Municipality Kidričevo

The municipality includes part of the Podravska region between pine forests at south-eastern part of Drava plain, Ptuj and Slovenska Bistrica. In settlement Kidričevo there is a factory for reworking of aluminium.

Kidričevo

Source: Municipality of Kidričevo (http://www.kidricevo.si, 26. 6. 2010), archives of the municipality of Kidričevo

Municipality Kidričevo, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 72 km2; this ranks it 99th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2009 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2009 about 6,600 people (about 3,200 men and 3,400 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Kidričevo 77th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 93 people per square kilometre, which was lower 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 1.0 (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 8.1. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 9.1 (in Slovenia 7.2).

The mean age of people in Kidričevo was 41.9 years, which was higher than the national average (41.4 years). 

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Kidričevo the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 130 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 Kidričevo 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 Kidričevo – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Kidričevo had 2 kindergartens. They were attended by 251 children or 71% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 72%. In the school year 2009/10 elementary schools in Kidričevo were attended by about 480 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 250 pupils. There were 60 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 58% 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 10.0%, which is more than the national average (9.1%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Kidričevo, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 27% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 23% lower.

Every 15th 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 2,116 per capita) was lower than the national average (EUR 2,564 per capita). 

In 2009, there were 372 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 62% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 83 m2.

Every other person in Kidričevo had a car (50 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 8 years old.

In 2009, 330 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Kidričevo, which is 74 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2009 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)93101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)97
Mean age of population (years)4241
Registered unemployment rate (%)109
Average age of passenger cars (years)88
Data for year 2009 Municipality Slovenia
Area km27220,273
Population6,6702,042,335
Number of persons in paid employment3,437767,373
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)719930
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)342,22383,060,213