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Slovenia, Ljubljana

Slovenia, LjubljanaLjubljana is the capital of Slovenia and its largest city. Industry is Ljubljana's most important employer, notably pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals and food processing.

Slovenia is in Central Europe, eastern Alps bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Austria and Croatia. The climate is mediterranean on the coast, but continental with mild to hot summers and cold winters in the plateaus and valleys to the east.

The official language is Slovene. It is a Slavic language that uses the Latin script. English is widely spoken, followed by German, Italian and Serbo-Croat. Italian is predominant along the Adriatic coast, while areas with Italian or Hungarian ethnic communities are officially bilingual. The main religion is Christianity.

The economy of Slovenia is developed and enjoys prosperity and stability, as well as a GDP per capita substantially higher than that of the other transitioning economies of Central Europe.

The business culture in Slovenia is hardworking and somewhat formal, similar to that of the Czech Republic and Austria. Expatriate business dress is formal and conservative, comprising a suit and tie for men and either a dress or a suit for women.

The security risk for expatriates in Slovenia is low. Risks include low levels of street and opportunistic crime.

The currency of Slovenia is the Euro (EUR). ATMs are common in major urban areas, however not all international cards are accepted. Major credit cards are accepted at most shops and restaurants.

Medical facilities are generally acceptable. Doctors are generally good. The cost of treatment for expatriates from outside the EU can be high.

The population of Ljubljana is 537,700 (Metro) (2018 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 2.1% for Slovenia as at June 2018.

For a single Expat, the personal income tax rate in Slovenia is progressive up to 50%.

Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in Ljubljana as at 1 July 2018 is average in comparison to other places in the world.

In Ljubljana, the cost of each basket, based on local prices, compared to the international average, is categorized follows (Exact cost of living percentages only available in personalised reports):
1) Alcohol (where available) & Tobacco: Average
2) Clothing: High
3) Communication: Low
4) Education: Low
5) Furniture & Appliances: Very High
6) Groceries: Average
7) Healthcare: Very Low
8) Household Accommodation: Average
9) Miscellaneous: Low
10) Personal Care: Very Low
11) Recreation & Culture: High
12) Restaurants Meals Out and Hotels: Very High
13) Transport: Low

Ljubljana is for example 13.4% more expensive than Houston TX for groceries, 20.8% more expensive for household costs than Kuala Lumpur, and -4.1% cheaper for transport costs than Dubai.

Ljubljana is ranked as a high degree of hardship location.

The hardship premium for Ljubljana for an expat from Perth, is for example 20%, i.e. host location (Ljubljana) premium of 30% minus home (Perth) location premium of 10%.

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