Municipality Vuzenica, which is part of the Koroška statistical region, measures 50 km2; this ranks it 133rd among Slovene municipalities.
Statistical data for 2013 reveal the following:
In the middle of 2013 about 2,700 people (about 1,350 men and 1,350 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Vuzenica 161st among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 54 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 5.5 (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 -12.1. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -6.6 (in Slovenia 1.1).
The mean age of people in Vuzenica was 41.8 years, which was lower than the national average (42.2).
As in most Slovene municipalities, in Vuzenica the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 108 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 Vuzenica 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 Vuzenica – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.
Vuzenica had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 111 children or 69% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2013/2014 basic school in Vuzenica was attended by about 250 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 110 pupils. There were 40 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 57% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is the same as the national average.
The registered unemployment rate was 14.2%, which is more than the national average (13.1%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.
In Vuzenica, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 18% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 15% lower.
In 2013, there were 353 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 69% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 95 m2.
About every other person in Vuzenica had a car (51 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.
In 2013, 209 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Vuzenica, which is 111 kg less than on average in Slovenia.