Municipality Miklavž na Dravskem polju

The municipality Miklavž na Dravskem polju lies on the Drava plain. The most important economic branches in the municipality are transport, trade, repair of motor vehicles, tourism and construction.

Miklavž na Dravskem polju

Source: Wikipedija (http://sl.wikipedia.org, 25. 6. 2010), author LM

Municipality Miklavž na Dravskem polju, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 13 km2; this ranks it 206th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2012 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2012 about 6,450 people (about 3,150 men and 3,250 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Miklavž na Dravskem polju 80th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 514 people per square kilometre, which was higher 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 1.6 (in Slovenia 1.3). 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 2. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 3.6 (in Slovenia 1.6).

The mean age of people in Miklavž na Dravskem polju was 42.7 years, which was higher than the national average (42).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Miklavž na Dravskem polju the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 132 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 118. It also shows that the mean age of people in Miklavž na Dravskem polju 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 Miklavž na Dravskem polju – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Miklavž na Dravskem polju had 2 kindergartens. They were attended by 199 children or 72% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2012/2013 basic schools in Miklavž na Dravskem polju were attended by about 490 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 250 pupils. There were 40 students and 11 graduates per 1,000 people in the municipality; in Slovenia the averages were 47 per 1,000 and 10 per 1,000, respectively.

Among people aged 15–64 (i.e. working age population) about 55% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is less than the national average of 57%.

The registered unemployment rate was 13.3%, which is more than the national average (12%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Miklavž na Dravskem polju, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 12% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 10% lower.

In 2012, there were 370 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 79% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 100 m2.

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

In 2012, 302 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Miklavž na Dravskem polju, which is 25 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2012 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)514101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)42
Mean age of population (years)4342
Registered unemployment rate (%)1312
Average age of passenger cars (years)99
Data for year 2012 Municipality Slovenia
Area km21320,273
Population6,4252,056,262
Number of persons in paid employment951717,043
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)892991
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)100,08890,739,422