Municipality Kamnik, which is part of the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region, measures 266 km2; this ranks it 15th among Slovene municipalities.
Statistical data for 2012 reveal the following:
In the middle of 2012 about 29,250 people (about 14,400 men and 14,850 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Kamnik 10th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 110 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 4.5 (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 0.2. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 4.7 (in Slovenia 1.6).
The mean age of people in Kamnik was 40.1 years, which was lower than the national average (42).
In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Kamnik the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 90 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 Kamnik 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 Kamnik – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.
Kamnik had 16 kindergartens. They were attended by 1,284 children or 72% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2012/2013 basic schools in Kamnik were attended by about 2,430 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 1,070 pupils. There were 50 students and 9 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 61% 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 9.1%, which is less than the national average (12%). In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, the same number of men as women were unemployed.
In Kamnik, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 11% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 9% lower.
In 2012, there were 365 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 62% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 83 m2.
Every other person in Kamnik had a car (51 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.
In 2012, 485 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Kamnik, which is 158 kg more than on average in Slovenia.