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Poitou-Charentes - FRI3

EU regions: France > Nouvelle-Aquitaine > Poitou-Charentes

map of Poitou-Charentes FRI3
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long term unemployment20211.9
share of long term unemployed202122.2
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average202084
unemployment rate20218.7
employment rate202165.7
number of inhabitants20211 822 237
population density201970
percentage of part time workers, men20217.38
percentage of part time workers, women202131.27
life long learning participation20218.9
youth unemployment rate202124.9
unemployment rate of youth with elementary education202062.8
old-age dependency ratio202144.3
gender gap in employment rate202190.86

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demographic pyramid FRI3 Poitou-Charentes based on economic activity – employed, unemploye, inactive

Composition of population according to age group, education and economic activity, Poitou-Charentes

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 FRI3 1996 Poitou-Charentes, population pyramid of Poitou-Charentes demographic pyramid FRI3 Poitou-Charentes

Employment by sectors, Poitou-Charentes

NRP13.52 %
J10.72 %
R-U46.37 %
F58.89 %
K36.25 %
O-Q207.930 %
A33.25 %
B-E9113 %
M_N55.48 %
TOTAL690.8100 %
L5.61 %
G-I132.219 %

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Employment by sectors, Poitou-Charentes, 2021From wikipedia: Poitou-Charentes (French pronunciation: [pwatu ʃaʁɑ̃t] (listen); Occitan: Peitau-Charantas; Poitevin-Saintongese: Poetou-Chérentes) is a former administrative region on the south-west coast of France. It is part of the new region Nouvelle-Aquitaine. It comprises four departments: Charente, Charente-Maritime, Deux-Sèvres and Vienne. Historical provinces are Angoumois, Aunis, Saintonge and Poitou.

The regional capital is Poitiers. Other important cities are La Rochelle, Niort, Angoulême, Châtellerault, Saintes, Rochefort and Royan.

Poitou-Charentes was merged with Aquitaine and Limousin to form the new administrative region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine on January 1, 2016.


The regional council is composed of 56 members. The region is the home of France's losing presidential candidate Socialist Ségolène Royal in the election of 2007.


In French, the region's residents are known as Picto-Charentais.

other: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Aquitaine, Poitou-Charentes, Limousin

neighbours: Limousin, Centre-Val de Loire, Pays de la Loire, Aquitaine

subregions: Charente, Charente-Maritime, Deux-Sèvres, Vienne

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: EU regions - Poitou-Charentes - FRI3, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/FRI3


Current statistics

December 2022: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 178143, of which 73275 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.6 % (2.7 % long term unemployment)

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Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.6 %, Trenčín 2.8 %, Ilava 2.8 %, Bratislava I 3.0 %, Nitra 3.1 %