Municipality Škofljica


Source: Wikipedija (, 28. 6. 2010), author Žiga

Municipality Škofljica, which is part of the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region, measures 43 km2; this ranks it 142nd among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2020 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2020 about 11,690 people (about 5,900 men and 5,800 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Škofljica 47th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 268 people per square kilometre, which was higher than the national average of 104 people per square kilometre.

The number of live births was the same as the number of deaths, which means that natural increase per 1,000 population in the municipality was zero (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 7.9. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 7.9 (in Slovenia 6.2).

The mean age of people in Škofljica was 40.5 years, which was lower than the national average (43.6).

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Škofljica the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 89 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 Škofljica 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 Škofljica – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Škofljica had 7 kindergartens, which were attended by 474 children. Of all children in the municipality aged 1–5, 85% were included in kindergartens, which was more than national average of 81%. In the school year 2020/21 elementary schools in Škofljica were attended by about 1,300 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 460 pupils. There were 42 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 70% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is more than the national average (66%).

In Škofljica, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 13% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; net earnings were about 11% lower.

Among 1,000 inhabitants in the municipality, 522 had a passenger car. The car was on average 10 years old.

In 2020, 237 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Škofljica, which is 118 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 43 20,271
Population - Total - 1 July 11,692 2,100,126
Population density - 1 July 268 104
Mean age (years) - 1 July 40.5 43.6
Total increase per 1,000 population 7.9 6.2
Number of persons in paid employment (by work place) 2,234 794,623
Employment rate (%) 69.8 65.6
Average monthly net earnings per person (EUR) 1,075.7 1,208.65
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR) 289,549 113,691,184
Average age of passenger cars - 31 December 9.8 10.4

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