Municipality Ivančna Gorica

The municipality is located halfway between Ljubljana and Novo mesto. Traffic connections have good influence on the development of the municipality. The author of the first Slovenian novel, Josip Jurčič, was born here.

Ivančna Gorica

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

Municipality Ivančna Gorica, which is part of the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region, measures 227 km2; this ranks it 21th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2012 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2012 about 15,800 people (about 7,950 men and 7,800 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Ivančna Gorica 31th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 70 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 4.3 (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 2.2. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 6.5 (in Slovenia 1.6).

The mean age of people in Ivančna Gorica was 39.2 years, which was lower than the national average (42).

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Ivančna Gorica the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 84 people, aged 65 or more, per 100 people aged 0–14. This ratio shows that the value of the ageing index was lower than the national average of 118. It also shows that the mean age of people in Ivančna Gorica is growing more slowly 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 Ivančna Gorica – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Ivančna Gorica had 7 kindergartens. They were attended by 634 children or 66% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2012/2013 basic schools in Ivančna Gorica were attended by about 1,380 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 730 pupils. There were 50 students and 11 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 64% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is more than the national average of 57%.

The registered unemployment rate was 8.4%, which is less than the national average (12%). In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, more men than women were unemployed.

In Ivančna Gorica, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 10% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 8% lower.

In 2012, there were 406 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 69% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 87 m2.

About every other person in Ivančna Gorica had a car (54 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.

In 2012, 281 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Ivančna Gorica, which is 46 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2012 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)70101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)72
Mean age of population (years)3942
Registered unemployment rate (%)812
Average age of passenger cars (years)99
Data for year 2012 Municipality Slovenia
Area km222720,273
Population15,7812,056,262
Number of persons in paid employment3,348717,043
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)907991
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)300,28690,739,422