Montenegro Population: 628,038

Montenegro is a country, located in South and Southeast Europe on the Balkan coast. It is in the borderline of Bosnia-Herzegovina towards the northwest, Serbia in North East, Kosovo to the East, Albania in the South East, the Adriatic Sea to the Southwest. Towards the west side, it is Croatia. The area of Montenegro is 13,812 square kilometers. As of February 18, 2020, the population is 628,037 as per the latest information. Montenegro is in the 168th position by population among the list of countries.

Largest Cities in Montenegro by Population

Podgorica City has 30% of the country’s population and is the capital of Montenegro. It has 136,473 residents. Niksic is another largely populated city in Montenegro, having a population of 58,212. Pljevlja has 31,377 inhabitants. Bijelo Polje has 15,883 citizens.

CITY NAME POPULATION
Podgorica 136,473
Niksic 58,212
Herceg-Novi 19,536
Pljevlja 19,489
Budva 18,000
Bar 17,727
Bijelo Polje 15,400
Cetinje 15,137

Montenegro Population History

In the years 1863 and 1864, Montenegro was populated with 196,320 inhabitants. In the year 2020, Montenegro is estimated to get 628,066 by mid-year. The male population was 99,889 and the female population was 96,339.

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 628,066 0.01% 79 -480 38.8 1.75 47 67.60% 424,767 0.01% 7,794,798,739 168
2019 627,987 0.03% 178 -480 37.9 1.72 47 67.30% 422,615 0.01% 7,713,468,100 168
2018 627,809 0.04% 246 -480 37.9 1.72 47 67.00% 420,403 0.01% 7,631,091,040 168
2017 627,563 0.05% 299 -480 37.9 1.72 47 66.60% 418,113 0.01% 7,547,858,925 167
2016 627,264 0.05% 308 -480 37.9 1.72 47 66.30% 415,772 0.01% 7,464,022,049 166
2015 626,956 0.09% 536 -622 37.7 1.71 47 65.90% 413,376 0.01% 7,379,797,139 166
2010 624,275 0.25% 1,577 -137 36.4 1.82 46 64.10% 400,419 0.01% 6,956,823,603 166
2005 616,391 0.09% 566 -1,600 35 1.85 46 62.50% 385,027 0.01% 6,541,907,027 165
2000 613,559 -0.22% -1,372 -4,318 34.4 1.91 46 58.50% 359,202 0.01% 6,143,493,823 162
1995 620,418 0.18% 1,083 -4,050 32.2 2.05 46 53.40% 331,085 0.01% 5,744,212,979 161
1990 615,002 0.03% 197 -5,993 29.8 2.11 46 48.00% 295,431 0.01% 5,327,231,061 159
1985 614,016 1.12% 6,652 -400 28.3 2.21 46 42.30% 259,884 0.01% 4,870,921,740 159
1980 580,754 0.94% 5,298 -1,480 26.7 2.31 43 36.80% 213,791 0.01% 4,458,003,514 159
1975 554,262 1.30% 6,913 -400 24.9 2.62 41 31.60% 175,266 0.01% 4,079,480,606 156
1970 519,696 -0.53% -2,824 -10,755 24.1 2.89 39 26.90% 139,552 0.01% 3,700,437,046 156
1965 533,814 1.84% 9,280 -400 23.5 3.42 40 22.60% 120,459 0.02% 3,339,583,597 153
1960 487,413 1.89% 8,724 -400 22.9 3.8 36 18.80% 91,576 0.02% 3,034,949,748 153
1955 443,795 2.37% 9,811 2,000 22.2 4.35 33 15.50% 68,854 0.02% 2,773,019,936 153

Montenegro Population forecast

In 1955, Montenegro had a population if 443,795 at 2.37% growth. Though the growth rate has been dropping down, the population kept increasing. In the year 2018, the Montenegro population was estimated to have 0.6 million. Out of the world’s population, Montenegro’s population growth is 0.01 percent, which means that 10074 people are the residents of Montenegro. By 2050, Montenegro is an estimation to have 589,336 population.

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 628,066 0.04% 222 -480 38.8 1.75 47 67.60% 424,767 0.01% 7,794,798,739 168
2025 627,144 -0.03% -184 -480 40.1 1.75 47 69.30% 434,519 0.01% 8,184,437,460 170
2030 624,059 -0.10% -617 -480 41.3 1.75 46 70.90% 442,718 0.01% 8,548,487,400 171
2035 618,423 -0.18% -1,127 -480 42.4 1.75 46 72.60% 448,985 0.01% 8,887,524,213 172
2040 610,259 -0.27% -1,633 -480 43.4 1.75 45 74.20% 452,905 0.01% 9,198,847,240 172
2045 600,227 -0.33% -2,006 -480 44.2 1.75 45 75.70% 454,493 0.01% 9,481,803,274 172
2050 589,333 -0.37% -2,179 44.8 1.75 44 77.10% 454,345 0.01% 9,735,033,990 172

Montenegro Demographics

Montenegro is a country of diversity as it recognizes and accommodates various types of ethnic groups. The Montenegrins are 45%, Serbs are 29%, Bosniaks are 8.6%, Albanians ae 4.9%, Roma 1%, Croats 1%, Serbo-Montenegrins is 0.3%, Egyptians are 0.3%. The country also comprises groups like Yugoslavs, Russians, Macedonians., Bosnians, Hungarians, Italians, and Germans. There is one birth for every 72 minutes. (1 hour and 12 minutes). One death for every 80 minutes. (1 hour and 20 minutes). One migrant for every 1440 minutes.

Montenegro Religion & Politics

Montenegro accommodates all types of religions. Eastern Orthodox Christianity is more prominent in terms of population. Among 628,037 people, The Eastern Orthodox have 248,523 people, followed by Islam 118,477, Catholics 21,299, Protestants 1,601, and the atheists, 9005 people. Montenegro comprises of prime minister rule, who is the head of the multi-party system. The government exercises the executive powers.

Montenegro Economy

Montenegro is a small and open economy that has a goal to be a part of the EU by 2025. It is highly dependent on capital inflows from other countries to stimulate economic growth. In 2019 the GDP was $5.424 billion. It is in the 148th position in terms of purchasing power parity. The per capita income was $8,704.  In 2018 there was 5.1% growth which has dropped down in 2019. The International Monetary fund projects the increase in GDP by 2.5% in 2020.

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%