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Region Kopanice

consists of counties:

map of region Kopanice

Region is situated in the west of Slovakia, at the frontier witch Czech republic. The relief is mostly upland. In the north spreads the mountain called Biele Karpaty, the eastern frontier is represented by the river Váh. In the south and west interfers the northern part of plain Záhorská. The western frontier is represented by the river Morava, which is at the same time a frontier with Czech republic.The region is characteristic especially by rural settlement, for the most part it is settled very sparsely. It represents special type of settlement, called Kopanice. It was one of the conditions which helped to select the region. Largely, the region is similar because of its geomorfological, cultural and social-economical conditions. It belongs to the middle developed regions. More developed county from selected seems to be Skalica. It achieves better coefficients in several social – economical characteristics, such as production activity, employment, business activities and in whole economical and social level. Senica and Skalica achieve similar level of economical and social level, in fact one grade smaller than Skalica. From the aspect of business activity, they belong to the worst out of all west of Slovakia. A situation in Myjava became more complicated when a biggest corporation which employed a quarter of economic active persons, get to bankrupt, it led to increase of unemployment.

Region Kopanice contains cities Brezová pod Bradlom, Gbely, Holíč, Myjava, Senica, Skalica, Šaštín-Stráže and number of villages 62.

basic data

number of inhabitants134 806134 796134 733134 636134 511134 307134 862134 918
number of unemployed76438071738264735066359228132816
number of long-term unemployed335735013315277418761054584415
number of people receiving social benefits53265268440530012176158411661032
unemployment rate10.411.510.
long-term unemployment rate4.
assignation tax30 932 36330 661 37131 747 48234 973 70738 112 12042 072 96545 679 44651 941 762
demographic dependency20.421.322.
demographic pyramid Kopanice 2019 demographic pyramid Kopanice 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 %