Municipality Zavrč

The municipality is situated in the eastern part of the wine growing Haloze hills. The area has been devoted to wine growing since Celtic times. That is also one of the most important sources of income for the local population.


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Municipality Zavrč, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 19 km2; this ranks it 199th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2012 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2012 about 1,700 people (about 950 men and 750 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Zavrč 189th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 89 people per square kilometre, which was lower than the national average of 101 people per square kilometre.

The number of live births was the same as the number of deaths, which means that natural increase per 1,000 population in the municipality was zero (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 46.7. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 46.7 (in Slovenia 1.6).

The mean age of people in Zavrč was 38.6 years, which was lower than the national average (42).

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Zavrč the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 79 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 Zavrč 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 Zavrč – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Zavrč had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 32 children or 51% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2012/2013 basic  in Zavrč  attended by   pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 70 pupils. There were 30 students and 3 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 41% 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 15.2%, which is more than the national average (12%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Zavrč, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 22% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 18% lower.

In 2012, there were 484 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 34% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 61 m2.

Every other person in Zavrč had a car (44 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 10 years old.

In 2012, 165 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Zavrč, which is 162 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

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Indicators for year 2012 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)89101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)472
Mean age of population (years)3942
Registered unemployment rate (%)1512
Average age of passenger cars (years)109
Data for year 2012 Municipality Slovenia
Area km21920,273
Number of persons in paid employment97717,043
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)816991
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)9,86190,739,422