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Marburg-Biedenkopf - DE724

EU regions: Germany > Hesse > Giessen Government Region > Marburg-Biedenkopf

map of Marburg-Biedenkopf DE724
flag of Marburg-Biedenkopf DE724 coat of arms Marburg-Biedenkopf DE724
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2019116
number of inhabitants2021245 903
population density2019195.6
old-age dependency ratio202130.1

* more on wikidata Q7902 * on OpenStreetMap * Marburg-Biedenkopf slovensky: DE724

Composition of population according to age group, education and economic activity, Marburg-Biedenkopf

age grouplow educationmiddle educationhigh education

note: in thousands, according to labour force sample survey. P – total population, E – employed, U – unemployed, I – number of ecnomically inactive

demographic pyramid DE724 Marburg-Biedenkopf

From wikipedia:

Marburg-Biedenkopf is a Kreis (district) in the west of Hesse, Germany. Neighboring districts are Waldeck-Frankenberg, Schwalm-Eder, Vogelsbergkreis, Gießen, Lahn-Dill, Siegen-Wittgenstein.


The district was created in 1974 when the districts Marburg, Biedenkopf and the former urban district of Marburg were merged.

The district has partnerships with Huntingdonshire in the United Kingdom, the borough of Charlottenburg in Berlin, and the district of Kościerzyna in Poland.


The main river in the district is the Lahn.

other: Giessen Government Region, Limburg-Weilburg, Lahn-Dill-Kreis, Gießen, Marburg-Biedenkopf, Vogelsbergkreis

neighbours: Schwalm-Eder-Kreis, Gießen, Siegen-Wittgenstein, Waldeck-Frankenberg, Lahn-Dill-Kreis, Vogelsbergkreis

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: EU regions - Marburg-Biedenkopf - DE724, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/DE724


Current statistics

December 2022: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 178143, of which 73275 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.6 % (2.7 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 20.8 % (13.0 %), Revúca 20.1 % (12.3 %), Kežmarok 18.0 % (8.9 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.6 %, Trenčín 2.8 %, Ilava 2.8 %, Bratislava I 3.0 %, Nitra 3.1 %