Municipality Kuzma


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Municipality Kuzma, which is part of the Pomurska statistical region, measures 23 km2; this ranks it 194th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2020 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2020 about 1,580 people (about 770 men and 810 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Kuzma 193rd among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 69 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 -18.3 (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 51.9. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 33.5 (in Slovenia 6.2).

The mean age of people in Kuzma was 44.3 years, which was higher than the national average (43.6).

As in most Slovene municipalities, in Kuzma the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 144 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 of 136. It also shows that the mean age of people in Kuzma is growing more rapidly 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 Kuzma – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; as regards men, the same number were 65+ years old than 14 or less.

Kuzma had 1 kindergarten, which was attended by 52 children. Of all children in the municipality aged 1–5, 61% were included in kindergartens, which was less than national average of 81%. In the school year 2020/21 elementary school in Kuzma was attended by about 140 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 50 pupils. There were 15 students and 7 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 34% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is less than the national average (66%).

In Kuzma, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 21% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; net earnings were about 19% lower.

Among 1,000 inhabitants in the municipality, 552 had a passenger car. The car was on average 10 years old.

In 2020, 212 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Kuzma, which is 143 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 23 20,271
Population - Total - 1 July 1,581 2,100,126
Population density - 1 July 69 104
Mean age (years) - 1 July 44.3 43.6
Total increase per 1,000 population 33.5 6.2
Number of persons in paid employment (by work place) 225 794,623
Employment rate (%) 34.3 65.6
Average monthly net earnings per person (EUR) 982.39 1,208.65
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR) 15,098 113,691,184
Average age of passenger cars - 31 December 9.6 10.4

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