Municipality Prebold

Prebold is a municipality in the Lower Savinja valley known mostly for hop growing. The municipality proclaimed the museum collection named 'Prebold through the time' the monument of local importance.

Prebold

Source: Gradovi.net (http://www.gradovi.net, 28. 6. 2010), author Gorazd Žagar

Municipality Prebold, which is part of the Savinjska statistical region, measures 41 km2; this ranks it 145th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2010 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2010 about 4,800 people (about 2,400 men and 2,400 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Prebold 105th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 118 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 municipality was positive. It was 4.8 (in Slovenia 1.8). 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 32.4. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 37.2 (in Slovenia 1.6).

The mean age of people in Prebold was 41.3 years, which was lower than the national average (41.6).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Prebold the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 119 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 Prebold 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 Prebold – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Prebold had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 197 children or 79% of all children aged 1–5, which was more than the national average of 74%. In the school year 2010/2011 elementary school in Prebold was attended by about 340 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 170 pupils. There were 51 students and 11 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 60% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is more than the national average of 59%.

The registered unemployment rate was 12.2%, which is more than the national average (10.7%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Prebold, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 18% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 16% lower.

Every 20th 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 1,762 per capita) was lower than the national average (EUR 2,176 per capita).

In 2010, there were 382 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 57% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 76 m2.

About every other person in Prebold had a car (53 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 8 years old.

In 2010, 450 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Prebold, which is 61 kg more than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2010 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)118101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)372
Mean age of population (years)4142
Registered unemployment rate (%)1211
Average age of passenger cars (years)88
Data for year 2010 Municipality Slovenia
Area km24120,273
Population4,7882,049,261
Number of persons in paid employment1,210747,194
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)811967
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)174,53386,705,208