In terms of natural geography, the Podravska statistical region is marked by hills in the northeast, subalpine wooded mountains (Pohorje and Kozjak) to the west and Dravsko-Ptujsko polje along the Drava River.
|Indicators for year 2014||Region||Slovenia|
|Density of population (per km2)||149||102|
|Total increase (per 1,000 population)||0||1|
|Mean age of population (years)||43||42|
|Registered unemployment rate (%)||14||13|
|Average age of passenger cars (years)||10||9|