Municipality Log - Dragomer

The municipality lies in the central part of Slovenia and it is one of the youngest and also the smallest in terms of included settlements (only three). Geographically it is marked with swampy plain of Ljubljansko barje.

Log - Dragomer

Source: archives of SURS, 2009

Municipality Log - Dragomer, which is part of the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region, measures 11 km2; this ranks it 207th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2008 reveal the following:

At the end of 2008 about 3,600 people (about 1,800 men and 1,800 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Log - Dragomer 139th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 319 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 6.3 (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 3.2. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 9.5 (in Slovenia 10.9).

The mean age of people in Log - Dragomer was 40.8 years, which was lower than the national average (41.3 years). 

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Log - Dragomer the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 101 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 Log - Dragomer 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 Log - Dragomer – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Log - Dragomer had 2 kindergartens. They were attended by 135 children. Of all children aged 1–5, 68% were included in kindergartens, which was less than the national average of 70%. In the school year 2008/09 elementary school in Log - Dragomer was attended by about 400 pupils. About 120 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 60% 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 4.2%, which is less than the national average (6.7%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Log - Dragomer, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 19% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 17% lower.

Every 71st 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 35 per capita) was lower than the national average (EUR 3,165 EUR per capita). 

In 2008, there were 352 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 77% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 101 m2.

About every fourth person in Log - Dragomer had a car (27 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 6 years old.

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

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2008 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)319100
Total increase (per 1,000 population)1011
Mean age of population (years)4141
Registered unemployment rate (%)47
Average age of passenger cars (years)68
Data for year 2008 Municipality Slovenia
Area km21120,273
Population3,5382,032,362
Number of persons in paid employment522789,863
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)745900
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)41,49695,786,283