Municipality Radlje ob Dravi, which is part of the Koroška statistical region, measures 94 km2; this ranks it 77th among Slovene municipalities.
Statistical data for 2013 reveal the following:
In the middle of 2013 about 6,300 people (about 3,200 men and 3,150 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Radlje ob Dravi 83rd among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 67 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 -0.2 (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 -7.1. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -7.3 (in Slovenia 1.1).
The mean age of people in Radlje ob Dravi was 42.2 years, which was the same as the national average.
As in most Slovene municipalities, in Radlje ob Dravi the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 118 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 Radlje ob Dravi 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 Radlje ob Dravi – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.
Radlje ob Dravi had 2 kindergarten. They were attended by 210 children or 66% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2013/2014 basic schools in Radlje ob Dravi were attended by about 500 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 230 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 53% 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 16.8%, which is more than the national average (13.1%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.
In Radlje ob Dravi, 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 12% lower.
In 2013, there were 347 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 63% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 89 m2.
Every other person in Radlje ob Dravi had a car (50 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.
In 2013, 234 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Radlje ob Dravi, which is 86 kg less than on average in Slovenia.