Municipality Ljutomer, which is part of the Pomurska statistical region, measures 107 km2; this ranks it 64th among Slovene municipalities.
Statistical data for 2011 reveal the following:
In the middle of 2011 about 11,750 people (about 5,750 men and 6,000 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Ljutomer 45th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 110 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 -1.8 (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 0.5. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -1.3 (in Slovenia 2.6).
The mean age of people in Ljutomer was 42.8 years, which was higher than the national average (41.8).
As in most Slovene municipalities, in Ljutomer the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 129 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 Ljutomer 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 Ljutomer – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.
Ljutomer had 6 kindergartens. They were attended by 508 children or 86% of all children aged 1–5, which was more than the national average of 76%. In the school year 2011/2012 basic schools in Ljutomer were attended by about 890 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 470 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 56% 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 15.9%, which is more than the national average (11.8%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.
In Ljutomer, 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 22nd 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 423 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 60% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 79 m2.
Every other person in Ljutomer had a car (49 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.
In 2011, 250 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Ljutomer, which is 102 kg less than on average in Slovenia.