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