Municipality Dobrna

The municipality hides at the green edge of the Paški Kozjak and at the area of the Pohorje forest. The narrow valley of the swift Dobrnica river is the source of a healing spring, which is used in one of the oldest spas in Slovenia (The Terme Dobrna spa).

Dobrna

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

Municipality Dobrna, which is part of the Savinjska statistical region, measures 32 km2; this ranks it 172nd among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2010 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2010 about 2,200 people (about 1,150 men and 1,050 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Dobrna 176th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 70 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 municipality was negative. It was -0.9 (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 1.4. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 0.5 (in Slovenia 1.6).

The mean age of people in Dobrna was 40.2 years, which was lower than the national average (41.6).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Dobrna the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 103 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 117. It also shows that the mean age of people in Dobrna 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 Dobrna – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Dobrna had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 77 children or 63% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 74%. In the school year 2010/2011 elementary school in Dobrna was attended by about 200 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 110 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 58% 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 8.8%, which is less than the national average (10.7%). In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, more men than women were unemployed.

In Dobrna, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 13% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 10% lower.

Every 19th 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 1,594 per capita) was lower than the national average (EUR 2,176 per capita).

In 2010, there were 356 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 55% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 73 m2.

Every other person in Dobrna had a car (49 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.

In 2010, 415 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Dobrna, which is 26 kg more than on average in Slovenia.

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Indicators for year 2010 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)70101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)12
Mean age of population (years)4042
Registered unemployment rate (%)911
Average age of passenger cars (years)98
Data for year 2010 Municipality Slovenia
Area km23220,273
Population2,2072,049,261
Number of persons in paid employment444747,194
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)867967
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)18,90986,705,208