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Buskerud - NO032

EU regions: NORGE > Norway > Sør-Østlandet > Buskerud


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indicator period value GDP per capita in PPS of EU average 2016 106 number of inhabitants 2018 281769 population density 2017 20 old-age dependency ratio 2018 28

indicatorperiodvalue
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2016106
number of inhabitants2018281 769
population density201720
old-age dependency ratio201828

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From wikipedia:

Buskerud (Urban East Norwegian pronunciation: [²bʉskərʉːd] (listen)) is a county in Norway, bordering Akershus, Oslo, Oppland, Sogn og Fjordane, Hordaland, Telemark and Vestfold. The county extends from the Oslofjord and Drammensfjorden in the southeast to Hardangervidda mountain range in the northwest. The county administration is located in Drammen. Together with Akershus and Østfold, Buskerud will form the new, larger county Viken, from 1 January 2020.

Etymology

The county is named after the old manor Buskerud (Old Norse: Biskupsruð) located on the west side of the Drammen River in Åmot, Modum municipality. The first element is the genitive case of biskup, 'bishop' (referring to the Bishop of Hamar), the last element is ruð n 'clearing, farm'. The farm was one of the largest in Buskerud, and the original name of the farm (before it became a benefice) was probably Modum. At the time of the Reformation (c. 1536–39) the farm became property of the Crown at which time the farm then served as the residence of the king's bailiffs until 1668.

Geography

Buskerud extends from Hurum at the Oslofjord to the Halling mountains and Hardanger. The county is conventionally divided into traditional districts. These are Hallingdal, Numedal, Ringerike, Lower Buskerud, which was originally part of Vestfold, and Western Vingulmark.

Hallingdal consists of Flå, Nes, Gol, Hemsedal, Ål and Hol.

other: Sør-Østlandet, Østfold, Buskerud, Vestfold, Telemark

neighbours: Oppland, Vestfold, Telemark, Hordaland, Sogn og Fjordane, Oslo, Akershus


https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/NO032

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%