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On 1 January 2020 Slovenia had a population of 2,095,861 or 15,000 more than one year earlier. The number of Slovene citizens decreased while the number of foreign citizens increased and reached 7.5%.
Fewer citizens of Slovenia, more foreign citizens
According to the Statistical Office of Slovenia, the population of Slovenia increased by 14,953 in 2019. The number of citizens of Slovenia decreased by about 3,200, while the number of foreign citizens increased by nearly 18,200 (13.1%). On 1 January 2020 the 156,351 foreign citizens represented 7.5% of Slovenia’s population.
Decreasing share of women among foreign citizens
On 1 January 2020 the population of Slovenia consisted of 1,051,066 men and 1,044,795 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 33.4% women (after several years of increase, their share decreased by 1.9 of a percentage point since 1 January 2018).
Population by groups and sex, Slovenia