On 1 April 2018 Slovenia had a population of 2,067,284 or 404 more than three months earlier. The number of Slovene citizens decreased while the number of foreign citizens increased and reached 6.0%.
Fewer citizens of Slovenia, more foreign citizens
According to the Statistical Office of Slovenia, the population of Slovenia increased by 404 in the first quarter of 2018. The number of citizens of Slovenia decreased by nearly 1,600 (0.1%), while the number of foreign citizens increased by almost 2,000 (1.6%). On 1 April 2018 the 123,843 foreign citizens represented 6.0% of Slovenia’s population.
Increasing share of women among foreign citizens
On 1 April 2018 the population of Slovenia consisted of 1,028,014 men and 1,039,270 women. The share of women among citizens of Slovenia was 51.2% (this share has been slowly decreasing for a number of years); among foreign citizens there were 35.1% women (their share has increased by 2,2 percentage points in the last four years).
Population by groups and sex, Slovenia