Municipality Majšperk

Majšperk extends over Haloze hills, which are partly wooded and partly wine growing. Primeval forest Donačka gora is the last preserved primeval beech forest in the Subpannonian world.

Majšperk

Source: Wikipedija (http://sl.wikipedia.org, 23. 6. 2010), author SI-Ziga

Municipality Majšperk, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 73 km2; this ranks it 95th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2011 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2011 about 4,050 people (about 2,050 men and 2,000 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Majšperk 123rd among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 56 people per square kilometre, which was lower 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 municipality was positive. It was 1.7 (in Slovenia 1.6). 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 -9.9. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -8.1 (in Slovenia 2.6).

The mean age of people in Majšperk was 42.0 years, which was higher than the national average (41.8).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Majšperk the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 121 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 Majšperk 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 Majšperk – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Majšperk had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 100 children or 70% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 76%. In the school year 2011/2012 basic schools in Majšperk were attended by about 310 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 170 pupils. There were 60 students and 9 graduates per 1,000 people in the municipality; in Slovenia the averages were 51 per 1,000 and 10 per 1,000, respectively.

Among people aged 15–64 (i.e. working age population) about 58% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is the same as the national average.

The registered unemployment rate was 10.3%, which is less than the national average (11.8%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Majšperk, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 24% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 19% lower.

Every 22nd person in the municipality was receiving at least one financial social assistance. In Slovenia as a whole every 24th person received at least one financial social assistance.

In 2011, there were 455 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 52% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 75 m2.

About every other person in Majšperk had a car (53 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.

In 2011, 175 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Majšperk, which is 177 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2011 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)56101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-83
Mean age of population (years)4242
Registered unemployment rate (%)1012
Average age of passenger cars (years)98
Data for year 2011 Municipality Slovenia
Area km27320,273
Population4,0572,052,496
Number of persons in paid employment401729,050
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)797987
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)22,50490,789,676