Municipality Gorje

The youngest municipality in the Gorenjska region is Gorje. Its large part lies in the Triglav national park. The villages in its area are the last large villages at the foothills of Triglav.

Gorje

Source: STO (http://www.slovenia.info, 18. 6. 2010), author Bobo

Municipality Gorje, which is part of the Gorenjska statistical region, measures 116 km2; this ranks it 55th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2011 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2011 about 2,900 people (about 1,450 men and 1,450 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Gorje 156th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 25 people per square kilometre, which was lower 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 3.1 (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 -11.0. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -7.9 (in Slovenia 2.6).

The mean age of people in Gorje was 41.4 years, which was lower than the national average (41.8).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Gorje the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 117 people, aged 65 or more, per 100 people aged 0–14. This ratio shows that the value of the ageing index was the same as the national average. It also shows that the mean age of people in Gorje is growing as fast as 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 Gorje – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Gorje had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 114 children or 82% of all children aged 1–5, which was more than the national average of 76%. In the school year 2011/2012 basic school in Gorje was attended by about 260 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 120 pupils. There were 60 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 58% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is the same as the national average.

The registered unemployment rate was 7.2%, which is less than the national average (11.8%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Gorje, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 13% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 10% lower.

Every 55th 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 393 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 77% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 97 m2.

Every other person in Gorje had a car (48 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 8 years old.

In 2011, 296 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Gorje, which is 56 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

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Indicators for year 2011 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)25101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-83
Mean age of population (years)4142
Registered unemployment rate (%)712
Average age of passenger cars (years)88
Data for year 2011 Municipality Slovenia
Area km211620,273
Population2,9112,052,496
Number of persons in paid employment295729,050
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)888987
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)22,54290,789,676