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Region Mining cities

consists of counties:

map of region Mining cities

Region is situated in the middle part of central Slovakia, in Ziarska fold and Stiavnicke mountains. Northern part is delimited by the mountains – Vtáčnik and Kremnické vrchy, the west part is delimited by the mountain Považský Inovec, the east part by Javorie and the south border is made by Podunajská height. The region has a mountain character, what has in consequences difficulties with transfer accessibility of all districts in region.In the Middle Ages belonged this area to important mine areas in Slovakia. The centre of mine factory was in Banská Stiavnica.

Region Mining cities contains cities Banská Štiavnica, Kremnica, Nová Baňa, Žarnovica, Žiar nad Hronom and number of villages 63.

basic data

number of inhabitants91 46991 08390 82790 28589 90989 60189 644
number of unemployed8034824376306938572541713101
number of long-term unemployed4050437542563732282319411258
number of people receiving social benefits6115624255714303338226832121
unemployment rate18181715.412.79.46.6
long-term unemployment rate9.
assignation tax20 628 43620 309 47121 121 14123 095 93525 018 21428 064 80530 319 896
demographic pyramid Mining cities 2018 demographic pyramid Mining cities 2025

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Current statistics

February 2019: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 174028, of which 65365 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.3% (2.4% long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 19.9% (11.8%), Revúca 18.7% (9.7%), Kežmarok 17.4% (8.1%), Rožňava 16.8% (8.6%), Vranov nad Topľou 16.2% (7.4%)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.2%, Trenčín 2.4%, Hlohovec 2.5%, Galanta 2.6%, Trnava 2.7%