Municipality Vuzenica

Vuzenica

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

Municipality Vuzenica, which is part of the koroška statistical region, measures 50 km2; this ranks it 132th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2016 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2016 about 2,670 people (about 1,350 men and 1,320 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Vuzenica 162th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 53 people per square kilometre, which was lower 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 3.0 (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 negative. It was  -9.4. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -6.4 (in Slovenia 0.8).

The mean age of people in Vuzenica was 42.6 years, which was lower than the national average (42.9).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Vuzenica the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 117 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 Vuzenica 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 Vuzenica – 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 school in Vuzenica was attended by  230 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 130 pupils. There were 30 students and 18 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 56% 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 12%, which is more than the national average (11.2%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Vuzenica, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 16% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 13% lower.

In 2015, there were 353 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 71% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 94 m2.

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

In 2016, 213 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Vuzenica, which is 134 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2016 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)53102
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-61
Mean age of population (years)4343
Registered unemployment rate (%)1211
Average age of passenger cars (years)1010
Data for year 2016 Municipality Slovenia
Area km25020,273
Population2,6692,064,241
Number of persons in paid employment387824,485
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)9001,030
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)29,26098,573,630