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Region Danube river

consists of counties:

map of region Danube river

Region is situated in the southwest of Slovakia, in the largest lowland of Slovakia, called Podunajská. Southern part of region spreads in the most fertile area of Slovakia, which is called Žitný ostrov. to the northern part interfere uplands. Through this region flows the second european largest river, Dunaj, with its inflows Malý Dunaj, Váh, Nitra, Žitava and Hron. The region touches border to Hungary. In general, it deals about the area very lowland, determined to agricultural production. Region is very attractive because of its natural merits and offers the utilization not only for agriculture. but also for recreation, tourism, sport and others. It exceeds in density of fluvial system with many thermal sources. However, by the economical aspect, it belongs to the group af regions with measures less than average. More favorable situation is in county Dunajská Streda and Šaľa, where are the measures of economical level around average. By the aspect of production activity belongs this region to below standard in spite of its potencial.

Region Danube river contains cities Dunajská Streda, Gabčíkovo, Hurbanovo, Kolárovo, Komárno, Nové Zámky, Šaľa, Šamorín, Štúrovo, Šurany, Veľký Meder and number of villages 172.

basic data

number of inhabitants418 091417 464416 925416 307415 899415 593415 817415 270
number of unemployed33 79033 73329 24726 78221 47013 21096118494
number of long-term unemployed15 80916 53515 16913 58310 278516128802023
number of people receiving social benefits26 39726 19622 60617 89614 20010 68481936742
unemployment rate15.615.613.512.5106.14.54.1
long-term unemployment rate7.
assignation tax85 541 29586 313 56489 030 03198 247 089106 098 015118 676 476129 335 822145 582 558
demographic dependency20.821.422.
demographic pyramid Danube river 2019 demographic pyramid Danube river 2035

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Current statistics

October 2019: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 166302, of which 57619 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.0% (2.1% long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 19.2% (11.1%), Revúca 18.1% (9.4%), Kežmarok 16.9% (7.5%), Rožňava 14.6% (7.8%), Vranov nad Topľou 14.4% (7.1%)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.3%, Trenčín 2.4%, Hlohovec 2.7%, Nitra 2.8%, Ilava 2.8%