Municipality Jesenice

The municipality covers a larger part of the valley by the Sava river and other valleys between the Karavanke and the Julijske Alpe. The center of the municipality is the ironworking and ice-hockey-loving town of Jesenice.

Jesenice

Source: Wikipedija (http://sl.wikipedia.org, 21. 6. 2010), author SI-Ziga

Municipality Jesenice, which is part of the Gorenjska statistical region, measures 76 km2; this ranks it 88th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2013 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2013 about 21,300 people (about 10,650 men and 10,650 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Jesenice 17th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 281 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 -0.9 (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 -5.1. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -6 (in Slovenia 1.1).

The mean age of people in Jesenice was 42.5 years, which was higher than the national average (42.2).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Jesenice 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 Jesenice 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 Jesenice – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Jesenice had 6 kindergarten. They were attended by 656 children or 65% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2013/2014 basic schools in Jesenice were attended by about 1,650 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 730 pupils. There were 30 students and 6 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 54% 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 12.7%, which is less than the national average (13.1%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Jesenice, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 1% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 1% lower.

In 2013, there were 401 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 45% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 66 m2.

Every other person in Jesenice had a car (45 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.

In 2013, 364 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Jesenice, which is 44 kg more than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2013 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)281102
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-61
Mean age of population (years)4342
Registered unemployment rate (%)1313
Average age of passenger cars (years)109
Data for year 2013 Municipality Slovenia
Area km27620,273
Population21,3092,059,114
Number of persons in paid employment6,205698,724
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)988997
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)778,99490,625,516