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Vogelsbergkreis - DE725

EU regions: Germany > Hesse > Giessen Government Region > Vogelsbergkreis

map of Vogelsbergkreis DE725
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GDP per capita in PPS of EU average201883
number of inhabitants2020105 643
population density201972.5
old-age dependency ratio202039

* more on wikidata Q7901 * on OpenStreetMap * Vogelsbergkreis slovensky: DE725

Composition of population according to age group, education and economic activity, Vogelsbergkreis

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 DE725 Vogelsbergkreis

From wikipedia:

The Vogelsbergkreis is a Kreis (district) in the middle of Hesse, Germany. Neighbouring districts are Schwalm-Eder, Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Fulda, Main-Kinzig, Wetteraukreis, Gießen and Marburg-Biedenkopf.


The district was created in 1972 by merging the former districts Alsfeld and Lauterbach.


The main feature of the district is the Vogelsberg, an extinct volcano, last active 7 million years ago.

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

neighbours: Wetteraukreis, Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Schwalm-Eder-Kreis, Marburg-Biedenkopf, Gießen, Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Fulda

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: EU regions - Vogelsbergkreis - DE725, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/DE725


Current statistics

November 2021: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 198327, of which 92941 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 7.3 % (3.4 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 21.4 % (13.8 %), Revúca 21.3 % (13.9 %), Kežmarok 18.5 % (10.2 %), Rožňava 16.7 % (10.6 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Trenčín 3.6 %, Nitra 3.6 %, Hlohovec 3.6 %, Trnava 3.6 %, Ilava 3.7 %