Poverty Still Number One Problem for Bulgarians - Survey

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Bulgaria: Poverty Still Number One Problem for Bulgarians - Survey

Bulgaria's most pressing problem remains the gap between poor and rich, according to Gallup International annual survey.

Some 23% of Bulgarians consider poverty and the rich-poor gap to be the country's most problematic issue, Bulgarian BGNES reports.

Following are the economic problems and the unemployment with 17% and 15%, respectively. Corruption comes fourth with 9%. Bulgarians have indicated wars and armed conflicts, as well as crime as world's most serious problems.

Gallup's End of Year Survey is a global study that collects the public's view on the challenges that the world faces today. This year it was held among 66 806 people of 65 countries representing 77% of world's population.

Corruption was ranked as world's number one problem with 21%, followed by economic challenges with 14% and poverty – 12%.

Corruption is also the most pressing problem, according to Asians – 26%, while poverty is the number one hitch for West and East Europeans – 24% and 20%, respectively.

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Ironic - 4 Mar 2014 // 17:42:13

Don't tell Yane....he thinks the status of the Bulgarians in Moldova is more important than feeding his gypsy family in Stolipinovo.........

Behemoth - 4 Mar 2014 // 16:50:19

"Poverty Still Number One Problem for Bulgarians"

Really?!? Somebody has to tell the government - they think the number one problem for Bulgarians is the situation of the Bulgarian minority in Uzbekistan - or was it Uganda?

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