Slovenia in Numbers
Level of self-sufficiency
Level of self-sufficiency in Slovenia in 2020 was highest in eggs (95%), the lowest in fruit (36%). Source: SURS
Slovenian farmers produced in 2020 more cereals for grain, ... than in the previous year.
The oldest vine in the world grows in Maribor
The oldest vine in the world grows in Maribor, it's more than 400 years old. Source: SURS
The largest number of underground caves in the world
Slovenia has, given its size the largest number of caves in the world. Source: SURS.
Avsenik's composition Na golici is the most frequently played instrumental composition of the 20th century.
Lipica - the oldest European stud farm
Lipica is the oldest European stud farm, Lipizzaners have been bred since 1580. Source: SURS
Use of the internet
In Slovenia use internet 56 % of the population over 65 years of age. Source: SURS.
In 2020, 8.2 million passengers were transported by rail in Slovenia. Source: SURS
33% of electricity was produced from renewable sources in Slovenia
In 2020, 33% of electricity was produced from renewable sources in Slovenia. Source: SURS
Length of highways in Slovenia
Length of highways in Slovenia, in 1991 146,6 km, in 2021 616,1 km. Source: SURS.
Average age of mothers
Average age of mothers at the birth of the first child: in 1991 24, 1 years, in 2020 29,6 years. Source: SURS.
Coverage with the fields
The fields cover 9% of the surface of Slovenia. Source: SURS
Germany has been 30 years most important trading partner
In all the years since 1991, Germany has been Slovenia's most important trading partner. Source: SURS.
In 2020 it was growing vegetables in its garden for their own use almost 60 % of homeholds in Slovenia. Source: SURS.
Higher education between 26 and 29 years of age
achieved at least higher education among young people between 26 and 29 years of age, in 1991 14,1 %, in 2020 39,9%. Source: SURS
Number of young people (15 - 29 years)
Number of young people (15 - 29 years) in 1991 429.800, in 2021 310.600. Source: SURS.
Number of first graders
Number of first graders in 1991 26,316; in 2021 21,123. Source: SURS
7.5 years older in 2021
From 1991 to 2021 the average age of the inhabitant of Slovenia increased by 7,5 years. Source: SURS
Slovenia hides the word love in its name
Slovenia is the only country that hides the word love in its name. Source: SURS.
Olimpic Games Tokyo 2021
Slovenia won 3 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medal on the Olimpic Games in Tokyo.
Until the Olympic Games in Tokyo 7 gold, 13 silver and 20 bronze medals since 1991
Until the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Slovenians have won 7 gold, 13 silver and 20 bronze medals since 1991.
The number of men exceeded the number of women
In 2019, the number of men in Slovenia exceeded the number of women for the first time.
Source: Statistical office RS
Number of book titles published in Slovenia
- in 1991 2,459
- in 2021 4,010
Born in 1991
There were 24,111 inhabitants of Slovenia born in 1991.
Average size of dwelling
Average size of dwelling in Slovenia has increased by 14m² since 1991.
There are 59,309 different names among residents of Slovenia.
The number of cherry trees in Slovenia has increased by 16x from 1991 to 2020.
Students enrolled in primary school
- 1991/92 222.000
- 2020/21 193.000
Tractors in Slovenia:
- in 1994 40.500
- in 2019 115.600
To date, 564 bee species have been found in Slovenia.
Slovenia exceeded 2 million inhabitants for the first time in 2005.
Vegetables and fruit
In 2019, the resident of Slovenia ate an average of 118 kg of vegetables and 128 kg of fruit.
Marriages in Slovenia:
- in 1991 8,173
- in 2019 6,672
There are 17 settlements in Slovenia with only one inhabitant.
The most populated city
Piran is the most populated city in Slovenia, with 5,360 inhabitants per km².
Amount of recycled municipal waste in Slovenia is increasing every day.
All across Slovenia the water is delicious and safe to drink.
1/10 of Slovenia's territory is protected under nature conservation laws.
Inhabitants per square kilometer
On average, there are 104 inhabitants per square kilometer in Slovenia.
Beekeepers in Slovenia
Slovenia has as many as 5 beekeepers per every 1,000 people.
Forests in Slovenia
Slovenia is the third most forested country in Europe after Finland and Sweden.
Statistical regions and municipalities
Slovenia is divided into 12 statistical regions and 212 municipalities.
The most common name in Slovenia
The most common name in Slovenia is Marija, owned by 51,659 (female) residents.
Children in kindergartens
82.7% of all preschool children are enrolled in kindergartens.
Number of centenarians in Slovenia
- in 1991 26
- in 2020 252
Women in Slovenia
1,045,000 women live in Slovenia and account for 49.8% of total population.
!/3 of all cultural events in Slovenia are theatre performances.
38% of Slovenians visit the library at least once a mounth.
20% of the population of Slovenia is over 65 years of age.
75% of the population of Slovenia is generally satisfied with their lives.
Number of births
- in 1991 21,583
- in 2020 18,363
Time of work needed to buy 1 kg of flour
- in 1991 16 minutes
- in 2019 6 minutes
Number of tourists who visited Slovenia
- in 1991 1,4 mio
- in 2019 6,2 mio
The Slovene Cultural Holiday
8 February, Prešeren Day, has been a work-free day since 1991.
Households with dishwasher
- in 1990 10 %
- in 2018 62 %
Households with color TV
- in 1990 72 %
- in 2018 96 %
Households with a personal computer
- in 1993 14 %
- in 2018 76 %
The most common names among boys and girls
- born in 1991 Rok and Maja
- born in 2019 Luka and Zala
Time needed to buy 1 l of oil
- in 1991 46 minutes
- in 2019 13 minutes
Time needed to buy 1 kg of bread
- in 1991 27 minutes
- in 2019 20 minutes
Number of vehicles in Slovenia
- in 1992 784.550
- in 2019 1.607.854
GDP per capita
- in 1991 5.000 euros
- in 2019 23.165 euros
- in 1991 2.000.000
- in 2020 2.100.126