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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

rok201220132014201520162017
number of inhabitants134 805134 792134 729135 470135 703135 914
number of unemployed764380717382647350663711
number of long-term unemployed335735013315277418761110
unemployment rate10.411.510.59.37.25.2
long-term unemployment rate4.65.04.74.02.71.6
long-term unemployment rate in comparisson to country level0.600.630.610.510.450.34
demographic pyramid Kopanice 2017 demographic pyramid Kopanice 2025

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