The World Bank: Over 15% of the Romanians would move to Cluj-Napoca, drawn by the quality of life

clujOver 15 percent of the Romanians would move in Cluj-Napoca due to the quality of life, being the most attractive secondary city in  Romania, shows the World Bank in a study presented in Cluj which places in the top Timisoara and Bucuresti, says

Marcel Ionescu-Heroiu, senior expert urban development with the World Bank stated that the study made by the World Bank and presented at the Faculty for Political, administrative  studies and communication (FSPAC) of UBB in the conference ‘ Magnet cities: what can the Romanian cities do to be more attractive for people’ had as purpose the political policy for regional development for the programme of 2021-2027.

‘As regards the preference of people, the survey was applied at national level between March-April 2017 on a sample of 1,250 interviewees who were asked what city of Romania they  would choose to live in, 15.32% answered they would move to Cluj-Napoca, the city being the first in the top, drawn by the quality of life and health services in the city, university education, work places, cultural-artistic environment, active economic environment, especially for services with added value such as IT, pharma industry, consultancy. Cluj –Napoca is followed by Bucuresti with 14.46% and Timisoara with 11.88%. The study was made by the World Bank in collaboration with the  European Commission, the purpose being the change of the regional development policy for 2021-2027, Ionescu-Heroiu said.

Similarly, according to the study Cluj-Napoca is situated the first in Romania being the most attractive secondary city depending on the indicator of magnetism which takes into consideration the income of the companies per inhabitant, average salary, number of students, investments per capita.

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