Municipality Kidričevo

The municipality includes part of the Podravska region between pine forests at south-eastern part of Drava plain, Ptuj and Slovenska Bistrica. In settlement Kidričevo there is a factory for reworking of aluminium.

Kidričevo

Source: Municipality of Kidričevo (http://www.kidricevo.si, 26. 6. 2010), archives of the municipality of Kidričevo

Municipality Kidričevo, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 72 km2; this ranks it 99th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2010 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2010 about 6,650 people (about 3,200 men and 3,450 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Kidričevo 78th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 93 people per square kilometre, which was lower 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 municipality was negative. It was -0.3 (in Slovenia 1.8). 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 -5.2. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -5.5 (in Slovenia 1.6).

The mean age of people in Kidričevo was 42.2 years, which was higher than the national average (41.6).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Kidričevo the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 133 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 117. It also shows that the mean age of people in Kidričevo 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 Kidričevo – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Kidričevo had 2 kindergartens. They were attended by 265 children or 78% of all children aged 1–5, which was more than the national average of 74%. In the school year 2010/2011 elementary schools in Kidričevo were attended by about 480 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 260 pupils. There were 52 students and 11 graduates per 1,000 people in the municipality; in Slovenia the averages were 52 per 1,000 and 10 per 1,000, respectively.

Among people aged 15–64 (i.e. working age population) about 56% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is less than the national average of 59%.

The registered unemployment rate was 11.1%, which is more than the national average (10.7%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Kidričevo, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 28% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 23% lower.

Every 15th person in the municipality was receiving at least one financial social assistance. In Slovenia as a whole every 22nd person received at least one financial social assistance.

The value of gross investment in new fixed assets in the municipality (EUR 3,889 per capita) was higher than the national average (EUR 2,176 per capita).

In 2010, there were 375 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 62% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 84 m2.

Every other person in Kidričevo had a car (50 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 8 years old.

In 2010, 355 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Kidričevo, which is 34 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2010 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)93101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-62
Mean age of population (years)4242
Registered unemployment rate (%)1111
Average age of passenger cars (years)88
Data for year 2010 Municipality Slovenia
Area km27220,273
Population6,6732,049,261
Number of persons in paid employment3,542747,194
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)741967
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)417,17486,705,208