General data

Area: 20.000 km2
Popuation: 2.095.861
Capital: Ljubljana
Currency: Euro
Time zone: UTC+1
Calling code: +386
Biggest Cities: Ljubljana, Maribor, Novo mesto, Kranj, Koper, Nova gorica


GDP per capita (eur, 2019): 23.165 
GDP (billion EUR, 2019): 48.393
Inflation (%, 2019): -0,4
Unemployment (%, 2019): 5,1

Creative ranking

overall ranking – 5. place
(by Creative Barometer 2020)

by Architecture – 5. place

by Interior design – 9. place

by Product design – 5. place

Slovenia occupies the 5th place in the overall ranking of the countries. With regard to three subdisciplines, it ranks best in the area of architecture as well as in product design and fashion (5th place). It occupies the 9th place in the area of interior design. Slovenia ranks 4th in terms of its GDP per capita. As regards the mobility of creators, considering the country of origin and the host country, Slovenia occupies the 2nd and 8th place among the 19 countries. Slovenia ranks 12th when it comes to the number of people working as creative and performing artists, authors, journalists and linguists. The country ranks 8th in the number of companies operating in the cultural sector.
Creative Barometer was developed by Zavod Big in cooperation with the Center for Creativity, at the Museum of Architecture and Design. This project is a part of a partnership network Platform Center for Creativity cofinanced by European Union from European Regional Development Fund and by Republic of Slovenia.