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Region Juhoslovenská kotlina

consists of counties:

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 348 villages. Viac aj na oma.sk.

unemployment in LAU2 regions Juhoslovenská kotlina LAU2

Basic data

rok2012201320142015201620172018201920202021
number of inhabitants330 680329 910329 096327 925327 109326 122325 110323 721322 501309 416
number of unemployed48 32148 64646 17642 91237 85029 90324 71022 26024 95726 095
number of long-term unemployed31 15632 42332 16129 18724 34418 59513 47111 64412 10014 714
number of people receiving social benefits59 00159 73755 79548 52242 67737 65531 53428 52127 43625 320
number of activational workers17 79118 05816 55915 16012 66998987199667166695933
unemployment rate30.830.329.227.224.219.515.814.416.317.1
long-term unemployment rate19.920.220.318.515.512.18.67.57.99.7
assignation tax66 919 30068 853 94771 885 44678 727 96585 822 30495 689 701103 386 289116 283 275119 489 335114 296 658
demographic dependency19.720.321.021.722.723.724.825.826.827.2
demographic pyramid Juhoslovenská kotlina 2021 demographic pyramid Juhoslovenská kotlina 2035

Number of unemployed

rok2012201320142015201620172018201920202021
less than 24 years8514822273436322505736352738248730433127
25 to 39 years18 13818 25917 13615 75813 69510 4068251735282958483
40 to 54 years16 32916 57815 99915 10413 66510 9209117818889849417
55 years and more5117558756985728543349424603423446365068
number of inhabitants – Juhoslovenská kotlina

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Juhoslovenská kotlina number of inhabitants, unemployed for longer than 4 years, low educated unemployed

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: Regions of Slovakia - Region Juhoslovenská kotlina, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/regions-of-slovakia/juhoslovenska-kotlina


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Current statistics

August 2022: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 183667, of which 79589 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.8 % (2.9 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 20.4 % (13.3 %), Revúca 19.8 % (13.0 %), Kežmarok 18.1 % (9.6 %), Sabinov 15.9 % (9.8 %), Vranov nad Topľou 15.5 % (8.5 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.7 %, Ilava 3.0 %, Trenčín 3.1 %, Nitra 3.2 %, Bratislava I 3.3 %