On 1 April 2019 Slovenia had a population of 2,084,301 or 3,400 more than on 1 January. The number of Slovene citizens decreased while the number of foreign citizens increased and reached 6.9%.
Fewer citizens of Slovenia, more foreign citizens
According to the Statistical Office of Slovenia, the population of Slovenia increased by almost 3,400 in the first quarter of 2019. The number of citizens of Slovenia decreased by 1,600, while the number of foreign citizens increased by 5,000 (3.6%). On 1 April 2019 the 143,192 foreign citizens represented 6.9% of Slovenia’s population.
Decreasing share of women among foreign citizens
On 1 April 2019 the population of Slovenia consisted of 1,041,965 men and 1,042,336 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 33.9% women (after several years of increase, their share decreased by 1.4 of a percentage point since 1 January 2018).
Population by groups and sex, Slovenia