General Notes


For data from April 30, 1999 on a sectorization has been implemented according to Regulation on Introduction and Implementation of Standard Classification of Institutional Sectors, (hereinafter "SKIS") Official Gazette 56/98. SKIS which implemented a national standard for economic sectorization is based on European System of Accounts 95 and is in accordance with System of National Accounts 93. According to SKIS the sectors of the economy are: Non-financial corporations, Financial corporations (central bank, commercial banks, other financial institutions), General government, Households, Non-profit institutions serving households and External sector (non-residents).

External sector consists of non-residents, domestic sector of residents.

Residents of the Republic of Slovenia are defined as:

  • Companies and other legal entities with a registered office in the Republic of Slovenia, except their branches abroad;
  • Branches of foreign companies entered in the Companies Register of the Republic of Slovenia;
  • Sole proprietors or natural persons, independently performing business activities as their prime occupation, with a registered office in the Republic of Slovenia or having permanent residence in the 
    Republic of Slovenia;
  • Natural persons with permanent residence in the Republic of Slovenia;
  • Natural persons temporarily residing in the Republic of Slovenia holding a residential or working visa valid for no less than six months;
  • Diplomatic, consular and other representative offices of the Republic of Slovenia abroad financed from the Budget as well as Slovene citizens employed at these representative offices and their family members.

All other persons and entities shall be deemed non-residents.

Domestic sector is broken down to monetary sector and non-monetary sectors. 

Monetary sector consists of the Bank of Slovenia and other monetary financial institutions (banks, saving banks and money market funds). Domestic monetary financial institutions, owned by residents or nonresidents, are included.
Non-monetary sectors are: Non-financial corporations, Non-monetary financial institutions, General government, Households, Non-profit institutions serving households. 

Non-financial corporations (enterprises) are legal persons market producers of goods and non-financial services. 

Non-monetary financial institutions consist of Other financial institutions. Other financial institutions are: 
Other financial intermediaries, except insurance corporations and pension funds (mutual funds, investment funds and financial leasing comp.), Financial auxiliaries (securities brokers/dealers, stock exchanges) and Insurance corporations and pension funds. 

General government consists of: Central government (administrative departments of state and central government agencies), Local government (local administration, local agencies) and Social security funds. 
Households: resident individuals as consumers and resident individuals as sole proprietorships and partnerships being market producers and having no independent legal status. The data of the latter have been prior to April 30, 1999 included in the sector Enterprises. 

Non-profit institutions serving households are clubs, political parties, trade unions, churches or religious societies, humanitarian and charity organizations, professional societies.

Characteristics of the data

Data present stocks on assets and liabilities at the end of the period. 
Data on stocks nominated in foreign currencies are converted into domestic currency using the official end of period middle exchange rate. 
Data in tables are not seasonally adjusted.

Table: Republic of Slovenia: general information

Table shows basic general data on Slovenia and its economy. In the "latest actual" column the latest available data for the current year are published. Data sources for the table are Bank of Slovenia, Ministry of Finance and Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia.