Bulgaria - Dwelling Stocks





Bulgaria: Dwelling Stocks

Mnemonic HSTK.IBGR
Unit #
Annual 0.19 %
Data 2018 3,959,285
2017 3,951,806

Series Information

Source National Statistics Institute (NSI) - Republic of Bulgaria
Release Dwelling Stocks
Frequency Annual
Start Date 12/31/2004
End Date 12/31/2018

Bulgaria: Real Estate

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Building Permits 2019 Q2 2,790 2,424 #, NSA Quarterly
Non-residential Building Permits 2019 Q2 1,199 1,177 #, NSA Quarterly
Residential Building Completions 2019 Q2 632 635 #, NSA Quarterly
Residential Building Permits 2019 Q2 1,591 1,247 #, NSA Quarterly
House Price Index 2019 Q1 129.45 126.15 Index 2015=100, NSA Quarterly
House Price Index for Existing Homes 2019 Q1 129.6 128.24 Index 2015=100, NSA Quarterly
House Price Index for New Homes 2019 Q1 129.23 122.3 Index 2015=100, NSA Quarterly
Dwelling Stocks 2018 3,959,285 3,951,806 # Annual

Release Information

The main purpose of the housing fund statistics is to provide information about residential buildings and dwellings in Republic of Bulgaria.

Here are some definitions provided by the source:

  • "Residential buildings are the buildings which by initial building or after reconstruction are suitable for living by one or several households. In the coverage of the survey are included inhabited and uninhabited residential buildings, cook-houses (as separate buildings), hostels, boarding-houses, cloisters and the homes for elderly people in which live joint households.
  • "In the group of "other buildings" are included the structures that are built of stones, sun-dried brick, wood and other materials."
  • "The dwelling is separate and independent in the terms of construction place, which by initial building or after reconstruction is suitable for living, has one or several rooms (housing or service) and has one or several separate exits to a generally accessible part (stairs, yard or straight to the street), irrespective of whether a kitchen has been built."
  • "Solid structures are those of which the carrier walls are of brick and stone masonry and the belts, the beams and the floor construction are made of steel-concrete but have no steel-concrete columns. The buildings of which the floor elements are precast reinforced concrete units also refers to the solid structures."
  • "Steel-concrete buildings are those of which the carrier and the floor constructions are built of steel-concrete and the walls are made of panels, brick masonry or other materials."
  • "Steel-concrete buildings are those of which the carrier and the floor constructions are built of steel-concrete and the walls are made of panels, brick masonry or other materials."
  • "Solid structures are those of which the carrier walls are of brick and stone masonry and the belts, the beams and the floor construction are made of steel-concrete but have no steel concrete columns. The buildings of which the floor elements are precast reinforced concrete units also refers to the solid structures."
  • "In the group of ‘other buildings’ are included the structures that are built of stones, sun-dried brick, wood and other materials."
  • "Living floor space is the floor area of living-rooms, bedrooms, recesses for sleeping, dining rooms, the rooms for day-stay, cabinets and libraries of scientists, drawing-rooms."
  • "Service floor space is the floor area of the rooms and kitchens with less than 4 square meters floor area, vestibules with a portal or another screen, bathrooms, toilets, larders, hanging closets, other service rooms (drying-rooms, laundries or balconies) not depending on their area."
  • "Kitchen area includes kitchens with over than 4 square meters floor area."
  • "The useful area of the dwelling is sum of the living-floor space, service floor space and the area of the kitchens."

Part of the data is obtained using the results from the Census of housing fund as of February 1st, 2011. The rest of the data is collected from a statistical form "Residential building’s Questionnaire", which is used to collect data on completed and destroyed residential building and dwellings for the reference year.

There are no revisions.

The information found above was taken directly from the source, the National Statistical Institute - Republic of Bulgaria.  For more information, please check here.