Municipality Rečica ob Savinji

Rečica ob Savinji

Source: Wikipedija (, 22. 6. 2010), author SI-Ziga

Municipality Rečica ob Savinji, which is part of the Savinjska statistical region, measures 30 km2; this ranks it 180th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2020 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2020 about 2,370 people (about 1,270 men and 1,100 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Rečica ob Savinji 173rd among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 79 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 -2.1 (in Slovenia -2.5). 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 positive. It was 14.4. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 12.2 (in Slovenia 6.2).

The mean age of people in Rečica ob Savinji was 43.8 years, which was higher than the national average (43.6).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Rečica ob Savinji the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 135 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 Rečica ob Savinji 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 Rečica ob Savinji – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.

Rečica ob Savinji had 1 kindergarten, which was attended by 84 children. Of all children in the municipality aged 1–5, 86% were included in kindergartens, which was more than national average of 81%. In the school year 2020/21 elementary school in Rečica ob Savinji was attended by about 220 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 80 pupils. There were 36 students and 8 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 71% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is more than the national average (66%).

In Rečica ob Savinji, 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, 610 had a passenger car. The car was on average 12 years old.

In 2020, 274 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Rečica ob Savinji, which is 81 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 30 20,271
Population - Total - 1 July 2,369 2,100,126
Population density - 1 July 79 104
Mean age (years) - 1 July 43.8 43.6
Total increase per 1,000 population 12.2 6.2
Number of persons in paid employment (by work place) 402 794,623
Employment rate (%) 71.4 65.6
Average monthly net earnings per person (EUR) 917.54 1,208.65
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR) 40,508 113,691,184
Average age of passenger cars - 31 December 11.9 10.4

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