Municipality Mislinja


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

Municipality Mislinja, which is part of the Koroška statistical region, measures 112 km2; this ranks it 57th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2020 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2020 about 4,570 people (about 2,290 men and 2,280 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Mislinja 112th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 41 people per square kilometre, which was lower than the national average of 104 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 -2.0 (in Slovenia -2.5). 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 -9.0. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -10.9 (in Slovenia 6.2).

The mean age of people in Mislinja was 43.5 years, which was lower than the national average (43.6).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Mislinja the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 132 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 of 136. It also shows that the mean age of people in Mislinja is growing more slowly than in Slovenia as a whole. Data by sex show that the ageing index for women was in all municipalities except in three (Dobrovnik/Dobronak, Jezersko in Loški Potok) higher than the ageing index for men. In Mislinja – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Mislinja had 2 kindergartens, which were attended by 170 children. Of all children in the municipality aged 1–5, 84% were included in kindergartens, which was more than national average of 81%. In the school year 2020/21 elementary schools in Mislinja were attended by about 400 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 170 pupils. There were 44 students and 11 graduates per 1,000 people in the municipality; in Slovenia the averages were 39 per 1,000 and 7 per 1,000, respectively.

Among people aged 15–64 (i.e. working age population) about 68% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is more than the national average (66%).

In Mislinja, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 27% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; net earnings were about 24% lower.

Among 1,000 inhabitants in the municipality, 598 had a passenger car. The car was on average 10 years old.

In 2020, 263 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Mislinja, which is 92 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid for 2020

The population pyramid is a graphical illustration of the age and sex structure of the population. The length of an individual bar in the chart represents the share of population in an individual age group. If you position the cursor on a single line, the share is displayed. The share of the male population is shown on the left side and of the female population on the right side of the pyramid.

Surface area (sq. km) - 1 January 112 20,271
Population - Total - 1 July 4,567 2,100,126
Population density - 1 July 41 104
Mean age (years) - 1 July 43.5 43.6
Total increase per 1,000 population -10.9 6.2
Number of persons in paid employment (by work place) 460 794,623
Employment rate (%) 68.0 65.6
Average monthly net earnings per person (EUR) 914.61 1,208.65
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR) 49,337 113,691,184
Average age of passenger cars - 31 December 9.8 10.4

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