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Statistical Reference Book 2009

Published at: 04.12.2009 - 00:00
The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2009 in English. It is a concise form of the same issue in Bulgarian.
The issue is with a new design and enrich contents. For the first time are included methodological and analytic notes towards all chapters. The information is illustrated with a rich graphic materials.
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 2005 - 2008 period.
The publication presents data on main macroeconomic indicators of the national economy - gross domestic product, investments and finance; and economic activity groupings - industry, agriculture, forestry, transport, communications, trade and others.
Information about health, education and science, culture and the arts, justice, tourism and energy, as well as the geographic characteristics and environment is given in separate chapters.
The administrative - territorial units ‘districts’ are presented according to the Law of the Administrative Territorial Structure of the Republic of Bulgaria, while the territorial units for statistical purposes, i.e. ‘Statistical zones’ and ‘Statistical regions’, are presented according to the Classification of Territorial Units for Statistics in Bulgaria that corresponds to Eurostat NUTS classification.
Data for year 2008 are preliminary and will be specified in further NSI issues.
The issue is addressed to foreign users interested in the latest trends of socio-economic life in the country.
The National Statistical Institute also offers to users of statistical information electronic version of the publication (on CD-ROM).
Price (including mailing costs):
- printed edition - EUR 10
- electronic edition - EUR 7
- printed edition + CD-ROM - EUR 12
Prices include VAT.
The issue could be ordered at the following address:
National Statistical Institute
Publications Division
2, Panayot Volov St.
1038 Sofia,
phone: +359 2 9857 142
Purchase by bank transfer:
NSI Bank Account
Bulgarian National Bank
Knyaz Alexander Battenberg Square, Sofia
IBAN BG84 BNBG 9661 3000 1190 01