Municipality Miklavž na Dravskem polju

The municipality Miklavž na Dravskem polju lies on the Drava plain. The most important economic branches in the municipality are transport, trade, repair of motor vehicles, tourism and construction.

Miklavž na Dravskem polju

Source: Wikipedija (http://sl.wikipedia.org, 25. 6. 2010), author LM

Municipality Miklavž na Dravskem polju, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 13 km2; this ranks it 205th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2008 reveal the following:

At the end of 2008 about 6,200 people (about 3,100 men and 3,100 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Miklavž na Dravskem polju 82nd among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 499 people per square kilometre, which was higher than the national average of 100 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 3.7 (in Slovenia 1.7). 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 7.6. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 11.3 (in Slovenia 10.9).

The mean age of people in Miklavž na Dravskem polju was 42.0 years, which was higher than the national average (41.3 years). 

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Miklavž na Dravskem polju the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 128 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 118. It also shows that the mean age of people in Miklavž na Dravskem polju 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 Miklavž na Dravskem polju – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Miklavž na Dravskem polju had 2 kindergartens. They were attended by 173 children. Of all children aged 1–5, 74% were included in kindergartens, which was more than the national average of 70%. In the school year 2008/09 elementary schools in Miklavž na Dravskem polju were attended by about 440 pupils. About 280 pupils from the municipality attended various secondary schools. There were 50 students and 9 graduates per 1,000 people in the municipality; in Slovenia the averages were 55 per 1,000 and 8 per 1,000, respectively.

Among people aged 15–64 (i.e. working age population) about 60% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is less than the national average of 62%.

The registered unemployment rate was 8.6%, which is more than the national average (6.7%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Miklavž na Dravskem polju, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 14% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 12% lower.

Every 31st person in the municipality was receiving at least one financial social assistance. In Slovenia as a whole every 28th person received at least one financial social assistance.

The value of gross investment in new fixed assets in the municipality (EUR 2,076 per capita) was lower than the national average (EUR 3,165 EUR per capita). 

In 2008, there were 391 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 64% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 86 m2.

About every other person in Miklavž na Dravskem polju had a car (54 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 7 years old.

In 2008, 329 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Miklavž na Dravskem polju, which is 90 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2008 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)499100
Total increase (per 1,000 population)1111
Mean age of population (years)4241
Registered unemployment rate (%)97
Average age of passenger cars (years)78
Data for year 2008 Municipality Slovenia
Area km21320,273
Population6,2402,032,362
Number of persons in paid employment958789,863
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)794900
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)89,63295,786,283