Municipality Kuzma, which is part of the Pomurska statistical region, measures 23 km2; this ranks it 194th among Slovene municipalities.
Statistical data for 2016 reveal the following:
In the middle of 2016 about 1,580 people (about 770 men and 810 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Kuzma 193th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 69 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 -8.2 (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 negative. It was 5.1. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -3.2 (in Slovenia 0.8).
The mean age of people in Kuzma was 43.5 years, which was higher than the national average (42.9).
As in most Slovene municipalities, in Kuzma the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 140 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 Kuzma 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 Kuzma – 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 school in Kuzma was attended by about 120 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 40 pupils. There were 30 students and 14 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 32% 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 21.5%, which is more than the national average (11.2%). In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, more men than women were unemployed.
In Kuzma, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 26% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 22% lower.
In 2015, there were 410 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 65% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 84 m2.
Every other person in Kuzma had a car (52 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 10 years old.
In 2016, 153 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Kuzma, which is 194 kg less than on average in Slovenia.