Municipality Ljubljana

The urban municipality is the business, cultural and administrative centre of a wider region. The municipality’s centre is the city of Ljubljana, which is also the capital of the country.

Ljubljana

Source: STO (http://www.slovenia.info, 28. 6. 2010), author J. Skok

Municipality Ljubljana, which is part of the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region, measures 275 km2; this ranks it 11th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2010 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2010 about 280,100 people (about 135,150 men and 144,950 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Ljubljana 1st among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 1,018 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 3.3 (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 -1.4. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 1.9 (in Slovenia 1.6).

The mean age of people in Ljubljana was 41.9 years, which was higher than the national average (41.6).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Ljubljana the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 130 people, aged 65 or more, per 100 people aged 0–14. This ratio shows that the value of the ageing index was higher than the national average of 117. It also shows that the mean age of people in Ljubljana is growing more rapidly 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 Ljubljana – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Ljubljana had 110 kindergartens. They were attended by 12.662 children or 82% of all children aged 1–5, which was more than the national average of 74%. In the school year 2010/2011 elementary schools in Ljubljana were attended by about 19,700 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 10,000 pupils. There were 52 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 59% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is the same as the national average.

The registered unemployment rate was 9.2%, which is less than the national average (10.7%). In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, more men than women were unemployed.

In Ljubljana, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 18% higher than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 15% higher.

Every 35th 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 5,243 per capita) was higher than the national average (EUR 2,176 per capita).

In 2010, there were 432 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 48% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 70 m2.

About every other person in Ljubljana had a car (52 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 7 years old.

In tourist accommodations in the municipality around 393,000 arrivals and 739,500 overnight stays of tourist were recorded, which is approximately 13.1 % of all arrivals and 8.3 % of all overnight stays of tourist in Slovenia.

In 2010, 454 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Ljubljana, which is 65 kg more than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2010 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)1,018101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)22
Mean age of population (years)4242
Registered unemployment rate (%)911
Average age of passenger cars (years)78
Data for year 2010 Municipality Slovenia
Area km227520,273
Population280,0802,049,261
Number of persons in paid employment195,254747,194
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)1,107967
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)32,873,72486,705,208