Primorsko - Notranjska region

Primorsko - notranjska

Source: Slovenian tourist board

The Primorsko-notranjska statistical region had the lowest share of Slovenia’s population in 2020 (2.5%). The region also stood out with the lowest population density (37 persons per square kilometre). A natural decrease was recorded in 2020 (-3.1 per 1,000 population), while net migration was positive (10.7 per 1,000 population). The share of foreign nationals in the population was 8.4%. Only the Osrednjeslovenska and Obalno-kraška statistical regions had higher shares of foreign nationals. The share of children born to unmarried mothers was the fourth lowest in the country at 53.8%. The mean age at death was 79.5 years. The infant mortality rate (i.e. the number of infant deaths per 1,000 live births) was the highest among the regions here (6.2).

In 2020, the highest employment rate was recorded in this region: 69.9% of the working age population were in employment. 42% of persons in employment from this region worked in another statistical region, a large majority of them in the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region. The difference between the employment rate for men and women in the region was the largest, 10.4 percentage points. Average monthly net earnings were the lowest in the country. They amounted to EUR 1,085, which was EUR 124 less than the national average. The region is among the weakest in terms of the economy. GDP per capita was the second lowest among the regions (EUR 15,372). This region contributed 1.7% to Slovenia's GDP. There were just over 4,600 enterprises operating in the region; each employed on average 3.5 people. In terms of the number of passenger cars per 1,000 population (601) and their average age (11.4 years) the region was second. Of the total amount of wastewater generated in 2020 in this region, 95% was treated before discharge into the public sewerage system. This was the second highest share among the regions.

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 1,456 20,271
Population - Total - 1 July 53,092 2,100,126
Population density - 1 July 36.5 103.6
Mean age (years) - 1 July 44.2 43.6
Total increase per 1,000 population 7.6 6.2
Number of persons in paid employment (by work place) 14,492 794,623
Employment rate (%) 69.9 65.6
Average monthly net earnings per person (EUR) 1,084.56 1,208.65
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR) 1,550,115 113,691,184
Average age of passenger cars - 31 December 11.4 10.4

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