Population, Slovenia, 1 January 2019

On 1 January 2019 Slovenia's population 2,080,908 or 14,000 more than one year earlier

On 1 January 2019 Slovenia had a population of 2,080,908 or 14,000 more than one year earlier. The number of Slovene citizens decreased while the number of foreign citizens increased and reached 6.6%.

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Fewer citizens of Slovenia, more foreign citizens

According to the Statistical Office of Slovenia, the population of Slovenia increased by 14,028 in 2018. The number of citizens of Slovenia decreased by almost 2,300, while the number of foreign citizens increased by more than 16,300 (13.4%). On 1 January 2019 the 138,193 foreign citizens represented 6.6% of Slovenia’s population.

Decreasing share of women among foreign citizens

On 1 January 2019 the population of Slovenia consisted of 1,038,656 men and 1,042,252 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 34.3% women (after several years of increase, their share decreased by one percentage point in 2018).

Foreign citizens among population, Slovenia
Foreign citizens among population, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Population by groups and sex, Slovenia
1. 1. 20181. 4. 20181. 7. 20181. 10. 20181. 1. 2019
Population2,066,8802,067,2842,070,0502,076,5952,080,908
     men1,027,0411,028,0141,030,2341,034,9661,038,656
     women1,039,8391,039,2701,039,8161,041,6291,042,252
  Citizens of the Republic of Slovenia1,945,0051,943,4411,943,1271,943,0751,942,715
     men948,185947,657947,569947,657947,826
     women996,820995,784995,558995,418994,889
  Foreign citizens121,875123,843126,923133,520138,193
     men78,85680,35782,66587,30990,830
     women43,01943,48644,25846,21147,363
Source: SURS
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