On 1 January 2019 the four largest municipalities population-wise had a combined population of more than 513,000. The two smallest municipalities (Hodoš, Osilnica) had fewer than 400 residents each. On average the oldest population lived in municipality Hodoš (50.7 years).
Many small and few large municipalities
On 1 January 2019 nearly 25% of Slovenia’s population lived in one of the four municipalities with 50,000 or more residents (Ljubljana, Maribor, Kranj and Koper).
In Ljubljana, the largest municipality population-wise, the population increased by 3,500 (1.2%) in 2018 and exceeded 293,000. The population increased in 130 other municipalities, the most in municipality Štore (by 8.4%).
On the other hand, 15% of Slovenia's population lived in the 110 municipalities with fewer than 5,000 residents. Two municipalities had fewer than 400 residents: Hodoš 354, and Osilnica 369.
The youngest, the oldest, the …
The youngest population on average lived in municipality Komenda (38.3 years), while residents of municipality Hodoš were on average the oldest (50.7 years).
The largest share of children (aged 0-14 years) among population was in municipalities Gorenja vas – Poljane (21.1%) and Komenda (20.9%). The largest share of population aged 80 or more years was in municipalities Osilnica (10.3%).
The most women in relation to men lived in municipality Murska Sobota (110 women per 100 men), while the fewest women lived in municipality Šentrupert (68 women per 100 men).
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