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Bulgaria is 4th in the EU in Terms of the Share of Household Spending on Food

Bulgaria ranks fourth in the European Union (EU) in terms of the share of household food expenditures in 2019, according to data from the European statistical office Eurostat.

Last year, households in Bulgaria spent almost a fifth of their income on food, equivalent to 11.4% of Bulgaria's gross domestic product (GDP), according to European statistics.

Flights to Cyprus to resume from select countries next month

Cyprus on Friday outlined plans for the phased resumption next month of commercial flights from a select number of countries with low Covid-19 infection rates to jump-start its vital tourism sector.

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said flights will begin in two phases — June 9 and 20 — from two groups of countries selected by an advisory body of medical experts.

Greece tanks in fiber optic connections

Greece was without any fiber optic connections at least until June, the latest figures from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) have shown. Greece also ranked last among the OECD's 37 member-states on the index showing the ratio of fiber optic broadband connections to the total number of landline broadband connections.

Bulgaria is One of the Coutries with Highest Number of Women Working in the Science and Technology Sector

In 2018, of almost 15 million scientists and engineers in the EU, 59% were men and 41% women, Eurostat data showed.

Men were particularly overrepresented in manufacturing (79% of scientists and engineers in manufacturing were male), while the gender ratio in the services sector was more balanced (54% male and 46% female).

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