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Hochsauerlandkreis - DEA57

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indicatorperiodvalue
number of inhabitants2020259 777
population density2019133.1
old-age dependency ratio202034.6

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From wikipedia:

Hochsauerlandkreis (meaning “High Sauerland District” in German) is a Kreis (district) in the east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Soest, Paderborn, Höxter, Waldeck-Frankenberg, Siegen-Wittgenstein, Olpe, Märkischer Kreis.

The district is named “High Sauerland” because two of the highest mountains of the Sauerland mountainous landscape, Langenberg and Kahler Asten are in its territory. With 2,766 ft / 843 m (Langenberg) and 2,762 ft / 842 m (Kahler Asten) these are also the highest mountains of North Rhine-Westphalia.

History

The district was established in 1975 in the reorganization of the districts in North Rhine-Westphalia by merging the previous districts Arnsberg, Brilon and Meschede.

Geography

Geographically the district covers a big part of the Sauerland mountains, including the highest and third highest elevation – the Langenberg near Olsberg with 2,766 ft / 843 m, and the better known Kahler Asten with 2,762 ft / 842 m near Winterberg. These are also the two highest mountains of North Rhine-Westphalia.

other: Arnsberg Government Region, Olpe, Herne, Märkischer Kreis, Dortmund, Bochum, Siegen-Wittgenstein, Unna, Soest, Hamm, Hochsauerlandkreis, Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis, Hagen

neighbours: Soest, Olpe, Märkischer Kreis, Siegen-Wittgenstein, Paderborn, Waldeck-Frankenberg, Höxter


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Current statistics

March 2021: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 234942, of which 89361 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.6 % (3.3 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Revúca 22.8 % (12.7 %), Rimavská Sobota 22.0 % (13.1 %), Kežmarok 20.4 % (10.4 %), Rožňava 18.2 % (10.2 %), Vranov nad Topľou 17.8 % (9.1 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 4.2 %, Bratislava I 4.3 %, Ilava 4.6 %, Trenčín 4.6 %, Hlohovec 4.6 %