GDP per capita, incomes, and salaries in Lovech district have been rising but still remain relatively low. Poverty, however, has decreased. Unemployment is close to the national average but economic activity and employment rates are low. The volume of production in the district has shrunk. Road surface quality in Lovech district is comparable to the country’s average. The average level of local taxes in the municipalities of the district is relatively low. The local administrations’ self-assessment ratings again show that the district is lagging considerably behind as regards the development of e-government.

Due to the strongly negative natural population growth rate, Lovech is among the districts with quickly ageing populaions. Students’ results are relatively low. The number of GPs has been declining in recent years, but remains higher than the national average. The availability of beds in the local general hospitals again remains relatively low. Delivery of justice is significantly faster. The amount of generated household waste is relatively low, but the share of waste handed over for treatment and recycling remains extremely small. Cultural life in Lovech district is not very active.

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