Municipality Središče ob Dravi, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 33 km2; this ranks it 169th among Slovene municipalities.
Statistical data for 2012 reveal the following:
In the middle of 2012 about 2,100 people (about 1,050 men and 1,100 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Središče ob Dravi 180th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 65 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 -1.9 (in Slovenia 1.3). The number of people who moved from the municipality was higher than the number of people who moved into the municipality, so net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -9.4. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -11.3 (in Slovenia 1.6).
The mean age of people in Središče ob Dravi was 44.0 years, which was higher than the national average (42).
As in most Slovene municipalities, in Središče ob Dravi the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 166 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 Središče ob Dravi 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 Središče ob Dravi – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.
Središče ob Dravi had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 75 children or 69% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2012/2013 basic school in Središče ob Dravi was attended by about 130 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 80 pupils. There were 40 students and 13 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 13.7%, which is more than the national average (12%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.
In Središče ob Dravi, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 3% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 1% lower.
In 2012, there were 383 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 71% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 92 m2.
Every other person in Središče ob Dravi had a car (45 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.
In 2012, 178 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Središče ob Dravi, which is 149 kg less than on average in Slovenia.