Municipality Logatec

The municipality is situated at the contact between the alpine and karst area in the centre of Notranjska. Wood, cardboard and other industries are, besides services, the driving force of the development.

Logatec

Source: Wikipedija (http://sl.wikipedia.org, 22. 6. 2010), CC Szeder László

Municipality Logatec, which is part of the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region, measures 173 km2; this ranks it 31st among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2010 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2010 about 13,150 people (about 6,650 men and 6,500 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Logatec 41st among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 76 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 5.2 (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 3.9. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 9.2 (in Slovenia 1.6).

The mean age of people in Logatec was 38.5 years, which was lower than the national average (41.6).

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Logatec the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 77 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 Logatec 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 Logatec – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Logatec had 6 kindergartens. They were attended by 696 children or 85% of all children aged 1–5, which was more than the national average of 74%. In the school year 2010/2011 elementary schools in Logatec were attended by about 1,200 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 620 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 64% 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 8.3%, which is less than the national average (10.7%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Logatec, 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 6% lower.

Every 47th 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 1,026 per capita) was lower than the national average (EUR 2,176 per capita).

In 2010, there were 373 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 61% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 84 m2.

Every other person in Logatec had a car (51 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 8 years old.

In 2010, 315 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Logatec, which is 74 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2010 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)76101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)92
Mean age of population (years)3942
Registered unemployment rate (%)811
Average age of passenger cars (years)88
Data for year 2010 Municipality Slovenia
Area km217320,273
Population13,1802,049,261
Number of persons in paid employment3,145747,194
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)908967
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)329,74986,705,208