Municipality Bohinj, which is part of the Gorenjska statistical region, measures 334 km2; this ranks it 6th among Slovene municipalities.
Statistical data for 2012 reveal the following:
In the middle of 2012 about 5,200 people (about 2,600 men and 2,600 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Bohinj 100th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 16 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 -1.2 (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 2.5. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 1.3 (in Slovenia 1.6).
The mean age of people in Bohinj was 44.0 years, which was higher than the national average (42).
As in most Slovene municipalities, in Bohinj the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 151 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 Bohinj 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 Bohinj – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.
Bohinj had 1 kindergarten. They were attended by 181 children or 71% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2012/2013 basic schools in Bohinj were attended by about 400 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 210 pupils. There were 50 students and 7 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 60% 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 7.7%, which is less than the national average (12%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.
In Bohinj, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 25% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 21% lower.
In 2012, there were 634 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 55% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 76 m2.
Every other person in Bohinj had a car (51 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.
In 2012, 319 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Bohinj, which is 8 kg less than on average in Slovenia.