Strategy for the Development of the National Statistical System 2013-2017

The Strategy for the Development of the National Statistical System 2013 – 2017 outlines the vision, the objective and priorities of development of NSS up to 2017 by building up on the Strategy for Development of Statistics for the 2008–2012 period and further proceeding with the work under the conditions of Bulgaria’s full EU membership. The Strategy outlines also the concrete directions for development of the different fields of statistics, as well as the tasks related to the speeded implementation of contemporary information and communication technologies in the production and dissemination of statistical information.

Law on Statistics

The Statistical Law defines the basic conditions, procedures and general provisions governing official statistics in Bulgaria.

National Statistical System

The National Statistical System consists of the National Statistical Institute, the Bodies of Statistics and the Bulgarian National Bank. The Bodies of Statistics are state bodies or their structural units, which develop, produce and disseminate statistical information. The National Statistical System carries out the statistical activity by conducting statistical surveys and activities, included in the National Statistical Programme. The NSI coordinate the statistical activities of the state.
The National Statistical Council is a consultative body to the President of the NSI.