Municipality Domžale

The municipality is one of the most populated municipalities in Slovenia. It lies in the Bistriška plain at the foot of the Kamnik mountains. In the past, straw-hat production was one of the most important crafts.

Domžale

Source: Gradovi.net (http://www.gradovi.net, 21. 6. 2010), author Gorazd Žagar

Municipality Domžale, which is part of the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region, measures 72 km2; this ranks it 97th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2010 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2010 about 33,750 people (about 16,600 men and 17,150 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Domžale 7th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 467 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 5.4 (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 5.7. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 11.1 (in Slovenia 1.6).

The mean age of people in Domžale was 39.3 years, which was lower than the national average (41.6).

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Domžale the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 86 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 Domžale 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 Domžale – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Domžale had 15 kindergartens. They were attended by 1.369 children or 73% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 74%. In the school year 2010/2011 elementary schools in Domžale were attended by about 3,200 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 1,500 pupils. There were 55 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 63% 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 7.7%, which is less than the national average (10.7%). In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, the same number of men as women were unemployed.

In Domžale, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 6% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 5% lower.

Every 30th 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 812 per capita) was lower than the national average (EUR 2,176 per capita).

In 2010, there were 341 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 60% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 82 m2.

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

In 2010, 447 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Domžale, which is 58 kg more than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2010 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)467101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)112
Mean age of population (years)3942
Registered unemployment rate (%)811
Average age of passenger cars (years)88
Data for year 2010 Municipality Slovenia
Area km27220,273
Population33,7502,049,261
Number of persons in paid employment9,737747,194
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)921967
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)1,024,22186,705,208