Source
Central bank

Bank of Slovenia

International Reserves

USD 0.6 billion (2016)

International Monetary Fund (IMF), data retrieved January 2017

Gross Domestic Product - GDP

USD 45.9 billion (2017, estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

Intl$ 68.8 billion (2017, estimate)

Real GDP growth
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
5.7% 6.9% 3.3% -7.8% 1.2% 0.7% -2.7%
2013 2014 2015 2016* 2017*    
-1.1% 3.1% 2.3% 2.3% 1.8%    

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

USD 22,220.1 (2017, estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

Intl$ 33,279.3 (2017, estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2017*
N/A N/A 0.07% 0.07% 0.06%

*Estimate

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector
  • agriculture: 2.3% 
  • industry: 33.6% 
  • services: 64.1%

(2016 estimate)

Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

2.4% (2014)

OECD, data retrieved January 2017

Inflation
2013 2014 2015 2016* 2017*
1.8% 0.2% -0.5% -0.3% 1.0%

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2013 2014 2015 2016* 2017*
10.1% 9.7% 9.0% 8.2% 7.9%

*Estimate

Household saving rates

6.9% (Total, 2015)

 

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2013 2014 2015 2016* 2017*
71% 80.9% 83.1% 80% 81.2%

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2013 2014 2015 2016* 2017*
-13.9% -5.8% -3.3% -2.3% -2.3%

*Estimate

Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's: A

Moody's: Baa3

Standard & Poor's / Moody's (Updated January 2017)

Market value of publicly traded shares
2013 2014 2015
USD 7.1 billion USD 7.5 billion USD 6 billion
Largest companies

N/A

 
 
Source
Current account balance

USD 3.3 billion (2017 estimate)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

7.2% (2017 estimate)

Exports as percent of GDP (Exports of goods and services)

77.9% (2015)

Shares in world total merchandising export

0.2% (2015)

Shares in world total commercial services export

0.1% (2015)

Total exports

USD 27.2 billion (2016 estimate)

Export commodities

Manufactured goods, machinery and transport equipment, chemicals, food

Total imports

USD 25.5 billion (2016 estimate)

 
 
Source
Import commodities

Machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, chemicals, fuels and lubricants, food

Exports - major partners

Germany 19.1%, Italy 10.6%, Austria 8%, Croatia 6.8%, Slovakia 4.7%, Hungary 4.4%, France 4.2% (2015)

Imports - major partners

Germany 16.5%, Italy 13.6%, Austria 10.2%, China 5.5%, Croatia 5.1%, Turkey 4% (2015)

FDI inflows
2013 2014 2015
USD -151 million USD 1,061 million USD 993 million
FDI outflows
2013 2014 2015
USD -214 million USD 264 million USD -65 million
Value of cross-border M&A, by country of purchaser
2012 2013 2014 2015
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cross-border M&A deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2014

N/A

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Cross-border M&A deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2015

N/A

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Best countries for doing business

Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business. A high ease of doing business ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.

Overall ranking: 30 out of 190 countries (2017)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 49 out of 190 countries

Enforcing Contracts: 119 out of 190 countries

Registering Property: 34 out of 190 countries

Getting Credit: 133 out of 190 countries

Protecting Minority Investors: 9 out of 190 countries

Trading Across Borders: 1 out of 190 countries

Paying Taxes: 24 out of 190 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 80 out of 190 countries

Getting Electricity: 16 out of 190 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 12 out of 190 countries

Global competitiveness ranking

N/A

Index of Economic Freedom

Ranking: 90 / Score: 60.63 (Moderately free) (2017)

(100=totally free 0=totally repressed)

 
 
Source
Time zone

UTC+1

Total area

20,273 sq km

Capital

Ljubljana 

Currency

Euros (EUR) 

Government type

Parliamentary republic

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)

Total population
1990 2000 2010 2016* 2021*
N/A 1.988 million 2.047 million 2.065 million 2.074 million

*Estimate  

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2015
28% 48% 51% 50%
Population median age

44.1 years (2016 estimate)

Population growth rate

-0.29% (2016 estimate)

Life expectancy

78.2 years (2016 estimate)

Literacy

Total population: 99.7%
Male: 99.7%
Female: 99.7% (2015 est.)

% of population living on less than $3.10 a day

0% (2012)

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

25.6 (2012)

(0=perfect equality, 100=absolute inequality)

Freedom House rating

Political Rights: 1
Civil Liberties: 1 (2017)                         

(1 represents the most free, 7 the least free rating)

Source
Total telephone subscribers as % of population

Fixed 36.22%   Mobile 113.22% (2015)
(fixed-telephone subscribers and mobile-cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

73.10% (2015)

Mercer Cost of living index

Ljubljana: 154th (2016)

CO2 emissions

7.0 (2013)

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