVITY - BOOKS, NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES - books and pamphlets production (separately books and pamphlets), books and pamphlets production (total), digital editions, newspapers, magazines and bulletins, periodical collections and other cont
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

'Education and Culture Statistics' Department

Contact name

David Milanov

Contact person function

Chief Expert

Contact mail address

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

Contact email address

DMilanov@nsi.bg

Contact phone number

+ 359 2 9857 602

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified20 June 2016
Metadata last posted20 June 2016
Metadata last update20 June 2016
Statistical presentation
Data description

The data of the survey refers to issued books, pamphlets and digital editions, continuing editions (newspapers, magazines, bulletins and periodical collections) and other continuing editions (including reports, annuals, directories). The survey included indicators for the number of titles - total and separately for books and pamphlets, their annual circulation, annual and single circulation of newspapers, magazines, bulletins and periodical collections. The average circulation of a book and pamphlet separately.

Classification system

· Universal Decimal Classification (UDC);

· Target group;

· Publishers by form of ownership;

· Newspapers by type;

· Newspapers by periodicity;

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

Sector coverage

Cover activities of the publishing houses and the private editorial offices.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Book is non-periodical publication of at least 49 pages, exclusive of the cover pages, published in a particular country and made available to the public.

Pamphlets - non-periodical printed publication of at least five but not more than 48 pages, exclusive of the cover pages, published in a particular country and made available to the public.

Circulation - total number of copies of a publication, printed from a single title.
Newspaper - publication which contains news for current events of special or common interest, the individual parts of which are listed chronologically or numerically and appear usually at least once a week.

Periodical ? (magazine, bulletin and periodical collection) ? serial under the same title published at regular or irregular intervals, over an indefinite period, individual issues in the series being numbered consecutively or each issue being dated.

Title - each edition published in one or more volumes, which constitute an integral whole and whose number is established in advance.

Annual circulation - of a serial is the total number of copies of all copies a title for a year.

Single circulation - the average circulation of circulations of all appearance of one title per year.

Statistical unit

Units of observation are publishing houses and the editorial offices operating in the territories of Bulgaria.

Statistical population

The target population are all publishing houses and the editorial offices of newspapers and magazines.

Reference area

For the Republic of Bulgaria.

Time coverage

2005 - 2015

Base period

Not applicable.

Unit of measure

Number, thousands.

Reference period

Yealy.

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

· Law on Statistics;

· ISO/CD 9707 - UNESCO;

· Information and documentation - international library statistics BDS en is 2789.

Data sharing

There are agreements to exchange data with:

· Ministry of Culture;

· The National Library 'St. St. Cyril and Methodius'.

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

Annual.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Regular press release, related with the data.

Publications

· Book publishing and press;

· Statistical Yearbook;

· Statistical Reference Book;

· 'Bulgaria' (brochure);

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

On-line database

Data on publishing activity - books, newspapers and magazines are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Culture - Publishing activities - books, newspapers and magazines: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/4551

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_1_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 publishing activity are:

· Ministry of Culture;

· The National Library 'St. St. Cyril and Methodius';

· End users  (including the media) interested from publishing 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 estimates for incomplete or missing data, using final methods when possible. Estimates are considered plausible.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

The data for publishing activity are available in the form of tables 6 months after the end of the data collection.

Punctuality

The terms of the previous position are strictly observed.

Coherence and comparability

Comparability - geographical

Not applicable.

Comparability - over time

Not applicable.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Cost and burden

No information.

Data revision
Data revision - policy

Not applicable (preliminary data not published).

Data revision - practice

Not applicable (preliminary data not published).

Statistical processing
Source data

The National Library "St. St. Cyril and Methodius" is source of the data on publishing activity.

Frequency of data collection

Yearly.

Data collection

The data are from administrative source.

Data validation

In the head office of the NSI is being done:

· The logical control of micro data;

· The logical control of aggregate data.

Data compilation

Data processing is performed with statistical software SPSS.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

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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)

PUBLISHING ACTIVITY - BOOKS, NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES - books and pamphlets production (separately books and pamphlets), books and pamphlets production (total), digital editions, newspapers, magazines and bulletins, periodical collections and other cont
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

'Education and Culture Statistics' Department

Contact name

David Milanov

Contact person function

Chief Expert

Contact mail address

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

Contact email address

DMilanov@nsi.bg

Contact phone number

+ 359 2 9857 602

Contact fax number
Statistical presentation
Data description

The data of the survey refers to issued books, pamphlets and digital editions, continuing editions (newspapers, magazines, bulletins and periodical collections) and other continuing editions (including reports, annuals, directories). The survey included indicators for the number of titles - total and separately for books and pamphlets, their annual circulation, annual and single circulation of newspapers, magazines, bulletins and periodical collections. The average circulation of a book and pamphlet separately.

Classification system

· Universal Decimal Classification (UDC);

· Target group;

· Publishers by form of ownership;

· Newspapers by type;

· Newspapers by periodicity;

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

Sector coverage

Cover activities of the publishing houses and the private editorial offices.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Book is non-periodical publication of at least 49 pages, exclusive of the cover pages, published in a particular country and made available to the public.

Pamphlets - non-periodical printed publication of at least five but not more than 48 pages, exclusive of the cover pages, published in a particular country and made available to the public.

Circulation - total number of copies of a publication, printed from a single title.
Newspaper - publication which contains news for current events of special or common interest, the individual parts of which are listed chronologically or numerically and appear usually at least once a week.

Periodical ? (magazine, bulletin and periodical collection) ? serial under the same title published at regular or irregular intervals, over an indefinite period, individual issues in the series being numbered consecutively or each issue being dated.

Title - each edition published in one or more volumes, which constitute an integral whole and whose number is established in advance.

Annual circulation - of a serial is the total number of copies of all copies a title for a year.

Single circulation - the average circulation of circulations of all appearance of one title per year.

Statistical unit

Units of observation are publishing houses and the editorial offices operating in the territories of Bulgaria.

Statistical population

The target population are all publishing houses and the editorial offices of newspapers and magazines.

Reference area

For the Republic of Bulgaria.

Time coverage

2005 - 2015

Base period

Not applicable.

Statistical processing
Source data

The National Library "St. St. Cyril and Methodius" is source of the data on publishing activity.

Frequency of data collection

Yearly.

Data collection

The data are from administrative source.

Data validation

In the head office of the NSI is being done:

· The logical control of micro data;

· The logical control of aggregate data.

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 publishing activity are:

· Ministry of Culture;

· The National Library 'St. St. Cyril and Methodius';

· End users  (including the media) interested from publishing 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 estimates for incomplete or missing data, using final methods when possible. Estimates are considered plausible.

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 data for publishing activity are available in the form of tables 6 months after the end of the data collection.

Time lag - first results

22 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

Not applicable.

Length of comparable time series

11

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 release, related with the data.

Publications

· Book publishing and press;

· Statistical Yearbook;

· Statistical Reference Book;

· 'Bulgaria' (brochure);

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

On-line database

Data on publishing activity - books, newspapers and magazines are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Culture - Publishing activities - books, newspapers and magazines: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/4551

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_1_Methodology_en.pdf

Metadata completeness – rate

100%.

Quality documentation

Quality documents are under preparation.

Cost and burden

No information.

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

  • 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.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2016 (Bulgarian version)
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2016 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 2012 - 2015 period.

  • Statistical Yearbook 2015
    The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to present to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 83rd 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 2010 - 2014 in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.

  • Book publishing and Press 2014
    The National Statistical Institute has the pleasure to present of users on statistical information its new electronic publication Book publishing and Press 2014.

    The publication contains statistical information on the development of publishing activity in Bulgaria by main indicators for 2014.

    Data by some indicators, such as: titles; circulation; average circulation of books, pamphlets, newspapers, magazines and bulletins for the period 1960 - 2014, are also included.  In the publication are applied methodology notes and brief analysis.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2015

    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2015 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 2010 - 2014 period.

Pages