Slovenia Population 2017

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Slovenia's population is estimated at 2.1 million, a small increase from the population of 1.96 million in 2002. The country has a population density of 101 people per square kilometer (262/sq mi), which ranks 106th in the world. This is one of the lowest population densities in Europe.

Most people are concentrated in the Central Slovenian statistical region, which includes the capital and largest city, Ljubljana. Ljubljana has a population of 275,000, which is the only city with a population of more than 100,000. About 65 to 79% of the population lives in urban areas.

Slovenia Demographics

83% of the population are Slovenes, follwed by Serbs (2%), Croats (2%), Bosniaks (1%) and other groups.

The official language is Slovene, which is spoken by 92% of the Slovenian population. This makes Slovenia one of the most homogenous countries in EU in terms of speakers of the predominant mother tongue. Hungarian and Italian are official languages as well and spoken by the respective minorities. About 0.2% of people speak Italian while 0.4% speak Hungarian as their native language. Romani is also spoken by the Roma community.

Many people in Slovenia speak a variant of Serbo-Croatian as their native language. Most are immigrants who moved to the country from other former Yugoslav republics between the 1960's and 80's and their descendants.

About 12% of Slovenians were born abroad, and there are 100,000 non-EU citizens in the country, which represents 5% of the total population. Most come from Bosnia-Herzegovina, along with Serbia, Croatia, Kosovo and Macedonia.

Slovenia Population in 2017 Source: Miran Rebrec (photo), ModriDirkac (merging&editing)

Population Data via United Nations WPP (2015 Revision, Medium Variant)

Slovenia Population Growth

Slovenia is one of the most rapidly aging European countries with a low birth rate and increasing life expectancy. The working-age group continues to decline, despite immigration. It also has one of Europe's highest suidicde rates at 22 per 100,000.

As with most European countries, Slovenia is slowly aging and declining in population. While the country is currently growing at a rate of 0.3% per year, this fluctuates widely and is still trending flat.

Slovenia Population Density

About Slovenia

Official Name Republic of Slovenia
Languages Spoken Slovene
Borders AUT, HRV, ITA, HUN
Is Landlocked No
Latitude/Longitude 46.11666666,14.81666666
Currencies Used EUR

Slovenia Population Clock

What is the population of Slovenia (as of [[date]])? [[getCurrentPopulation()]]
Last UN Estimate (July 1, 2017) [[getLastEstimate()]]
Births Per Day 12
Deaths Per Day 11
Net Migrations Per Day 3
Net Change Per Day 4
Population Change Since January 1st [[getPopChangeThisYear()]]
  • Net [[getIncreaseOrDecrease()]] of 1 person every [[getDurationPerPerson()]]

  • Population estimated based on interpolation of World Population Prospects data.

Slovenia Population Indicators

Indicator Value World Ranking
Crude Birth Rate 10.198 births/thousand 175th
Crude Death Rate 9.902 deaths/thousand 41st
Crude Net Migration Rate 0.58 people/thousand 57th
Life Expectancy (Both Sexes) 80.922 years 33rd
Life Expectancy (Male) 78 years 36th
Life Expectancy (Female) 83.801 years 24th
Total Fertility Rate 1.646 children/woman 159th
Net Reproduction Rate 0.796 surviving daughters/woman 158th
Sex Ratio At Birth 1.054 males per female 69th
Infant Mortality Rate 2.773 deaths/1,000 live births 184th
Under Five Mortality 3.18 deaths/thousand 186th
Mean Age at Childbearing 31.198 years 23rd
Rate of Natural Increase 0.143 179th
Death Before 40 Probability (Total) 1.591% 21st
Death Before 40 Probability (Male) 2.132% 26th
Death Before 40 Probability (Female) 1.006% 12th
Death Before 60 Probability (Total) 7.399% 21st
Death Before 60 Probability (Male) 9.79% 26th
Death Before 60 Probability (Female) 4.842% 12th
Crude Suicide Rate 17.1 suicides/thousand 21st
Median Age (Total) 44.1 years 8th
Median Age (Female) 45.9 years 8th
Median Age (Male) 42.5 years 12th

Slovenia Population History

Year Population % Male % Female Density (km²) Density Rank Growth Rate World Rank
2017 2,071,252 49.596% 50.404% 102 105 0.09% 148
2015 2,067,525 49.568% 50.432% 102 103 0.09% 147
2010 2,052,480 49.544% 50.456% 101 103 0.32% 145
2005 1,996,522 48.811% 51.189% 99 101 0.45% 145
2000 1,988,652 48.817% 51.183% 98 99 -0.02% 143
1995 1,991,487 48.463% 51.537% 98 96 -0.12% 142
1990 2,006,520 48.536% 51.464% 99 90 0.07% 141
1985 1,945,136 48.593% 51.407% 96 86 0.91% 138
1980 1,835,839 48.218% 51.782% 91 87 1.19% 137
1975 1,742,626 48.413% 51.587% 86 84 0.98% 136
1970 1,669,582 48.403% 51.597% 82 83 0.71% 134
1965 1,629,434 47.885% 52.115% 80 77 0.44% 131
1960 1,586,632 47.904% 52.096% 78 76 0.62% 128
1955 1,527,205 47.831% 52.169% 75 72 0.82% 124
1950 1,473,094 47.804% 52.196% 73 67 0.58% 120

Slovenia Population Projections

Year Population % Male % Female Density (km²) Density Rank Growth Rate World Rank
2020 2,075,011 49.676% 50.324% 103 107 0% 148
2025 2,069,744 49.76% 50.24% 102 112 -0.12% 150
2030 2,053,576 49.815% 50.185% 101 117 -0.21% 150
2035 2,029,926 49.822% 50.178% 100 120 -0.26% 150
2040 2,003,075 49.799% 50.201% 99 122 -0.28% 150
2045 1,974,221 49.77% 50.23% 98 123 -0.31% 151
2050 1,941,937 49.755% 50.245% 96 132 -0.36% 150
2055 1,905,187 49.754% 50.246% 94 133 -0.41% 151
2060 1,864,886 49.744% 50.256% 92 136 -0.44% 152
2065 1,824,016 49.729% 50.271% 90 136 -0.43% 152
2070 1,786,455 49.706% 50.294% 88 138 -0.38% 154
2075 1,755,801 49.712% 50.288% 87 138 -0.3% 154
2080 1,733,137 49.757% 50.243% 86 138 -0.2% 154
2085 1,718,379 49.83% 50.17% 85 138 -0.13% 153
2090 1,708,779 49.885% 50.115% 84 138 -0.09% 153
2095 1,701,076 49.901% 50.099% 84 138 -0.09% 153
Data Sources
  1. World Population Prospects - Global demographic estimates and projections by the United Nations