Municipality Borovnica, which is part of the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region, measures 42 km2; this ranks it 144th among Slovene municipalities.
Statistical data for 2012 reveal the following:
In the middle of 2012 about 4,000 people (about 2,000 men and 2,000 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Borovnica 127th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 94 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 6.8 (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 -7. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -0.3 (in Slovenia 1.6).
The mean age of people in Borovnica was 41.1 years, which was lower than the national average (42).
As in most Slovene municipalities, in Borovnica the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 104 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 Borovnica 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 Borovnica – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.
Borovnica had 1 kindergarten. They were attended by 181 children or 85% of all children aged 1–5, which was more than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2012/2013 basic school in Borovnica was attended by about 320 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 190 pupils. There were 50 students and 10 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 11.0%, which is less than the national average (12%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.
In Borovnica, 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 10% lower.
In 2012, there were 339 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 71% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 94 m2.
Every other person in Borovnica had a car (51 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.
In 2012, 324 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Borovnica, which is 3 kg less than on average in Slovenia.