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Population, Slovenia, 1 January 2020

On 1 January 2020 Slovenia's population 2,095,861 or 15,000 more than one year earlier

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%.

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Fewer citizens of Slovenia, more foreign citizens

According to the Statistical Office of Slovenia, the population of Slovenia increased by 14,953 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).

Foreign citizens among population, Slovenia
Foreign citizens among population, Slovenia
Vir: SURS
Population by groups and sex, Slovenia
1. 1. 20191. 4. 20191. 7. 20191. 10. 20191. 1. 2020
Population2,080,9082,084,3012,089,3102,094,0602,095,861
     men1,038,6561,041,9651,045,8351,049,2771,051,066
     women1,042,2521,042,3361,043,4751,044,7831,044,795
  Citizens of the Republic of Slovenia1,942,7151,941,1091,941,1211,940,9971,939,510
     men947,826947,302947,565947,680947,014
     women994,889993,807993,556993,317992,496
  Foreign citizens138,193143,192148,189153,063156,351
     men90,83094,66398,270101,597104,052
     women47,36348,52949,91951,46652,299
Source: SURS
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