Municipality Borovnica, which is part of the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region, measures 42 km2; this ranks it 144th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2013 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2013 about 4,050 people (about 2,050 men and 2,050 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Borovnica 122nd among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 96 people per square kilometre, which was lower than the national average of 102 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 9.3 (in Slovenia 0.9). 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 30.3. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 39.6 (in Slovenia 1.1).

The mean age of people in Borovnica was 41.0 years, which was lower than the national average (42.2).

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Borovnica the number of young people was the same as the number of old people: there were 100 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 119. 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. It was attended by 200 children or 79% of all children aged 1–5, which was more than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2013/2014 basic school in Borovnica was attended by about 330 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 190 pupils. There were 40 students and 9 graduates per 1,000 people in the municipality; in Slovenia the averages were 44 per 1,000 and 9 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 14.2%, which is more than the national average (13.1%). 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 11% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 10% lower.

In 2013, there were 334 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 71% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 94 m2.

About every other person in Borovnica had a car (52 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.

In 2013, 303 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Borovnica, which is 17 kg less than on average in Slovenia.