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Carinthia – AT21

EU regions: Austria > Southern Austria > Carinthia

map of Carinthia AT21
Life long learning
life long learning participation202314.4
Part time jobs and flexible employment
percentage of part time workers202329.62
percentage of part time workers, men202310.1
percentage of part time workers, women202351.1
Gender differences
gender gap in employment rate202389.83
gender gap in unemployment rate202387.5
Graduates and young people
Gross domestic product
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2022110
employment rate202372.8
Social exclusion
people at risk of poverty or social exclusion201817.4

More on wikipedia wikidata Q37985 Carinthia slovensky: AT21

Subregions: Klagenfurt, Oberkärnten, Eberndorf


unemployment rate20234.6
youth unemployment rate201612.2
Long term unemployment
long term unemployment20211.6
share of long term unemployed202128.9


demographic pyramid AT21 1996 Carinthia, population pyramid of Carinthia
number of inhabitants2023568 984
population density202260.5
old-age dependency ratio202336.2
demographic pyramid AT21 Carinthia

Employment by sectors, Carinthia

NACE r2%NACE r2%
A11.94 %B-E48.118 %
F26.910 %G-I66.225 %
J62 %K5.32 %
M_N20.68 %O-Q66.125 %
R-U11.44 %TOTAL264.7100 %

Data for the period year 2023. Source of the data is Eurostat, table [lfst_r_lfe2en2].

Employment by sectors, Carinthia, 2023

From Wikipedia: Carinthia (German: Kärnten, German pronunciation: [ˈkɛɐ̯ntn̩] (listen); Slovene: Koroška, pronunciation ; Italian: Carinzia) is the southernmost Austrian state or Land. Situated within the Eastern Alps, it is noted for its mountains and lakes. The main language is German. Its regional dialects belong to the Southern Bavarian group. Carinthian Slovene dialects, which pred­ominated in the southeastern part of the region up to the first half of the 20th century, are now spoken by a small minority.

Carinthia's main industries are tourism, electronics, engineering, forestry, and agriculture. The multinational corporations Philips, Infineon and Siemens have large operations there.


The etymology of the name „Carinthia“, similar to Carnia or Carniola, has not been conclusively established. The Ravenna Cosmography (about AD 700) referred to a Slavic „Carantani" tribe as the eastern neighbours of the Bavarians. In his History of the Lombards, the 8th century chronicler Paul the Deacon mentions „Slavs in Carnuntum, which is erroneously called Carantanum" (Carnuntum, quod corrupte vocitant Carantanum) for the year 663.

A possible etymology of the name „Carantani" is that it may have been formed from a toponymic base carant- which ultimately derives from pre-Indo-European root *karra meaning „rock" (cf.

Other: Southern Austria, Carinthia, Styria

Neighbours: Western Slovenia, Tyrol, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Styria, Veneto, Salzburg, Eastern Slovenia

Subregions: Klagenfurt, Oberkärnten, Eberndorf

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: Europe and its regions in numbers - Carinthia – AT21, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/​PAT21, ISBN: 978-80-970204-9-1, DOI:10.5281/zenodo.10200164