On 1 July 2017 Slovenia had a population 2,066,161 or 1,325 more than three months earlier. The number of Slovene citizens decreased while the number of foreign citizens increased and reached 5.7%.
Fewer citizens of Slovenia, more foreign citizens
According to the Statistical Office of Slovenia, the population of Slovenia increased by 1,325 in the second quarter of 2017. The number of citizens of Slovenia decreased by nearly 500, while the number of foreign citizens increased by 1,800 (1.5%). On 1 July 2017 the 117,636 foreign citizens represented 5.7% of Slovenia’s population.
Increasing share of women among foreign citizens
On 1 July 2017 the population of Slovenia consisted of 1,025,973 men and 1,040,188 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 2.8 percentage points in the last four years).
Table 1: Population by groups and sex, Slovenia