Dangerous goods carried by railway transport
|thousand tones||thousand tkm|
|Total||5 041.2||1 542 012.0|
|Gas - compressed, liquefied, dissolved under pressure||475.6||146 896.5|
|Incendiary liquid agents||2 644.0||730 361.4|
|Incendiary hard agents||221.9||72 658.9|
|Material which by contact with water release inflammable gases||0.2||119.0|
|Toxic substances||13.2||6 720.5|
|Corrosive materials||1 482.3||506 523.4|
|Other dangerous substances||108.9||41 379.7|
National Statistical Institute
|Contact organisation unit|
"Short-term Business Statistics and Transport Statistics" Department
|Contact person function|
|Contact mail address|
2, P.Volov Str. Sofia 1038, Bulgaria
|Contact email address|
|Contact phone number|
+ 359 9857 190
|Contact fax number|
|Metadata last certified||04 September 2023|
|Metadata last posted||04 September 2023|
|Metadata last update||04 September 2023|
Data refers to transported goods in tons and transport performance in tkm for different types dangerous goods by the railway transport between two places (place of loading and place of unloading).
Annex K, Regulation (EC) 91/2003 - Classification of dangerous goods.
Covers all types of dangerous goods covered in International Classification of dangerous goods - ADR.
|Statistical concepts and definitions|
Dangerous goods ? explosives, flammable, toxic and other dangerous goods.
National undertakings licensed for performing goods carriages by railway transport.
Railway undertakings licensed for carriages of goods with transport performance over 500 million tkm per year.
Transported dangerous goods at national territory or/and between two countries - country of loading and country of unloading.
|Unit of measure|
|Legal acts and other agreements|
Regulation (EC) No 91/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2002 on rail transport statistics.
|Confidentiality - policy|
Individual data are not disseminated
|Confidentiality - data treatment|
Aggregated data are published.
Data are published according to the deadlines set in the National statistical program and 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: https://www.nsi.bg/en/node/480
Data are published on the internet site of NSI and can be accessed from all users of statistical information.
|Frequency of dissemination|
|Accessibility and clarity|
Data on dangerous goods carried are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Domain statistics - Transport and Communications - Other annual data -Transport - Railway transport: https://www.nsi.bg/en/node/7193
|Documentation on methodology|
Reference Manual on Railway Transport Statistics issued by Eurostat.
According to Law on Statistics the respondents should provide accurate information.
Logical control of the received data.
Different organizations and specialized in the sector enterprises.
According to requirements of Regulation 91/2003/EO.
|Accuracy and reliability|
|Timeliness and punctuality|
According to the set deadlines.
Data are sent to Eurostat 5 month after the reference period.
|Coherence and comparability|
|Comparability - geographical|
|Comparability - over time|
|Coherence - cross domain|
|Coherence - internal|
|Cost and burden|
Cost and Burden for the survey are defined according the National Statistical Program for each reference year.
|Data revision - policy|
Data control and validation.
|Data revision - practice|
It is allowed by changes in the methodology or mistakes.
The information is from survey of enterprises with main activity according to NACE BG 2008 - Class 49.20 Freight rail transport.
|Frequency of data collection|
The survey is exhaustive.
By necessity validation checks of transmitted data series are made.
Aggregated individual data from the railway undertakings.