Population of Slovakia 2017

Population

Current population of Slovakia is 5,445,829 people (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: Slovak(s)
adjective: Slovak

Ethnic Groups

Slovak 80.7%, Hungarian 8.5%, Romani 2%, other and unspecified 8.8% (2011 est.)

note: Romani populations are usually underestimated in official statistics and may represent 7–11% of Slovakia’s population

Languages

Slovak (official) 78.6%, Hungarian 9.4%, Roma 2.3%, Ruthenian 1%, other or unspecified 8.8% (2011 est.)

Religions

Roman Catholic 62%, Protestant 8.2%, Greek Catholic 3.8%, other or unspecified 12.5%, none 13.4% (2011 est.)

Age Structure

0-14 years: 15.17% (male 424,039/female 402,284)
15-24 years: 10.87% (male 305,058/female 286,902)
25-54 years: 45.1% (male 1,240,943/female 1,215,260)
55-64 years: 13.42% (male 347,221/female 383,852)
65 years and over: 15.43% (male 325,738/female 514,532) (2017 est.)

Dependency Ratios

total dependency ratio: 41.5
youth dependency ratio: 21.6
elderly dependency ratio: 26.8
potential support ratio: 3.7 (2015 est.)

Median Age

total: 40.1 years
male: 38.4 years
female: 41.9 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

0% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

9.7 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Death Rate

9.9 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Net Migration Rate

0.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Population Distribution

a fairly even distribution throughout most of the country; slightly larger concentration in the west in proximity to the Czech border

Urbanization

urban population: 53.4% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: -0.09% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

BRATISLAVA (capital) 401,000 (2015)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.9 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.62 male(s)/female
total population: 0.94 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Mother’s Mean Age at First Birth

27.6 years (2014 est.)

Maternal Mortality Rate

6 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 5.2 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 5.8 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 4.5 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 77.1 years
male: 73.5 years
female: 80.9 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.41 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Health Expenditures

8.1% of GDP (2014)

Physicians Density

3.39 physicians/1,000 population (2013)

Hospital Bed Density

6 beds/1,000 population (2011)

Drinking Water Source

improved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population

unimproved
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 99.4% of population
rural: 98.2% of population
total: 98.8% of population

unimproved
urban: 0.6% of population
rural: 1.8% of population
total: 1.2% of population (2015 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

<1000 (2016 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

<100 (2016 est.)

Obesity – Adult Prevalence Rate

27.4% (2014)

Education Expenditures

4.1% of GDP (2013)

School Life Expectancy (Primary to Tertiary Education)

total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 16 years (2014)

Unemployment, Youth Ages 15-24

total: 26.5%
male: 25.8%
female: 27.5% (2015 est.)