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Saale-Orla-Kreis - DEG0K

EU regions: Germany > THÜRINGEN > Thuringia > Saale-Orla-Kreis

map of Saale-Orla-Kreis DEG0K
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GDP per capita in PPS of EU average201989
number of inhabitants202179 632
population density201971
old-age dependency ratio202146.6

* more on wikidata Q7883 * on OpenStreetMap * Saale-Orla-Kreis slovensky: DEG0K

Composition of population according to age group, education and economic activity, Saale-Orla-Kreis

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 DEG0K Saale-Orla-Kreis

From wikipedia:

Saale-Orla is a Kreis (district) in the east of Thuringia, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) the districts Saale-Holzland, Greiz, the Vogtlandkreis in Saxony, the Bavarian districts Hof and Kronach, and the district Saalfeld-Rudolstadt.


The district was created in 1994 by merging the previous districts Lobenstein, Pößneck and Schleiz.


The main rivers in the district are the Saale and the Orla, which also contributed to the name of the district. The highest elevation with 732.9 m above sea level is the Sieglitzberg (near Lobenstein), the lowest with 180 m is near Schimmersburg Langenorla. The district is mountainous, covering the Thüringer Schiefergebirge. The dams of the Saale create the biggest system of artificial lakes in Germany.

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

neighbours: Greiz, Landkreis Saalfeld-Rudolstadt, Kronach, Saale-Holzland-Kreis, Vogtlandkreis, Hof

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: EU regions - Saale-Orla-Kreis - DEG0K, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/DEG0K


Current statistics

June 2022: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 187122, of which 83035 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.9 % (3.1 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 20.7 % (13.6 %), Revúca 20.4 % (13.3 %), Kežmarok 18.4 % (9.7 %), Sabinov 16.2 % (9.9 %), Rožňava 15.9 % (9.1 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.7 %, Trenčín 2.9 %, Ilava 3.1 %, Nitra 3.3 %, Bratislava I 3.3 %