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East Wales - UKL2

EU regions: United Kingdom > Wales > East Wales

map of East Wales UKL2
long term unemployment20171.2
unemployment rate20193.3
employment rate201976.4
number of inhabitants20191 168 000
population density2018152.7
percentage of part time workers, men201910.39
percentage of part time workers, women201940.59
life long learning participation201916.3
youth unemployment rate20198.3
unemployment rate of youth with elementary education201440.5
old-age dependency ratio201930.9
gender gap in employment rate201994.03
gender gap in unemployment rate2019103.12

* more on wikidata Q5329630 * East Wales slovensky: UKL2

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

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 UKL2 1996 East Wales, population pyramid of East Wales demographic pyramid UKL2 East Wales

other: Wales, East Wales, West Wales

neighbours: Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area, West Wales, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire, Cheshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire

subregions: Monmouthshire and Newport, South Wales, North Wales, Powys

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: EU regions - East Wales - UKL2, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/UKL2


Current statistics

December 2021: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 200225, of which 92693 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 7.4 % (3.4 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 21.7 % (13.9 %), Revúca 20.8 % (13.6 %), Kežmarok 18.3 % (10.3 %), Rožňava 17.0 % (10.6 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Trenčín 3.5 %, Trnava 3.6 %, Hlohovec 3.6 %, Nitra 3.7 %, Piešťany 3.7 %