GDP per capita in the district of Burgas registered a considerable increase in 2021. Levels of income inequality and poverty remain relatively low. In 2022, employment went up and unemployment went down. Investment and business activity in Burgas district is once again 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 again ranked among the districts with the highest local tax rates in the country.

The demographic indicators place Burgas district among the top four in the country. In 2023, the results of the students in the district in the NEA in mathematics at the end of 7th grade were relatively high. However, the average grade in the State matriculation exam in Bulgarian language and literature continues to be relatively low. Healthcare in the district suffers from a shortage of doctors and hospital beds. Crime rates are rising and remain at levels above the national average. The share of forest areas is high. Burgas is the district with the highest rating in the culture and tourism sector.

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