Ljubljana in figures

Demographic data

  • population: 292,988 (source: SURS, 1.1.2019)
  • population density per km2: 1,065.4 (source: SURS, 1.1.2019)

Area and Climate 

  • area: 274.99 km2 (source: GURS)
  • length of municipal boundaries: 137.3 km (source: GURS)
  • average yearly temperature 2018: 12.5° C (source: ARSO)
  • average temperature – January 2018: 4,8° C (source: ARSO) 
  • average temperature – July 2018: 22.3° C (source: ARSO)
  • average annual temperature (climatological average 1981-2010): 10.9° C (source: ARSO)
  • yearly precipitation 2018: 1,376.6 mm (source: ARSO)
  • average annual precipitation (climatological average 1981-2010): 1,363 mm (source: ARSO)
  • elevation: 298 m (source: GURS)

Business

  • number of companies: 41,708 (source: SURS, 2017)
  • number of economically active population: 266,795 (source: SURS, 2017)
  • income (1,000 EUR): 40,708,652 (source: SURS, 2017)
  • number of people employed per company in the municipality: 6.4 (source: SURS, 2017)
  • number of unemployed December 2018: 12,081 (source: ZRSZ)
  • average monthly net salary in Ljubljana in 2018: €1,231.47 (source: SURS, 2018)

Transport

  • number of city public transport buses: 213 (source: LPP, 2018) 
  • length of main city public transport lines: 391 km (source: LPP, 2018)
  • number of journeys made using city public transport: 36,988,034 (source: LPP, 2018)
  • number of registered motor vehicles: 186,421 (source: SURS, 31.12.2018) 
  • number of registered private vehicles: 150,439 (source: SURS, 31.12.2018)  
  • number of taxi licenses issued: 836 (source: City of Ljubljana, 2018) 
  • passengers carried by air: 1,813,440 (source: SURS, 2018)
  • freight transported by air: 12,363,000 t (source: SURS, 2018)

Tourism

  • number of hotels: 34 (source: Tourism of Ljubljana, 2019)
  • number of guests: 1,022,862 (source: SURS, 2018) 
  • number of overnights: 2,179,916 (source: SURS, 2018)

Health care

  • primary health care services are provided by the Community Health Care Centre Ljubljana in its 8 units at 11 main locations (over 410 health programs) and concessionaires (over 145 health programs)  (source: City of Ljubljana, 2019)
  • pharmaceutical services are provided by the Ljubljana Pharmacies (28 pharmacies in the City of Ljubljana) and 14 concessionaires (source: City of Ljubljana, 2019)

Social security

  • number of home assistance providers in the public services network in the City of Ljubljana: 2 (source: City of Ljubljana, 2019)
  • number of home assistance users: 1,317 (source: City of Ljubljana, 2018)
  • number of financial assistance beneficiaries: 6,558 (source: City of Ljubljana, 2018)
  • average number of family assistants: 110 (source: City of Ljubljana, 2018)
  • average number of (additional) payments in institutional care: 890 (source: City of Ljubljana, 2018)

Education and science

  • number of kindergartens: 46 (source: City of Ljubljana, 2019) 
  • number of elementary schools: 52 (source: City of Ljubljana, 2019) 
  • number of secondary schools: 32 (source: MIZŠ, 2018) 
  • number of faculties: 23 (source: MIZŠ, 2018) 
  • number of academies: 3 (source: MIZŠ, 2018) 
  • number of music schools: 9 (source: City of Ljubljana, 2019)
  • number of private higher education institutions: 18 (source: MIZŠ, 2018)
  • number of pupil and student halls of residence: 20 (source: MIZŠ, 2018
  • number of students: 41,247 (source: MIZŠ, 2018, entry information)
  • number of research organisations: 401 (source: IZUM, 2018)

Sport

  • 62nd "March along barbed wire”: 39,489 participants (source: City of Ljubljana, 2018)
  • 23rd "Ljubljana Marathon": 20,846 participants (source: City of Ljubljana, 2018)
  • "Cycling Marathon Franja": 7,252 participants (source: City of Ljubljana, 2018)

Culture

  • number of museums and galleries: 13 (source: MK, 2017)
  • number of public institutes in the field of theatre: 5 (source: City of Ljubljana, 2019)
  • number of public institutes in the field of music: 4 (source: City of Ljubljana, 2019)
  • number of permanent cinema theatres: 5 (19 screens in total) (source: City of Ljubljana, 2019)
  • Ljubljana City Library has 20 units in the City of Ljubljana (five regional units with 15 local libraries) and 13 Mobile Library stops (source: Ljubljana City Library, 2019)
  • number of items in the holdings of the Ljubljana City Library: 1,760,196 with 1,502,008 books (source: Ljubljana City Library, 2019)
  • number of specialized libraries in Ljubljana: 70 (source: National and University Library of Slovenia, 2018)
  • National and University Library of Slovenia library collection: 2,863,675 (source: National and University Library of Slovenia, 2018)

Events

  • number of Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre events: 261 (source: GR, 2018) 
  • number of Tivoli Sports Park events: 172 (source: ŠL, 2018) 
  • number of Stožice Centre events: 264 (source: ŠL,2018) 
  • number of Festival Ljubljana events: 239 (source: FL, 2018) 
  • number of Cankarjev dom events: 2,431 (source: CD, 2018) 
  • number of screenings in Kinodvor: 2,071 (source: Kinodvor, 2018)
  • number of events in the Centre for Urban Culture Kino Šiška: 422 (source: CUK KŠ, 2018)
  • number of exhibitions in the Museum and Galleries Ljubljana: 50 + 3 guest exhibitions (source: MGML, 2018)
  • number of events in the Museum and Galleries Ljubljana: 1,481 (source: MGML, 2018)
  • number of events in the Pionirski dom – Centre for Youth Culture: 362 (source: PD CZKM, 2018)
  • number of events at the Ljubljana Castle: 595 (source: LG, 2018)
  • number of performances in the Ljubljana City Theatre: 412 (source: MGL, 2018)
  • number of performances in the Mladinsko Theatre: 278 (source: SMG, 2018)
  • number of performances in the Ljubljana Puppet Theatre: 779 (source: LGL, 2018)
  • number of events in the Ljubljana Puppet Theatre: 435 (source: LGL, 2018)
  • number of exhibitions in the International Centre of Graphic Art: 15 (source: MGLC, 2018)
  • number of events in the International Centre of Graphic Art: 359 (source: MGLC, 2018)
  • number of events in the Ljubljana City Library: 3,978 (source: MKL, 2018)