Municipality Juršinci

The municipality Juršinci covers a part of the Slovenske gorice hills and a part of the Pesnica valley. It can boast with numerous vineyards. The most important activity is viticulture and fruit growing.

Juršinci

Source: Municipality of Juršinci (http://www.jursinci.si, 8. 7. 2010), archives of the municipality of Juršinci

Municipality Juršinci, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 36 km2; this ranks it 158th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2008 reveal the following:

At the end of 2008 about 2,300 people (about 1,200 men and 1,100 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Juršinci 171st among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 64 people per square kilometre, which was lower than the national average of 100 people per square kilometre.

The number of live births was the same as the number of deaths, which means that natural increase per 1,000 population in the municipality was zero (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 1.7. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 1.7 (in Slovenia 10.9).

The mean age of people in Juršinci was 39.5 years, which was lower than the national average (41.3 years). 

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Juršinci the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 93 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 Juršinci 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 Juršinci – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Juršinci had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 54 children. Of all children aged 1–5, 47% were included in kindergartens, which was less than the national average of 70%. In the school year 2008/09 elementary school in Juršinci was attended by about 190 pupils. About 120 pupils from the municipality attended various secondary schools. There were 40 students and 4 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 57% 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 7.7%, which is more than the national average (6.7%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Juršinci, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 7% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 4% lower.

Every 11th 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 20 per capita) was lower than the national average (EUR 3,165 EUR per capita). 

In 2008, there were 445 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 45% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 71 m2.

Every other person in Juršinci had a car (48 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 10 years old.

In 2008, 166 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Juršinci, which is 253 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2008 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)64100
Total increase (per 1,000 population)211
Mean age of population (years)4041
Registered unemployment rate (%)87
Average age of passenger cars (years)108
Data for year 2008 Municipality Slovenia
Area km23620,273
Population2,3202,032,362
Number of persons in paid employment137789,863
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)864900
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)7,33095,786,283