Municipality Hoče - Slivnica

The municipality spreads between the Pohorje and the Drava plain. The municipality used its cultural and natural capacity for developing of tourism, especially winter tourism. The municipality also has an airport.

Hoče - Slivnica

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Municipality Hoče - Slivnica, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 54 km2; this ranks it 126th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2008 reveal the following:

At the end of 2008 about 10,800 people (about 5,500 men and 5,300 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Hoče - Slivnica 51st among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 202 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 3.8 (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 19.9. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 23.8 (in Slovenia 10.9).

The mean age of people in Hoče - Slivnica was 41.7 years, which was higher than the national average (41.3 years). 

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Hoče - Slivnica the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 124 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 Hoče - Slivnica 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 Hoče - Slivnica – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Hoče - Slivnica had 3 kindergartens. They were attended by 291 children. Of all children aged 1–5, 70% were included in kindergartens, which was the same as the national average. In the school year 2008/09 elementary schools in Hoče - Slivnica were attended by about 750 pupils. About 350 pupils from the municipality attended various secondary schools. There were 50 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 62% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is the same as the national average.

The registered unemployment rate was 8.2%, which is more than the national average (6.7%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Hoče - Slivnica, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 6% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 4% lower.

Every 26th 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 3,889 per capita) was higher than the national average (EUR 3,165 EUR per capita). 

In 2008, there were 390 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 63% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 84 m2.

About every other person in Hoče - Slivnica had a car (53 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 8 years old.

In 2008, 432 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Hoče - Slivnica, which is 13 kg more than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2008 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)202100
Total increase (per 1,000 population)2411
Mean age of population (years)4241
Registered unemployment rate (%)87
Average age of passenger cars (years)88
Data for year 2008 Municipality Slovenia
Area km25420,273
Population10,8442,032,362
Number of persons in paid employment3,360789,863
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)862900
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)423,16995,786,283