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Hochsauerlandkreis - DEA57

EU regions: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Arnsberg Government Region > Hochsauerlandkreis


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indicatorperiodvalue
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2019111
number of inhabitants2021259 030
population density2019133.1
old-age dependency ratio202135.4

* more on wikidata Q5946 * on OpenStreetMap * Hochsauerlandkreis slovensky: DEA57

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

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 DEA57 Hochsauerlandkreis

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, Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis, Dortmund, Märkischer Kreis, Hamm, Herne, Soest, Bochum, Siegen-Wittgenstein, Unna, Hagen, Hochsauerlandkreis

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

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: EU regions - Hochsauerlandkreis - DEA57, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/DEA57


https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/DEA57

Current statistics

October 2022: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 178265, of which 76104 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.6 % (2.8 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 20.5 % (13.2 %), Revúca 19.6 % (12.7 %), Kežmarok 18.0 % (9.2 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.6 %, Ilava 2.8 %, Trenčín 2.8 %, Bratislava I 2.9 %, Nitra 3.0 %