Municipality Štore

The municipality extends over mostly hilly area by the Voglajna river. The administrative centre of the municipality is settlement Štore, which is divided into industrial (former ironworks) and residential part.

Štore

Source: Municipality of Štore (http://www.store.si, 26. 6. 2010), archives of the municipality of Štore

Municipality Štore, which is part of the Savinjska statistical region, measures 28 km2; this ranks it 186th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2008 reveal the following:

At the end of 2008 about 4,300 people (about 2,200 men and 2,100 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Štore 114th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 152 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 1.2 (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 37.2. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 38.4 (in Slovenia 10.9).

The mean age of people in Štore was 41.9 years, which was higher than the national average (41.3 years). 

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Štore the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 129 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 Štore 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 Štore – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Štore had 3 kindergartens. They were attended by 135 children. Of all children aged 1–5, 67% were included in kindergartens, which was less than the national average of 70%. In the school year 2008/09 elementary schools in Štore were attended by about 380 pupils. About 180 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 65% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is more than the national average of 62%.

The registered unemployment rate was 6.5%, which is less than the national average (6.7%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Štore, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 3% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 1% lower.

Every 18th 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 4,642 per capita) was higher than the national average (EUR 3,165 EUR per capita). 

In 2008, there were 376 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 40% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 70 m2.

Every other person in Štore had a car (49 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 8 years old.

In 2008, 356 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Štore, which is 63 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

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Indicators for year 2008 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)152100
Total increase (per 1,000 population)3811
Mean age of population (years)4241
Registered unemployment rate (%)77
Average age of passenger cars (years)88
Data for year 2008 Municipality Slovenia
Area km22820,273
Population4,2602,032,362
Number of persons in paid employment1,827789,863
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)892900
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)254,59995,786,283