Very good traffic accessibility, fertile river valleys of Sava and Krka, the hilly areas of vineyards and the abundance of water are the characteristics of the second smallest statistical region in Slovenia. The only nuclear power plant in the country and the thermal riviera at the Čatež health resort are its main features.

For environmental protection the Spodnjeposavska region annually allocated around EUR 22 mio. In 2013, the employment population ratio in the region was 57.5%. It was characterized by the largest difference between the employment rate for men and for women (for men it was 12 percentage points higher than for women). In 2013 this region stand out also in number of sentenced persons per 1,000 population (8.3).