Slovenia Population 2022 (Live)

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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.

The current population of Slovenia is 2,119,844 based on projections of the latest United Nations data. The UN estimates the July 1, 2022 population at 2,119,844.

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Slovenia Population 2022 (Live)

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Slovenia Population (as of 10/1/2022)2,119,844
Last UN Estimate (July 1, 2022)2,119,844
Births per Day10
Deaths per Day11
Migrations per Day1
Net Change per Day
Population Change Since Jan. 1
  • Net decrease of 1 person every Infinity minutes

  • Population estimates based on interpolation of data from World Population Prospects

Components of Population Change

One birth every 144 minutes0%
One death every 131 minutes0%
One net migrant every 1440 minutes0%
Net gain of one person every Infinity minutes0%

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Slovenia Population by Year (Historical)

Slovenia Population by Year (Projections)

Slovenia Population Pyramid 2022


Slovenia Median Age







Slovenia Population by Age

There are 1,739,291 people over age 18 in Slovenia.

Census Years

Slovenia Population Pyramid

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, followed 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 the 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 - General Info