Municipality Bled

The municipality with its surroundings is one of the most beautiful holiday resorts which can offer healing climate and thermal lake water. Because of the rich tourist offer, the most important economic activity in the municipality is tourism.

Bled

Source: STO (http://www.slovenia.info, 28. 6. 2010), author Matej Vranič

Municipality Bled, which is part of the Gorenjska statistical region, measures 72 km2; this ranks it 96th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2013 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2013 about 8,200 people (about 4,050 men and 4,150 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Bled 65th 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 higher than the number of deaths, which means that natural increase per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 4 (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 -1.3. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 2.7 (in Slovenia 1.1).

The mean age of people in Bled was 43.8 years, which was higher than the national average (42.2).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Bled the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 148 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 Bled 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 Bled – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Bled had 2 kindergarten. They were attended by 291 children or 71% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2013/2014 basic schools in Bled were attended by about 580 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 300 pupils. There were 50 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 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 9.5%, which is less than the national average (13.1%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Bled, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 4% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 3% lower.

In 2013, there were 448 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 71% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 95 m2.

About every other person in Bled had a car (54 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 8 years old.

In 2013, 464 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Bled, which is 144 kg more than on average in Slovenia.

Look also:
Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2013 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)114102
Total increase (per 1,000 population)31
Mean age of population (years)4442
Registered unemployment rate (%)1013
Average age of passenger cars (years)99
Data for year 2013 Municipality Slovenia
Area km27220,273
Population8,2032,059,114
Number of persons in paid employment2,504698,724
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)962997
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)205,34590,625,516