Municipality Dobrna

The municipality hides at the green edge of the Paški Kozjak and at the area of the Pohorje forest. The narrow valley of the swift Dobrnica river is the source of a healing spring, which is used in one of the oldest spas in Slovenia (The Terme Dobrna spa).

Dobrna

Source: Gradovi.net (http://www.gradovi.net, 28. 6. 2010), author Gorazd Žagar

Municipality Dobrna, which is part of the Savinjska statistical region, measures 32 km2; this ranks it 172th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2012 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2012 about 2,200 people (about 1,100 men and 1,050 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Dobrna 178th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 69 people per square kilometre, which was lower 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 5.9 (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 -3.7. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 2.3 (in Slovenia 1.6).

The mean age of people in Dobrna was 40.5 years, which was lower than the national average (42).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Dobrna the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 102 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 Dobrna 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 Dobrna – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Dobrna had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 91 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 school in Dobrna was attended by about 190 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 100 pupils. There were 40 students and 9 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 56% 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 9.4%, which is less than the national average (12%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Dobrna, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 14% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 11% lower.

In 2012, there were 387 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 60% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 80 m2.

Every other person in Dobrna had a car (50 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 10 years old.

In 2012, 327 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Dobrna, which is 0 kg the same than on average in Slovenia.

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Indicators for year 2012 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)69101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)22
Mean age of population (years)4142
Registered unemployment rate (%)912
Average age of passenger cars (years)109
Data for year 2012 Municipality Slovenia
Area km23220,273
Population2,1872,056,262
Number of persons in paid employment447717,043
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)882991
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)19,28990,739,422