Municipality Vodice

The municipality Vodice lies mostly in the agricultural area. People are mostly employed in services. There is almost no industry, which is why nature is well preserved and suitable for tourism.

Vodice

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Municipality Vodice, which is part of the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region, measures 31 km2; this ranks it 177th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2008 reveal the following:

At the end of 2008 about 4,500 people (about 2,200 men and 2,300 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Vodice 112th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 141 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 5.7 (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 21.9. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 27.6 (in Slovenia 10.9).

The mean age of people in Vodice was 38.1 years, which was lower than the national average (41.3 years). 

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Vodice the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 72 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 Vodice 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 Vodice – in contrast to most Slovene municipalities – fewer women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Vodice had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 221 children. Of all children aged 1–5, 78% were included in kindergartens, which was more than the national average of 70%. In the school year 2008/09 elementary schools in Vodice were attended by about 450 pupils. About 210 pupils from the municipality attended various secondary schools. There were 60 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 66% 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 3.8%, which is less than the national average (6.7%). In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, the same number of men as women were unemployed.

In Vodice, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 15% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 14% lower.

Every 107th 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 245 per capita) was lower than the national average (EUR 3,165 EUR per capita). 

In 2008, there were 319 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 74% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 98 m2.

About every other person in Vodice had a car (55 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 7 years old.

In 2008, 426 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Vodice, which is 7 kg more than on average in Slovenia.

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Indicators for year 2008 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)141100
Total increase (per 1,000 population)2811
Mean age of population (years)3841
Registered unemployment rate (%)47
Average age of passenger cars (years)78
Data for year 2008 Municipality Slovenia
Area km23120,273
Population4,4252,032,362
Number of persons in paid employment593789,863
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)774900
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)78,56095,786,283