Municipality Lukovica

The municipality is in terms of geography and settlement marked by 'Črni graben', carved by the Radomlja river. The municipality would like to develop crafts in accordance with the planned development of tourism industry.

Lukovica

Source: Gradovi.net (http://www.gradovi.net, 28. 6. 2010), author Gorazd Žagar

Municipality Lukovica, which is part of the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region, measures 75 km2; this ranks it 92nd among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2011 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2011 about 5,450 people (about 2,800 men and 2,650 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Lukovica 95th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 73 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 6.6 (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 6.6. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 13.2 (in Slovenia 2.6).

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

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Lukovica the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 76 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 Lukovica 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 Lukovica – in contrast to most Slovene municipalities – fewer women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Lukovica had 2 kindergartens. They were attended by 257 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 schools in Lukovica were attended by about 520 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 270 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 62% 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 6.9%, which is less than the national average (11.8%). In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, more men than women were unemployed.

In Lukovica, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 5% higher than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 2% higher.

Every 41st 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 337 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 75% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 92 m2.

About every other person in Lukovica had a car (56 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.

In 2011, 404 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Lukovica, which is 52 kg more than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2011 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)73101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)133
Mean age of population (years)3942
Registered unemployment rate (%)712
Average age of passenger cars (years)98
Data for year 2011 Municipality Slovenia
Area km27520,273
Population5,4542,052,496
Number of persons in paid employment945729,050
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)1,008987
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)281,13790,789,676