Municipality Videm

Videm is a municipality at the border with Croatia. It lies at the south edge of the Drava plain. The centre of the municipality is Videm, a clustered settlement named after the parish church of St. Vid.

Videm

Source: Municipality of Videm (http://obcina.videm.si, 29. 6. 2010), archives of the municipality of Videm

Municipality Videm, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 80 km2; this ranks it 84th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2008 reveal the following:

At the end of 2008 about 5,500 people (about 2,800 men and 2,700 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Videm 90th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 70 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 0.9 (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 14.1. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 15.1 (in Slovenia 10.9).

The mean age of people in Videm was 40.6 years, which was lower than the national average (41.3 years). 

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Videm the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 112 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 Videm 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 Videm – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Videm had 2 kindergartens. They were attended by 80 children. Of all children aged 1–5, 57% were included in kindergartens, which was less than the national average of 70%. In the school year 2008/09 elementary schools in Videm were attended by about 430 pupils. About 260 pupils from the municipality attended various secondary schools. There were 40 students and 6 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 61% 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 7.8%, which is more than the national average (6.7%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Videm, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 11% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 8% lower.

Every 15th 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 149 per capita) was lower than the national average (EUR 3,165 EUR per capita). 

In 2008, there were 453 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 47% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 69 m2.

Every other person in Videm had a car (49 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.

In 2008, 182 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Videm, which is 237 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

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Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2008 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)70100
Total increase (per 1,000 population)1511
Mean age of population (years)4141
Registered unemployment rate (%)87
Average age of passenger cars (years)98
Data for year 2008 Municipality Slovenia
Area km28020,273
Population5,5652,032,362
Number of persons in paid employment336789,863
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)827900
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)18,76395,786,283