Municipality Makole

The municipality Makole lies in the Dravinja valley, at the western edge of Haloze. It boasts a rich natural and cultural heritage and is one of the smallest and youngest Slovenian municipalities.

Makole

Source: Wikipedija (http://sl.wikipedia.org, 23. 6. 2010), author SI-Ziga

Municipality Makole, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 37 km2; this ranks it 157th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2011 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2011 about 2,100 people (about 1,050 men and 1,050 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Makole 183rd among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 56 people per square kilometre, which was lower 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 -2.4 (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 7.2. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 4.8 (in Slovenia 2.6).

The mean age of people in Makole was 42.2 years, which was higher than the national average (41.8).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Makole the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 122 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 Makole 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 Makole – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Makole had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 42 children or 52% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 76%. In the school year 2011/2012 basic school in Makole was attended by about 150 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 60 pupils. There were 50 students and 9 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 57% 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 12.3%, which is more than the national average (11.8%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Makole, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 28% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 24% lower.

Every 19th 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 467 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 50% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 71 m2.

Every other person in Makole had a car (47 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.

In 2011, 207 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Makole, which is 145 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

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Indicators for year 2011 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)56101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)53
Mean age of population (years)4242
Registered unemployment rate (%)1212
Average age of passenger cars (years)98
Data for year 2011 Municipality Slovenia
Area km23720,273
Population2,0762,052,496
Number of persons in paid employment201729,050
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)753987
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)11,11190,789,676