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 94th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2013 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2013 about 4,000 people (about 2,000 men and 2,000 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Majšperk 127th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 55 people per square kilometre, which was lower than the national average of 102 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 1.8 (in Slovenia 0.9). 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 -14.1. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -12.3 (in Slovenia 1.1).

The mean age of people in Majšperk was 42.9 years, which was higher than the national average (42.2).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Majšperk the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 129 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 119. 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 93 children or 64% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2013/2014 basic schools in Majšperk were attended by about 310 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 160 pupils. There were 50 students and 13 graduates per 1,000 people in the municipality; in Slovenia the averages were 44 per 1,000 and 9 per 1,000, respectively.

Among people aged 15–64 (i.e. working age population) about 59% 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 11.3%, which is less than the national average (13.1%). 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 26% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 22% lower.

In 2013, there were 462 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 (54 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.

In 2013, 176 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Majšperk, which is 144 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2013 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)55102
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-121
Mean age of population (years)4342
Registered unemployment rate (%)1113
Average age of passenger cars (years)109
Data for year 2013 Municipality Slovenia
Area km27320,273
Population3,9762,059,114
Number of persons in paid employment389698,724
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)781997
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)22,33890,625,516