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Region Juhoslovenská kotlina

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map of region Juhoslovenská kotlina

Region is situated in the south part of central Slovakia. Geomorphologicaly it belongs to Juhoslovenská kotlina (fold). In selected region, it occurs: Ipeľská fold, Rimavská fold and there spreads sequently Slovenský kras from the east. Region with its great positional potential represents frontier region with Hungary and lies at the natural flowline between two greatest economic centres of Slovakia, between Bratislava and Košice. There lead energetic duct of european interests: oilduct, gass anf energetic distribution. Transit and railway network allow north-south international (Warshaw – Budapest) as well as west – east connection. Central part of region – Poiplie (drainage of river Ipeľ) represents one of the most ecologicaly clean areas in Euprope. Low charge of soil by industrial exhalats alows agricultural production with negligible content of harmful substances. Agricultural soil represents around 52 % of area. Juhoslovenská fold with medium climatic condition, warm clima and lowest windy conditions in Slovakia, beauty and diversification of the nature is an adequate place for living, working and relaxation. The town with a biggest meaning in Juhoslovenská fold is Lučenec, which was native centre of this region for longtime. Region dispose with important potential of non-metallic raw material. In spite of this situation, it achieves lowest degree of economical development as other regions of Slovakia. The cause liest on insufficient sharing of its positional and natural potential, demographic and economic resources and possibilities of their improvement.Almost in all district is bad, alarm situation on labour markets. Nowadays, these districts belong to the poorest slovak regions, with unemployment rate rising to 25 %. Today, the region achieves very low production rate. There isn`t neither taken advantage of natural potential, nor of existing technical infrastructure. Out of technic – traffic infrastructure there is only one town, Lučenec, which achieves upper standard. Railway network responds to slovak parameters only in this town. MOre interesting is situation from the point of view of realisation south transit line. Because of position in the middle part of Slovakia is Lučenec predetermined to be an important travel node between Bratislava and Košice. This region was formed by necessary of retaining historical area of Gemer in aggregate form, as a part of gemer-novohrad region.

Region Juhoslovenská kotlina contains cities Dobšiná, Fiľakovo, Hnúšťa, Jelšava, Lučenec, Modrý Kameň, Poltár, Revúca, Rimavská Sobota, Rožňava, Tisovec, Tornaľa, Veľký Krtíš and number of villages 348.

basic data

number of inhabitants330 694329 924329 108327 892327 071326 073326 521325 903
number of unemployed48 32148 64646 17642 91237 85029 90324 71022 260
number of long-term unemployed31 15632 42332 16129 18724 34418 59513 47111 644
number of people receiving social benefits59 00159 73755 79548 52242 67737 44331 53428 521
unemployment rate30.830.329.
long-term unemployment rate19.920.220.318.515.512.18.67.5
assignation tax66 919 30068 853 94771 885 44678 727 96585 822 30495 689 701103 386 289116 283 275
demographic dependency19.820.321.021.722.723.724.125.0
demographic pyramid Juhoslovenská kotlina 2019 demographic pyramid Juhoslovenská kotlina 2035

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Current statistics

February 2020: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 168865, of which 58549 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.1 % (2.1 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 19.2 % (11.1 %), Revúca 18.1 % (9.4 %), Kežmarok 17.1 % (8.0 %), Rožňava 15.3 % (7.9 %), Vranov nad Topľou 14.9 % (7.0 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.2 %, Trenčín 2.5 %, Nitra 2.7 %, Bratislava I 2.7 %, Ilava 2.8 %