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Styria - AT22

EU regions: Austria > Südösterreich > Styria


map of Styria AT22
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indicatorperiodvalue
unemployment rate20204.5
employment rate202073.3
number of inhabitants20201 246 395
population density201976.6
life long learning participation202011.3
NEET20207.6
old-age dependency ratio202031
gender gap in employment rate202088.43

more on wikipedia * more on wikidata Q41358 * Styria slovensky: AT22

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From wikipedia:

Styria (German: Steiermark [ˈʃtaɪɐˌmaʁk] (listen); Croatian and Slovene: Štajerska; Hungarian: Stájerország; Czech: Štýrsko; Slovak: Štajersko) is a state, or Bundesland, located in the southeast of Austria. In area it is the second largest (after Lower Austria) of the nine Austrian federated states, covering 16,401 km2 (6,332 sq mi). It borders Slovenia (Carinthia Statistical Region, Drava Statistical Region and Mura Statistical Region) and the Austrian states of Upper Austria, Lower Austria, Salzburg, Burgenland, and Carinthia. The capital city is Graz which had 276,526 inhabitants at the beginning of 2015.

Etymology

The March of Styria derived its name from the original seat of its ruling Otakar dynasty: Steyr, in today's Upper Austria. In German, the area is still called „Steiermark" while in English the Latin name „Styria" is used. The ancient link between Steyr and Styria is also apparent in their nearly identical coats of arms, a white Panther on a green background.

Geography

The term "Upper Styria" (German: Obersteiermark) used by an Austrian refers to the northern and northwestern parts of the federal-state (districts Liezen, Murau, Judenburg, Knittelfeld, Leoben, Bruck an der Mur, and Mürzzuschlag). The term "West Styria" (Weststeiermark) is used for the districts to the west of Graz (Voitsberg, Deutschlandsberg, western part of the district Leibnitz); the districts east of Graz (Weiz, Hartberg, Feldbach, Fürstenfeld, and Radkersburg) are referred to as "East Styria" (Oststeiermark). The western and eastern parts of the district Graz-Umgebung may or may not be considered parts of West and East Styria, respectively.

other: Südösterreich, Carinthia, Styria

neighbours: Burgenland, Carinthia, Salzburg, Lower Austria, Vzhodna Slovenija, Upper Austria

subregions: Graz-Umgebung District, Liezen, Östliche Obersteiermark, Oststeiermark, West- und Südsteiermark, Westliche Obersteiermark


https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/AT22

Current statistics

April 2021: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 234472, of which 93863 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.6 % (3.4 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Revúca 22.7 % (13.1 %), Rimavská Sobota 22.0 % (13.2 %), Kežmarok 20.4 % (10.4 %), Rožňava 18.2 % (10.4 %), Vranov nad Topľou 17.8 % (9.3 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 4.2 %, Bratislava I 4.2 %, Ilava 4.5 %, Hlohovec 4.6 %, Trenčín 4.6 %