Municipality Grosuplje

Grosuplje is a medium-sized municipality near the south-eastern edge of the Slovenian capital city. Today it boasts with reach cultural and historical heritage and as a developed trade and industrial municipality.

Grosuplje

Source: SOkol ARSO (http://nfp-si.eionet.europa.eu/sokol, 28. 6. 2010), author Nina Lozej

Municipality Grosuplje, which is part of the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region, measures 134 km2; this ranks it 49th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2008 reveal the following:

At the end of 2008 about 18,600 people (about 9,400 men and 9,200 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Grosuplje 22nd among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 139 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 6.7 (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 20.4. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 27.2 (in Slovenia 10.9).

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

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Grosuplje the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 74 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 Grosuplje 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 Grosuplje – in contrast to most Slovene municipalities – fewer women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Grosuplje had 7 kindergartens. They were attended by 634 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 Grosuplje were attended by about 1,700 pupils. About 820 pupils from the municipality attended various secondary schools. There were 60 students and 8 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 4.9%, which is less than the national average (6.7%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Grosuplje, 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 the same percentage.

Every 62nd 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 1,921 per capita) was lower than the national average (EUR 3,165 EUR per capita). 

In 2008, there were 345 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 64% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 89 m2.

About every other person in Grosuplje had a car (52 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 7 years old.

In 2008, 396 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Grosuplje, which is 23 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2008 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)139100
Total increase (per 1,000 population)2711
Mean age of population (years)3841
Registered unemployment rate (%)57
Average age of passenger cars (years)78
Data for year 2008 Municipality Slovenia
Area km213420,273
Population18,6342,032,362
Number of persons in paid employment5,392789,863
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)876900
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)597,50295,786,283