Municipality Šenčur

The municipality Šenčur is situated in the western part of Kranjsko polje, near good traffic connections. It is often called “krompirjeva deželica” (the land of potatoes) because of fertile soils.

Šenčur

Source: Wikipedija (http://sl.wikipedia.org, 25. 6. 2010), author AzzQim

Municipality Šenčur, which is part of the Gorenjska statistical region, measures 40 km2; this ranks it 146th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2011 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2011 about 8,450 people (about 4,200 men and 4,250 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Šenčur 61st among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 209 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 4.3 (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 -6.6. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -2.4 (in Slovenia 2.6).

The mean age of people in Šenčur was 39.4 years, which was lower than the national average (41.8).

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Šenčur the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 84 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 Šenčur 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 Šenčur – in contrast to most Slovene municipalities – fewer women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Šenčur had 3 kindergartens. They were attended by 328 children or 64% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 76%. In the school year 2011/2012 basic schools in Šenčur were attended by about 740 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 350 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 6.9%, which is less than the national average (11.8%). In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, more men than women were unemployed.

In Šenčur, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were approximately the same as the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; this applies for net earnings as well.

Every 73rd 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 325 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 81% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 100 m2.

About every other person in Šenčur had a car (58 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 8 years old.

In 2011, 291 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Šenčur, which is 61 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2011 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)209101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-23
Mean age of population (years)3942
Registered unemployment rate (%)712
Average age of passenger cars (years)88
Data for year 2011 Municipality Slovenia
Area km24020,273
Population8,4332,052,496
Number of persons in paid employment1,960729,050
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)987987
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)323,31890,789,676