Municipality Črenšovci

A characteristic image of the landscape is formed by the river Mura with backwaters, marshes and unique ecosystems. One of the most interesting sights of the municipality is the statue of a woman with a child, illustrating emigration of the locals to foreign countries.

Črenšovci

Source: Municipality of Črenšovci (http://www.obcina-crensovci.si, 23. 6. 2010), © Foto Gyurica

Municipality Črenšovci, which is part of the Pomurska statistical region, measures 34 km2; this ranks it 161st among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2013 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2013 about 4,000 people (about 2,000 men and 2,000 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Črenšovci 125th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 119 people per square kilometre, which was higher 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 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 -7.5. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -7.5 (in Slovenia 1.1).

The mean age of people in Črenšovci was 41.5 years, which was lower than the national average (42.2).

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Črenšovci the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 99 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 Črenšovci 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 Črenšovci – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Črenšovci had 2 kindergarten. They were attended by 145 children or 76% of all children aged 1–5, which was more than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2013/2014 basic schools in Črenšovci were attended by about 350 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 140 pupils. There were 40 students and 7 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 50% 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 20.7%, which is more than the national average (13.1%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Črenšovci, 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 372 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 74% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 102 m2.

Every other person in Črenšovci had a car (48 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 10 years old.

In 2013, 191 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Črenšovci, which is 129 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2013 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)119102
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-81
Mean age of population (years)4242
Registered unemployment rate (%)2113
Average age of passenger cars (years)89
Data for year 2013 Municipality Slovenia
Area km23420,273
Population4,0222,059,114
Number of persons in paid employment530698,724
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)845997
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)34,31290,625,516