Municipality Dornava, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 28 km2; this ranks it 184th among Slovene municipalities.
Statistical data for 2010 reveal the following:
In the middle of 2010 about 2,950 people (about 1,500 men and 1,450 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Dornava 154th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 103 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 2.0 (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 -11.3. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -9.2 (in Slovenia 1.6).
The mean age of people in Dornava was 39.8 years, which was lower than the national average (41.6).
In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Dornava the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 99 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 Dornava 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 Dornava – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.
Dornava had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 90 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 Dornava were attended by about 240 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 120 pupils. There were 44 students and 7 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 50% 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 10.8%, which is more than the national average (10.7%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.
In Dornava, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 12% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 8% lower.
Every 18th 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 132 per capita) was lower than the national average (EUR 2,176 per capita).
In 2010, there were 344 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 57% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 82 m2.
Every other person in Dornava had a car (45 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.
In 2010, 261 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Dornava, which is 128 kg less than on average in Slovenia.