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Magdeburg - DEE03

EU regions: Germany > SACHSEN-ANHALT > Saxony-Anhalt > Magdeburg

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indicator period value GDP per capita in PPS of EU average 2016 107 number of inhabitants 2018 238478 population density 2017 1241.2 old-age dependency ratio 2018 38.2

GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2016107
number of inhabitants2018238 478
population density20171241.2
old-age dependency ratio201838.2

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demographic pyramid DEE03 Magdeburg

From wikipedia:

Magdeburg (German pronunciation: [ˈmakdəbʊɐ̯k] (listen); Low Saxon: Meideborg, [ˈmaˑɪdebɔɐ̯x]) is the capital city and the second largest city of the state of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It is situated on the Elbe River.

Otto I, the first Holy Roman Emperor and founder of the archbishopric of Magdeburg, was buried in the town's cathedral after his death. Magdeburg's version of German town law, known as Magdeburg rights, spread throughout Central and Eastern Europe. Until 1631, Magdeburg was one of the largest and most prosperous German cities, and a notable member of the Hanseatic League.

Magdeburg has been destroyed twice in its history. The Catholic League sacked Magdeburg in 1631, resulting in the death of 25,000 non-combatants, the largest loss of the Thirty Years' War. Allies bombed the city in 1945, destroying much of it.

Magdeburg is the site of two universities, the Otto-von-Guericke University and the Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences.

Magdeburg is situated on autobahn route 2, and hence is at the connection point of the East (Berlin and beyond) with the West of Europe, as well as the North and South of Germany. As a modern manufacturing centre, the production of chemical products, steel, paper and textiles are of particular economic significance, along with mechanical engineering and plant engineering, ecotechnology and life-cycle management, health management and logistics.

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: Salzlandkreis, Jerichower Land, Börde


Current statistics

August 2019: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 166241, of which 58827 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.0% (2.1% long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 19.1% (11.1%), Revúca 18.1% (9.4%), Kežmarok 16.4% (7.5%), Vranov nad Topľou 14.5% (7.0%), Rožňava 14.4% (8.0%)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.4%, Trenčín 2.5%, Nitra 2.7%, Hlohovec 2.8%, Piešťany 2.8%