Bosnia and Herzegovina

Demographics of Bosnia and Herzegovina

This article is about the demographic features of the population of Bosnia and Herzegovina, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population. Vital statistics Current vital statistics Births from January-June 2018 = 13,045 from January-June 2019 = 12,762Deaths from January-June 2018 = 18,639 from January-June 2019 = 19,374Natural growth from January-June 2018 = -5,594 from January-June 2019 = -6,612Life expectancy at birth Ethnic groups According to data from the 2013 census published by the Agency for Statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosniaks constitute 50.11% of the population, Bosnian Serbs 30.78%, Bosnian Croats 15.43%, and others form 2.73%, with the remaining respondents not declaring their ethnicity or not answering.The census results are contested by the Republika Srpska statistical office and by Bosnian Serb politicians, who oppose the inclusion of non-permanent Bosnian residents in the figures.The European Union's statistics office, Eurostat, determined that the methodology used by the Bosnian statistical agency was in line with international recommendations.In Bosnia and Herzegovina, religion is often linked to ethnicity, i.e.
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