Municipality Sveti Andraž v Slov. goricah

The municipality extends over the hilly area of the central Slovenske gorice hills. Population is occupied mostly with filed crop production, livestock production, fruit growing and wine growing; there is also some tourism.

Sveti Andraž v Slov. goricah

Source: Municipality of Sveti Andraž v Slovenskih goricah (http://www.sv-andraz.si, 26. 6. 2010), archives of the municipality of Sv. Andraž v Slov. goricah

Municipality Sveti Andraž v Slov. goricah, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 18 km2; this ranks it 202nd among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2008 reveal the following:

At the end of 2008 about 1,200 people (about 600 men and 600 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Sveti Andraž v Slov. goricah 203th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 69 people per square kilometre, which was lower 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 6.5 (in Slovenia 1.7). 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 -9.0. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -2.5 (in Slovenia 10.9).

The mean age of people in Sveti Andraž v Slov. goricah was 38.9 years, which was lower than the national average (41.3 years). 

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Sveti Andraž v Slov. goricah the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 87 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 118. It also shows that the mean age of people in Sveti Andraž v Slov. goricah 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 Sveti Andraž v Slov. goricah – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Sveti Andraž v Slov. goricah had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 34 children. Of all children aged 1–5, 59% were included in kindergartens, which was less than the national average of 70%. In the school year 2008/09 elementary school in Sveti Andraž v Slov. goricah was attended by about 60 pupils. About 60 pupils from the municipality attended various secondary schools. There were 30 students and 7 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 57% 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 6.6%, which is less than the national average (6.7%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Sveti Andraž v Slov. goricah, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 5% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 3% lower.

Every 14th 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.

In 2008, there were 347 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 61% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 86 m2.

Every other person in Sveti Andraž v Slov. goricah had a car (47 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.

In 2008, 187 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Sveti Andraž v Slov. goricah, which is 232 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2008 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)69100
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-311
Mean age of population (years)3941
Registered unemployment rate (%)77
Average age of passenger cars (years)98
Data for year 2008 Municipality Slovenia
Area km21820,273
Population1,2072,032,362
Number of persons in paid employment30789,863
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)871900
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)4,85395,786,283