Population: 5,445,802 (July 2016 est.)
Official language: Slovak
Currency: Euro (€)
Important ministry: Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport
Official statistics office: Statistical Office of Slovakia
Trade association: The Association of Publishers and Booksellers of the Slovak Republic
Translation programmes: Both the Slovak Literature Abroad (SLOLIA) and the Slovak Arts Council have grant programmes for translation of literature.
Annual book fair: Bibliotéka Bratislava is held in November organised by Incheba Expo in Bratislava.
Vat on books: 10% (print) 20% (ebooks)