Municipality Mirna Peč

Geographically, the municipality consists of three valleys: the Globodolska, the Mirnopeška and the Šentjurska. The most important economic branch is textile production, and the manufacturing of leather and fur garments.

Mirna Peč

Source: Municipality of Mirna Peč (http://www.mirnapec.si, 30. 6. 2010), author Marko Pršina

Municipality Mirna Peč, which is part of the Jugovzhodna Slovenija statistical region, measures 48 km2; this ranks it 137th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2013 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2013 about 2,850 people (about 1,450 men and 1,400 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Mirna Peč 160th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 60 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 6.6 (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 6.3. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 12.9 (in Slovenia 1.1).

The mean age of people in Mirna Peč was 39.4 years, which was lower than the national average (42.2).

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Mirna Peč the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 77 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 Mirna Peč 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 Mirna Peč – in contrast to most Slovene municipalities – fewer women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Mirna Peč had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 158 children or 81% of all children aged 1–5, which was more than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2013/2014 basic school in Mirna Peč was attended by about 260 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 140 pupils. There were 60 students and 12 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 62% 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 9.6%, which is less than the national average (13.1%). In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, more men than women were unemployed.

In Mirna Peč, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 14% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 11% lower.

In 2013, there were 401 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 64% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 82 m2.

About every other person in Mirna Peč had a car (55 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.

In 2013, 213 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Mirna Peč, which is 107 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2013 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)60102
Total increase (per 1,000 population)131
Mean age of population (years)3942
Registered unemployment rate (%)1013
Average age of passenger cars (years)99
Data for year 2013 Municipality Slovenia
Area km24820,273
Population2,8602,059,114
Number of persons in paid employment210698,724
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)886997
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)16,36990,625,516