Municipality Zavrč

The municipality is situated in the eastern part of the wine growing Haloze hills. The area has been devoted to wine growing since Celtic times. That is also one of the most important sources of income for the local population.


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Municipality Zavrč, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 19 km2; this ranks it 200th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2013 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2013 about 1,800 people (about 1,100 men and 700 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Zavrč 189th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 93 people per square kilometre, which was lower than the national average of 102 people per square kilometre.

The number of live births was the same as the number of deaths, which means that natural increase per 1,000 population in the municipality was zero (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 15. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 15 (in Slovenia 1.1).

The mean age of people in Zavrč was 39.0 years, which was lower than the national average (42.2).

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Zavrč the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 90 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 Zavrč 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 Zavrč – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Zavrč had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 28 children or 63% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2013/2014 basic school in Zavrč was attended by about 120 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 70 pupils. There were 30 students and 4 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 39% 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 15.9%, which is more than the national average (13.1%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Zavrč, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 27% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 23% lower.

In 2013, there were 468 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 34% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 61 m2.

Every other person in Zavrč had a car (45 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 10 years old.

In 2013, 102 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Zavrč, which is 218 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

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Indicators for year 2013 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)93102
Total increase (per 1,000 population)151
Mean age of population (years)3942
Registered unemployment rate (%)1613
Average age of passenger cars (years)109
Data for year 2013 Municipality Slovenia
Area km21920,273
Number of persons in paid employment107698,724
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)770997
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)15,96390,625,516