Municipality Slovenske Konjice

Slovenske Konjice

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Municipality Slovenske Konjice, which is part of the Savinjska statistical region, measures 98 km2; this ranks it 72th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2016 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2016 about 14,660 people (about 7,450 men and 7,220 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Slovenske Konjice 36th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 150 people per square kilometre, which was higher than the national average 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 1.6 (in Slovenia 0.3). 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  5.4. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 7.0 (in Slovenia 0.8).

The mean age of people in Slovenske Konjice was 41.5 years, which was lower than the national average (42.9).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Slovenske Konjice the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 101 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 125. It also shows that the mean age of people in Slovenske Konjice 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 Slovenske Konjice – in contrast to most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

In the school year 2016/2017 basic schools in Slovenske Konjice were attended by about 1460 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 570 pupils. There were 40 students and 17 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 62% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is more 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 Slovenske Konjice, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 15% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 13% lower.

In 2015, there were 376 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 66% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 83 m2.

Every other person in Slovenske Konjice had a car (53 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 10 years old.

In 2016, 304 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Slovenske Konjice, which is 43 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2016 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)150102
Total increase (per 1,000 population)71
Mean age of population (years)4243
Registered unemployment rate (%)1311
Average age of passenger cars (years)1010
Data for year 2016 Municipality Slovenia
Area km29820,273
Population14,6622,064,241
Number of persons in paid employment5,290824,485
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)8991,030
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)429,66798,573,630