Republic of Macedonia State Statistical Office. WEST BALKAN WORKSHOP ON WASTE 6 and 7 November 2008, EEA, Copenhagen, Denmark Prepared by: Violeta Panovska (State Statistical Office) Skopje, November, 2008.
WEST BALKAN WORKSHOP ON WASTE
6 and 7 November 2008, EEA,
(State Statistical Office)
Skopje, November, 2008
State Statistical Office – responsibility
Legal base - Low on State Statistics
State Statistical Office is uniqueofficialstatistics provider in the country
Five year statistical Programmes (adopted by Government) and the annual programmes are the basic acts where the whole statistics activities are provided
The last five year Statistical Programme from 2008 to 2012 was adopted in 2007
ES within the Statistical Office structure
With a new SSO organizational structure (May 2008), for the first time a separate ‘’Unit on environmental statistics, energy and transport’’ is provided within Department on ‘’Agriculture and environmental statistics’’.
By 2006, an Agreement for cooperation between State Statistical Office and Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning was signed. It covers close cooperation in terms of different projects, including the area of environmental statistics.
ES within the five year Statistical Program
Following the needs, project activities and the current situation, ES activities in following areas are provided in the Statistical Program:
- waste statistics
- water statistics
- environmental expenditures, and also:
Publishing of ES booklet as regular activity – biannual
About waste statistics at SSO
1.To meet WStatR and national requirements on:
- delivered waste
2. International reporting (OECD Joint Questionnaire)
About waste statistics (cont.)
- Responsibility of Ministry of Environment and
Physical Planning (MoEPP)
- The process of adjustment with EU legislation is
ongoing; some acts are adopted and already in use;
some are waiting of adoption; some are in
preparation phase and some are planned to be
- The actual situation of adjustment process is
directly reflected on ES activities at SSO
About waste statistics (cont.)
National legislation respected for providing WS:
- A Law on waste management
- A list of waste types
- Sub low acts (rule books) refer on obligations for
business entities on reporting data (kind of data
is defined in those acts)
In general there is very solid legal base, but the time period provided for appliance is still going on
About donor projects support
SSO and MoEPP were involved in three year regional SIDA project for developing ES in the Balkan from 2005 – 2007, waste statistics was one of prioritized area in the project
Since 2008, SSO is involved in National SIDA three year environmental project, where waste statistics isprovided as afirst priorityin the project activities.
What’s done until now in the field of WS?
Introduction with EC Waste Statistic RegulationNo 2150/2002 and Waste Statistical Methodology
Planning data collection processes (methods and organization)
Connections between National List of waste types (published in Official gazette - 2005) and EW Categories are made according to the National legislation and EU regulative2150/2002
What’s done until now in the field of WS? (cont.)
In order to provide Pilot survey on waste from industries methodological instruments are prepared (questionnaire, manual, classification, codes, logical control) in accordance with National legislation and EWStat Reg.
Pilot survey with main goal to test the questionnaire an the response rate was conducted from 15 – 26 September2008(the Pilot results cross over our expectations with the content of the questionnaire and response rate from over than 80%)
About Pilot survey
1.Population - eenterprises/local units within NACE D with more than 10 employees (NACE C - is excluded). the sectors of interest for the pilot survey were mainly NACE 15 – 39 (NACE 37 is excluded).
2.Frame – Statistical Business Register
3. Sample design – random sample of 90 enterprisesfrom each sub-sector within NACE D in Skopje (the capital)
4. Collecting method - Face to face interview
5. Questionnaire content – generated waste, received waste, waste treatment (R,D), delivered and stored waste
Future planes and expectations
- to provide the whole survey on waste from industries
- to provide revised survey on municipal waste and
published national data on municipal waste for the
first time (2009/2010)
Reporting to EUROSTAT data from waste from industries after conducting the survey and data processing.