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 Bosnia and Herzegovina Current vital statistics Births from January - September 2018 = 21.006 from January - September 2019 = 20.171 Difference between number of births in 2018 and 2019 Deaths from January - September 2018 = 27.182 from January - September 2019 = 27.931 Difference between number of deaths in 2018 and 2019 Natural increase from January - September 2018 = -6.176 from January - September 2019 = -7.760 Difference between natural increase in 2018 and 2019 = -1.584Demographics by entity Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Current vital statistics Births from January - October 2018 = 15.400 from January - October 2019 = 14.548 Difference between number of births in 2018 and 2019 Deaths from January - October 2018 = 17.275 from January - October 2019 = 17.739 Difference between number of deaths in 2018 and 2019 Natural increase from January - October 2018 = -1.875 from January - October 2019 = -3.191 Difference between natural increase in 2018 and 2019 = -1.316Republika Srpska The following data are from Republic of Srpska Institute of Statistics. Current vital statistics Births from January - September 2018 = 6.756 from January - September 2019 = 6.638 Difference between number of births in 2018 and 2019 Deaths from January - September 2018 = 10.886 from January - September 2019 = 11.292 Difference between number of deaths in 2018 and 2019 Natural increase from January - September 2018 = -4.130 from January - September 2019 = -4.654 Difference between natural increase in 2018 and 2019 = -524Brčko Distrikt Current vital statistics Births from January - October 2018 = 717 from January - October 2019 = 737 Difference between number of births in 2018 and 2019 Deaths from January - October 2018 = 877 from January - October 2019 = 925 Difference between number of deaths in 2018 and 2019 Natural increase from January - October 2018 = -160 from January - October 2019 = -188 Difference between natural increase in 2018 and 2019 = -28 Life expectancy at birth in Bosnia and Herzegovina 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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