On 1 January 2017 Slovenia had a population of 2,065,895 or 16 more than three months earlier. The number of Slovene citizens decreased while the number of foreign citizens increased and remained at 5.5%.
Fewer citizens of Slovenia, more foreign citizens
According to the Statistical Office of Slovenia, the population of Slovenia increased by 16 in the fourth quarter of 2016. The number of citizens of Slovenia decreased by more than 1,650 (0.1%), while the number of foreign citizens increased by nearly 1,700 (1.5%). On 1 January 2017 the 114,438 foreign citizens represented 5.5% of Slovenia’s population.
Increasing share of women among foreign citizens
Table 1: Population by groups and sex, Slovenia