GDP per capita in the district of Burgas has registered a sharp drop. Nevertheless, salaries and income levels have continued to rise, though remaining below the average ones in the country. Like elsewhere in the country, there has been a slight drop in employment accompanied by a rise in unemployment, though the values of both indicators are less favorable in the district than in the country. In 2020, investment and business activity in Burgas district again remained among the highest in the country. The share of highways and first-class roads is high, but the quality of the road surface remains low. In 2022, Burgas remained one of the districts with the highest local tax rates in the country.

The demographic indicators place Burgas district among the top three in the country. In 2022, the results of the students in the district in the external examination in mathematics at the end of 7th grade were relatively high. However, the av­erage grades in the State matriculation exam in Bulgarian language and literature showed a decline. Healthcare in the district suffers from a shortage of doctors and hospital beds. Crime rates are falling but remain above the national average. The share of waste handed over for treatment and recycling is relatively high. Visits to various cultural events have shown an increase.

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