Vratsa is the district with the greatest increase in GDP per capita in 2020. Salaries and incomes also continued to grow. Employment is increasing and unemployment is decreasing but the rates still remain less favourable than in the country on average. Economic and investment activity is relatively slack. The whole district performs poorly in terms of the indicators for infrastructural development. The average level of local taxes in the local municipalities is relatively low. The local administrations’ transparency ratings lag behind those in the country.

Age dependency ratios are still significantly less favorable than the national averages. The indicators in the field of 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 among the highest in the country. Access to public sewerage networks is limited. The cultural life in the district is not particularly intensive.

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