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Cheshire - UKD6

EU regions: United Kingdom > North West England > Cheshire


map of Cheshire UKD6
flag of Cheshire UKD6 coat of arms Cheshire UKD6
indicatorperiodvalue
long term unemployment20150.9
share of long term unemployed201526.8
unemployment rate20193.3
employment rate201977.8
number of inhabitants2019931 347
population density2018410.6
percentage of part time workers, men201911.06
percentage of part time workers, women201938.18
life long learning participation201913.6
youth unemployment rate201910.8
unemployment rate of youth with elementary education201027.8
NEET201913.6
old-age dependency ratio201934.9
gender gap in employment rate201987.71
gender gap in unemployment rate201991.18

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Composition of population according to age group, education and economic activity, Cheshire

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 UKD6 Cheshire

From wikipedia:

Cheshire (Welsh: Sir Gaer) CHESH-ər, -⁠eer; archaically the County Palatine of Chester) is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Flintshire, Wales and Wrexham county borough to the west. Cheshire's county town is the City of Chester (118,200); the largest town is Warrington (209,700). Other major towns include Crewe (71,722), Ellesmere Port (55,715), Macclesfield (52,044), Northwich (75,000), Runcorn (61,789), Widnes (61,464) and Winsford (32,610)

The county covers 905 square miles (2,344 km2) and has a population of around 1 million. It is mostly rural, with a number of small towns and villages supporting the agricultural and other industries which produce Cheshire cheese, salt, chemicals and silk.

History

Toponymy

Cheshire's name was originally derived from an early name for Chester, and was first recorded as Legeceasterscir in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, meaning „the shire of the city of legions“. Although the name first appears in 980, it is thought that the county was created by Edward the Elder around 920. In the Domesday Book, Chester was recorded as having the name Cestrescir (Chestershire), derived from the name for Chester at the time. A series of changes that occurred as English itself changed, together with some simplifications and elision, resulted in the name Cheshire, as it occurs today.

Because of the historically close links with the land bordering Cheshire to the west, which became modern Wales, there is a history of interaction between Cheshire and North Wales. The Domesday Book records Cheshire as having two complete Hundreds (Atiscross and Exestan) that later became the principal part of Flintshire. Additionally, another large portion of the Duddestan Hundred later became known as Maelor Saesneg when it was transferred to North Wales.

other: North West England, Merseyside, Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire

neighbours: East Wales, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, Greater Manchester, Shropshire and Staffordshire, Merseyside

subregions: Warrington, Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: EU regions - Cheshire - UKD6, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/UKD6


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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 %