Municipality Gornja Radgona, which is part of the Pomurska statistical region, measures 75 km2; this ranks it 91st among Slovene municipalities.
Statistical data for 2013 reveal the following:
In the middle of 2013 about 8,500 people (about 4,200 men and 4,300 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Gornja Radgona 60th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 114 people per square kilometre, which was higher 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 -0.6 (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 -6.5. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -7.1 (in Slovenia 1.1).
The mean age of people in Gornja Radgona was 43.3 years, which was higher than the national average (42.2).
As in most Slovene municipalities, in Gornja Radgona the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 140 people, aged 65 or more, per 100 people aged 0–14. This ratio shows that the value of the ageing index was higher than the national average of 119. It also shows that the mean age of people in Gornja Radgona is growing more rapidly 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 Gornja Radgona – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.
Gornja Radgona had 4 kindergarten. They were attended by 300 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 schools in Gornja Radgona were attended by about 610 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 310 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 51% 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 16.0%, which is more than the national average (13.1%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.
In Gornja Radgona, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 13% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 11% lower.
In 2013, there were 428 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 63% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 84 m2.
About every other person in Gornja Radgona had a car (53 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.
In 2013, 328 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Gornja Radgona, which is 8 kg more than on average in Slovenia.