Municipality Hoče - Slivnica, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 54 km2; this ranks it 126th among Slovene municipalities.
Statistical data for 2009 reveal the following:
In the middle of 2009 about 10,800 people (about 5,400 men and 5,400 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Hoče - Slivnica 51st among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 201 people per square kilometre, which was higher than the national average of 101 people per square kilometre.
The number of live births was higher than the number of deaths, which means that natural increase per 1,000 population in the muncipality was positive. It was 2.1 (in Slovenia 1.5). The number of people who moved from the municipality was higher than the number of people who moved into the municipality, so net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -4.1. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -1.9 (in Slovenia 7.2).
The mean age of people in Hoče - Slivnica was 41.9 years, which was higher than the national average (41.4 years).
As in most Slovene municipalities, in Hoče - Slivnica the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 127 people, aged 65 or more, per 100 people aged 0–14. This ratio shows that the value of the ageing index was higher than the national average of 118. It also shows that the mean age of people in Hoče - Slivnica is growing more rapidly 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 Hoče - Slivnica – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.
Hoče - Slivnica had 3 kindergartens. They were attended by 296 children or 64% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 72%. In the school year 2009/10 elementary schools in Hoče - Slivnica were attended by about 750 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 350 pupils. There were 50 students and 8 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 60% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is less than the national average of 61%.
The registered unemployment rate was 10.7%, which is more than the national average (9.1%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.
In Hoče - Slivnica, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 11% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 9% lower.
Every 22nd 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 2,864 per capita) was higher than the national average (EUR 2,564 per capita).
In 2009, there were 395 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 63% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 85 m2.
About every other person in Hoče - Slivnica had a car (53 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 8 years old.
In 2009, 519 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Hoče - Slivnica, which is 115 kg more than on average in Slovenia.