On the first day of the year Slovenia had a population of 2,055,496, which is 0.3% more than one year earlier. On 1 January 2012 the population of Slovenia consisted of 1,016,731 men and 1,038,765 women. The share of women among foreigners increased for the eleventh consecutive quarter. For the fifth consecutive quarter the number of women with foreign citizenship increased the most, by 2.4%. The share of foreigners among the population has increased, and reached 4.2%. More at www.stat.si/eng.
On 1 January 2012 there were 6,031 settlements in Slovenia; 60 of them were unpopulated, while a third of Slovenia’s population lived in one of the 16 settlements with 10,000 or more inhabitants. More at www.stat.si/eng.
According to provisional data, in the last quarter of 2011 natural increase and positive net migration were recorded. In the last quarter of 2011, 5,278 live births and 4,777 deaths were recorded in Slovenia. Compared to the same period in 2010, the number of live births was 4% lower, while the number of deaths stayed almost the same. The value of natural increase was almost a third lower than a year ago. In the fourth quarter of 2011, 29,110 people migrated internally, which is 4.4% less than in the same period of 2010. More at www.stat.si/eng.
At the end of 2011, almost 394,000 labour migrants between municipalities were registered in Slovenia, or more than half persons in employment. From neighbouring countries around 2,250 foreigners was coming to work in Slovenia. Labour migrants are persons whose territorial unit of workplace is not the same as territorial unit of residence. In 2011, almost 394,000 labour migrants between municipalities were registered in our country, which is half of persons of employment (excluding farmers). More at www.stat.si/eng.