Municipality Jezersko

By the number of population, Jezersko is one of the smallest municipalities in Slovenia. The narrow glacial valley is surrounded by the Savinjske Alpe and the Karavanke.

Jezersko

Source: SOkol ARSO (http://nfp-si.eionet.europa.eu/sokol, 23. 6. 2010), author Albert Kolar

Municipality Jezersko, which is part of the Gorenjska statistical region, measures 69 km2; this ranks it 101st among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2010 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2010 about 700 people (about 350 men and 350 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Jezersko 205th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 10 people per square kilometre, which was lower 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 1.5 (in Slovenia 1.8). The number of people who moved from the municipality was the same as the number of people who moved into the municipality, so net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was zero. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 1.5 (in Slovenia 1.6).

The mean age of people in Jezersko was 42.0 years, which was higher than the national average (41.6).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Jezersko the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 117 people, aged 65 or more, per 100 people aged 0–14. This ratio shows that the value of the ageing index was the same as the national average. It also shows that the mean age of people in Jezersko is growing as fast as 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 Jezersko – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Jezersko had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 19 children or 66% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 74%. In the school year 2010/2011 elementary school in Jezersko was attended by about 30 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 20 pupils. There were 80 students and 6 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 6.2%, which is less than the national average (10.7%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Jezersko, 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 12% lower.

Every 84th 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.

In 2010, there were 450 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 52% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 81 m2.

About every other person in Jezersko had a car (55 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.

In 2010, 338 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Jezersko, which is 51 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2010 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)10101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)22
Mean age of population (years)4242
Registered unemployment rate (%)611
Average age of passenger cars (years)98
Data for year 2010 Municipality Slovenia
Area km26920,273
Population6722,049,261
Number of persons in paid employment102747,194
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)849967
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)19,05486,705,208