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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, Šaštín-Stráže, Senica, Skalica and number of villages 62.

basic data

number of inhabitants134 805134 792134 729135 470135 703135 914136 087136 227136 327
number of unemployed764380717382647350663592281328164096
number of long-term unemployed335735013315277418761054584415648
number of people receiving social benefits532652684405300121761584116610321111
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 2020 demographic pyramid Kopanice 2035

number of unemployed

less than 24 years1601159813491114777513359400618
25 to 39 years267928472616229618381329101610271431
40 to 54 years2388257223722061163211409209181337
55 years and more937105410441002820609518470710

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Current statistics

August 2021: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 217147, of which 96156 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.0 % (3.6 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Revúca 22.8 % (13.9 %), Rimavská Sobota 22.1 % (13.8 %), Kežmarok 18.7 % (10.3 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Hlohovec 4.1 %, Nitra 4.1 %, Piešťany 4.1 %, Bratislava V 4.2 %, Trenčín 4.2 %