Municipality Rače - Fram

The municipality lies between the Drava plain on one side and wooded hillsides of Pohorje on the other side. The opinion of local people is that they are essential element of the municipality – they are hardworking, open minded and hospitable.

Rače - Fram

Source: Municipality of Rače - Fram (http://www.race-fram.si, 28. 6. 2010), archives of the municipality of Rače - Fram

Municipality Rače - Fram, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 51 km2; this ranks it 131th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2012 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2012 about 7,000 people (about 3,450 men and 3,550 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Rače - Fram 73th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 137 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 4.1 (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 12.9. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 17 (in Slovenia 1.6).

The mean age of people in Rače - Fram was 41.6 years, which was lower than the national average (42).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Rače - Fram the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 107 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 Rače - Fram 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 Rače - Fram – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Rače - Fram had 2 kindergartens. They were attended by 267 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 Rače - Fram were attended by about 550 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 230 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 57% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is the same as the national average.

The registered unemployment rate was 13.1%, which is more than the national average (12%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Rače - Fram, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 19% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 15% lower.

In 2012, there were 426 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 70% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 90 m2.

About every other person in Rače - Fram had a car (54 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.

In 2012, 239 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Rače - Fram, which is 88 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2012 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)137101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)172
Mean age of population (years)4242
Registered unemployment rate (%)1312
Average age of passenger cars (years)99
Data for year 2012 Municipality Slovenia
Area km25120,273
Population6,9882,056,262
Number of persons in paid employment1,017717,043
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)839991
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)79,31290,739,422