Bosnia and Herzegovina Population: 3,280,819

Bosnia and Herzegovina also known simply as Bosnia, is a country located in the South and Southeast Europe. Sarajevo is the capital of the country. The inland Bosnia is a bigger region and has a continental climate. The region Herzegovina has a Mediterranean climate and mountainous landscapes. The origin of the human settlement dates back to the Neolithic ages. The country is well known for its rich history. Tourism in the country is doubling each year because the rich history of the place enamors many people.

Largest cities by population in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo, Banja Luka, Zenica, Tuzla, Mostar are some of the largest as well as the populated cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Sarajevo 696,731 Travnik 31,127
Banja Luka 221,106 Doboj 27,235
Zenica 164,423 Cazin 21,741
Tuzla 142,486 Velika Kladusa 19,330
Mostar 104,518 Visoko 17,890
Bihac 75,641 Gorazde 17,650
Bugojno 41,378 Konjic 15,950
Brcko 38,968 Gracanica 15,758
Bijeljina 37,692 Gradacac 15,659
Prijedor 36,347 Bosanska Krupa 15,193
Trebinje 33,178

Bosnia and Herzegovina population history 

In the year 2000, the population of the country was 3,751,176, and it has decreased to a population of 3,280,819 this year. Now, there is an increase in the median age it is 43.1. The urban population of the country is 1,714,810. The global population rank of the nation is now 135.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 3,280,819 -0.61% -20,181 -21,585 43.1 1.27 64 52.30% 1,714,810 0.04% 7,794,798,739 135
2019 3,301,000 -0.69% -22,925 -21,585 41.2 1.31 65 51.60% 1,702,789 0.04% 7,713,468,100 135
2018 3,323,925 -0.82% -27,600 -21,585 41.2 1.31 65 50.90% 1,690,295 0.04% 7,631,091,040 135
2017 3,351,525 -1.03% -34,741 -21,585 41.2 1.31 66 50.10% 1,679,011 0.04% 7,547,858,925 135
2016 3,386,266 -1.26% -43,095 -21,585 41.2 1.31 66 49.40% 1,671,135 0.05% 7,464,022,049 134
2015 3,429,361 -1.54% -55,222 -51,706 40.7 1.31 67 48.60% 1,668,024 0.05% 7,379,797,139 133
2010 3,705,472 -0.32% -11,972 -11,849 38.9 1.31 73 45.80% 1,695,719 0.05% 6,956,823,603 129
2005 3,765,331 0.08% 2,831 -1,200 36.9 1.32 74 44.20% 1,662,534 0.06% 6,541,907,027 126
2000 3,751,176 -0.41% -15,575 -31,857 35 1.68 74 42.60% 1,596,468 0.06% 6,143,493,823 124
1995 3,829,050 -3.02% -126,875 -148,143 33.1 1.7 75 41.00% 1,568,899 0.07% 5,744,212,979 119
1990 4,463,423 0.32% 14,258 -26,917 29.8 1.86 88 39.20% 1,751,867 0.08% 5,327,231,061 107
1985 4,392,131 1.00% 42,455 -6,000 27.3 2.02 86 37.60% 1,650,972 0.09% 4,870,921,740 104
1980 4,179,855 0.96% 38,950 -14,826 25.4 2.27 82 35.50% 1,485,634 0.09% 4,458,003,514 102
1975 3,985,105 1.17% 44,915 -16,449 23.4 2.73 78 31.30% 1,246,861 0.10% 4,079,480,606 101
1970 3,760,529 1.24% 44,977 -19,392 22.2 3.14 74 27.20% 1,022,891 0.10% 3,700,437,046 98
1965 3,535,643 1.85% 61,995 -10,000 21.9 3.68 69 22.80% 806,729 0.11% 3,339,583,597 94
1960 3,225,668 1.90% 57,872 -10,000 21.8 3.97 63 19.00% 614,172 0.11% 3,034,949,748 95
1955 2,936,309 1.99% 55,003 -10,000 20.8 4.82 58 16.20% 474,882 0.11% 2,773,019,936 94

Bosnia and Herzegovina population forecast 

In the year 2050, the population is expected to lower to 2,685,037. The median age will increase to 55.1. The urban population share will be 1,975,983. The global population rank of the nation will change to position 145.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 3,280,819 -0.88% -29,708 -21,585 43.1 1.27 64 52.30% 1,714,810 0.04% 7,794,798,739 135
2025 3,211,970 -0.42% -13,770 -501 44.7 1.27 63 55.10% 1,768,228 0.04% 8,184,437,460 136
2030 3,126,648 -0.54% -17,064 -501 46.6 1.27 61 58.30% 1,823,937 0.04% 8,548,487,400 137
2035 3,029,820 -0.63% -19,366 -501 48.2 1.27 59 61.90% 1,875,651 0.03% 8,887,524,213 140
2040 2,923,075 -0.71% -21,349 -501 49.4 1.27 57 65.70% 1,919,381 0.03% 9,198,847,240 142
2045 2,807,634 -0.80% -23,088 -501 50.1 1.27 55 69.50% 1,952,260 0.03% 9,481,803,274 144
2050 2,685,037 -0.89% -24,519 51.4 1.27 53 73.60% 1,975,983 0.03% 9,735,033,990 145

Bosnia and Herzegovina demographics

The life expectancy of the population of the nation is 77.93 years. The infant mortality of the place is estimated at 5.1.

Bosnia and Herzegovina religion and politics

According to the census taken, the major religion in the country is Islam. There are Sunni and Shia Muslims present in the place. There are also other communities such as Christianity and its denominations like the Serbian Orthodox Church and Roman Catholic Church. There are small groups of people who are Atheists and Agnostics.

The framework of politics follows the representative parliamentary democracy. The executive powers are with the council of ministers of the country. The council of ministers and the parliamentary assembly of the country have the legislative powers. The country is described as a liberal democracy. There are two divisions of political structuring one is Republika Srpska, and another is the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Bosnia and Herzegovina economy

The national currency of the country is a convertible mark (KM). The currency board has control. There is a positive development in the economy these years. The coverage of the imports by exports has improved by 3%. The export materials are car seats, electricity, processed wood, aluminium, and furniture.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%