Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region

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Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region
Jugovzhodna Slovenija statistična regija
Statistical region
Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region in Slovenia.svg
Municipalities 21
Largest city Novo Mesto
 • Total 2,675 km2 (1,033 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 139,095
 • Density 52/km2 (130/sq mi)
 • Households 55735
 • Employed 53706
 • Registered unemployed 5198
 • College/university students 7679
 • Regional GDP: EUR 2.326 bn
(EUR 16,315 per capita)

The Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region (Slovene: Jugovzhodna Slovenija statistična regija) is a statistical region in the south-east of Slovenia. The largest town in the region is Novo Mesto. It is the largest region in Slovenia. It has the highest share of young people (aged 0-14) with 15.8%. The population is on the increase due to a positive net migration rate as well as the natural increase.


The Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region comprises the following 21 municipalities:


The population in 2004 was 139,095. It has a total area of 2,675 km².


Employment structure: 41.5% services, 50.7% industry, 7.5% agriculture.


It attracts only 2.9% of the total number of tourists in Slovenia, most being from Slovenia (48.1%).


  • Length of motorways: 6 km
  • Length of other roads: 1,460 km


Coordinates: 45°39′00″N 15°00′00″E / 45.65000°N 15.00000°E / 45.65000; 15.00000