Low income has been a major cause of the relatively high level of poverty in Razgrad district. Poor investment activity, low employment levels, and high unemployment are all rooted in the unfavorable educational structure of the population. The average rates of the principal local taxes and fees in the district’s municipalities were once again close to the national average in 2017. Traditionally, the evaluations of the municipal administration’s work have been above average.

In the last few years, population ageing was increasingly fast in the district. Razgrad was among the districts with the highest enrolment rate in 5th–8th grade once again in 2016 though the district’s average grade at matriculation exams was still lagging behind. Razgrad remained one of the districts with the greatest shortage of doctors. Registered crimes were relatively few and their clearance rate was high. Low urbanization and low population density in the district made connecting people to sewerage difficult though the entire network is serviced by wastewater treatment plants. In 2016 the district of Razgrad joined the top three districts in terms of library visits.

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