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Slovakia Population

Slovakia is a landlocked country in Central Europe, borders Ukraine to the east, Poland to the north, Hungary to the south, Austria to the southwest, and the Czech Republic to the northwest. Slovak Republic gained independence from Czechoslovakia in 1993. Slovakia population in 2022 is estimated to be 5.46 million, covers country area of 49,035 sq km (18,933 sq mi), ranks one-hundred-twenty-sevnth country by area and the one-hundred-seventeenth most populous country in the world. Its capital and largest city is Bratislava, other popular cities are Košice, Prešov, Žilina, Banská Bystrica, Nitra, Trnava, Martin, Trenčín and Poprad. Country code is SVK, Population of Slovakia in 2021 is estimated as 5.44 million. Life expectancy of Slovakia ranks forty-third in the world with average lifespan of 74.84 years for male and 81.44 years for female. Slovakia official language is Slovak.

Below table is the population of Slovakia from 1960 to 2020:
YearPopulation
19604,068,095
19654,370,983
19704,538,223
19754,739,105
19804,979,815
19855,161,768
19905,299,187
19955,361,999
20005,388,720
20055,372,807
20105,391,428
20155,423,801
20205,458,827

Slovak Republic population in 1960 is 4,068,095, by 1970 the population is increased by 470,128 totaling to 4,538,223, by 1980 the population is increased to 4,979,815, and by 1990 the total increase of 5,299,187 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 5,299,187. From 1990 to 2000, population increased by 89,533 to 5,388,720, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Slovak Republic increase by 2,708 with a change of 0.05 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 67,399 with a change of 1.25 percent and make up to 5,458,827.

Source : worldbank

Racial Groups in Slovakia

According to scitanie, Slovakia population by mother tongue as per 2021 census. 83.8 percent are Slovaks, 7.7 percent are Hungarians, 1.2 percent are Romani and 1.9 percent are Others and 5.4 percent are not specified.

Mother tongue>Population (2021)
Slovak4,456,102
Hungarian462,175
Romani100,526
Ruthenian38,679
Ukrainian7,608
Czech33,864
German3,959
Polish3,821
Croatian923
Serbian1,229
Russian4,947
Yiddish / Hebrew273
Bulgarian907
English4,365
French828
Spanish1,119
Italian1,465
Arabic1,226
Romanian1,056
Vietnamese2,905
Albanian678
Slovak sign language1,835
Chinese1,434
Korean326
Turkish492
Persian212
other3,952
not found out312,364
total5,449,270

Slovakia is divided into eight regions and further subdivided into 79 districts.

RegionCapitalArea (sq km)Population
BratislavaBratislava2,052.6659,598
TrnavaTrnava4,172.2565,324
TrenčínTrenčín4,501.9582,567
NitraNitra6,343.4671,508
ŽilinaŽilina6,808.4691,136
Banská BystricaBanská Bystrica9,454.8643,102
PrešovPrešov8,974.5827,028
KošiceKošice6,751.9802,092


References

scitanie

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