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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

number of inhabitants331 689332 117332 481332 707333 377333 696334 096334 599334 696333 398
number of unemployed14 33114 75313 21811 761876056314692476073507730
number of long-term unemployed4297480344903862224810126034667651740
number of people receiving social benefits9513927278135762463235632785227621752115
number of activational workers13511414211173.122.510.
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 974128 272 108123 200 087
demographic dependency20.921.722.423.324.425.426.527.728.929.5
demographic pyramid lower Vah river 2021 demographic pyramid lower Vah river 2035

Number of unemployed

less than 24 years29542939252220381324800586570940902
25 to 39 years5156540847524254324621291838185928102733
40 to 54 years4357447840633633275417531454153224112660
55 years and more1718192918811836143794881479911881435
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

August 2022: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 183667, of which 79589 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.8 % (2.9 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 20.4 % (13.3 %), Revúca 19.8 % (13.0 %), Kežmarok 18.1 % (9.6 %), Sabinov 15.9 % (9.8 %), Vranov nad Topľou 15.5 % (8.5 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.7 %, Ilava 3.0 %, Trenčín 3.1 %, Nitra 3.2 %, Bratislava I 3.3 %