Population, Slovenia, 1 October 2016

On 1 October 2016 Slovenia's population 2,065,879 or 1,638 more than three months earlier

On 1 October 2016 Slovenia had a population of 2,065,879 or 1,638 more than three months earlier. The number of Slovene citizens decreased while the number of foreign citizens increased and reached 5.5%.

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Fewer citizens of Slovenia, more foreign citizens

According to the Statistical Office of Slovenia, the population of Slovenia increased by more than 1,600 in the third quarter of 2016. The number of citizens of Slovenia decreased by more than 500 (0.0%), while the number of foreign citizens increased by more than 2,100 (2.0%). On 1 October 2016 the 112,767  foreign citizens represented 5.5% of Slovenia’s population.


Increasing share of women among foreign citizens

On 1 October 2016 the population of Slovenia consisted of 1,024,939 men and 1,040,940 women. The share of women among citizens of Slovenia was 51.3% (this share has been slowly decreasing for a number of years); among foreign citizens there were 35.0% women (their share has increased by 3.3 percentage points in the last four years).

Chart 1: Foreign citizens among population, Slovenia
Chart 1: Foreign citizens among population, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Table 1: Population by groups and sex, Slovenia
1. 10. 20151. 1. 20161. 4. 20161. 7. 20161. 10. 2016
Population2,064,6322,064,1882,063,3712,064,2412,065,879
     men1,023,3921,023,3331,023,1531,023,8721,024,939
     women1,041,2401,040,8551,040,2181,040,3691,040,940
  Citizens of the Republic of Slovenia1,958,1461,956,4221,954,4721,953,6341,953,112
     men953,594952,862952,112951,715951,586
     women1,004,5521,003,5601,002,3601,001,9191,001,526
  Foreign citizens106,486107,766108,899110,607112,767
     men69,79870,47171,04172,15773,353
     women36,68837,29537,85838,45039,414
Source: SURS
Detailed data and time series are available on the SI-STAT data portal.
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