Demographic events, Slovenia, 3rd quarter 2016

In the 3rd quarter of 2016 more marriages and more divorces than in the same period of 2015

In the third quarter of 2016 natural increase and net migration were positive: the former by 1,087 and the latter by 551 persons.

  • 1/30/2017
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  • provisional data

More live births and fewer deaths
In the third quarter of 2016, 5,583 live births and 4,496 deaths were recorded in Slovenia. Compared to the third quarter of 2015, the number of live births was 46 (0.8%) higher, and the number of deaths was 73 (1.6%) lower. In a year natural increase went up from 1.9 per 1,000 population to 2.1 per 1,000 population.

More marriages and divorces
In the third quarter of 2016, 2,682 couples were married and 501 couples were divorced. Compared to the third quarter of 2015, the number of marriages increased by 2.5% and the number of divorces by 13.1%.

Increase in internal migration
In the third quarter of 2016, 31,393 people migrated internally, which is 1.7% more than in the same period of 2015.

Net migration of Slovenian citizens negative for the twenty-second consecutive quarter
Compared to the same period of 2015, the number of immigrants to Slovenia increased by 5% to 4,563 in the third quarter of 2016. The number of emigrants increased by 6.7% to 4,012. The number of emigrated citizens of Slovenia (2,324) again exceeded the number of emigrated foreigners (1,688).

Positive net migration was recorded for foreign nationals (2,145 persons), while 1,594 Slovene citizens more emigrated from Slovenia than immigrated to it.
Chart 1: Marriages and divorces, Slovenia
Chart 1: Marriages and divorces, Slovenia
Source: SURS
1) Provisional data.
Table 1: Demographic events, Slovenia
VII–IX 2015VII–IX 20161)
numberper 1,000
numberper 1,000
Live births5,53710.65,58310.8
Natural increase9681.91,0872.1
Immigrants from abroad4,3468.44,5638.8
Emigrants to abroad3,7597.24,0127.7
Net migration5871.15511.1
Total increase1,5553.01,6383.2
Internal migration30,87359.331,39360.5
1) Provisional data.
2) The values are calculated from absolute data and are due to rounding not always equal to the sum/difference of corresponding indicators.
Source: SURS
Quarterly data for 2016 are provisional. Final quarterly data for 2016 will be published on 21 July 2017.
Detailed data and time series are available in the SI-STAT database.
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