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Region lower Vah river

consists of counties:

map of region lower Vah river

Region Dolné Považie is situated in the west part of Slovakia and spread in Podunajska lowland, specificely in the Podunajská heights.To the selected region interfers lowerparts of the mountains – Považský Inovec in the north-east, Biele Karpaty in the north, Malé Karpaty in the west. The region is the part of the spur of the Podunajská lowland and spreads on the flat of the river Váh, which is the longest river in Slovakia. The region is situated in medium warm to warm climat area, which is favourable for planting agricultural products.

The region can be characterised as a tributary area of the town Trnava, with good transfer availability to important travel connenctions (highway D1, railway and air connections). Developing center of this region is the town Trnava, mainly because of its historical status and also of its standing during the modern period of Slovak republic advancement.

The region Dolné Považie belongs to the regions with above standard economical base, with strong travel infrastructure. District of Galanta is an exception in this sence, it belongs to regions with standart economical level.

Region lower Vah river contains cities Galanta, Hlohovec, Leopoldov, Piešťany, Sereď, Sládkovičovo, Trnava, Vrbové and 124 villages. Viac aj na oma.sk.

unemployment in LAU2 regions lower Vah river LAU2

Basic data

rok20122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
number of inhabitants331 689332 117332 481332 707333 377333 696334 096334 599334 696333 398341 286
number of unemployed14 33114 75313 21811 7618760563146924760735077306235
number of long-term unemployed42974803449038622248101260346676517401358
number of people receiving social benefits95139272781357624632356327852276217521152618
number of activational workers13510914211173.122.510.44.53.33.23
unemployment rate8.28.67.775.13.22.72.84.34.53.7
long-term unemployment rate2.52.82.62.31.30.60.30.30.41.00.8
assignation tax69 178 47870 529 77772 810 37280 703 29088 367 34098 987 692108 964 831123 456 974128 272 108123 200 087136 397 218
demographic dependency20.921.722.423.324.425.426.527.728.929.531.9
demographic pyramid lower Vah river 2022 demographic pyramid lower Vah river 2035

Number of unemployed

rok20122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
less than 24 years34362939252220381324800586570940902742
25 to 39 years59335408475242543246212918381859281027332289
40 to 54 years49954478406336332754175314541532241126602145
55 years and more19761929188118361437948814799118814351187
number of inhabitants – lower Vah river

Other regions

lower Vah river number of inhabitants, unemployed for longer than 4 years, low educated unemployed

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


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Current statistics

December 2022: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 178143, of which 73275 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.6 % (2.7 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 20.8 % (13.0 %), Revúca 20.1 % (12.3 %), Kežmarok 18.0 % (8.9 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.6 %, Trenčín 2.8 %, Ilava 2.8 %, Bratislava I 3.0 %, Nitra 3.1 %