Population, 1 January 2022

Population decrease in 2021

In 2021 the population decreased by almost 1,800. At the beginning of 2022, there were 8.2% foreign citizens among the 2.107.180 residents of Slovenia.

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Fewer citizens of Slovenia, more foreign citizens

On 1 January 2022 Slovenia had 0.1% less population than one year earlier. In 2021 the number of citizens of Slovenia decreased by 5,600, while the number of foreign citizens increased by 3,800.

Increased share of women among foreign citizens

On 1 January 2022, the population of Slovenia consisted of 1,057,695 men and 1,049,485 women. The share of women among citizens of Slovenia was 51.1% (this share has been slowly decreasing for a number of years) and among foreign citizens 35.5% (after more than two years of decrease, their share has been increasing since 1 April 2020).

Foreign citizens among population, Slovenia
Foreign citizens among population, Slovenia
Population by groups and sex, Slovenia
1. 1. 20211. 4. 20211. 7. 20211. 10. 20211. 1. 2022
Population2,108,9772,107,1262,107,0072,108,7082,107,180
     men1,059,9381,058,5711,058,1281,058,5271,057,695
     women1,049,0391,048,5551,048,8791,050,1811,049,485
  Citizens of the Republic of Slovenia1,940,3261,938,0721,937,0691,937,2501,934,738
     men949,029947,965947,505947,654946,521
     women991,297990,107989,564989,596988,217
  Foreign citizens168,651169,054169,938171,458172,442
     men110,909110,606110,623110,873111,174
     women57,74258,44859,31560,58561,268
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