Municipality Logatec

The municipality is situated at the contact between the alpine and karst area in the centre of Notranjska. Wood, cardboard and other industries are, besides services, the driving force of the development.

Logatec

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Municipality Logatec, which is part of the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region, measures 173 km2; this ranks it 31st among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2011 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2011 about 13,300 people (about 6,700 men and 6,600 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Logatec 41st among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 77 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 3.5 (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 10.9. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 14.4 (in Slovenia 2.6).

The mean age of people in Logatec was 38.6 years, which was lower than the national average (41.8).

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Logatec the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 77 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 Logatec 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 Logatec – in contrast to most Slovene municipalities – fewer women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Logatec had 8 kindergartens. They were attended by 730 children or 83% of all children aged 1–5, which was more than the national average of 76%. In the school year 2011/2012 basic schools in Logatec were attended by about 1,250 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 610 pupils. There were 50 students and 11 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 65% 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 8.2%, which is less than the national average (11.8%). In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, more men than women were unemployed.

In Logatec, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 7% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 6% lower.

Every 57th 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 353 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 68% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 91 m2.

Every other person in Logatec had a car (51 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 8 years old.

In 2011, 289 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Logatec, which is 63 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2011 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)77101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)143
Mean age of population (years)3942
Registered unemployment rate (%)812
Average age of passenger cars (years)88
Data for year 2011 Municipality Slovenia
Area km217320,273
Population13,2912,052,496
Number of persons in paid employment3,232729,050
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)931987
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)357,58090,789,676