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Dessau-Roßlau - DEE01

EU regions: Germany > SACHSEN-ANHALT > Saxony-Anhalt > Dessau-Roßlau

map of Dessau-Roßlau DEE01
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GDP per capita in PPS of EU average201794
number of inhabitants201981 237
population density2018340.3
old-age dependency ratio201954.7

more on wikipedia * more on wikidata Q3828 * Dessau-Roßlau, Kreisfreie Stadt slovensky: DEE01

demographic pyramid DEE01 Dessau-Roßlau

From wikipedia:

Dessau-Roßlau  is a kreisfreie Stadt (urban district) in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. It is situated at the confluence of the rivers Elbe and Mulde. The town was formed by merger of the towns of Dessau and Roßlau in the course of the „Kreisreform Sachsen-Anhalt" (Sachsen-Ahalt Regional Boundary Reforms) on 1 July 2007. The reform involved a reduction in the number of rural districts in Sachsen-Anhalt from 21 to 11 and reflected an expected continuation of the significant population decline being experienced.

Dessau-Roßlau is the third largest town of Saxony-Anhalt by population, after Magdeburg and Halle.


Dessau is the largest population centre within Dessau-Roßlau, with approximately 77,000 inhabitants (2006). Most of the town is located on the left bank of the Mulde, south of its confluence with the Elbe. Dessau was first mentioned in 1213, and became the capital of a small state (Anhalt-Dessau) in the 14th century. Between 1863 and 1918, it was the capital of Anhalt. Since the second half of the 19th century, Dessau has been an industrial town.

other: Saxony-Anhalt, Dessau-Roßlau, Halle (Saale), Magdeburg, Saalekreis, Salzlandkreis, Stendal District, Wittenberg, Altmarkkreis Salzwedel, Anhalt-Bitterfeld, Jerichower Land, Börde, Burgenlandkreis, Harz District, Mansfeld-Südharz

neighbours: Wittenberg, Anhalt-Bitterfeld


Current statistics

October 2020: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 222242, of which 74476 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.1 % (2.7 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 21.4 % (12.1 %), Revúca 21.3 % (11.2 %), Kežmarok 18.9 % (9.4 %), Rožňava 17.4 % (9.0 %), Sabinov 16.7 % (8.1 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 3.8 %, Bratislava I 4.1 %, Hlohovec 4.2 %, Ilava 4.5 %, Trenčín 4.5 %