Montenegro Population 2017

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Montenegro's population growth is relatively flat, and its estimated population of 621,000 is slightly lower than the 2011 census figure of 625,000. The country has a fairly low population density of just 45 people per square kilometer (125/sq mi), which ranks 121st in the world.

The capital and largest city is Podgorica (formerly Titograd), which has a population of 156,000, or 30% of Montenegro's population. The next-largest city is Niksic, with a population of 57,000.

Montenegro Demographics

Montenegro is a very ethnically diverse country and it recognizes several ethnic groups. Major ethnic groups include Montenegrins (45%), Serbs (29%), Bosniaks (8.6%), Albanians (4.9%), Roma (1%), Croats (1%), Serbo-Montenegrins (0.3%), Egyptians (0.3%), and Montenegrins-Serbs (0.3%). The number of Montenegrins and Serbs changes from census to census based on how people experience and express identity.

There are also small groups of Yugoslavs, Russians, Macedonians, Bosnans, Hungiarians, Italians and Germans in Montenegro.

The official language is Montenegrin but Croatian, Albanian, Bosnian and Serbian are all common and all mutually intelligible, except for Albanian. The Serbian Orthodox Church has historically been popular in the area, but Serbian Orthodox Christianity is the most popular religion today. Islam does represent a majority in some areas of the country and accounts for 19% of the total population. There are also small groups of Adventists, Jehovah's Witnesses, Buddhists, Protestants, atheists and agnostics.

Montenegro Population in 2017 Source: Nije bitno...

Population Data via United Nations WPP (2015 Revision, Medium Variant)

Montenegro Population Growth

Montenegro is currently experiencing a declining population that alternates with stagnant growth. The estimated population of 621,000 in 2014 compares to the 625,000 population three years ago, and 620,000 in 2003. The country's population has barely changed since the late 1980's.

Montenegro Population Density

About Montenegro

Official Name Montenegro
Languages Spoken Montenegrin
Borders ALB, BIH, HRV, KOS, SRB
Is Landlocked No
Latitude/Longitude 42.5,19.3
Currencies Used EUR

Montenegro Population Clock

What is the population of Montenegro (as of [[date]])? [[getCurrentPopulation()]]
Last UN Estimate (July 1, 2017) [[getLastEstimate()]]
Births Per Day 4
Deaths Per Day 4
Net Migrations Per Day -1
Net Change Per Day -1
Population Change Since January 1st [[getPopChangeThisYear()]]
  • Net [[getIncreaseOrDecrease()]] of 1 person every [[getDurationPerPerson()]]

  • Population estimated based on interpolation of World Population Prospects data.

Montenegro Population Indicators

Indicator Value World Ranking
Crude Birth Rate 11.162 births/thousand 161st
Crude Death Rate 10.236 deaths/thousand 38th
Crude Net Migration Rate -0.771 people/thousand 118th
Life Expectancy (Both Sexes) 76.607 years 66th
Life Expectancy (Male) 74.434 years 63rd
Life Expectancy (Female) 78.763 years 75th
Total Fertility Rate 1.657 children/woman 158th
Net Reproduction Rate 0.794 surviving daughters/woman 160th
Sex Ratio At Birth 1.06 males per female 28th
Infant Mortality Rate 3.547 deaths/1,000 live births 169th
Under Five Mortality 6.49 deaths/thousand 152nd
Mean Age at Childbearing 29.653 years 85th
Rate of Natural Increase 0.789 174th
Death Before 40 Probability (Total) 2.338% 44th
Death Before 40 Probability (Male) 2.938% 43rd
Death Before 40 Probability (Female) 1.706% 47th
Death Before 60 Probability (Total) 10.519% 44th
Death Before 60 Probability (Male) 13.369% 43rd
Death Before 60 Probability (Female) 7.614% 47th
Crude Suicide Rate 18.9 suicides/thousand 17th
Median Age (Total) 40.2 years 43rd
Median Age (Female) 41.3 years 47th
Median Age (Male) 39.3 years 39th

Montenegro Population History

Year Population % Male % Female Density (km²) Density Rank Growth Rate World Rank
2017 626,250 49.432% 50.568% 46 161 0% 166
2015 625,781 49.412% 50.588% 46 159 0.05% 166
2010 621,952 49.329% 50.671% 46 154 0.16% 166
2005 616,389 49.138% 50.862% 45 151 0.17% 166
2000 613,557 49.393% 50.607% 45 148 -0.05% 162
1995 620,415 49.658% 50.342% 46 142 -0.12% 161
1990 614,999 49.791% 50.209% 45 137 0.12% 159
1985 614,011 49.286% 50.714% 45 131 0.38% 159
1980 580,755 49.071% 50.929% 43 124 1.19% 158
1975 554,262 48.984% 51.016% 41 123 1.11% 156
1970 519,697 48.828% 51.172% 38 120 0.59% 156
1965 533,815 49.11% 50.89% 39 114 0.02% 153
1960 487,416 48.687% 51.313% 36 112 2.17% 154
1955 443,796 48.201% 51.799% 32 112 2.12% 154
1950 394,738 47.584% 52.416% 29 111 1.54% 154

Montenegro Population Projections

Year Population % Male % Female Density (km²) Density Rank Growth Rate World Rank
2020 625,838 49.454% 50.546% 46 162 -0.06% 169
2025 622,924 49.477% 50.523% 46 164 -0.14% 170
2030 617,765 49.496% 50.504% 45 167 -0.21% 170
2035 610,395 49.514% 50.486% 45 169 -0.3% 172
2040 600,254 49.558% 50.442% 44 171 -0.39% 172
2045 587,982 49.627% 50.373% 43 175 -0.45% 172
2050 574,462 49.725% 50.275% 42 179 -0.48% 173
2055 560,592 49.841% 50.159% 41 181 -0.5% 174
2060 546,629 49.971% 50.029% 40 183 -0.52% 176
2065 532,378 50.11% 49.89% 39 185 -0.54% 177
2070 517,860 50.249% 49.751% 38 185 -0.57% 177
2075 503,246 50.381% 49.619% 37 185 -0.58% 178
2080 488,841 50.497% 49.503% 36 187 -0.58% 178
2085 474,975 50.596% 49.404% 35 187 -0.57% 179
2090 461,577 50.662% 49.338% 34 187 -0.57% 179
2095 448,751 50.71% 49.291% 33 189 -0.55% 179
Data Sources
  1. World Population Prospects - Global demographic estimates and projections by the United Nations