Municipality Podvelka

Podvelka

Source: RRA Koroška (http://www.koroška.si, 29. 6. 2010), author Tomo Jeseničnik

Municipality Podvelka, which is part of the koroška statistical region, measures 104 km2; this ranks it 66th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2016 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2016 about 2,370 people (about 1,230 men and 1,140 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Podvelka 171th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 23 people per square kilometre, which was lower than the national average 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 -3 (in Slovenia 0.3). The number of people who moved from the municipality was the same as the number of people who moved into the municipality, so net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was 0. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -3.0 (in Slovenia 0.8).

The mean age of people in Podvelka was 44.0 years, which was higher than the national average (42.9).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Podvelka the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 130 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 125. It also shows that the mean age of people in Podvelka 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 Podvelka – As in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

In the school year 2016/2017 basic schools in Podvelka were attended by about 170 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 70 pupils. There were 26 students and 8 graduates per 1,000 people in the municipality; in Slovenia the averages were 39 per 1,000 and 15 per 1,000, respectively.

Among people aged 15–64 (i.e. working age population) about 51% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is less than national average (60%).

The registered unemployment rate was 13%, which is more than the national average (11.2%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Podvelka, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 18% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 15% lower.

In 2015, there were 428 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 56% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 81 m2.

Every other person in Podvelka had a car (55 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.

In 2016, 266 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Podvelka, which is 81 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2016 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)23102
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-31
Mean age of population (years)4443
Registered unemployment rate (%)1311
Average age of passenger cars (years)910
Data for year 2016 Municipality Slovenia
Area km210420,273
Population2,3652,064,241
Number of persons in paid employment444824,485
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)8701,030
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)56,62098,573,630