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Bulgaria is a constitutional republic governed by a freely elected unicameral National Assembly. In the last elections, no major irregularities were reported. International and local observers considered the National Assembly and presidential elections to be generally free and fair but noted some deficiencies. Authorities took steps to prosecute and punish officials, who committed human rights abuses and corruption, but government actions were insufficient, and impunity was a problem.

The overall score indicates that there are substantial risks of potential human rights violations in this country. This may also include the tourism sector. Relevant risks for the tourism sector are, e.g.:
  • Serious acts of corruption
  • Discrimination against Roma
  • Threats of violence targeting LGBTQI+ persons

For better comparability, we have converted the original scores of the indices to a uniform scale of 1-100 (1 most negative, 100 most positive).

In the following table you find these recalculated values and the original score in brackets behind them.

For information and a link to the original index click on "?" in the table.

The Overall Score is the geometric mean of all converted values for each country. It is subcategorized in five risk categories with colour gradations that can be seen in the map.

You can find more details on the methodology here.

50,0/100 (3)
79,5/100 (0,795)
83,0/100 (0,83)
66,0/100 (3,4)
68,7/100 (31,34)
37,5/100 (T2wl)
74,0/100 (0,74)
55/100 (0,55)
57,0/100 (51,6)
79,0/100 (79)
51,9/100 (51,9)
42,0/100 (42)
52,0/100 (52)