Municipality Zavrč, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 19 km2; this ranks it 199th among Slovene municipalities.
Statistical data for 2009 reveal the following:
In the middle of 2009 about 1,500 people (about 800 men and 700 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Zavrč 190th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 79 people per square kilometre, which was lower than the national average of 101 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 muncipality was negative. It was -5.2 (in Slovenia 1.5). 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 83.1. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 77.8 (in Slovenia 7.2).
The mean age of people in Zavrč was 38.4 years, which was lower than the national average (41.4 years).
In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Zavrč the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 79 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 Zavrč 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 Zavrč – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.
Zavrč had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 33 children or 49% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 72%. The municipality had no elementary school. About 60 pupils from the municipality were attended various upper secondary schools. There were 30 students and 3 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 55% 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 12.3%, which is more than the national average (9.1%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.
In Zavrč, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 10% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 5% lower.
Every 11th 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 125 per capita) was lower than the national average (EUR 2,564 per capita).
In 2009, there were 534 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 32% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 63 m2.
Every other person in Zavrč had a car (45 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.
In 2009, 155 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Zavrč, which is 249 kg less than on average in Slovenia.