The total population of Slovakia on 1 January 2016 stood at 5,426,300. Its population grew by 4,100 in 2015.
As of 1 January 2016, the core Jewish population of Slovakia was estimated to be 2,600 (0.05% of the wider population), and the enlarged Jewish population was estimated at 4,600 (0.08% of the wider population).
The core Jewish population was estimated to be 3,800 in 1990 ( 0.07% of the wider population), and has therefore declined by approximately 32% over 25 years during which the wider population has grown by approximately 1%.
Between 1990 and 2015, 548 Czechs and Slovaks emigrated to Israel.
An estimated 6000 Slovakians qualify for Israeli citizenship under the Law of Return.
The Jewish community is concentrated in Bratislava, the capital, but there are also Jewish communities in Košice, Presov, Piestany, Nowy Zamky, and other towns..