The relatively high figures for both GDP per capita and salaries are a precondition for the relatively low poverty levels in Sofia district. The development of the local labor market continues to be very good, which again manifests the deep interrelation between the economies of the capital and the district of Sofia. Good economic development is also accompanied by high investment activity. The density of the road network is high. The average level of local taxes in the municipalities of Sofia district is generally close to the national average. The performance of the local administrations in the district is poor.

The rate of natural population growth in Sofia district continues to fall and remains below the national average. The level of urbanization in Sofia district is relatively low. The performance of the students in the district is poor. Access to doctors – both GPs and specialist physicians in the district – is slightly below the national average. Delivery of justice is slow. The share of generated waste handed over for treatment and recycling is small. The share of forest areas is relatively high. Cultural life in Sofia district retains its low intensity.

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