Slovakia People - 2021


SOURCE: 2021 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population

5,436,066 (July 2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 118

Nationality

noun: Slovak(s)

adjective: Slovak

Ethnic groups

Slovak 80.7%, Hungarian 8.5%, Romani 2%, other 1.8% (includes Czech, Ruthenian, Ukrainian, Russian, German, Polish), unspecified 7% (2011 est.)

note: data represent population by nationality; Romani populations are usually underestimated in official statistics and may represent 7–11% of Slovakia's population

Languages

Slovak (official) 78.6%, Hungarian 9.4%, Roma 2.3%, Ruthenian 1%, other or unspecified 8.8% (2011 est.)

printed major-language sample:
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Religions

Roman Catholic 62%, Protestant 8.2%, Greek Catholic 3.8%, other or unspecified 12.5%, none 13.4% (2011 est.)

Age structure

0-14 years: 15.13% (male 423,180/female 400,128)

15-24 years: 10.06% (male 280,284/female 266,838)

25-54 years: 44.61% (male 1,228,462/female 1,198,747)

55-64 years: 13.15% (male 342,124/female 373,452)

65 years and over: 17.05% (male 366,267/female 561,120) (2020 est.)

Dependency ratios

total dependency ratio: 47.6

youth dependency ratio: 23

elderly dependency ratio: 24.6

potential support ratio: 4.1 (2020 est.)

Median age

total: 41.8 years

male: 40.1 years

female: 43.6 years (2020 est.)

country comparison to the world: 41

Population growth rate

-0.08% (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 203

Birth rate

9.1 births/1,000 population (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 203

Death rate

10.08 deaths/1,000 population (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 34

Net migration rate

0.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 75

Population distribution

a fairly even distribution throughout most of the country; slightly larger concentration in the west in proximity to the Czech border

Urbanization

urban population: 53.8% of total population (2021)

rate of urbanization: 0.17% annual rate of change (2020-25 est.)

Major urban areas - population

437,000 BRATISLAVA (capital) (2021)

Sex ratio

at 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: 0.92 male(s)/female

65 years and over: 0.65 male(s)/female

total population: 0.94 male(s)/female (2020 est.)

Mother's mean age at first birth

27.2 years (2019 est.)

Maternal mortality rate

5 deaths/100,000 live births (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 170

Infant mortality rate

total: 4.9 deaths/1,000 live births

male: 5.56 deaths/1,000 live births

female: 4.2 deaths/1,000 live births (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 179

Life expectancy at birth

total population: 78.07 years

male: 74.56 years

female: 81.82 years (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 76

Total fertility rate

1.45 children born/woman (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 211

Drinking water source

improved: urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population

unimproved: urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

Current Health Expenditure

6.7% (2018)

Physicians density

3.42 physicians/1,000 population (2017)

Hospital bed density

5.8 beds/1,000 population (2017)

Sanitation facility access

improved: urban: 99.9% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population

unimproved: urban: 0.1% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate

<.1 est.>

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS

1,200 (2018 est.)

country comparison to the world: 143

HIV/AIDS - deaths

Obesity - adult prevalence rate

20.5% (2016)

country comparison to the world: 98

Education expenditures

3.9% of GDP (2017)

country comparison to the world: 102

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)

total: 15 years

male: 14 years

female: 15 years (2018)

Unemployment, youth ages 15-24

total: 16.1%

male: 14%

female: 19.7% (2019 est.)

country comparison to the world: 90

NOTE: The information regarding Slovakia on this page is re-published from the 2021 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Slovakia 2021 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Slovakia 2021 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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