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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

rok2012201320142015201620172018201920202021
number of inhabitants134 805134 792134 729134 645134 523134 317134 060133 753133 341136 466
number of unemployed7643807173826473506635922813281640964110
number of long-term unemployed3357350133152774187610545844156481244
number of people receiving social benefits5326526844053001217615841166103211111022
unemployment rate10.411.510.59.37.25.144.165.9
long-term unemployment rate4.65.04.74.02.71.50.80.60.91.8
assignation tax30 932 36330 661 37131 747 48234 973 70738 112 12042 072 96545 679 44651 941 76253 233 23450 853 577
demographic dependency20.421.322.223.124.225.426.527.929.129.6
demographic pyramid Kopanice 2021 demographic pyramid Kopanice 2035

number of unemployed

rok2012201320142015201620172018201920202021
less than 24 years1601159813491114777513359400618579
25 to 39 years2679284726162296183813291016102714311399
40 to 54 years23882572237220611632114092091813371383
55 years and more937105410441002820609518470710771

Other regions

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


https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/regions-of-slovakia/kopanice

Current statistics

December 2021: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 200225, of which 92693 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 7.4 % (3.4 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 21.7 % (13.9 %), Revúca 20.8 % (13.6 %), Kežmarok 18.3 % (10.3 %), Rožňava 17.0 % (10.6 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Trenčín 3.5 %, Trnava 3.6 %, Hlohovec 3.6 %, Nitra 3.7 %, Piešťany 3.7 %