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West Midlands - UKG3

UKG3 map
number of inhabitantsyear 20122 718 066
area in square kmyear 2012902
GDP per capita in PPSyear 201023 300
GDP per capita in PPS of EU averageyear 201095,00
Unemployment rateyear 201211,70
unemployment rage, maleyear 201212,00
unemployment rate, femaleyear 201211,30
Gender difference in unemploymentyear 20120,70
Employment rateyear 201355,20
employment rate, maleyear 201362,80
employment rate, femaleyear 201348,00
Gender gap in employment rateyear 201313,20
Distance from Bratislava1423 km
Distance from Košice1679 km
demographic pyramid West Midlands,


Structure of employed by education

Employment by educationyear 2012937100%

Source: Eurostat; shortened variable name does not necessarily precisely describe contents of this v

sub regions West Midlands : Birmingham, Solihull, Coventry, Dudley and Sandwell and Walsall and Wolverhampton

other regions in WEST MIDLANDS : Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire and West Midlands

Neighbouring regions: Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire and Shropshire and Staffordshire


Current statistics

July 2019: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 167357, of which 59436 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.1% (2.2% long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 19.2% (11.1%), Revúca 18.5% (9.6%), Kežmarok 16.7% (7.7%), Rožňava 14.6% (8.1%), Vranov nad Topľou 14.6% (7.1%)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.4%, Trenčín 2.5%, Nitra 2.7%, Piešťany 2.8%, Hlohovec 2.8%