Municipality Bloke

The municipality covers the Bloke plateau in the south-east part of the Notranjska region. It is located between the Cerknica lake, the Lož valley and the Ribnica valley. The north part is significantly dolomitic while the south part is limestone.

Bloke

Source: Wikipedija (http://sl.wikipedija.org, 28. 6. 2010), author SI-Ziga

Municipality Bloke, which is part of the Notranjsko-kraška statistical region, measures 75 km2; this ranks it 91st among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2011 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2011 about 1,600 people (about 850 men and 750 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Bloke 192nd among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 21 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 0.6 (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 5.1. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 5.7 (in Slovenia 2.6).

The mean age of people in Bloke was 43.2 years, which was higher than the national average (41.8).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Bloke the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 151 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 Bloke 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 Bloke – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Bloke had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 65 children or 73% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 76%. In the school year 2011/2012 basic school in Bloke was attended by about 110 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 80 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 66% 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 8.1%, which is less than the national average (11.8%). In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, more men than women were unemployed.

In Bloke, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 29% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 25% lower.

Every 51st 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 514 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 71% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 89 m2.

About every other person in Bloke had a car (54 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.

In 2011, 237 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Bloke, which is 115 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

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Indicators for year 2011 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)21101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)63
Mean age of population (years)4342
Registered unemployment rate (%)812
Average age of passenger cars (years)98
Data for year 2011 Municipality Slovenia
Area km27520,273
Population1,5802,052,496
Number of persons in paid employment379729,050
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)740987
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)20,27290,789,676