Hrastnik municipality

Hrastnik municipality in numbers

59 km2 površin
9191 prebivalcev
455 podjetij
1493 povp. bruto plača
60 % delovne aktivnosti
Hrastnik municipality is a part of the Zasavje development region. It extends on 59 km2. According to the area the Hrastnik municipality ranks 116th place among all the Slovenian municipalities.
Statistical data for the year 2016 reveal the following image of the municipality Hrastnik:
  • In the middle of the year 2016, the municipality had about 9.310 inhabitants (approximately 4.580 men and 4.740 women). According to the population municipality ranks 116th among Slovenian municipalities. On a square kilometre of the municipality area lived an average of 159 inhabitants. So the population density in the municipality is higher than in the whole Slovenia (102 inhabitants per km2).
  • The number of live births was lower than the number of deaths. The number of those who have moved out of the municipality, was higher than the number of people who have moved into the municipality. Net migration per 1.000 inhabitants in the municipality was positive, amounted to 0,3. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1.000 inhabitants in the municipality was negative, -5,3 (in Slovenia 0,8).
  • The average age of residents was 45,7 years, higher than the average age of people in Slovenia (42,9 years).
  • Among the municipality residents the number of elderly - as in the majority of Slovenian municipalities – was higher than the number of young people: per 100 people aged 0 to 14 years lived 172 people, aged 65 or more. This ratio shows that the value of the municipalities aging index is higher than the value of the Slovenian aging index (which was 125). It also shows that the average age of municipality inhabitants rises, on average, faster than in Slovenia. Data by gender show that the value of the aging index for women in all Slovenian municipalities is higher than the value of the aging index for men. In the municipality is – as in the majority of Slovenian municipalities – among women more women which were aged 65 years or more, than women who were aged less than 15 years; among men the picture is similar.
  • In the municipality 4 kindergartens are operating and are attended by 271 children. Of all the children, aged 1 – 5 years, in the municipality, 68% of them attend kindergarten, which is less than in all Slovenian kindergartens together (78%). The local elementary schools in the school year 2016/2017 educated about 660 pupils. Various secondary schools were attended by about 320 pupils. Among 1.000 inhabitants of the municipality there were on average 31 students and 10 graduates; in Slovenia there were among 1.000 inhabitants on average 39 students and 15 graduates.
  • Among people aged 15 to 64 years (ie. Working age population) approximately 55% are employed or self-employed (ie. Employment), which is less than the Slovenian average (60%).
  • Among the municipalities active population there was on average 15,6% of registered unemployed persons, which is more than the national average (11,2%). Among the unemployed were - as in most Slovenian municipalities - more women than men.
  • Average monthly salary (gross earnings) per person, employed by legal persons, were in the municipality about 13% lower than the annual average monthly salary (gross earnings) in Slovenia, in net earnings about 11%.
  • In the year 2015 there were 446 apartments per 1.000 inhabitants in the municipality. About 44% of apartments had at least three rooms (ie. three or more). The average size of the apartment was 65 m2.
  • Every second person in the municipality had a car (47 cars per 100 inhabitants); the cars were on average 10 years old.
  • During the year the municipality collected 310 kg of municipal waste per capita, which is 37 kg less than the Slovenian average.


Zasavje region

Zasavska regija leži v osrčju Slovenije, ob srednjem toku reke Save in je obkrožena s številnimi vrhovi, ki jim kraljuje "zasavski Triglav" – Kum. Sestavljajo jo občine Hrastnik, Trbovlje in Zagorje ob Savi.