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Thursday, 19 January 2017 - 15:00
The digital library of the NSI provides users of statistical information the possibility of free online access to 1 605 pages of the digital collection ‘Census of Population and Housing Fund in the Kingdom of Bulgaria on 31 December 1934’, which is published for the first time on the Internet.

On December 31, 1934 began the ninth general population census in the Kingdom of Bulgaria. It was carried out under the Law on General Censuses and Decree No. 2 from April 18, 1934.

Friday, 13 January 2017 - 15:45
On January 11, 2017 at its regular meeting, the Council of Ministers by a decision adopted the Report on implementation of the National Statistical Programme and the activities of NSI in 2016 and the National Statistical Programme for 2017.
Friday, 13 January 2017 - 13:33
The National Statistical Institute has started a project Modernisation actions for compiling PRODCOM statistics in accordance with the Grant agreement with the European Commission No. 06124.2016.001-2016.395.

The main project aim is preparation of the implementation of new PRODCOM (statistics on production of industrial goods) data requirements in the Frame Regulation for Integrated Business Statistics (FRIBS), namely for collection, processing and transmission to Eurostat of data on the Production manufactured on sub-contracting basis.

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 - 10:30
The National Statistical Institute has started a project ‘Statistics on the Information Society 2017’ in accordance with the Grant agreement with the European Commission No. 06163.2016.003-2016.439. The project includes conducting of two separate surveys - ‘Survey on ICT usage in households and by individuals’ and ‘Survey on ICT usage and e-commerce in enterprises’.
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - 10:00
NSI launched a project “Link Business Demography to data on trade by enterprise characteristics” which is carried out in accordance with the Grant agreement with the European Commission № 06123.2016.001-2016.344.
Friday, 23 December 2016 - 11:00
Did you know that the population census is a practice that is as old as the state as an institution? It cannot be stated precisely who was the first ruler who counted his male-subjects for military purposes or who prepared a list of households in order to levy them with tax. Since millennia figures obtained from population censuses serve as elements of political propaganda, especially in order to justify expansion of the territory.
 
Friday, 16 December 2016 - 13:45
The first of its kind training course ‘Introduction to theory and organisation of statistical surveys’ which was attended by 12 junior statisticians from the State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan was held in the NSI Training and Qualification Centre in village of Slivek, Lovech district.
Friday, 9 December 2016 - 13:30
The Deputy President of the NSI Diana Yancheva will take part in the first coordination meeting between Bulgaria and Estonia on the preparation of the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, to be held in Tallinn, Estonia, between 12 - 15 December 2016.

Ms. Yancheva will hold preparatory talks with her colleagues from Statistics Estonia in order to establish cooperation with the team in charge of organising and conducting the Estonian Presidency and to discuss general coordination matters.

Thursday, 8 December 2016 - 16:10
The renovated website of the digital library of the National Statistical Institute was launched. 10 years now the NSI distributes online statistical information and the digital information resources are available globally. Free access is provided to over 1 200 000 digital pages of statistical information. The library site is bilingual. Search on demand is available both in Bulgarian and English. Started is the new ‘Interesting Facts’ rubric which will contain interesting facts about the activities of the statistical institution.
Monday, 5 December 2016 - 12:45
On December 6, people in Bulgaria celebrate their name day as well as fishermen, sailors, bank employees and dealers. The day was chosen for the official day of our sea city of Bourgas.

The National Statistical Institute commemorates the celebration by presenting updated statistical information that will help you to understand how much more people named after Nikolay and its derivatives you can meet with and as well as to appreciate how important is the role of fish, banks and trade in your life.

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