GDP per capita in Ruse district has been growing, but at a significantly lower rate, and so the district is increasingly lagging behind the national averages. Poverty levels in the district are similar to the average ones in the country. Economic activity has been rising slowly but steadily in recent years, accompanied by rising employment and declining unemployment. Investment activity in Ruse district is moving closer to the national average. The infrastructural development of the district can be categorized as good. The average level of the tax burden is relatively low. Ruse district has registered a huge improvement in the assessment of the local administration and ranks among the leaders in the country.

The population continues to decline both due to the low rate of natural increase and to out-migration from the region. Ruse is among the districts with the highest level of urbanization. The performance of the students from the district in 2020 again remained close to the national average. Healthcare in Ruse district continues to suffer from a shortage of doctors. Although local criminal judges have relatively heavier workloads, the speed of adjudication remains unaffected. The emissions of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere in the district are twice as low as the national average. The share of household waste handed over for treatment and recycling remains extremely low. Cultural life in Ruse district is relatively active.

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