Municipality Vojnik

The municipality Vojnik is part of the Savinjska region. Besides rural development which is closely linked to tourism, craft and enterprises are also important. The cultural and natural heritage are comprehensive.

Vojnik

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Municipality Vojnik, which is part of the Savinjska statistical region, measures 75 km2; this ranks it 93rd among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2009 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2009 about 8,400 people (about 4,200 men and 4,200 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Vojnik 63rd among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 111 people per square kilometre, which was higher than the national average of 101 people per square kilometre. 

The number of live births was lower than the number of deaths, which means that natural increase per 1,000 population in the muncipality was negative. It was -3.2 (in Slovenia 1.5). The number of people who moved from the municipality was lower than the number of people who moved into the municipality, so net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 12.0. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 8.8 (in Slovenia 7.2).

The mean age of people in Vojnik was 40.8 years, which was lower than the national average (41.4 years). 

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Vojnik the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 107 people, aged 65 or more, per 100 people aged 0–14. This ratio shows that the value of the ageing index was lower than the national average of 118. It also shows that the mean age of people in Vojnik is growing more slowly than in Slovenia as a whole. Data by sex show that the ageing index for women was in all Slovene municipalities higher than the ageing index for men. In Vojnik – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Vojnik had 6 kindergartens. They were attended by 351 children or 73% of all children aged 1–5, which was more than the national average of 72%. In the school year 2009/10 elementary schools in Vojnik were attended by about 790 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 430 pupils. There were 60 students and 9 graduates per 1,000 people in the municipality; in Slovenia the averages were 56 per 1,000 and 9 per 1,000, respectively.

Among people aged 15–64 (i.e. working age population) about 62% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is more than the national average of 61%.

The registered unemployment rate was 8.4%, which is less than the national average (9.1%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Vojnik, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 9% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 7% lower.

Every 19th person in the municipality was receiving at least one financial social assistance. In Slovenia as a whole every 23rd person received at least one financial social assistance.

The value of gross investment in new fixed assets in the municipality (EUR 627 per capita) was lower than the national average (EUR 2,564 per capita). 

In 2009, there were 378 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 56% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 75 m2.

About every other person in Vojnik had a car (52 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.

In 2009, 204 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Vojnik, which is 200 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

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Indicators for year 2009 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)111101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)97
Mean age of population (years)4141
Registered unemployment rate (%)89
Average age of passenger cars (years)98
Data for year 2009 Municipality Slovenia
Area km27520,273
Population8,3822,042,335
Number of persons in paid employment1,323767,373
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)863930
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)98,09083,060,213