On 1 July 2019 Slovenia had a population of 2,089,310 or 8,400 more than six months earlier. The number of Slovene citizens decreased while the number of foreign citizens increased and reached 7.1%.
Fewer citizens of Slovenia, more foreign citizens
According to the Statistical Office of Slovenia, the population of Slovenia increased by almost 8,400 in the first half of 2019. The number of citizens of Slovenia decreased by nearly 1,600, while the number of foreign citizens increased by 10,000 (7.0%). On 1 July 2019 the 148,189 foreign citizens represented 7.1% of Slovenia’s population.
Women outnumbered by men for the first time
On 1 July 2019 the population of Slovenia consisted of 1,045,835 men and 1,043,475 women. For the first time in more than 160 years of reliable data on the population of the present territory of Slovenia, men outnumbered women: there were on average 99.8 women per 100 men.
Population by groups and sex, Slovenia