Municipality Brezovica

The municipality is the central municipality of the Ljubljana moor. It covers lone hills, the Ljubljanica river, a karst lake in Jezero and the Rakitna plateau with a lake and a healing climate. It is mainly covered by forest.

Brezovica

Source: Slovenija, kam na izlet (http://www.kam.si, 23. 6. 2010), author stefi

Municipality Brezovica, which is part of the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region, measures 91 km2; this ranks it 78th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2012 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2012 about 11,550 people (about 5,700 men and 5,850 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Brezovica 47th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 126 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 2.6 (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 18. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 20.6 (in Slovenia 1.6).

The mean age of people in Brezovica was 40.0 years, which was lower than the national average (42).

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Brezovica the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 89 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 118. It also shows that the mean age of people in Brezovica 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 Brezovica – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Brezovica had 6 kindergartens. They were attended by 499 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 Brezovica were attended by about 1,100 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 480 pupils. There were 50 students and 12 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 63% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is more than the national average of 57%.

The registered unemployment rate was 7.8%, which is less than the national average (12%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Brezovica, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 11% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 9% lower.

In 2012, there were 356 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 81% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 100 m2.

About every other person in Brezovica had a car (52 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 8 years old.

In 2012, 268 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Brezovica, which is 59 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2012 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)126101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)212
Mean age of population (years)4042
Registered unemployment rate (%)812
Average age of passenger cars (years)89
Data for year 2012 Municipality Slovenia
Area km29120,273
Population11,5312,056,262
Number of persons in paid employment1,897717,043
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)898991
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)197,69190,739,422