GDP per capita in Vratsa district continues to grow. The average gross annual salary of employees is the third highest in the country. In 2022, employment and unemployment rates went up simultaneously. Vratsa is among the districts with a strong industrial profile and the share of the workforce with secondary education is relatively high. Economic and investment activity in the district remains relatively limited. Road quality is not improving. Local taxes are low. The transparency in the work of municipal administrations is declining.

Age dependency ratios are still significantly less favorable than the national averages. The indicators in primary and secondary education remain relatively good, but students’ results are relatively low. Healthcare suffers from a shortage of specialist physicians and hospital beds. The number of registered crimes against the person and property in Vratsa district is the highest in the country. Access to public sewerage networks is limited. The share of forest areas is low. Cultural life and tourism in the district are insufficiently developed.

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