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Slovenia Demographics Profile 2017

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Population1,978,029 (July 2016 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 13.35% (male 136,114/female 127,904)
15-24 years: 9.58% (male 97,191/female 92,369)
25-54 years: 43.3% (male 432,824/female 423,708)
55-64 years: 14.82% (male 144,160/female 148,903)
65 years and over: 18.95% (male 152,770/female 222,086) (2016 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 48.7
youth dependency ratio: 22
elderly dependency ratio: 26.7
potential support ratio: 3.7 (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 44.1 years
male: 42.5 years
female: 45.9 years (2016 est.)
Population growth rate-0.29% (2016 est.)
Birth rate8.3 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Death rate11.5 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Net migration rate0.4 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 49.6% of total population (2015)
rate of urbanization: 0.08% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationLJUBLJANA (capital) 279,000 (2014)
Sex ratioat 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 birth29 years (2013 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 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 birthtotal population: 78.2 years
male: 74.6 years
female: 82 years (2016 est.)
Total fertility rate1.35 children born/woman (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.08% (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS900 (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsless than 100 (2014 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
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 accessimproved:
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.)
Nationalitynoun: Slovene(s)
adjective: Slovenian
Ethnic groupsSlovene 83.1%, Serb 2%, Croat 1.8%, Bosniak 1.1%, other or unspecified 12% (2002 census)
ReligionsCatholic 57.8%, Muslim 2.4%, Orthodox 2.3%, other Christian 0.9%, unaffiliated 3.5%, other or unspecified 23%, none 10.1% (2002 census)
LanguagesSlovenian (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)
Literacydefinition: 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)
Education expenditures5.5% of GDP (2013)
Maternal mortality rate9 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
Health expenditures9.2% of GDP (2014)
Physicians density2.77 physicians/1,000 population (2014)
Hospital bed density4.6 beds/1,000 population (2013)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate27.4% (2014)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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