Municipality Juršinci

The municipality Juršinci covers a part of the Slovenske gorice hills and a part of the Pesnica valley. It can boast with numerous vineyards. The most important activity is viticulture and fruit growing.

Juršinci

Source: Municipality of Juršinci (http://www.jursinci.si, 8. 7. 2010), archives of the municipality of Juršinci

Municipality Juršinci, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 36 km2; this ranks it 158th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2010 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2010 about 2,350 people (about 1,200 men and 1,150 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Juršinci 171st among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 64 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 5.6 (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 -0.9. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 4.7 (in Slovenia 1.6).

The mean age of people in Juršinci was 39.8 years, which was lower than the national average (41.6).

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Juršinci the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 94 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 Juršinci 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 Juršinci – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Juršinci had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 92 children or 62% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 74%. In the school year 2010/2011 elementary school in Juršinci was attended by about 180 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 130 pupils. There were 42 students and 4 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 53% 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 13.1%, which is more than the national average (10.7%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Juršinci, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 7% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 5% lower.

Every 12th 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 443 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 45% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 71 m2.

Every other person in Juršinci had a car (50 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 10 years old.

In 2010, 202 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Juršinci, which is 187 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2010 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)64101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)52
Mean age of population (years)4042
Registered unemployment rate (%)1311
Average age of passenger cars (years)108
Data for year 2010 Municipality Slovenia
Area km23620,273
Population2,3262,049,261
Number of persons in paid employment129747,194
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)916967
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)6,28086,705,208