Bulgaria is the Fourth in Europe in Respect to Price Growth

Inflation in Bulgaria is again gaining momentum in March, and our country ranks fourth in the European Union to raise prices, according to data from the European Statistical Office.

In the third month of the year, prices rose by 2.8 percent over the same period last year. As of February 2019, the consumer basket is 0.2 percent more expensive.

Eurostat: 7 out of 10 Bulgarians Say they are in Good Health

About 72 percent or 7 out of 10 Bulgarians over the age of 16 define their health status as good or very good. This shows data from a Eurostat analysis of the health status of Europeans in 2017 on the upcoming World Health Day, April 7, with the EU average of 70 percent, that is, we are almost approaching our health self-assessment to an average European level.

Cyprus third in EU citizenships relative to population

Cyprus came in third place for highest number of citizenships granted in 2017 relative to population, while there was an EU-wide decrease in the overall numbers from previous years.
According to Eurostat, there were 825,400 people who obtained citizenship of an EU-28 Member State in 2017, a decrease of 17 percent compared to 2016 with 995,000 and down from 841,000 in 2015.

We Celebrate the International Safer Internet Day

Today the world celebrates the International Safer Internet Day, writes the Bulgarian National Television.

The focus is on the risks in online space and on the need to develop digital literacy. It turns out that many of the apps we install on our phone benefit from our personal data because we voluntarily give them access. H

Rise in single-person households

The traditional Greek family has changed over the years of the crisis, with single-person households accounting for nearly one in three of all homes, according to recent figures released by the European Union's statistics agency Eurostat. 

The number of single-person households in Greece increased by four percentage points to 31 percent between 2007 and 2017. 

Eurostat: Bulgarians Spend more Money on Culture

Bulgarians spent significantly more money on cultural recreation, leisure and entertainment in 2017, reported Eurostat's analysis of household spending in the EU for recreation and culture during the period in question. According to the analysis, the Bulgarians spent about 8 per cent of their total income for cultural entertainment expenses in 2017, registering 7.5 per cent in 2007.