Municipality Miklavž na Dravskem polju

The municipality Miklavž na Dravskem polju lies on the Drava plain. The most important economic branches in the municipality are transport, trade, repair of motor vehicles, tourism and construction.

Miklavž na Dravskem polju

Source: Wikipedija (http://sl.wikipedia.org, 25. 6. 2010), author LM

Municipality Miklavž na Dravskem polju, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 13 km2; this ranks it 205th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2010 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2010 about 6,250 people (about 3,100 men and 3,150 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Miklavž na Dravskem polju 83rd among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 500 people per square kilometre, which was higher 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 municipality was negative. It was -1.8 (in Slovenia 1.8). 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 -2.1. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -3.8 (in Slovenia 1.6).

The mean age of people in Miklavž na Dravskem polju was 42.5 years, which was higher than the national average (41.6).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Miklavž na Dravskem polju the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 133 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 117. It also shows that the mean age of people in Miklavž na Dravskem polju 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 Miklavž na Dravskem polju – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Miklavž na Dravskem polju had 2 kindergartens. They were attended by 187 children or 77% of all children aged 1–5, which was more than the national average of 74%. In the school year 2010/2011 elementary schools in Miklavž na Dravskem polju were attended by about 450 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 260 pupils. There were 45 students and 10 graduates per 1,000 people in the municipality; in Slovenia the averages were 52 per 1,000 and 10 per 1,000, respectively.

Among people aged 15–64 (i.e. working age population) about 57% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is less than the national average of 59%.

The registered unemployment rate was 13.3%, which is more than the national average (10.7%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Miklavž na Dravskem polju, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 17% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 15% lower.

Every 21st person in the municipality was receiving at least one financial social assistance. In Slovenia as a whole every 22nd person received at least one financial social assistance.

The value of gross investment in new fixed assets in the municipality (EUR 381 per capita) was lower than the national average (EUR 2,176 per capita).

In 2010, there were 402 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 65% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 89 m2.

About every other person in Miklavž na Dravskem polju had a car (54 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 8 years old.

In 2010, 318 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Miklavž na Dravskem polju, which is 71 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2010 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)500101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-42
Mean age of population (years)4342
Registered unemployment rate (%)1311
Average age of passenger cars (years)88
Data for year 2010 Municipality Slovenia
Area km21320,273
Population6,2502,049,261
Number of persons in paid employment929747,194
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)817967
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)81,84886,705,208