STA, 25 October 2018 - The average age of Slovenians who died last year was nearly 77.7, which compares to 68.8 in 1987, the latest data by the Statistics Office (SURS) show. Men die younger than women, while Mediterranean lifestyle appears to have a positive effect on health.
Figures from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (SURS) show that “consensual unions” – when a couple live together without a formal, legal relationship – are becoming ever more common, their number having increased by 7.1% since the start of 2015, a rise of 5,500. Consensual unions now represent 14.4% of all families in Slovenia, compared to just 2% in 1981, when such data was first collected.
STA, 16 October 2018 - Joining World Food Day calls to eradicate hunger globally, Agriculture Minister Aleksandra Pivec has highlighted the need for a change of practices in food production and environmental protection. Changes, albeit slow, are also under way in Slovenia, which produced 53% of the food available in the country in 2016.
STA, 16 October 2018 - The average Slovenian family spends EUR 1,500 on heating per year, according to a survey commissioned by Borzen, the power market operator. Central heating is still the most popular heating system in the country.
The Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (SURS) is a treasure trove of regularly updated data on all aspects of the nation, and it’s well run website that more than repays time spent exploring it.
When reading these numbers it’s worth noting that the current population of Slovenia is estimated at 2.08 million.
STA, 25 September 2018 - Real estate prices continued to rise in the second quarter of the year, but data released by the Statistics Office on Tuesday also show that the lowest number of new housing units on record have been sold in this period.
STA, 13 September 2018 - The latest official statistics show Slovenia's CO2 emissions rose by 3.8% in 2016 compared to the year before, while nitrogen oxide emissions increased by 4.5%. A total of 15.2m tonnes of CO2 was generated in 2016, the Statistics Office said on Thursday.