Žalec · Population

Question: What is the population of Žalec? Answer: Žalec, Slovenia (Administrative unit: Žalec) - last known population is ≈ 4 800 (year 2015). This was 0.233% of total Slovenia population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2011-2015 (-0.67%/year), Žalec population in 2020 would be: 4 653*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1953-1961] +2.53 %/year
[1961-1971] +3.96 %/year
[1971-1981] +4.68 %/year
[1981-1991] +1.96 %/year
[1991-2002] -0.68 %/year
[2002-2011] +0.05 %/year
[2011-2015] -0.67 %/year


GPS coordinates: 46.252, 15.165

Local time in Žalec: 20:46 Friday GMT+1.

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City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1953c, 1961c, 1971c, 1981c, 1991c, 2002c, 2011c, 2015e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
Population by Settlements
Popisi prebivalstva 1948-2011
• Statistički godišnjak Jugoslavije 1987
• Huizinga. Internationaal aardrijkskundig woordenboek, 1958
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).