Municipality Sveta Ana

The municipality is a small rural municipality at the north of the central Slovenske gorice hills. The south-eastern area of the ridges is cultivated with vineyards. In the flat area there are mostly pastures and fields.

Sveta Ana

Source: Municipality of Sveta Ana (http://www.sv-ana.si, 26. 6. 2010), archives of the municipality of Sveta Ana

Municipality Sveta Ana, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 37 km2; this ranks it 156th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2011 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2011 about 2,350 people (about 1,150 men and 1,200 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Sveta Ana 171st among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 63 people per square kilometre, which was lower than the national average of 101 people per square kilometre.

The number of live births was the same as the number of deaths, which means that natural increase per 1,000 population in the municipality was zero (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 -0.9. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -0.9 (in Slovenia 2.6).

The mean age of people in Sveta Ana was 40.6 years, which was lower than the national average (41.8).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Sveta Ana the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 102 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 Sveta Ana 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 Sveta Ana – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Sveta Ana had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 92 children or 71% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 76%. In the school year 2011/2012 basic schools in Sveta Ana were attended by about 230 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 80 pupils. There were 40 students and 7 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 9.2%, which is less than the national average (11.8%). In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, more men than women were unemployed.

In Sveta Ana, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 1% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings were approximately the same as the national average.

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 364 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 75% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 92 m2.

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

In 2011, 175 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Sveta Ana, which is 177 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2011 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)63101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-13
Mean age of population (years)4142
Registered unemployment rate (%)912
Average age of passenger cars (years)108
Data for year 2011 Municipality Slovenia
Area km23720,273
Population2,3352,052,496
Number of persons in paid employment121729,050
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)992987
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)5,01590,789,676