Municipality Lovrenc na Pohorju

Lovrenc na Pohorju

Source: SOkol ARSO (http://nfp-si.eionet.europa.eu/sokol, 23. 6. 2010), author Peter Frantar

Municipality Lovrenc na Pohorju, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 84 km2; this ranks it 82th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2016 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2016 about 3,090 people (about 1,560 men and 1,540 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Lovrenc na Pohorju 152th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 37 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 -4.2 (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 -6.5. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -10.7 (in Slovenia 0.8).

The mean age of people in Lovrenc na Pohorju was 43.6 years, which was higher than the national average (42.9).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Lovrenc na Pohorju the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 131 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 Lovrenc na Pohorju 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 Lovrenc na Pohorju – 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 Lovrenc na Pohorju was attended by about 240 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 120 pupils. There were 32 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 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 13.7%, which is more than the national average (11.2%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Lovrenc na Pohorju, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 19% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 16% lower.

In 2015, there were 393 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 58% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 81 m2.

Every other person in Lovrenc na Pohorju had a car (50 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 10 years old.

In 2016, 230 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Lovrenc na Pohorju, which is 117 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2016 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)37102
Total increase (per 1,000 population)-111
Mean age of population (years)4443
Registered unemployment rate (%)1411
Average age of passenger cars (years)1010
Data for year 2016 Municipality Slovenia
Area km28420,273
Population3,0942,064,241
Number of persons in paid employment486824,485
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)8661,030
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)26,30998,573,630