Municipality Poljčane, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 38 km2; this ranks it 154th among Slovene municipalities.
Statistical data for 2016 reveal the following:
In the middle of 2016 about 4,440 people (about 2,140 men and 2,300 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Poljčane 111th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 118 people per square kilometre, which was higher 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 -13.3 (in Slovenia 0.3). 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 positive. It was 15.6. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 2.3 (in Slovenia 0.8).
The mean age of people in Poljčane was 44.8 years, which was higher than the national average (42.9).
As in most Slovene municipalities, in Poljčane the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 156 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 Poljčane 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 Poljčane – 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 2016/2142 basic school in Poljčane was attended by about 370 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 150 pupils. There were 33 students and 16 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 57% 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 11.5%, which is more than the national average (11.2%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.
In Poljčane, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 23% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 20% lower.
In 2015, there were 398 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 59% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 79 m2.
Every other person in Poljčane had a car (51.037906137184116 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 10 years old.
In 2016, 318 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Poljčane, which is 29 kg less than on average in Slovenia.