Municipality Črna na Koroškem

The municipality lies in the Upper Mežica valley. In the past foundries and ironworks had an important role in the development of the municipality. Winter sports have a long tradition. 'Črna na Koroškem' is promoted by the legend of King Matjaž.

Črna na Koroškem

Source: Wikipedija (http://sl.wikipedia.org, 21. 6. 2010), author SI-Ziga

Municipality Črna na Koroškem, which is part of the Koroška statistical region, measures 156 km2; this ranks it 35th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2009 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2009 about 3,700 people (about 1,900 men and 1,800 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Črna na Koroškem 138th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 23 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 -0.8 (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 -13.2. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -14.0 (in Slovenia 7.2).

The mean age of people in Črna na Koroškem was 42.4 years, which was higher than the national average (41.4 years). 

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Črna na Koroškem the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 139 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 Črna na Koroškem 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 Črna na Koroškem – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Črna na Koroškem had 2 kindergartens. They were attended by 80 children or 55% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 72%. In the school year 2009/10 elementary schools in Črna na Koroškem were attended by about 260 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 140 pupils. There were 50 students and 8 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 52% 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 10.7%, which is more than the national average (9.1%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Črna na Koroškem, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were the same as the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 2% higher.

Every 19th 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 4,272 per capita) was higher than the national average (EUR 2,564 per capita). 

In 2009, there were 414 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 39% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 68 m2.

Every other person in Črna na Koroškem had a car (44 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.

In 2009, 318 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Črna na Koroškem, which is 86 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2009 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)23101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-147
Mean age of population (years)4241
Registered unemployment rate (%)119
Average age of passenger cars (years)98
Data for year 2009 Municipality Slovenia
Area km215620,273
Population3,6432,042,335
Number of persons in paid employment628767,373
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)947930
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)49,66083,060,213