Municipality Mozirje

The municipality lies in the part of alpine Upper Savinja valley. In the past this area was known by handicraft and small trade. Today it uses good natural conditions for the development of the tourism, especially in the Mozirje grove and on Golte.

Mozirje

Source: Wikipedija (http://sl.wikipedia.org, 29. 6. 2010), author SI-Ziga

Municipality Mozirje, which is part of the Savinjska statistical region, measures 54 km2; this ranks it 127th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2013 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2013 about 4,100 people (about 2,000 men and 2,050 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Mozirje 120th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 77 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 -2.2 (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 3.7. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 1.5 (in Slovenia 1.1).

The mean age of people in Mozirje was 41.2 years, which was lower than the national average (42.2).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Mozirje the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 106 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 Mozirje 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 Mozirje – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Mozirje had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 173 children or 68% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2013/2014 basic schools in Mozirje were attended by about 380 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 200 pupils. There were 50 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 61% 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 11.1%, which is less than the national average (13.1%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Mozirje, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 15% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 11% lower.

In 2013, there were 414 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 74% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 94 m2.

About every other person in Mozirje had a car (54 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 10 years old.

In 2013, 294 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Mozirje, which is 26 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2013 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)77102
Total increase (per 1,000 population)21
Mean age of population (years)4142
Registered unemployment rate (%)1113
Average age of passenger cars (years)99
Data for year 2013 Municipality Slovenia
Area km25420,273
Population4,0922,059,114
Number of persons in paid employment906698,724
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)883997
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)58,55390,625,516