Municipality Hoče - Slivnica

The municipality spreads between the Pohorje and the Drava plain. The municipality used its cultural and natural capacity for developing of tourism, especially winter tourism. The municipality also has an airport.

Hoče - Slivnica

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Municipality Hoče - Slivnica, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 54 km2; this ranks it 125th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2012 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2012 about 11,050 people (about 5,550 men and 5,500 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Hoče - Slivnica 50th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 206 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 municipality was positive. It was 2.8 (in Slovenia 1.3). 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 19.6. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 22.4 (in Slovenia 1.6).

The mean age of people in Hoče - Slivnica was 42.5 years, which was higher than the national average (42).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Hoče - Slivnica the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 123 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 377 children or 79% of all children aged 1–5, which was more than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2012/2013 basic schools in Hoče - Slivnica were attended by about 830 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 350 pupils. There were 40 students and 10 graduates per 1,000 people in the municipality; in Slovenia the averages were 47 per 1,000 and 10 per 1,000, respectively.

Among people aged 15–64 (i.e. working age population) about 57% 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 12.7%, which is more than the national average (12%). 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 8% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 7% lower.

In 2012, there were 386 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 73% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 93 m2.

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

In 2012, 403 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Hoče - Slivnica, which is 76 kg more than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2012 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)206101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)222
Mean age of population (years)4342
Registered unemployment rate (%)1312
Average age of passenger cars (years)99
Data for year 2012 Municipality Slovenia
Area km25420,273
Population11,0482,056,262
Number of persons in paid employment3,377717,043
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)922991
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)380,88690,739,422