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Thuringia - DEG0

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indicatorperiodvalue
unemployment rate20204.3
employment rate202077.4
number of inhabitants20202 133 378
population density2019132.4
life long learning participation20206
NEET20195.7
old-age dependency ratio202043
gender gap in employment rate202095.94

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From wikipedia:

Thuringia (German: Thüringen) (German pronunciation: [ˈtyːʁɪŋən] (listen)), officially the Free State of Thuringia (English: ; German: Freistaat Thüringen, pronounced [ˈfʁaɪʃtaːt ˈtyːʁɪŋən]), is a state of Germany.

Thuringia is located in central Germany covering an area of 16,171 square kilometres (6,244 sq mi) and a population of 2.15 million inhabitants, making it the sixth smallest German state by area and the fifth smallest by population. Erfurt is the state capital and largest city, while other major cities include Jena, Gera, and Weimar. Thuringia is surrounded by the states of Bavaria, Hesse, Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, and Saxony.

Most of Thuringia is within the watershed of the Saale, a left tributary of the Elbe, and has been known as „the green heart of Germany" (das grüne Herz Deutschlands) from the late 19th century due to the dense forest covering the land. Thuringia is home to the Rennsteig, Germany's most well-known hiking trail, and the winter resort of Oberhof, making it a well-known winter sports destination with half of Germany's 136 Winter Olympic gold medals won through 2014 having been won by Thuringian athletes. Thuringia is also home to prominent German intellectuals and creative artists, including Johann Sebastian Bach, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and Friedrich Schiller, and is location of the University of Jena, the Ilmenau University of Technology, the University of Erfurt, and the Bauhaus University of Weimar.

Thuringia was established in 1920 as a state of the Weimar Republic from a merger of the Ernestine duchies, except for Saxe-Coburg, but can trace its origins to the Frankish Duchy of Thuringia established around 631 AD by King Dagobert I. After World War II, Thuringia came under the Soviet occupation zone in Allied-occupied Germany, and its borders altered to become contiguous. Thuringia became part of the German Democratic Republic in 1949, but was dissolved in 1952 during administrative reforms, and its territory divided into the districts of Erfurt, Suhl and Gera. Thuringia was re-established in 1990 following German reunification, with slightly different borders, and became one of the Federal Republic of Germany's new states.

other: THÜRINGEN, Thuringia

neighbours: Brunswick Government Region, Saxony-Anhalt, Leipzig Government Region, Lower Franconia, Kassel Government Region, Chemnitz Government Region, Upper Franconia

subregions: Erfurt, Gera, Jena, Suhl, Weimar, Eichsfeld, Nordhausen, Unstrut-Hainich-Kreis, Kyffhäuserkreis, Schmalkalden-Meiningen, Gotha, Sömmerda, Hildburghausen, Ilm-Kreis, Weimarer Land, Sonneberg, Saalfeld-Rudolstadt, Saale-Holzland-Kreis, Saale-Orla-Kreis, Greiz, Altenburger Land, Eisenach, Wartburgkreis


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Current statistics

May 2021: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 232229, of which 95453 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.5 % (3.5 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Revúca 22.6 % (13.3 %), Rimavská Sobota 22.2 % (13.4 %), Kežmarok 20.2 % (10.5 %), Rožňava 18.2 % (10.6 %), Sobrance 17.8 % (9.9 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 4.1 %, Bratislava I 4.3 %, Hlohovec 4.3 %, Ilava 4.5 %, Trenčín 4.5 %