Osrednjeslovenska Region

This is the central and the most densely populated statistical region in Slovenia; it has the largest number of inhabitants and is the second largest in terms of territory. 

Osrednjeslovenska

Source: The City of Ljubljana

This is the central and the most densely populated statistical region in Slovenia; it has the largest number of inhabitants and is the second largest in terms of territory. The essential advantages of the region are its central position, good traffic connections in all directions and the fact that the country’s capital is located in it.

As economically the most developed region, in 2009 it created 25 times more GDP than the Zasavska region or a third of the national GDP; more than three quarters from service activities. Per capita gross investments in new fixed assets of regional enterprises, companies and organisations with 20 or more employees were in 2010 three times the value of investments in the Koroška region.

That Osrednjeslovenska is important as regards employment is confirmed by the fact that the number of jobs in the region is much larger than the number of persons in employment living in it. Earnings of persons employed in this region are the highest in the country: in 2010 the average net earnings in the country amounted to EUR 970, while in this region they were EUR 90 higher.

The education potential of the region is shown by the share of people with post secondary education aged 25-64; their share in this region was the highest among regions in 2010. The region is also important in the field of research and development (R&D) both with the highest gross domestic expenditure and the highest number of R&D personnel.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2010 Region Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)208101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)72
Mean age of population (years)4142
Registered unemployment rate (%)911
Average age of passenger cars (years)88
Data for year 2010 Region Slovenia
Area km22,55520,273
Population531,8112,049,261
Number of persons in paid employment254,840747,194
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)1,061967
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)39,188,14386,705,208