Slovenia Population: 2,078,836

Republic of Slovenia or Slovenia is situated in South-Central Europe. It has boundaries with Austria, Italy, Hungary, and Croatia. The current population of Slovenia in 2020 is anticipated at 2.08 million making its ranking 149th on the globe.

Largest Cities in Slovenia by Population

Ljubljana is the largest city of Slovenia, with a population of around 275,000. Maribor, Celje, Kranj, and Velenje are the other largest cities of Slovenia by population.

CITY NAME POPULATION
Ljubljana 272,220
Maribor 95,171
Celje 37,520
Kranj 36,874
Velenje 25,456
Koper 24,996
Novo Mesto 23,341
Ptuj 18,164
Trbovlje 15,163

Slovenia Population History

The overall population of Slovenia is 2,078,938, as per the latest UN data. It surged to 1,527,205 by 1955 to 1,987,717 by 2000s. By 2019, it reached 2,078,654. The median age has increased from 22.2 in 1955 to 44.5 in 2020. However, the fertility rate has fallen.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 2,078,938 0.01% 284 2,000 44.5 1.6 103 55.20% 1,147,583 0.03% 7,794,798,739 149
2019 2,078,654 0.04% 817 2,000 43.3 1.58 103 54.90% 1,141,344 0.03% 7,713,468,100 149
2018 2,077,837 0.07% 1,443 2,000 43.3 1.58 103 54.60% 1,135,133 0.03% 7,631,091,040 149
2017 2,076,394 0.11% 2,184 2,000 43.3 1.58 103 54.40% 1,128,872 0.03% 7,547,858,925 148
2016 2,074,210 0.15% 3,011 2,000 43.3 1.58 103 54.10% 1,122,466 0.03% 7,464,022,049 148
2015 2,071,199 0.27% 5,572 3,314 43 1.58 103 53.90% 1,115,846 0.03% 7,379,797,139 147
2010 2,043,337 0.48% 9,672 7,870 41.6 1.44 101 52.70% 1,076,953 0.03% 6,956,823,603 145
2005 1,994,976 0.07% 1,452 3,000 40.1 1.21 99 51.60% 1,028,742 0.03% 6,541,907,027 145
2000 1,987,717 -0.03% -683 297 38.1 1.25 99 50.80% 1,009,242 0.03% 6,143,493,823 145
1995 1,991,131 -0.15% -3,055 -3,492 36.2 1.33 99 50.60% 1,008,125 0.03% 5,744,212,979 142
1990 2,006,405 0.62% 12,255 6,522 34.2 1.65 100 50.40% 1,011,056 0.04% 5,327,231,061 141
1985 1,945,130 1.16% 21,860 13,673 32.5 1.93 97 49.60% 964,485 0.04% 4,870,921,740 138
1980 1,835,831 1.05% 18,642 6,937 31.6 2.16 91 48.00% 882,036 0.04% 4,458,003,514 136
1975 1,742,623 0.86% 14,608 3,588 31.4 2.2 87 42.40% 738,422 0.04% 4,079,480,606 135
1970 1,669,581 0.49% 8,030 -2,990 31 2.27 83 37.00% 617,804 0.05% 3,700,437,046 134
1965 1,629,433 0.53% 8,559 -4,412 30.3 2.34 81 32.50% 529,512 0.05% 3,339,583,597 124
1960 1,586,637 0.77% 11,886 -1,934 29.2 2.38 79 28.20% 447,501 0.05% 3,034,949,748 128
1955 1,527,205 0.72% 10,822 -4,000 28.2 2.68 76 23.80% 363,718 0.06% 2,773,019,936 124

Slovenia Population Forecast

The Slovenian population has declined and is estimated to go minus in its growth rates. The annual growth is at 0.07 percent by 2020 and will go down by -0.36 percent by 2050, with a total Slovenian population to be 1,939,592. The median age is rising from the current year of 44.5 to 49.6 by 2050. There is a rise in the urban Slovenian population as well, from 1,147,583 in 2020 to 1,335,084 by 2050. Slovenia’s contribution to the overall world population is varying from 0.03 % in 2020 to 0.02 % by 2050. The rate of change is not significant.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 2,078,938 0.07% 1,548 2,000 44.5 1.6 103 55.20% 1,147,583 0.03% 7,794,798,739 149
2025 2,073,062 -0.06% -1,175 2,000 46.3 1.6 103 56.90% 1,179,249 0.03% 8,184,437,460 150
2030 2,056,193 -0.16% -3,374 2,000 48 1.6 102 58.90% 1,211,052 0.02% 8,548,487,400 149
2035 2,032,744 -0.23% -4,690 2,000 49.4 1.6 101 61.20% 1,243,743 0.02% 8,887,524,213 151
2040 2,005,519 -0.27% -5,445 2,000 50.4 1.6 100 63.70% 1,277,621 0.02% 9,198,847,240 151
2045 1,974,734 -0.31% -6,157 2,000 50.4 1.6 98 66.30% 1,309,393 0.02% 9,481,803,274 151
2050 1,939,592 -0.36% -7,028 49.6 1.6 96 68.80% 1,335,084 0.02% 9,735,033,990 152

Slovenia Demographics

Slovenes are the majority and around 83 percent of the overall population. Croats are 2 percent, Serbs are 2 percent, Bosniaks are 1 percent along with other groups.

Slovene is the official language of Slovenia. This is spoken by around 92 percent of the overall population of Slovenia. The other official languages of Slovenia are Italian and Hungarian. Around 0.4 percent and 0.2 percent of people speak Hungarian and Italian respectively. Roma community speaks Romani.

The Serbo-Croatian language is another spoken and a native language of Slovenia.

Around 5 percent of the overall population are non-EU nation citizens. The majority of them originate from Bosnia-Herzegovina, together with Kosovo, Serbia, Macedonia, and Croatia.

Slovenia Religion and Politics

Christianity is the primarily dominant faith of Slovenia. Protestantism and Christian Orthodoxy are other Christian faiths followed in this country. Judaism, Hinduism, and Islam are in minorities within Slovenia.

Slovenia Economy

This country possesses a high prosperity level and very stable, with 83 percent GDP. This country possesses a very educated and well-developed workforce and infrastructure. It is located at the crossroads of leading transport.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%