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In the period May 2022 - April 2024, NSI will work on a project with European co-financing ‘Data collection for City and Subnational Statistics’

Friday, 27 May 2022 - 09:30

In May 2022, in line with Grant Agreement № 101052213-2021-BG-CITY with the co-financing of the European Commission, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) has started the work on the next stage of the project ‘Data collection for City and Subnational Statistics’. Bulgaria has been participating in the previous phases of the project since 2004.

High quality for strong trust

Friday, 1 April 2022 - 16:40

The last meetings of the Peer review of the National Statistical System of Bulgaria will be held on Monday when the team of international experts will meet with the leadership of the NSI and of the other national authorities. This will end the visit to our country within the Third Round of peer reviews of the European Statistical system.

Users: We work well with NSI and trust the statistical data

Thursday, 31 March 2022 - 17:35

Meetings with various stakeholders completed the fourth day of the Peer Review of the National Statistical System. The international review team talked both with the representatives of the bodies -producers of data, and the users – business and employers’ organisations, syndicates, media, academic community. The diverse profile of the participants in the discussions today contributed to a real picture of the cooperation of the National Statistical Institute with all groups that use statistical data in their work.

The national statistical system - what's next

Wednesday, 30 March 2022 - 19:10

What are the strengths and weaknesses of cooperation within the National Statistical System? What will the statistics look like in a decade? What are the NSI’s plans for future development? These were the main topics in the discussions on the third day of the Peer Review of the National Statistical System in Bulgaria. In addition to NSI experts, teams from the Ministry of Agriculture, the Executive Environment Agency and the National Social Security Institute also took part in the talks.

NSI data seen through the prism of quality and information security

Tuesday, 29 March 2022 - 16:50

The quality and security of information at the NSI were the focus of the second day of the Peer Review of the National Statistical System in Bulgaria. These are some of the 16 principles set out in the European Statistics Code of Practice, which the NSI follows in the entire process of data collection, processing and dissemination. The implementation of these principles is also the basis for public confidence in official statistics.

Start of the Peer review of the National Statistical System of Bulgaria

Monday, 28 March 2022 - 11:00

In the period from 28 March till 1 April 2022 the third in row Peer review of the National Statistical System (NSS) of Bulgaria will be held within its membership in the European Statistical system (ESS). All ESS members are subject to peer reviews, incl. Eurostat, the national statistical systems of the EU Member States, and of the countries of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA). The period when the peer reviews of the whole European Statistical system will be held is from 2021 by 2023.  

In the period between March 2022 - March 2023 NSI will conduct harmonised european ‘Time use survey’

Monday, 21 March 2022 - 11:30

In execution of the 2021 Population Census and Housing Census in the Republic of Bulgaria Act (PCHCA2021), the Law on Statistics and resolutions of the Central Census Commission, the Program of the European Statistical System (ESS), Eurostat for the joint survey of time use in March 2022, the National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria starts the conduction of the ‘Time use survey’.