The percentage of the population of Bulgaria at risk of poverty and social exclusion decreased from 49.2 per cent in 2010 to 40.4 per cent in 2016, according to figures released on April 3 by European Union statistics agency Eurostat.
These figures remained well above the EU averages, which also decreased, from 23.8 per cent in 2010 to 23.5 per cent in 2016.
In Bulgaria, the major drop came between 2013 and 2014, when the percentage fell from 48 per cent to 40.1 per cent, going by Eurostat’s figures…. / IBNA
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