Municipality Prebold, which is part of the Savinjska statistical region, measures 41 km2; this ranks it 145th among Slovene municipalities.
Statistical data for 2011 reveal the following:
In the middle of 2011 about 5,050 people (about 2,500 men and 2,550 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Prebold 102nd among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 124 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 3.2 (in Slovenia 1.6). 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 11.3. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 14.5 (in Slovenia 2.6).
The mean age of people in Prebold was 41.9 years, which was higher than the national average (41.8).
As in most Slovene municipalities, in Prebold the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 124 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 Prebold 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 Prebold – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.
Prebold had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 216 children or 80% of all children aged 1–5, which was more than the national average of 76%. In the school year 2011/2012 basic school in Prebold was attended by about 350 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 180 pupils. There were 50 students and 10 graduates per 1,000 people in the municipality; in Slovenia the averages were 51 per 1,000 and 10 per 1,000, respectively.
Among people aged 15–64 (i.e. working age population) about 61% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is more than the national average of 58%.
The registered unemployment rate was 11.9%, which is more than the national average (11.8%). In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, more men than women were unemployed.
In Prebold, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 18% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 15% lower.
Every 24th person in the municipality was receiving at least one financial social assistance, which is the same as the national average.
In 2011, there were 421 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 61% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 76 m2.
About every other person in Prebold had a car (53 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.
In 2011, 308 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Prebold, which is 44 kg less than on average in Slovenia.