Kolodvorska cesta 2, 1410 Zagorje ob Savi, Slovenija

Zagorje ob Savi municipality

Zagorje ob Savi municipality is a part of the Zasavje development region. It extends on 147 km2. According to the area the Zagorje ob Savi municipality ranks 43rd place among all the Slovenian municipalities.
Statistical data for the year 2016 reveal the following image of the municipality Zagorje ob Savi:
  • In the middle of the year 2016, the municipality had about 16.660 inhabitants (approximately 8.210 men and 8.440 women). According to the population municipality ranks 43th among Slovenian municipalities. On a square kilometre of the municipality area lived an average of 113 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 higher 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 negative, amounted to -5,6. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1.000 inhabitants in the municipality was negative, -4,5 (in Slovenia 0,8).
  • The average age of residents was 43 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 127 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 among women less women which were aged 65 years or more, than women who were aged less than 15 years; among men the picture was exactly the opposite.
  • In the municipality 5 kindergartens are operating and are attended by 627 children. Of all the children, aged 1 – 5 years, in the municipality, 75% 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 1.440 pupils. Various secondary schools were attended by about 630 pupils. Among 1.000 inhabitants of the municipality there were on average 40 students and 15 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 61% are employed or self-employed (ie. Employment), which is above than the Slovenian average (60%).
  • Among the municipalities active population there was on average 11,9 % 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 15% lower than the annual average monthly salary (gross earnings) in Slovenia, in net earnings about 13%.
  • During the year 2015 there were 373 apartments per 1.000 inhabitants in the municipality. About 57% of apartments had at least three rooms (ie. three or more). The average size of the apartment was 82 m2.
  • Every second person in the municipality had a car (51 cars per 100 inhabitants); the cars were on average 10 years old.
  • During the year the municipality collected 294 kg of municipal waste per capita, which is 53 kg less than the Slovenian average.