THE IMPACT OF CORRUPTION ON SOCIAL POLICIES
The amount of money lost to corruption in Bulgaria is 1.8 times the entire socialexpenditure budget for the whole country, which is €6.1 billion.
Breaking this down further, the €11 billion lost to corruption in Bulgaria is morethan 360 times bigger than the whole budget for the unemployed (around €31million).
This figure is three times bigger than the national healthcare budget (almost €3.7billion) and 2.4 times spending on the elderly (almost €4.5 billion).
This figure is more than 20 times the size of the policing budget (around €518 million); or, over 76 times the size of the budget for the fire service (€145 million).
The €11 billion lost to corruption in Bulgaria is more than 460 times the housingbudget (€24 million).
It is almost 10 times the size of the entire budget for family andchildren (€1.1 billion), and a whopping 110 times the national sickness and disability budget (almost €101 million).
Bulgaria loses over 6 times the entire amount spent on education to corruption(€1.8 billion).