Municipality Križevci

The municipality lies in the Pannonian part of Slovenia, where favourable relief, climate and soil create good conditions for agriculture. In the municipality horse breeding and horse racing have a long tradition.

Križevci

Source: Municipality of Križevci (http://www.obcina-krizevci.si/sl/, 30. 6. 2010), archives of the municipality of Križevci

Municipality Križevci, which is part of the Pomurska statistical region, measures 46 km2; this ranks it 138th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2008 reveal the following:

At the end of 2008 about 3,800 people (about 1,900 men and 1,900 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Križevci 133th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 81 people per square kilometre, which was lower than the national average of 100 people per square kilometre.

The number of live births was lower than the number of deaths, which means that natural increase per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -2.7 (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 9.0. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 6.4 (in Slovenia 10.9).

The mean age of people in Križevci was 43.1 years, which was higher than the national average (41.3 years). 

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Križevci the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 138 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 Križevci 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 Križevci – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Križevci had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 119 children. Of all children aged 1–5, 73% were included in kindergartens, which was more than the national average of 70%. In the school year 2008/09 elementary school in Križevci was attended by about 310 pupils. About 170 pupils from the municipality attended various secondary schools. There were 50 students and 7 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 58% 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 Križevci, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 4% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 2% lower.

Every 24th 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 1,185 per capita) was lower than the national average (EUR 3,165 EUR per capita). 

In 2008, there were 339 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 69% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 89 m2.

Every other person in Križevci had a car (45 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 8 years old.

In 2008, 312 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Križevci, which is 107 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2008 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)81100
Total increase (per 1,000 population)611
Mean age of population (years)4341
Registered unemployment rate (%)87
Average age of passenger cars (years)88
Data for year 2008 Municipality Slovenia
Area km24620,273
Population3,7502,032,362
Number of persons in paid employment661789,863
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)883900
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)65,80695,786,283