Population of Slovenia 2017

Population

Current population of Slovenia is 1,972,126 people (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: Slovene(s)
adjective: Slovenian

Ethnic Groups

Slovene 83.1%, Serb 2%, Croat 1.8%, Bosniak 1.1%, other or unspecified 12% (2002 census)

Languages

Slovenian (official) 91.1%, Serbo-Croatian 4.5%, other or unspecified 4.4%, Italian (official, only in municipalities where Italian national communities reside), Hungarian (official, only in municipalities where Hungarian national communities reside) (2002 census)

Religions

Catholic 57.8%, Muslim 2.4%, Orthodox 2.3%, other Christian 0.9%, unaffiliated 3.5%, other or unspecified 23%, none 10.1% (2002 census)

Age Structure

0-14 years: 13.32% (male 135,371/female 127,246)
15-24 years: 9.45% (male 95,546/female 90,744)
25-54 years: 42.9% (male 427,723/female 418,349)
55-64 years: 14.83% (male 143,642/female 148,821)
65 years and over: 19.51% (male 157,794/female 226,890) (2017 est.)

Dependency Ratios

total dependency ratio: 48.7
youth dependency ratio: 21.9
elderly dependency ratio: 26.8
potential support ratio: 3.7 (2015 est.)

Median Age

total: 44.1 years
male: 42.5 years
female: 45.9 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

-0.3% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

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

Death Rate

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

Net Migration Rate

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

Population Distribution

a fairly even distribution throughout most of the country, with urban areas attracting larger and denser populations; pockets in the mountainous northwest exhibit less density than elsewhere

Urbanization

urban population: 49.6% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.18% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

LJUBLJANA (capital) 279,000 (2014)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.68 male(s)/female
total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Mother’s Mean Age at First Birth

29.1 years (2014 est.)

Maternal Mortality Rate

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

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 4 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 4.5 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 3.4 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 78.2 years
male: 74.6 years
female: 82 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.36 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Health Expenditures

9.2% of GDP (2014)

Physicians Density

2.77 physicians/1,000 population (2014)

Hospital Bed Density

4.6 beds/1,000 population (2013)

Drinking Water Source

improved:
urban: 99.7% of population
rural: 99.4% of population
total: 99.5% of population

unimproved
urban: 0.3% of population
rural: 0.6% of population
total: 0.5% of population (2015 est.)

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 99.1% of population
rural: 99.1% of population
total: 99.1% of population

unimproved
urban: 0.9% of population
rural: 0.9% of population
total: 0.9% 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

5.5% of GDP (2013)

Literacy

definition: NA
total population: 99.7%
male: 99.7%
female: 99.7% (2015 est.)

School Life Expectancy (Primary to Tertiary Education)

total: 17 years
male: 17 years
female: 18 years (2014)

Unemployment, Youth Ages 15-24

total: 16.3%
male: 17.6%
female: 14.6% (2015 est.)