Municipality Radenci

The municipality covers mostly the area by the right bank of the Mura river and it is mostly hilly. It is known by the mineral water called Radenska, health resort and tourism, wines from Kapela hills and local food.

Radenci

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Municipality Radenci, which is part of the Pomurska statistical region, measures 34 km2; this ranks it 163rd among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2011 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2011 about 5,250 people (about 2,550 men and 2,700 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Radenci 99th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 154 people per square kilometre, which was higher than the national average of 101 people per square kilometre.

The number of live births was lower than the number of deaths, which means that natural increase per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -7.6 (in Slovenia 1.6). 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 -17.1. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -24.8 (in Slovenia 2.6).

The mean age of people in Radenci was 43.9 years, which was higher than the national average (41.8).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Radenci the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 150 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 Radenci 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 Radenci – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Radenci had 3 kindergartens. They were attended by 184 children or 83% of all children aged 1–5, which was more than the national average of 76%. In the school year 2011/2012 basic schools in Radenci were attended by about 420 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 200 pupils. There were 40 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 55% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is less than the national average of 58%.

The registered unemployment rate was 14.5%, which is more than the national average (11.8%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Radenci, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 11% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 9% lower.

Every 23rd person in the municipality was receiving at least one financial social assistance. In Slovenia as a whole every 24th person received at least one financial social assistance.

In 2011, there were 413 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 71% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 87 m2.

About every other person in Radenci had a car (53 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 8 years old.

In tourist accommodations in the municipality around 32,200 arrivals and 126,400 overnight stays of tourist were recorded, which is approximately 1.0% of all arrivals and 1.3% of all overnight stays of tourist in Slovenia.

In 2011, 328 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Radenci, which is 24 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2011 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)154101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-253
Mean age of population (years)4442
Registered unemployment rate (%)1412
Average age of passenger cars (years)88
Data for year 2011 Municipality Slovenia
Area km23420,273
Population5,2522,052,496
Number of persons in paid employment1,128729,050
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)897987
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)70,00590,789,676