Municipality Luče

In the subalpine world below the slope of Raduha lies a small municipality called Luče. Sustainable agriculture, solitary farms on steep slopes and agricultural tourism are the way of life of the local people.

Luče

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Municipality Luče, which is part of the Savinjska statistical region, measures 110 km2; this ranks it 59th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2012 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2012 about 1,500 people (about 750 men and 750 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Luče 195th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 14 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 -2.6 (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 -6.6. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -9.2 (in Slovenia 1.6).

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

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Luče the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 114 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 Luče 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 Luče – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Luče had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 27 children or 49% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2012/2013 basic school in Luče was attended by about 170 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 70 pupils. There were 50 students and 12 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 53% 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 13.5%, which is more than the national average (12%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Luče, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 19% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 15% lower.

In 2012, there were 405 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 75% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 96 m2.

About every other person in Luče had a car (53 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 11 years old.

In 2012, 235 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Luče, which is 92 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

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Indicators for year 2012 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)14101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-92
Mean age of population (years)4242
Registered unemployment rate (%)1412
Average age of passenger cars (years)119
Data for year 2012 Municipality Slovenia
Area km211020,273
Population1,5192,056,262
Number of persons in paid employment197717,043
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)843991
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)26,73790,739,422