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Kovin (Serbian Cyrillic: Ковин) is a town and municipality located in the South Banat District of the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia. The town has a population of 13,515, while the municipality has 33,722 inhabitants.

In Romanian, the town is known as Cuvin, in Hungarian as Kevevára or (until 1899) Temeskubin, and in German as Kubin or Temeschkubin. In the past, the town was also known as Donji Kovin ("lower Kovin") in contrast to the town with same name in Hungary that was known in Serbian as Gornji Kovin ("upper Kovin") and in Hungarian as Ráckeve ("the Serb Kovin").

Municipality
Year Population Serbs Germans Romanians Hungarians Croats Romani Slovaks Rest
1910 34,034 45.52% 19.30% 16.65% 15.64% 0.09% 1.28% 0.12% 1.70%
1931 35,600 50.66% 20.68% n/d 13.0% n/d n/d n/d 15.64%
1961 39,994 73.1% n/d 17.6% 13.59% n/d 0.04% 0.14% 5.27%
1991 38,263 73.53% 0.20% 4.54% 10.28% 0.39% 2.47% 0.05% 8.54%
2002 36,802 76.75% 0.13% 3.7% 9.26% 0.3% 3.1% 0.11% 7.44%
2011[8] 33,722 74.58% 0.1

Settlements with a Serb ethnic majority are: Kovin, Bavanište, Gaj, Deliblato, Dubovac, Malo Bavanište, Mramorak, and Pločica. Skorenovac has a Hungarian ethnic majority. Šumarak is an ethnically-mixed settlement with a relative Hungarian majority.

Town
Year Total Serbs Hungarians Romanians Romani Montenegrins Yugoslavs Macedonians Rest
1991 13,669 76.19% 6.78% 3.47% 1.40% 1.67% 6.81% 0.76% 2.21%
2002 14,250 80.79% 5.51% 2.93% 2.00% 0.92% 1.26% 0.50% 6.09%
2011[8] 13,515 79.22% 5.18% 2.60% 2.40% 0.50% 0.43% 0.50% 9.17%

Economy

The following table gives a preview of total number of registered people employed in legal entities per their core activity (as of 2018):[9]

Activity Total
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 557
Mining and quarrying 114
Manufacturing 1,372
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 50
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 113
Construction 325
Wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 824
Transportation and storage 214
Accommodation and food services 173
Information and communication 49
Fin

The following table gives a preview of total number of registered people employed in legal entities per their core activity (as of 2018):[9]

Activity Total
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 557
Mining and quarrying 114
Manufacturing 1,372
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 50
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 113
Construction 325
Wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 824
Transportation and storage 214
Accommodation and food services 173
Information and communication 49
Financial and insurance activities 57
Real estate activities 9
Professional, scientific and technical activities 174
Administrative and support service activities 187
Public administration and defense; compulsory social security 291
Education 408
Human health and social work activities 755
Arts, entertainment and recreation 64
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