Slovenia – Health Overview

Coordinated by the European Institute of Women’s Health

Map of Slovenia
Map of Slovenia

SLOVENIA- A HEALTH OVERVIEW

Demographic and Socio-Economic Trends

POPULATION DISTRIBUTION

Total population (2007): 2,025,866

Female percentage of population (2007): 50.91%

Age distribution (2007):

Ages 0-14 14.0%
Ages 15-24 12.7%
Ages 25-49 37.8%
Ages 50-64 19.6%
Ages 65-79 12.5%
Age 80 and older 3.4%

Percentage of population over ages 0-14 (2004) :

  • Female: 13.76%
  • Male: 15.20%

Percentage of population over age 65 (2004):

  • Female: 18.49%
  • Male: 11.71%

BASIC HEALTH

Life expectancy from birth (2006):

  • 82 years female
  • 74.5 years male

Caesarean sections per 1000 live births (2006): 162.82

Maternal mortality ratio per 100,000 live births (2005): 6

Percentage using contraception (1995): 73.8%

EMPLOYMENT

Employment rate ages 15-64 (2007):

  • Female: 62.6%
  • Male: 72.7%

Female employment rate:

  • 2007: 58%
  • 1997: 62.6%

Unemployment rate ages 15-64 (2007):

  • Female: 5.8%
  • Male: 4.0%

Average gross annual earnings of full-time employees in an enterprise with ten or more employees: no data

LIFESTYLE

Percentage of population completed at least upper secondary education (2007): 81.8%

Marriage rate (2007): 3.17 per 1000 people

Divorce rate (2007): 1.4 per 1000 people

Health Issues

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Deaths from stroke ages 0-64 (2005):

  • – Female: 66
  • – Male: 122

CANCER

Cancer death rate per 100,000 (2005):

  • – Female: 148.1
  • – Male: 272.4

Cervical cancer rate per 100,000(2004):

  • – Incidence: 19.12
  • – Death: 3.75

Breast cancer rate per 100,000 (2004):

  • – Incidence: 106.28
  • – Death: 26.37

Women under 65 deaths from cancer (2005):

  • – Stomach: 31
  • – Colorectal: 47
  • – Lung: 99

Age-standardized incidence rates of colorectal cancer per 100,000 (2006):

  • Female: 36.3
  • Male: 69.0

Age-standardized incidence rates of lung cancer per 100,000 (2006):

  • Female: 22.9
  • Male: 75.6

Age-standardized mortality rates of lung cancer per 100,000 (2006):

  • Female: 16.33
  • Male: 76.98

LIFESTYLE DISORDERS

Percentage binge drinking at least once a week: no data

Total alcohol consumption litres per capita (2003): 9.94

Number of cigarettes per person per year (2000): 2232.86

Percentage non-smokers (2003):

  • Female: 65.6%
  • Male: 43.9%

Percentage daily smokers (2003):

  • Female: 23.8%
  • Male: 47.1%

Percentage overweight (2001, self-reported):

  • Female: 30.9%
  • Male: 50.0%

Percentage obese (2001, self-reported):

  • Female: 13.8%
  • Male: 16.5%

Low Energy Expenditure: no data

MOBILITY DISORDERS

In progress

MENTAL HEALTH

In progress

SEXUAL HEALTH

In progress

CHRONIC DISABLING DISORDERS

In progress

HEALTHCARE

In progress

 

This resource has been compiled from a range of information to assist researchers by having a facility with all the necessary basic information in regard to health information in Europe and individual member countries.

This reseource has been assembled from information and data gathered from: Eurostat, WHO Europe Office and other sources.

– Research completed by Kristin Semancik

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