Births and deaths, Slovenia, January - July 2020

In the first seven months of 2020 fewer births and fewer deaths than in the same period of 2019

According to provisional data for the first seven months of 2020, 10,617 children were born and 12,230 people died. Compared to the same period of 2019, 5.3% fewer children were born and 0.8% fewer people died.

  • 9/16/2020
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  • provisional data

According to provisional data, in the first seven months of 2020, 10,617 children were born or 5.3% fewer than in the same period of 2019. The most children were born in July (1,676) and the fewest in February (1,324).

In the first seven months of 2020, 12,230 people died or 0.8% fewer than in the same period of 2019. The most people died in January (1,971) and the fewest in July (1,566).

In response to the increased needs of users for up-to-date data on deaths during the COVID-19 situation, the Statistical Office started to publish monthly data on deaths and live births by days. In the SiStat Database, the already existing tables on live births and deaths by days have been updated with provisional data for the first seven months of 2020. In the future we plan to publish the data monthly.

In April 2020, Eurostat launched an initiative to provide voluntary data on the number of deaths by weeks. Slovenia has joined this initiative and has provided final data on deaths by weeks from 2000 to 2019. In August 2020, we provided provisional data for the first three months of 2020 and from September on we will provide provisional data on weekly mortality on a monthly basis.

Live births and deaths, Slovenia, monthly
Live birthsDeaths
201920201)201920201)
January1,6561,5602,1401,971
February1,3251,3241,9531,889
March1,5841,4801,8871,851
April1,5451,4411,6521,750
May1,6761,5671,6411,591
June1,6351,5691,4661,612
July1,7881,6761,5871,566
1) Provisional data.
Source: SURS
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