Osrednjeslovenska Region


Source: The City of Ljubljana

The Osrednjeslovenska statistical region had the highest share of Slovenia’s population (26%) in 2015, and on average they were the youngest (41.3 years). The mean age of first-time mothers was the highest (30.1 years). A third of people aged 25–64 had tertiary education, which was the highest share in the country. The share of people living below the at-risk-of-poverty threshold was second lowest in the country (11.8%). Besides the Gorenjska and Goriška statistical regions, people living in the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region were most satisfied with their lifes (7.3 out of 10). The unemployment rate (7.3%) was lower than the national average. A large majority of persons in employment in the region also worked in the region (91%). Average monthly net earnings of persons employed in the region were the highest in the country (EUR 1,099).

In the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region 37% of the national GDP was generated, which was more than EUR 26,000 per capita. In this region there was one third of all enterprises in the country; of all high-growth enterprises in the country in 2015, 32% was registered here. In high-growth enterprises in the Osrednjeslovenska region almost 21,000 persons were employed. People in this region were driving on average the youngest cars (9.1 years). Besides the Obalno-kraška statistical region, the share of dwellings built after 2005 was the highest in the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region (8.8%). The share of dwellings with central heating was the highest (90%); also the share of dwellings, connected to public sewage system was the highest in this region (74%). The region stood out by the highest share of foreign tourist overnight stays (93%). In the region, the highest share of separately collected municipal waste was perceived (73%).
Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2015 Region Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)229102
Total increase (per 1,000 population)51
Mean age of population (years)4143
Registered unemployment rate (%)1112
Average age of passenger cars (years)910
Data for year 2015 Region Slovenia
Area km22,33420,273
Number of persons in paid employment13,949713,076
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)1,0991,013
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)43,414,61895,298,760