Population, Slovenia, 1 January 2017

On 1 January 2017 Slovenia's population 2,065,895 or 1,707 more than one year earlier

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%.

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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


On 1 January 2017 the population of Slovenia consisted of 1,025,125 men and 1,040,770 women. The share of women among citizens of Slovenia was 51.3% (this share has been slowly decreasing for a number of years); among foreign citizens there were 35.1% women (their share has increased by 3,1 percentage points in the last four years).
Chart 1: Foreign citizens among population, Slovenia
Chart 1: Foreign citizens among population, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Table 1: Population by groups and sex, Slovenia
1. 1. 20161. 4. 20161. 7. 20161. 10. 20161. 1. 2017
Population2,064,1882,063,3712,064,2412,065,8792,065,895
     men1,023,3331,023,1531,023,8721,024,9391,025,125
     women1,040,8551,040,2181,040,3691,040,9401,040,770
  Citizens of the Republic of Slovenia1,956,4221,954,4721,953,6341,953,1121,951,457
     men952,862952,112951,715951,586950,811
     women1,003,5601,002,3601,001,9191,001,5261,000,646
  Foreign citizens107,766108,899110,607112,767114,438
     men70,47171,04172,15773,35374,314
     women37,29537,85838,45039,41440,124
Source: SURS
Detailed data and time series are available in the SI-STAT database.
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