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Almost 17% more deaths in Slovenia last year compared to 2019

By: P.T., STA

A total of 24,016 people died in Slovenia in 2020, which is 3,428 (16.7%) more than in 2019, with the average age of the deceased being up by one year.

The high mortality rate, especially in November and December 2020, resulted in the highest negative natural increase since 1945, the Statistics Office said. Natural population increase has remained in the negative since 2017.


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