Population, Slovenia, 1 April 2021

On 1 April 2021, Slovenia's population was 2,107,126 or 0.1% less than three months earlier

The number of Slovene citizens decreased by over 2,200, and the number of foreign citizens increased by 400 in the first quarter of 2021. The share of foreigners in the population was 8%.

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Fewer citizens of Slovenia, more foreign citizens

The population of Slovenia decreased by 1,851 in the first quarter of 2021. The number of citizens of Slovenia decreased by more than 2,200, while the number of foreign citizens increased by 400. The share of foreign citizens in the population was 8.0% on 1 April 2021, same as three months earlier.


Increased share of women among foreign citizens

On 1 April 2021, the population of Slovenia consisted of 1,058,571 men and 1,048,555 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 34,6% (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
Vir: SURS
Population by groups and sex, Slovenia
1. 4. 20201. 7. 20201. 10. 20201. 1. 20211. 4. 2021
Population2,097,1952,100,1262,111,4612,108,9772,107,126
     men1,052,6491,054,4831,061,2121,059,9381,058,571
     women1,044,5461,045,6431,050,2491,049,0391,048,555
  Citizens of the Republic of Slovenia1,937,6131,937,5901,944,6271,940,3261,938,072
     men946,366946,528950,897949,029947,965
     women991,247991,062993,730991,297990,107
  Foreign citizens159,582162,536166,834168,651169,054
     men106,283107,955110,315110,909110,606
     women53,29954,58156,51957,74258,448
Source: SURS
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