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Pirmasens - DEB37

EU regions: Germany > Rhineland-Palatinate > Rheinhessen-Pfalz > Pirmasens


map of Pirmasens DEB37
coat of arms Pirmasens DEB37
indicatorperiodvalue
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2016117
number of inhabitants201840 632
population density2017664.3
old-age dependency ratio201840.5

* Pirmasens, Kreisfreie Stadt slovensky: DEB37

demographic pyramid DEB37 Pirmasens

From wikipedia:

Pirmasens is an independent town in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, near the border with France. It was famous for the manufacture of shoes. The surrounding rural district was called Landkreis Pirmasens from 1818 until 1997, when it was renamed to Südwestpfalz.

Pirmasens can be easily mistaken with Primasens, of which means a first sense in Latin-derived languages (First sense in Latin would be "primus sensus").

History

Early years

The first mention of "Pirminiseusna", a colony of Hornbach Abbey, dates from 860. The name derives from St. Pirminius, the founder of the cloister. During the period it was under rule of the Bishopric of Metz. Homepage of the Protestant church communities and Brenschelbach Hornbach: The history of the monastery of Hornbach</ref> It was passed to Diocese of Speyer in last quarter of 11th century before capturing by County of Saarbrücken in 1100.

In 1182, the County of Saarbrücken was divided by Simon II and Henry I, who were sons of Simon I. Pirmasens was given to the latter and Henry I's dominion was named as County of Zweibrücken.

other: Rheinhessen-Pfalz, Landau in der Pfalz, Ludwigshafen, Mainz, Neustadt an der Weinstraße, Pirmasens, Speyer, Worms, Frankenthal, Zweibrücken, Alzey-Worms, Bad Dürkheim, Donnersbergkreis, Germersheim, Landkreis Kaiserslautern, Kusel, Südliche Weinstraße, Rhein-Pfalz-Kreis, Mainz-Bingen, Kaiserslautern, Südwestpfalz

neighbours: Südwestpfalz


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Current statistics

September 2019: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 168240, of which 58340 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.1% (2.1% long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 19.1% (11.0%), Revúca 17.9% (9.4%), Kežmarok 16.4% (7.5%), Rožňava 14.6% (7.9%), Vranov nad Topľou 14.5% (7.1%)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.4%, Trenčín 2.5%, Hlohovec 2.8%, Nitra 2.8%, Ilava 2.8%