Municipality Sodražica

Sodražica

Source: Municipality of Sodražica (http://www.sodrazica.si, 30. 6. 2010), archives of the municipality of Sodražica

Municipality Sodražica, which is part of the Jugovzhodna Slovenija statistical region, measures 50 km2; this ranks it 132th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2015 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2015 about 2,200 people (about 1,100 men and 1,100 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Sodražica 178th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 44 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 2.8 (in Slovenia 0.4). 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 –4.6. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was –1.8 (in Slovenia 0.6).

The mean age of people in Sodražica was 42.3 years, which was lower than the national average (42.6).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Sodražica the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 113 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 123. It also shows that the mean age of people in Središče ob Dravi 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 Sodražica – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

In the school year 2015/2016 basic school in Sodražica was attended by about 250 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 100 pupils. There were 40 students and 6 graduates per 1,000 people in the municipality; in Slovenia the averages were 39 per 1,000 and 9 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 (58%).

The registered unemployment rate was 8.6%, which is less than the national average (12.3%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Sodražica, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 17% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 6% higher.

In 2015, there were 413 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 76% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 99 m2.

Every other person in Sodražica had a car (53 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 10.0 years old.

In 2015, 207 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Sodražica, which is 108 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2015 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)44102
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-21
Mean age of population (years)4243
Registered unemployment rate (%)912
Average age of passenger cars (years)1010
Data for year 2015 Municipality Slovenia
Area km25020,273
Population2,1812,063,077
Number of persons in paid employment315713,076
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)8781,013
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)20,80395,298,760