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East Wales - UKL2

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number of inhabitantsyear 20121 122 611
area in square kmyear 20127 782
GDP per capita in PPSyear 201024 600
GDP per capita in PPS of EU averageyear 2010100
Unemployment rateyear 20127,60
unemployment rage, maleyear 20127,30
unemployment rate, femaleyear 20127,90
Gender difference in unemploymentyear 20113,40
Employment rateyear 201361,80
employment rate, maleyear 201366,90
employment rate, femaleyear 201356,90
Gender gap in employment rateyear 20139,90
Distance from Bratislava1515 km
Distance from Košice1773 km
demographic pyramid East Wales,


Structure of employed by education

Employment by educationyear 2012431100%

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

sub regions East Wales : Monmouthshire and Newport, Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan, Flintshire and Wrexham and Powys

other regions in WALES : West Wales and The Valleys and East Wales

Neighbouring regions: Cheshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and North Somerset and West Wales and The Valleys


Current statistics

June 2019: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 166012, of which 60179 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.0% (2.2% long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 19.3% (11.2%), Revúca 18.3% (9.5%), Kežmarok 17.0% (7.7%), Rožňava 15.0% (8.2%), Vranov nad Topľou 14.8% (7.1%)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.2%, Trenčín 2.4%, Hlohovec 2.6%, Nitra 2.7%, Ilava 2.7%