Births and deaths, October 2023

Natural decrease again in October

According to provisional data for October, 426 more people died than were born. Compared to the same month of previous year, the number of deaths was almost the same and the number of live births decreased by 9%.

  • 7 December 2023 at 10:30
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  • 7 December 2023 at 12:29
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  • provisional data
Fewer live births 

In the tenth month of this year, 1,391 children were born in Slovenia, 136 or 9% fewer than in October 2022. On average 45 children were born per day (compared to 49 in the same month of 2022).

Almost the same number of deaths

In the observed month, 1,817 residents of Slovenia died. This was almost the same than a year ago and 173 (9%) fewer than two years ago. On average 59 people died each day (compared to 58 in the same month of 2022).

What do data for November 2023 indicate?

According to the first estimate, 1,099 residents of Slovenia died between 1 and 19 November 2023. In the same period of last year, the number was higher (1,117). 
Average daily number of live births and deaths, Slovenia, monthly1)
Average daily number of live births and deaths, Slovenia, monthly<sup>1)</sup>
1) Data for 2023 are provisional.
Live births and deaths, Slovenia, monthly
Live birthsDeaths
1) Data are provisional.
Monthly data for 2023 are provisional. Final monthly data for 2023 will be published on 24 June 2024. Provisional data for November 2023 will be published on 8 January 2024. Slovenia provides provisional data on the number of deaths to Eurostat monthly. 

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