Total population reached 5.36 mil in 2019 in Slovakia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.276 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, total population in Slovakia reached an all time high of 5.44 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 2.94 mil in 1919. When compared to Slovakia's main peers, total population in Austria amounted to 8.53 mil, 10.7 mil in Czech Republic, 9.63 mil in Hungary and 37.4 mil in Poland in 2019.
Slovakia has been ranked 119th within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of total population, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin.