Municipality Ruše

The municipality Ruše lies in the western part of Štajerska at the foothills of Pohorje. The biggest natural resources are wide forests which cover around 82% of the area. Industry is the prevailing activity.

Ruše

Source: Wikipedija (http://sl.wikipedija.org, 28. 6. 2010), author SI-Ziga

Municipality Ruše, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 61 km2; this ranks it 114th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2009 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2009 about 7,300 people (about 3,700 men and 3,600 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Ruše 69th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 121 people per square kilometre, which was higher than the national average of 101 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 muncipality was positive. It was 2.2 (in Slovenia 1.5). The number of people who moved from the municipality was higher than the number of people who moved into the municipality, so net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -10.8. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -8.6 (in Slovenia 7.2).

The mean age of people in Ruše was 42.1 years, which was higher than the national average (41.4 years). 

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Ruše the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 125 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 Ruše 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 Ruše – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Ruše had 2 kindergartens. They were attended by 179 children or 66% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 72%. In the school year 2009/10 elementary school in Ruše was attended by about 480 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 270 pupils. There were 50 students and 7 graduates per 1,000 people in the municipality; in Slovenia the averages were 56 per 1,000 and 9 per 1,000, respectively.

Among people aged 15–64 (i.e. working age population) about 56% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is less than the national average of 61%.

The registered unemployment rate was 15.4%, which is more than the national average (9.1%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Ruše, 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 13th person in the municipality was receiving at least one financial social assistance. In Slovenia as a whole every 23rd person received at least one financial social assistance.

The value of gross investment in new fixed assets in the municipality (EUR 1,787 per capita) was lower than the national average (EUR 2,564 per capita). 

In 2009, there were 437 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 46% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 73 m2.

Every other person in Ruše had a car (51 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 8 years old.

In 2009, 417 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Ruše, which is 13 kg more than on average in Slovenia.

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Indicators for year 2009 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)121101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-97
Mean age of population (years)4241
Registered unemployment rate (%)159
Average age of passenger cars (years)88
Data for year 2009 Municipality Slovenia
Area km26120,273
Population7,3332,042,335
Number of persons in paid employment1,910767,373
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)895930
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)151,11783,060,213