The area of 701 km2 is the second smallest in the Středočeský District and occupies 6.4% of its area. Agricultural land accounts for 65.7% of the district and 18.8% is covered by forests. With a population of 107.2 thousand (7.9% of the Region’s population), Mělník ranks among the 7 districts of the Region, which have more than one hundred thousand inhabitants. The population density of 153 inhabitants per km2 is the fourth highest in the region.
As at 31 December 2017, a total of 24,751 subjects were registered in the business register of the Mělník Region (7.4% of the Region’s subjects), of which 5.2% are in the agricultural sector and forestry, 12.4% industry, 13.0% construction activities and 23.3% wholesale and retail trade (incl. repairs and maintenance of motor vehicles). employment (10.2% of the Region’s eligible candidates). The share of unemployed persons (ie the share of available job seekers aged 15-64 in the total population at the same age) was 4.04%, which was the sixth highest unemployment among the districts of the region.
Unemployment in the Mělník Region: 4.04%