GDP per capita in Varna district has continued to grow, and in 2019 it overtook that of Stara Zagora and returned Varna to the third place in the country. The same has happened with wages. Trends in the labor market in 2020 placed the district in a relatively favorable position. In 2019 investment and business activity again remained relatively high, although some negative trends were also in evidence. The infrastructure remained well developed in 2020. The average levels of the monitored local taxes remained relatively high in 2021. The 2021 self-assessment rates of the local administrations on the development of e-government and the provision of one-stop shop administrative services showed a considerable increase.

In 2020 Varna retained its place among the districts with very good demographic development. With a significant share of the population living in urban areas, a large proportion of the households have access to public sewerage networks. Varna is among the districts with the best results in the field of education. The performance of students in 2021 was very good. Compared to the national average values , Varna district has more doctors but fewer hospital beds. Crime rates remain quite high, and detection rates among the lowest in the country. The reduction in the number of visits to cultural events in 2020 was more noticeable than in the country on average.

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