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Region lower Vah river

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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 number of villages 124.

basic data

number of inhabitants331 689332 117332 481335 489336 625337 647338 579339 400340 114
number of unemployed14 33114 75313 21811 76187605631469247607350
number of long-term unemployed429748034490386222481012603466765
number of people receiving social benefits951392727813576246323550278522762175
unemployment rate8.28.67.775.
long-term unemployment rate2.
assignation tax69 178 47870 529 77772 810 37280 703 29088 367 34098 987 692108 964 831123 456 974
demographic dependency20.921.722.423.524.725.827.028.229.5
demographic pyramid lower Vah river 2020 demographic pyramid lower Vah river 2035

number of unemployed

less than 24 years29762939252220381324802586570929
25 to 39 years519854084752425432462129183818592762
40 to 54 years437944784063363327541752145415322361
55 years and more173419291881183614379478147991147

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Current statistics

March 2021: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 234942, of which 89361 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.6 % (3.3 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Revúca 22.8 % (12.7 %), Rimavská Sobota 22.0 % (13.1 %), Kežmarok 20.4 % (10.4 %), Rožňava 18.2 % (10.2 %), Vranov nad Topľou 17.8 % (9.1 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 4.2 %, Bratislava I 4.3 %, Ilava 4.6 %, Trenčín 4.6 %, Hlohovec 4.6 %