Statistical overview of 2017

2017 – a year of economic growth

At the end of 2017 we are publishing the latest statistical data on the situation in the country.

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Further on only some selected statistics are presented. The entire overview of data for 2017 is available here (in Slovene only).
  • By the end of September 2017 Slovenian GDP grew in real terms by 4.7% over the same period of 2016. The pre-crisis GDP level was reached in the 2nd quarter of this year; for Slovenian economy the period of recovery has officially ended.
  • In the first half of 2017 the growth of household disposable income strengthened; household disposable income was 4.7% higher than in the first half of 2016. To a large extent this was the result of compensation of employees, which increased in the first half of 2017 by more than 5%.
  • In October and November 2017 consumers in Slovenia were the most optimistic ever; in these two months the consumer confidence indicator was namely the highest since we started to conduct the consumer survey in 1996.
  • According to the latest data for the 3rd quarter of 2017, the LFS unemployment rate was 6.3% and thus the lowest after the 3rd quarter of 2009.
  • Average monthly gross earnings were growing in 2017; in the first nine months they were 2.2% higher than in the same period a year ago. They went up in both sectors: in the public sector by 2.6% and in the private sector by 2.4%.
  • According to the first estimate, the value of agricultural production in 2017 is expected to be 7% lower than in 2016. Crop production value is expected to go down by 18% and animal output value up by 7%.
  • In the first nine months of 2017, 9.9 million overnight stays were recorded in tourist accommodations in Slovenia, which is 12% more than in the same period of 2016.
  • In 2016 almost 65,000 first registrations of new passenger cars were recorded in Slovenia; by September 2017 more than 55,000 new passenger cars were registered for the first time in Slovenia, which is 11% more than in the same period of 2016.

Detailed data and time series are available in the SI-STAT database.
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