Municipality Prebold

Prebold is a municipality in the Lower Savinja valley known mostly for hop growing. The municipality proclaimed the museum collection named 'Prebold through the time' the monument of local importance.

Prebold

Source: Gradovi.net (http://www.gradovi.net, 28. 6. 2010), author Gorazd Žagar

Municipality Prebold, which is part of the Savinjska statistical region, measures 41 km2; this ranks it 145th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2013 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2013 about 5,000 people (about 2,500 men and 2,500 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Prebold 102nd among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 124 people per square kilometre, which was higher 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 0.6 (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 -10.4. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -9.8 (in Slovenia 1.1).

The mean age of people in Prebold was 42.2 years, which was the same as the national average.

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Prebold the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 116 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 Prebold 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 Prebold – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Prebold had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 245 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 Prebold was attended by about 370 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 150 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 59% 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 12.2%, which is less than the national average (13.1%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Prebold, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 16% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 14% lower.

In 2013, there were 422 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 61% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 76 m2.

About every other person in Prebold had a car (53 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.

In 2013, 259 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Prebold, which is 61 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2013 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)124102
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-101
Mean age of population (years)4242
Registered unemployment rate (%)1213
Average age of passenger cars (years)109
Data for year 2013 Municipality Slovenia
Area km24120,273
Population5,0192,059,114
Number of persons in paid employment1,497698,724
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)854997
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)236,88390,625,516