Quality of life: Among 24 European cities, Sofia residents least satisfied with schools

Residents of Bulgarian capital Sofia were least satisfied with the quality of schools and other educational facilities in the city, a survey of 24 European capital cities has found, according to EU statistics agency Eurostat.

The survey also found that residents of Sofia were least satisfied with cost of living in the city, Eurostat said, quoting figures from 2015.

Forty-eight per cent of Sofia residents were satisfied with health care, doctors and hospitals in the city, a figure higher than those for residents of Rome, Bratislava, Riga, Bucharest, Budapest, Warsaw and Athens, the last-mentioned the lowest at 32 per cent.

Forty-four per cent of Sofia residents agreed that “administrative services in their city help people efficiently,” a percentage higher than in nine other cities, with Rome at 27 per cent.

Seventy per cent were satisified with cultural facilities, outdoing seven other EU capital cities.

Overall, 86 per cent of those in Sofia were “satisfied living in their city”, a percentage higher than five other cities, with Athens coming in the lowest, albeit at 71 per cent.

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