Municipality Šenčur, which is part of the Gorenjska statistical region, measures 40 km2; this ranks it 149th among Slovene municipalities.
Statistical data for 2021 reveal the following:
In the middle of 2021 about 8,820 people (about 4,460 men and 4,360 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Šenčur 59th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 219 people per square kilometre, which was higher than the national average of 104 people per square kilometre.
The number of live births was higher than the number of deaths, which means that natural increase per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 4.3 (in Slovenia -2.0). 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 2.3. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 1.5 (in Slovenia -0.9).
The mean age of people in Šenčur was 41.6 years, which was lower than the national average (43.8).
As in most Slovene municipalities, in Šenčur the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 107 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 139. It also shows that the mean age of people in Šenčur 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 five (Črna na Koroškem, Dobrovnik/Dobronak, Jezersko, Loški Potok in Mislinja) higher than the ageing index for men. In Šenčur – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.
Šenčur had 4 kindergartens, which were attended by 326 children. Of all children in the municipality aged 1–5, 78% were included in kindergartens, which was less than the national average of 81%. In the school year 2021/22 elementary schools in Šenčur were attended by about 850 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 410 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 8 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 (67%).
In Šenčur, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 1% higher than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; net earnings were about 1% higher.
Among 1,000 inhabitants in the municipality, 611 had a passenger car. The car was on average 10 years old.
In 2021, 292 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Šenčur, which is 73 kg less than on average in Slovenia.