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Wednesday, 24 April 2019 - 16:55
On 19.04.2019 the National Statistical Institute signed the Grant Agreement ESSnet Big Data II: “Multipurpose Statistics and efficiency gains in production”. Due to the importance of the project and the complexity of the project tasks the work on the project started as early as November 2018.

The project, funded by the EC, has a duration of 26 months and it is a continuation of the project ESSnet - Big Data I.

Wednesday, 24 April 2019 - 16:40
A cross-border meeting between representatives of the National Statistical Institute of the Republic of Bulgaria (NSI) and the State Statistical Office of Greece (ELSTAT) was held for the first time during the period 22-23 April 2019. The first day of the meeting was held in the town of Kardjali and the second day - in Xanthi. The meeting was attended by the Presidents of the Statistical offices of Bulgaria and Greece - Mr. Sergey Tsvetarski and Mr. Atanasios Tanopoulos. Mr. Apostolos Kasapis, Director of the President’s Office of Greece, Mrs.
Sunday, 21 April 2019 - 12:00
Earth Day was first celebrated on April 22, 1970 in the United States of America and Canada. In 1990 it was declared an international day and in Bulgaria it has been celebrated since 1993. The goal is people around the world to unite in protection of nature and the environment.

Each year, the International Earth Day Network has its focus on a topical theme related to the protection of the planet. Every living creature has a unique value and plays an important role in the complex network of life. The motto of the campaign this year is "Protect our species".

Monday, 15 April 2019 - 16:00
April 16th is the Constitution Day and a professional celebration of jurists in Bulgaria. On this date, in 1879 was adopted the Tarnovo Constitution - the first Bulgarian constitution, which becomes the legislative basis for the socio-economic development of the newly-liberated state.

At the initiative of the Union of Jurists in Bulgaria this day has been celebrated since 1991.

Additional statistical information on the subject can be found at:
 
Friday, 29 March 2019 - 17:30
The Bulgarian statisticians will support their colleagues from the Republic of North Macedonia in the implementation of European standards and best practices.

The EU funded project ‘Improving the Production and Dissemination of Statistics’ started officially today on March, 29 2019, with Launch event at the EU InfoCentre in Skopje, the Republic of North Macedonia. 

The project aims to improve the quality and availability of statistical data in the Republic of North Macedonia and enhance their use in development and coordination of public policies.

Friday, 29 March 2019 - 10:00
From the beginning of April 2019 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 2019. 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.

Friday, 22 March 2019 - 11:27
In March, the National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria launches conducting of the survey on ‘Social Inclusion and Living Conditions 2019’.

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, 21 March 2019 - 17:15
Since 1993 the World Water Day has been celebrated on 22 March on the initiative of the United Nations. The aim is to highlight the importance of water and the need for its conservation. This year the campaign is held under the motto "Leaving no one behind" and addresses the right of all people to access this vital natural resource.

On the occasion of the World Water Day, NSI presents the infographic ‘Water statistics in Bulgaria’.

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 - 14:43
Bulgaria ranks 26 in the Open Data Inventory (ODIN) which assesses the official statistics of 178 countries in the world.

The report, prepared by the Open Data Watch, was officially published during the 50th session of the United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC) in New York. According to the document in 2018 our country collects 65 points with an average score for the surveyed countries of 41.

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