Municipality Moravske Toplice

In the centre of Prekmurje, where the flat part of Ravensko and Dolinsko and the hilly Goričko meet, is where the municipality is located. It is very active in tourism (Spa Moravske Toplice).

Moravske Toplice

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Municipality Moravske Toplice, which is part of the Pomurska statistical region, measures 145 km2; this ranks it 46th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2013 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2013 about 5,900 people (about 2,900 men and 3,000 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Moravske Toplice 87th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 41 people per square kilometre, which was lower than the national average of 102 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 -3.1 (in Slovenia 0.9). 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 -4.9. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -8 (in Slovenia 1.1).

The mean age of people in Moravske Toplice was 44.7 years, which was higher than the national average (42.2).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Moravske Toplice the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 160 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 119. It also shows that the mean age of people in Moravske Toplice 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 Moravske Toplice – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Moravske Toplice had 6 kindergarten. They were attended by 173 children or 80% of all children aged 1–5, which was more than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2013/2014 basic schools in Moravske Toplice were attended by about 320 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 220 pupils. There were 40 students and 8 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 56% 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 15.7%, which is more than the national average (13.1%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Moravske Toplice, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 22% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 18% lower.

In 2013, there were 554 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 60% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 84 m2.

About every other person in Moravske Toplice had a car (52 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 10 years old.

In 2013, 345 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Moravske Toplice, which is 25 kg more than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2013 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)41102
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-81
Mean age of population (years)4542
Registered unemployment rate (%)1613
Average age of passenger cars (years)109
Data for year 2013 Municipality Slovenia
Area km214520,273
Population5,8942,059,114
Number of persons in paid employment932698,724
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)815997
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)30,68890,625,516