In 2022, the poverty risk rate in Slovenia was 12.1%. Compared to the previous year, it increased by 0.4%. In 2022, there were 251,000 residents living below the poverty risk threshold, which means their incomes were lower than €827 per month, the poverty risk threshold. The poverty risk rate in Slovenia is below the EU average. In 2021, Slovenia ranked third in the lowest poverty risk rate among EU-27 countries. However, in 2022, it tied with Hungary for the second position.