Municipality Komenda

The municipality Komenda is one of the youngest Slovenian municipalities. It lies between Mengeš, Kamnik and Brnik. The municipality is known for horse breeding, beekeeping and pottery.

Komenda

Source: TD Komenda (http://www.td-komenda.si, 24. 6. 2010), archives of the TD Komenda

Municipality Komenda, which is part of the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region, measures 24 km2; this ranks it 192nd among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2013 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2013 about 5,800 people (about 2,900 men and 2,950 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Komenda 88th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 242 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 8.2 (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 12.9. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 21.1 (in Slovenia 1.1).

The mean age of people in Komenda was 37.4 years, which was lower than the national average (42.2).

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Komenda the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 61 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 Komenda 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 Komenda – in contrast to most Slovene municipalities – fewer women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Komenda had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 365 children or 83% of all children aged 1–5, which was more than the national average of 75%. In the school year 2013/2014 basic schools in Komenda were attended by about 600 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 240 pupils. There were 40 students and 9 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 64% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is more than the national average of 57%.

The registered unemployment rate was 8.2%, which is less than the national average (13.1%). In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, the same number of men as women were unemployed.

In Komenda, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 4% higher than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 2% higher.

In 2013, there were 361 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 78% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 103 m2.

About every other person in Komenda had a car (56 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 8 years old.

In 2013, 419 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Komenda, which is 99 kg more than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2013 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)242102
Total increase (per 1,000 population)211
Mean age of population (years)3742
Registered unemployment rate (%)813
Average age of passenger cars (years)119
Data for year 2013 Municipality Slovenia
Area km22420,273
Population5,8192,059,114
Number of persons in paid employment1,732698,724
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)1,015997
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)494,39990,625,516