Municipality Črenšovci

A characteristic image of the landscape is formed by the river Mura with backwaters, marshes and unique ecosystems. One of the most interesting sights of the municipality is the statue of a woman with a child, illustrating emigration of the locals to foreign countries.

Črenšovci

Source: Municipality of Črenšovci (http://www.obcina-crensovci.si, 23. 6. 2010), © Foto Gyurica

Municipality Črenšovci, which is part of the Pomurska statistical region, measures 34 km2; this ranks it 166th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2011 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2011 about 4,150 people (about 2,100 men and 2,050 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Črenšovci 121st among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 123 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 -1.7 (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 4.6. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 2.9 (in Slovenia 2.6).

The mean age of people in Črenšovci was 41.1 years, which was lower than the national average (41.8).

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Črenšovci the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 95 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 Črenšovci 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 Črenšovci – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Črenšovci had 2 kindergartens. They were attended by 154 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 schools in Črenšovci were attended by about 340 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 160 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 53% 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 20.5%, which is more than the national average (11.8%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Črenšovci, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 21% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 19% lower.

Every 13th 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 354 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 73% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 100 m2.

Every other person in Črenšovci had a car (46 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.

In 2011, 222 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Črenšovci, which is 130 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2011 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)123101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)33
Mean age of population (years)4142
Registered unemployment rate (%)2012
Average age of passenger cars (years)98
Data for year 2011 Municipality Slovenia
Area km23420,273
Population4,1482,052,496
Number of persons in paid employment647729,050
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)805987
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)41,63190,789,676