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UIS STATISTICS IN BRIEF
 
General profile - Slovakia
Reference year 2011. Please see 'Interpreting the Country Profiles' for more information.
  General information
Total population (000)
  5 472
Annual population growth rate (%) ^
  -0.6
Life expectancy at birth (years) ^
  76
Infant mortality rate (0/00) ^
  7
National currency  
  Slovak Koruna
GDP per capita (PPP) US$  ^
  24 095
 
  Culture & Communication
Films and cinema :
      Screen per capita (per 100 000 inhabitants)
  4.2
      National film production  
  12
      Attendance frequency per capita 
  0.7
Daily Newspapers: Total Avg Circulation per 1 000 inhabitants 
 (2004) 125.69
National libraries: registered users 
 (1999) 31 198
 
  Science & Technology
Researchers per 1 000 000 inhabitants (FTE)
  2 817
Expenditure on R&D as a % of GDP
  0.68
 
  Education
Participation in education
 
Literacy Rates - 15 years and older
 
Literacy Rates - 15 to 24 years old
 
Education Indicators
Pupil / teacher ratio (primary)
  15
Percentage of repeaters, primary (%)
  3
Primary to secondary transition rate (%)
  97
Public expenditure on education : 
      as % of GDP 
 (2010) 4.2
      as % of total government expenditure 
 (2010) 10.6
Symbols used:
Footnotes:
as Underestimated or based on underestimated data
^ World Bank World Development Indicators