Bulgaria - Residential Building Completions





Bulgaria: Residential Building Completions

Mnemonic HCMPR.IBGR
Unit #, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 17.09 %
Data 2019 Q3 740
2019 Q2 632

Series Information

Source National Statistics Institute (NSI) - Republic of Bulgaria
Release Housing Completions
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 3/31/2008
End Date 9/30/2019

Bulgaria: Real Estate

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Building Permits 2019 Q3 2,841 2,790 #, NSA Quarterly
Non-residential Building Permits 2019 Q3 1,211 1,199 #, NSA Quarterly
Residential Building Completions 2019 Q3 740 632 #, NSA Quarterly
Residential Building Permits 2019 Q3 1,630 1,591 #, NSA Quarterly
House Price Index 2019 Q2 130.26 129.45 Index 2015=100, NSA Quarterly
House Price Index for Existing Homes 2019 Q2 130.96 129.6 Index 2015=100, NSA Quarterly
House Price Index for New Homes 2019 Q2 129.02 129.23 Index 2015=100, NSA Quarterly
Dwelling Stocks 2018 3,959,285 3,951,806 # Annual

Release Information

The main purpose of the short-term statistics on residential buildings is to provide a quarterly information about newly built and destroyed residential buildings and dwellings in Bulgaria.

Units of the survey are:

  • Newly built residential buildings
  • Newly built dwellings
  • Useful floor space of the newly built dwellings
  • Destroyed residential buildings
  • Useful floor space of the newly built dwellings

The statistical information of the survey is provided regularly to municipal district and government authorities. It is used as a base on preparation of prognoses and analysis about the housing policy and construction in Bulgaria.

The data about short-term statistics on residential buildings are carried out quarterly.

Here are some definitions provided by the source:

  • 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.

Final data replaces preliminary data four months after the reference year.

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