Municipality Šmartno pri Litiji

Šmartno pri Litiji

Source: Gradovi.net (http://www.gradovi.net, 21. 6. 2010), author Gorazd Žagar

Municipality Šmartno pri Litiji, which is part of the osrednjeslovenska statistical region, measures 95 km2; this ranks it 76th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2015 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2015 about 5,550 people (about 2,800 men and 2,700 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Šmartno pri Litiji 95th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 58 people per square kilometre, which was lower than the national average of 102 people per square kilometre.

The number of live births was lower than the number of deaths, which means that natural increase per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was –1.4 (in Slovenia 0.4). 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 4.7. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 3.3 (in Slovenia 0.6).

The mean age of people in Šmartno pri Litiji was 41.6 years, which was lower than the national average (42.6).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Šmartno pri Litiji the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 106 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 Štore 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 Šmartno pri Litiji – 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 schools in Šmartno pri Litiji were attended by about 500 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 250 pupils. There were 50 students and 9 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 59% 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 9.9%, which is less than the national average (12.3%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Šmartno pri Litiji, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 24% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 2% lower.

In 2015, there were 360 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 66% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 84 m2.

Every other person in Šmartno pri Litiji had a car (52 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 10.5 years old.

In 2015, 184 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Šmartno pri Litiji, which is 131 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2015 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)58102
Total increase (per 1,000 population)31
Mean age of population (years)4243
Registered unemployment rate (%)1012
Average age of passenger cars (years)1110
Data for year 2015 Municipality Slovenia
Area km29520,273
Population5,5382,063,077
Number of persons in paid employment882713,076
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)8101,013
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)71,04695,298,760