Municipality Litija, which is part of the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region, measures 221 km2; this ranks it 24th among Slovene municipalities.
Statistical data for 2012 reveal the following:
In the middle of 2012 about 14,950 people (about 7,500 men and 7,450 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Litija 35th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 68 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 4.4 (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 3.3. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 7.8 (in Slovenia 1.6).
The mean age of people in Litija was 40.5 years, which was lower than the national average (42).
In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Litija the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 92 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 Litija 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 Litija – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.
Litija had 10 kindergartens. They were attended by 680 children or 74% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2012/2013 basic schools in Litija were attended by about 1,170 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 650 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 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 12.1%, which is more than the national average (12%). In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, the same number of men as women were unemployed.
In Litija, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 18% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 15% lower.
In 2012, there were 402 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 60% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 82 m2.
Every other person in Litija had a car (50 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.
In 2012, 277 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Litija, which is 50 kg less than on average in Slovenia.