Municipality Ilirska Bistrica

Ilirska Bistrica

Source: Wikipedija (http://sl.wikipedija.org, 23. 6. 2010), author SI-Ziga

Municipality Ilirska Bistrica, which is part of the Primorsko-notranjska statistical region, measures 480 km2; this ranks it 2th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2016 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2016 about 13,520 people (about 6,780 men and 6,740 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Ilirska Bistrica 39th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 28 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 -4.7 (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 -3.5. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -8.2 (in Slovenia 0.8).

The mean age of people in Ilirska Bistrica was 45.6 years, which was higher than the national average (42.9).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Ilirska Bistrica the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 170 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 Ilirska Bistrica 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 Ilirska Bistrica – 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 2016/2071 basic schools in Ilirska Bistrica were attended by about 1000 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 430 pupils. There were 33 students and 13 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 61% 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 10.3%, which is less than the national average (11.2%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Ilirska Bistrica, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 11% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 8% lower.

In 2015, there were 450 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 69% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 83 m2.

Every other person in Ilirska Bistrica had a car (60 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 11 years old.

In 2016, 261 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Ilirska Bistrica, which is 86 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2016 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)28102
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-81
Mean age of population (years)4643
Registered unemployment rate (%)1011
Average age of passenger cars (years)1110
Data for year 2016 Municipality Slovenia
Area km248020,273
Population13,5232,064,241
Number of persons in paid employment3,478824,485
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)9421,030
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)317,94098,573,630