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Highlands and Islands - UKM6

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number of inhabitantsyear 2012449 819
area in square kmyear 201241 960
GDP per capita in PPSyear 201021 400
GDP per capita in PPS of EU averageyear 201087,00
Unemployment rateyear 20124,60
unemployment rage, maleyear 20126,50
unemployment rate, femaleyear 20115,00
Gender difference in unemploymentyear 20060,40
Employment rateyear 201364,00
employment rate, maleyear 201368,50
employment rate, femaleyear 201359,80
Gender gap in employment rateyear 20139,10
Distance from Bratislava1780 km
Distance from Košice1978 km

Structure of employed by education

Employment by educationyear 2012181100%

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

sub regions Highlands and Islands : Caithness and Sutherland and Ross and Cromarty, Inverness and Nairn and Moray, Badenoch and Strathspey, Lochaber, Skye and Lochalsh and Argyll and the Islands, Eilean Siar (Western Isles), Orkney Islands and Shetland Islands

other regions in SCOTLAND : Eastern Scotland, South Western Scotland, North Eastern Scotland and Highlands and Islands

Neighbouring regions: Eastern Scotland, South Western Scotland and North Eastern Scotland


Current statistics

May 2019: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 164957, of which 61307 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.0% (2.2% long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 19.4% (11.3%), Revúca 18.5% (9.6%), Kežmarok 17.5% (7.7%), Rožňava 15.4% (8.4%), Vranov nad Topľou 15.1% (7.1%)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.0%, Trenčín 2.2%, Trnava 2.6%, Hlohovec 2.6%, Myjava 2.6%