Household Accounts by Region, Slovenia, 2020

In 2020, household disposable income up in all statistical regions in Slovenia, except in Koroška.

In 2020, disposable income per capita increased in almost all statistical regions in Slovenia. It went up the most in Posavska (by 5.0%), followed by Pomurska (by 4.6%) and Zasavska (by 4.5%).

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Disposable income per capita the highest in Jugovzhodna Slovenija 

In 2020, household disposable income per capita amounted to EUR 13,031 on average. It was the highest in the Jugovzhodna Slovenija statistical region (EUR 13,547), 4.0% higher than the average national disposable income. Disposable income was the lowest in the Pomurska statistical region (EUR 12,126), 6.9% lower than the average national disposable income.

In 2020, household disposable income per capita increased in almost all statistical regions, namely by 3.2% on average. It increased the least in Gorenjska (by 1.9%) and Obalni-kraška (by 2.1%). In Koroška, it even decreased (by 0.1%).





Differences between regions

In 2020, disposable income per capita in statistical regions of Slovenia, weighted by the number of residents in regions, differed on average by 2.9% from the national average. Compared to 2019, in 2020 the regional disparities decreased by 0.3 of a percentage point. 

Share of disposable income in primary income of households

Disposable income per capita represents the average income of the resident of a certain region, which can be either spent for final consumption or saved. However, this indicator does not show the share of income generated during the production process or received on the basis of social or other rights. The share of disposable income in primary income is an indicator that reflects people’s contribution to government budget or their entitlement to social transfers. Residents of regions with lower values of the quotient generate relatively more primary income (income from work and capital), while disposable income decreases relatively in the process of redistribution. On the other hand, regions with higher quotients have lower primary income, but in the process of redistribution their disposable income relatively increases.

According to the share of disposable income in primary income, Osrednjeslovenska (85.6%), Gorenjska (88.8%) and Jugovzhodna Slovenija (88.4%) regions are below the national average (90.1%).



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Household disposable income, cohesion and statistical regions, Slovenia, 2020
Per capita
EUR Index
Slovenia=100
Growth (%)
SLOVENIA13,031100.03.2
Vzhodna Slovenija12,79898.23.3
  Pomurska12,12693.14.6
  Podravska12,52296.13.3
  Koroška13,156101.0-0.1
  Savinjska12,84698.63.4
  Zasavska12,66497.24.5
  Posavska13,01899.95.0
  Jugovzhodna Slovenija13,547104.02.8
  Primorsko-notranjska13,00999.82.5
Zahodna Slovenija13,288102.03.0
  Osrednjeslovenska13,494103.63.5
  Gorenjska13,186101.21.9
  Goriška13,200101.33.9
  Obalno-kraška12,57796.52.1
Source: SURS
Regional differences in household disposable income per capita, Slovenia
20102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Diff.between max and min (Index points)23.921.617.114.711.212.212.313.414.312.610.9
Dispersion (% of national average)5.75.44.43.83.33.02.93.23.13.22.9
Source: SURS
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