Data as of 1. 1. 2013
Pieštany has 28 925 residents in present. The inhabitants’ structure has significantly high proportion of educated people and work force with qualification. The Slovak nationality dominates the region (97.5%).
|Number of residents||28 925|
|Number of Pieštany District residents||64 337|
|Residents density in district||165,5 residents/ 1 km2|
|Residents structure||women 53,3 % - men 46,7%|
The number of economically active people in town is 18 371. The unemployment rate in the district is around 5.2% while Pieštany belong to districts with the lowest unemployment rate in the long term.
There are 4 pre-school institutions, 5 primary schools, 8 secondary schools (2 Grammar schools, 6 secondary professional schools or training colleges), 1 special school and 2 universities (Institute of Physiotherapy, Balneology and Rehabilitation, Sst. Cyril and Methodius University in Trnava and St. Elisabeth School of Heath and Social Work).
It is possible to undertake a bachelor study at the Secondary Horticulture School; in the Phare programme it is a pilot school in its field. Hotel Academy also has long term tradition.