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STATISTICAL DATA

 

In the 1991 census, 2,959 persons stated that they were members of the Italian National Community and 3,882 persons stated Italian language was their mother tongue. In the 2002 census, 2258 persons stated that they were members of the Italian National Community and 3762 persons stated that Italian language was their mother tongue.


In 2011, the Republic of Slovenia initiated the register-based census. The register-based census collects data in accordance with Article 4 of the Regulation (EC) No. 763/2008 of the European Parliament and the Council of 9 July 2008 on Population and Housing Censuses (Official Journal of the European Union L 218/14, 13 August 2008). The data on national affiliation in Slovenia will no longer be collected by census. The collection of data on nationality is no longer a compulsory item of censuses.


Ethnically mixed areas in the Republic of Slovenia where the indigenous members of the Italian National Community reside and where Italian is the official language beside Slovene are as follows:


 

  • Koper Municipality with the settlements: Barizoni/Barisoni, Bertoki/Bertocchi, Bošamarin/Bossamarino, Cerej/Cerei, Hrvatini/Crevatini, Kampel /Campel, Kolomban/Colombano, Koper/Capodistria, Prade, Premančan/Premanzano, part of the settlement of Spodnje Škofije (Valmarin), Šalara/Salara in Škocjan/San Canziano, 
  • Izola Municipality with the settlements: Izola/Isola, Dobrava pri Izoli/Dobrava presso Isola, Jagodje, 
  • Piran Municipality with the settlements: Piran/Pirano, Portorož/Portorose, Lucija/Lucia, Strunjan/Strugnano, Seča/Sezza, Sečovlje/Sicciole, Parecag/Parezzago and Dragonja/Dragogna,
  • Ankaran Municipality with the settlement Ankaran/Ancarano.