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Election and Democracy
Slovenia
Voter turnout in the national election52.6% (June 2019 or latest)
[31/36countries]
Extent to which people think that it is important, in order to be a good citizen, always to vote in elections5.48 (2014)
[21/26countries]
% of those who think that the last national election was honest regarding the counting and reporting of the votes55.2% (2014)
[23/26countries]
% of those who think that the last national election was fair regarding the opportunities of the candidates and parties to campaign39.0% (2014)
[24/26countries]
% of those who think that referendums are a good way to decide important political questions47.4% (2014)
[25/26countries]
% of those who are proud of their country in the way democracy works7.4% (2013)
[26/26countries]
% of those who think that giving people more say is the most important aim of the country out of maintaining national order/ giving people more say/ fighting rising prices/ protecting freedom of speech25.5% (2010)
[12/25countries]
% of those who think that protecting freedom of speech is the most important aim of the country out of maintaining national order/ giving people more say/ fighting rising prices/ protecting freedom of speech5.1% (2010)
[22/25countries]
Extent to which people think democracy works well in their country today3.68 (2014)
[26/26countries]
Extent to which people think democracy worked well in their country 10 years ago5.50 (2014)
[16/26countries]
Extent to which people think democracy will work well in their country 10 years from now4.07 (2014)
[25/26countries]
Extent to which people think it important that all citizens have an adequate standard of living6.57 (2014)
[8/26countries]
Extent to which people think it important that government authorities respect and protect the rights of minorities6.04 (2014)
[14/26countries]
Extent to which people think it important that people be given more opportunities to participate in public decision-making6.07 (2014)
[9/26countries]
Extent to which people think it important that citizens may engage in acts of civil disobedience when they oppose government actions5.74 (2014)
[2/26countries]
Extent to which people think it important that governments respect democratic rights whatever the circumstances6.14 (2014)
[12/26countries]
Extent to which people think it important that people convicted of serious crimes lose their citizen rights4.54 (2014)
[23/26countries]
Extent to which people think it important that long-term residents of a country, who are not citizens, have the right to vote in that countryfs national elections3.98 (2014)
[13/26countries]
Extent to which people think it important that citizens have the right not to vote5.03 (2014)
[14/26countries]
Extent to which people think it important that health care be provided for everyone6.80 (2014)
[2/26countries]
Politician
Slovenia
Number of total seats in the Parliament130 (2017)
[30/36countries]
Number of total seats in the Parliament per 1 million population62.96 (2017)
[4/36countries]
Number of seats in the House of Representatives90 (2017)
[34/36countries]
Number of seats in the House of Representatives per 1 million population43.59 (2017)
[6/36countries]
% of seats held by women in national parliaments36.7% (2017)
[11/36countries]
Women in ministerial positions (% of all ministers)50.0% (2017)
[4/35countries]
% of those who trust politicians9.5% (2014)
[24/26countries]
% of those who think that most politicians are in politics only for what they can get out of it personally80.2% (2010)
[4/25countries]
% of those who think that many politicians are involved in corruption74.2% (2016)
[4/25countries]
% of those who think that most politicians are in politics only for their own interest84.4% (2014)
[1/26countries]
Political party and organization
Slovenia
% of those who think that political parties encourage people to become active in politics36.6% (2014)
[5/26countries]
% of those who think that political parties do not give voters real policy choices62.6% (2014)
[3/26countries]
% of those who belong to a political party4.5% (2014)
[22/26countries]
% of those who think that people who vote for the party/the parties in government have the most influence on the actions of the government13.2% (2016)
[9/25countries]
Extent to which people think that it is important, in order to be a good citizen, to be active in social or political associations3.90 (2014)
[14/26countries]
Parliament
Slovenia
% of those who have confidence in parliament53.8% (2008)
[14/30countries]
% of those who think that MPs try to keep the promises they have made during the election10.2% (2016)
[22/25countries]
% of those who think that the parliament considers your action if you take action against an unjust or harmful law8.5% (2014)
[24/26countries]
Political awareness
Slovenia
% of those interested in politics (5 choices)49.4% (2016)
[22/24countries]
% of those interested in politics (4 choices)35.9% (2014)
[23/26countries]
% of those who think that their political position is left17.5% (2014)
[3/26countries]
% of those who think that their political position is center55.9% (2014)
[9/26countries]
% of those who think that their political position is right11.3% (2014)
[23/26countries]
Average of political position4.59 (2014)
[25/26countries]
% of those who often or sometimes discuss political matters with friends, relatives or fellow workers41.1% (2014)
[22/26countries]
% of those who use the media to obtain political news or information every day67.0% (2014)
[19/26countries]
% of those who never use the media to obtain political news or information3.3% (2014)
[17/26countries]
% of those who have expressed political views on the internet8.7% (2014)
[20/26countries]
% of those who often or sometimes try to persuade your friends, relatives or fellow workers to share their political opinion14.6% (2014)
[25/26countries]
% of those who think that they understand political issues of the country41.0% (2016)
[17/25countries]
% of those who think that others are better informed about politics and government39.4% (2014)
[6/26countries]
% of those who think that ordinary citizens have no political voice75.3% (2016)
[3/25countries]
% of those who do not think that the government cares much what people like them think87.5% (2014)
[1/26countries]
Extent to which people think that it is important, in order to be a good citizen, to keep watch on the actions of government5.27 (2014)
[16/26countries]
Extent to which people think that it is important, in order to be a good citizen, to try to understand the reasoning of people with other opinions5.66 (2014)
[11/26countries]
Political action
Slovenia
% of those who would take action when the parliament considers an unjust or harmful law28.9% (2014)
[19/26countries]
% of those who have attempted to contact a politician or a civil servant to express their views11.7% (2014)
[20/26countries]
% of those who have donated money or raised funds for a social or political activity21.4% (2014)
[22/26countries]
% of those who have signed a petition36.2% (2014)
[20/26countries]
Extent to which people think that it is important, in order to be a good citizen, to choose products for political, ethical or environmental reasons, even if they cost a bit more4.46 (2014)
[17/26countries]
% of those who have attended a political meeting14.3% (2014)
[20/26countries]
% of those who think that it should be allowed to organise public meetings to protest against the government88.9% (2016)
[12/25countries]
% of those who have attended demonstrations20.6% (2014)
[17/26countries]
% of those who think that it should be allowed to organise protest marches and demonstrations86.9% (2016)
[8/25countries]
% of those who think that people who want to overthrow the government by revolution should be allowed to hold public meetings37.5% (2016)
[24/25countries]
% of those who think that people who want to overthrow the government by force should be allowed to hold public meetings22.2% (2014)
[9/26countries]
% of those who think that people who want to overthrow the government by revolution should be allowed to publish books expressing their views67.6% (2016)
[12/25countries]
Government
Slovenia
% of respondents reporting high levels of trust in national government 33.2% (2010)
[24/34countries]
Public officials
Slovenia
% of central government employees aged 55 years or older18.0% (2015)
[26/31countries]
% of those who trust in civil servants14.9% (2016)
[24/25countries]
% of those who think that the public service is committed to serve the people34.4% (2014)
[22/25countries]
% of those who think that few public officials are involved in corruption8.7% (2014)
[26/26countries]
% of those who think that many public officials are involved in corruption47.1% (2016)
[9/25countries]
% of those who say that they or their family have never come across a public official who hinted/ wanted a bribe in the last five years84.1% (2016)
[16/25countries]
Public finance
Slovenia
General government expenditure, % of GDP48.1% (2015)
[12/35countries]
General government revenue, % of GDP45.2% (2015)
[11/35countries]
General government fiscal balance, % of GDP-2.9% (2015)
[28/36countries]
General government gross debt, % of GDP102.1% (2015)
[10/35countries]
General government financial net worth (% of GDP)-25.9% (2015)
[15/33countries]
% of those who are in favour of cuts in government spending68.3% (2016)
[9/25countries]
General government expenditures for Defence, as % of total budget1.98% (2016)
[25/32countries]
General government expenditures for Public order and safety, as % of total budget3.85% (2016)
[19/32countries]
General government expenditures for economic affairs, as % of total budget10.07% (2016)
[15/32countries]
General government expenditures for Environment protection, as % of total budget1.24% (2016)
[23/32countries]
General government expenditures for Housing and community amenities, as % of total budget0.91% (2016)
[22/32countries]
General government expenditures for Health, as % of total budget14.86% (2016)
[16/32countries]
General government expenditures for Recreation, culture and religion, as % of total budget3.16% (2016)
[8/32countries]
General government expenditures for Education, as % of total budget12.35% (2016)
[13/32countries]
General government expenditures for Social protection, as % of total budget36.96% (2016)
[19/32countries]
General government expenditures for Defence, as % of GDP0.89% (2016)
[23/32countries]
General government expenditures for Public order and safety, as % of GDP1.74% (2016)
[15/32countries]
General government expenditures for economic affairs, as % of GDP4.55% (2016)
[11/32countries]
General government expenditures for Environment protection, as % of GDP0.56% (2016)
[20/32countries]
General government expenditures for Housing and community amenities, as % of GDP0.41% (2016)
[21/32countries]
General government expenditures for Health, as % of GDP6.71% (2016)
[18/32countries]
General government expenditures for Recreation, culture and religion, as % of GDP1.43% (2016)
[8/32countries]
General government expenditures for Education, as % of GDP5.57% (2016)
[11/32countries]
General government expenditures for Social protection, as % of GDP16.68% (2016)
[15/32countries]
Tax
Slovenia
Value Added Tax/ General Sales Tax - Rates22.0% (2015)
[11/33countries]
Corporate income tax rate (central + sub-central)19.00% (2018)
[30/36countries]
Ease of paying taxes (world rank)24 (2016)
[13/36countries]
Profit tax (% of proft)14.8% (2010)
[23/36countries]
Labor tax and contributions (% of proft)18.2% (2010)
[21/36countries]
Total tax rate (% of proft)35.4% (2010)
[26/36countries]
% of those who think that taxes are too high for those with high incomes13.3% (2016)
[19/25countries]
% of those who think that taxes are too low for those with high incomes62.0% (2016)
[5/25countries]
% of those who think that people with high incomes should pay a larger % of their income in taxes than those with low incomes86.3% (2009)
[4/28countries]
Extent to which people think that it is important, in order to be a good citizen, never to try to evade taxes6.20 (2014)
[9/26countries]
% of those who think that the tax authorities always/ often make sure people pay their taxes71.4% (2016)
[16/25countries]
% of those who think that the tax authorities always/ often treat everyone in accordance with the law, regardless of their contacts or position in society27.9% (2016)
[23/25countries]
Social security
Slovenia
Public social expenditure (% of GDP)24.0% (2013)
[12/34countries]
% of those who are proud of their country in its social security system28.7% (2013)
[19/26countries]
% of those who would like to see more government spending in old age pensions78.4% (2016)
[8/25countries]
% of those who agree that the government is responsible for providing a decent standard of living for the old98.6% (2016)
[4/25countries]
% of those who think that the government should primarily provide care for older people84.1% (2016)
[7/25countries]
% of those who think that private companies should primarily provide care for older people5.2% (2016)
[15/25countries]
% of those who think that family, relatives or friends should primarily provide care for older people7.4% (2016)
[19/25countries]
% of those who think "government agencies should primarily provide help in everyday life for elderly people40.3% (2012)
[10/27countries]
% of those who think that the government/public funds should primarily cover the costs of the help to elderly people55.2% (2012)
[16/27countries]
Maternal leave benefits (% of wages)100 (2009)
[1/34countries]
% of those who think that 1-6 months of paid parental leave is necessary 9.7% (2012)
[21/27countries]
% of those who think that 7-12 months of paid parental leave is necessary 69.9% (2012)
[1/27countries]
% of those who think that 13-36 months of paid parental leave is necessary 5.7% (2012)
[19/27countries]
% of those who think that the government should pay for parental leave56.0% (2012)
[10/27countries]
% of those who think that the employer should pay for parental leave4.1% (2012)
[17/27countries]
% of those who think that both the government and the employer should pay for parental leave39.2% (2012)
[17/27countries]
% of those who think the employers should primarily cover the costs of childcare for children under school age1.0% (2012)
[24/27countries]
% of those who think the family itself should primarily cover the costs of childcare for children under school age32.3% (2012)
[25/27countries]
% of those who think the government/public funds should primarily cover the costs of childcare for children under school age66.7% (2012)
[3/27countries]
% of those who think government agencies should primarily provide childcare for children under school age67.1% (2012)
[5/27countries]
% of those who think that poverty is the most important issue for their country24.3% (2010)
[2/25countries]
% of those who think that the government should spend less on benefits for the poor12.7% (2009)
[14/28countries]
% of those who agree that the government is responsible for providing decent housing for those who can't afford it92.3% (2016)
[2/25countries]
Extent to which people think that it is important, in order to be a good citizen, to help people in the country who are worse off than themselves6.02 (2014)
[4/26countries]
Law and Justice
Slovenia
% of those who think that it is worse to convict an innocent person than to let a guilty person go free79.6% (2016)
[6/25countries]
% of those who follow conscience rather than law on occasions (2 choices)58.0% (2016)
[12/25countries]
Extent to which people think that it is important, in order to be a good citizen, always to obey laws and regulations6.25 (2014)
[9/26countries]
% of respondents reporting high levels of trust in judicial system and courts32.3% (2010)
[28/34countries]
% of those who have confidence in the justice system (5 choices)65.2% (2008)
[17/30countries]