Municipality Kobarid

Kobarid

Source: STO (http://www.slovenia.info, 18. 6. 2010), author Bogdan Kladnik

Municipality Kobarid, which is part of the Goriška statistical region, measures 193 km2; this ranks it 28th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2016 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2016 about 4,110 people (about 2,060 men and 2,050 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Kobarid 119th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 21 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 -3.9 (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 0. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -3.9 (in Slovenia 0.8).

The mean age of people in Kobarid was 45.1 years, which was higher than the national average (42.9).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Kobarid the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 154 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 Kobarid 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 Kobarid – 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 Kobarid were attended by about 310 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 160 pupils. There were 46 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 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 8.2%, which is less than the national average (11.2%). In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, more men than women were unemployed.

In Kobarid, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 17% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 13% lower.

In 2015, there were 500 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 79% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 88 m2.

Every other person in Kobarid had a car (57 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 11 years old.

In 2016, 326 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Kobarid, which is 21 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2016 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)21102
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-41
Mean age of population (years)4543
Registered unemployment rate (%)811
Average age of passenger cars (years)1110
Data for year 2016 Municipality Slovenia
Area km219320,273
Population4,1072,064,241
Number of persons in paid employment883824,485
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)8961,030
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)57,32098,573,630