Bulgaria is at the Forefront of Gender Equality Ranking in Labor Law

"The world economy today is $ 160 trillion poorer, because women in the world are still not completely equal with men, which I call one of the most expensive problems mankind faces." With these words, World Bank Chief Executive and World Bank President Kristalina Georgieva launched the forum, where the report "Women, Business and Legislation 2019: A Decade of Reforms" was presented, reports Cap

Bulgarian Women Give Birth to their First Child at the Youngest Age Compared to Women in the EU

Bulgarian women are the youngest to give birth to their first child among the women in the European Union. This shows Eurostat data for 2017. The average age at first birth in Bulgaria is 26.1 years, with Romania and Latvia standing just behind our country.

Bulgaria is at the Bottom of the EU by Number of Innovative Enterprises, According to Eurostat

Bulgaria is in the last three countries of the European Union (EU) with the lowest share of innovative enterprises in the Union, according to data from Eurostat analysis of the survey of community innovations in 2017. In Bulgaria only 27% of the total share of enterprises develop some effective innovation activity, with an average EU indicator of 51% of high-tech enterprises.

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.

Eurostat: Northwest Region of Bulgaria is the Region with the Lowest Living Standard For 2017

In 2017, regional Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita, expressed in terms of purchasing power standards, ranges from only 31% of the European Union average in the Northwest region of Bulgaria to 628% in the West London-West region of the United Kingdom, show the latest European statistics, quoted by 

Eurostat: Half of Bulgarians did not Visit their General Practitioner in 2017

More than 52% of Bulgarians did not visit their GP for the 12 months of 2017, according to a Eurostat study on the frequency of family doctor visits to citizens of the European Union (EU). The EU average is 24%, ie, one in 5 Europeans has never visited his GP for the specified period.