Population, Slovenia, 1 January 2021

On 1 January 2021, Slovenia's population was 2,108,977 or 0.6% more than one year earlier

The number of Slovene citizens increased by 800, and the number of foreign citizens by 12,300 in 2020. On 1 January 2021, 8% of the 2,108,977 usually resident population of Slovenia were foreigners.

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More citizens of Slovenia, more foreign citizens

The population of Slovenia increased by 13,116 in 2020. The number of citizens of Slovenia increased by just over 800, while the number of foreign citizens increased by 12,300. The share of foreign citizens in the population was 8.0% on 1 January 2021.

Increased share of women among foreign citizens

On 1 January 2021, the population of Slovenia consisted of 1,059,938 men and 1,049,039 women. The share of women among citizens of Slovenia was 51.1% (this share has been slowly decreasing for a number of years) and among foreign citizens 34.2% (after more than two years of decrease, their share has been increasing since 1 April 2020).
Foreign citizens among population, Slovenia
Foreign citizens among population, Slovenia
Population by groups and sex, Slovenia
1. 1. 20201. 4. 20201. 7. 20201. 10. 20201. 1. 2021
  Citizens of the Republic of Slovenia1,939,5101,937,6131,937,5901,944,6271,940,326
  Foreign citizens156,351159,582162,536166,834168,651
Source: SURS
Data on population as of 1 January 2021 in Slovenia are produced also according to the Commission Regulation (EU) No. 2017/712 of 20 April 2017 establishing the reference year and the programme of the statistical data and metadata for population and housing censuses provided for by Regulation (EC) No 763/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

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