Municipality Gorje

The youngest municipality in the Gorenjska region is Gorje. Its large part lies in the Triglav national park. The villages in its area are the last large villages at the foothills of Triglav.

Gorje

Source: STO (http://www.slovenia.info, 18. 6. 2010), author Bobo

Municipality Gorje, which is part of the Gorenjska statistical region, measures 116 km2; this ranks it 55th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2012 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2012 about 2,850 people (about 1,450 men and 1,450 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Gorje 158th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 25 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 1.7 (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 -13.6. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -11.9 (in Slovenia 1.6).

The mean age of people in Gorje was 42.1 years, which was higher than the national average (42).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Gorje the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 124 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 Gorje 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 Gorje – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Gorje had 1 kindergarten. They were attended by 102 children or 75% of all children aged 1–5, which was the same as the national average.. In the school year 2012/2013 basic school in Gorje was attended by about 260 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 120 pupils. There were 50 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 58% 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 7.1%, which is less than the national average (12%). In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, more men than women were unemployed.

In Gorje, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 12% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 9% lower.

In 2012, there were 399 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 77% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 97 m2.

About every other person in Gorje had a car (53 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 Gorje, which is 88 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

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Indicators for year 2012 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)25101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-122
Mean age of population (years)4242
Registered unemployment rate (%)712
Average age of passenger cars (years)99
Data for year 2012 Municipality Slovenia
Area km211620,273
Population2,8692,056,262
Number of persons in paid employment273717,043
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)899991
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)21,81190,739,422