Population of Bosnia And Herzegovina 2017

Population

Current population of Bosnia And Herzegovina is 3,856,181 people (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: Bosnian(s), Herzegovinian(s)
adjective: Bosnian, Herzegovinian

Ethnic Groups

Bosniak 50.1%, Serb 30.8%, Croat 15.4%, other 2.7%, not declared/no answer 1%

note: the methodology remains disputed and Republika Srspka authorities refuse to recognize the results; Bosniak has replaced Muslim as an ethnic term in part to avoid confusion with the religious term Muslim – an adherent of Islam (2013 est.)

Languages

Bosnian (official) 52.9%, Serbian (official) 30.8%, Croatian (official) 14.6%, other 1.6%, no answer 0.2% (2013 est.)

Religions

Muslim 50.7%, Orthodox 30.7%, Roman Catholic 15.2%, atheist 0.8%, agnostic 0.3%, other 1.2%, undeclared/no answer 1.1% (2013 est.)

Age Structure

0-14 years: 13.29% (male 264,718/female 247,587)
15-24 years: 11.58% (male 230,495/female 216,107)
25-54 years: 45.88% (male 889,686/female 879,514)
55-64 years: 14.83% (male 275,550/female 296,236)
65 years and over: 14.43% (male 218,823/female 337,465) (2017 est.)

Dependency Ratios

total dependency ratio: 43.3
youth dependency ratio: 20.7
elderly dependency ratio: 22.5
potential support ratio: 4.4 (2015 est.)

Median Age

total: 41.7 years
male: 40.2 years
female: 43.1 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

-0.2% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

8.8 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Death Rate

10 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Net Migration Rate

-0.4 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Population Distribution

the northern and central areas of the country are the most densely populated

Urbanization

urban population: 40.1% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.38% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

SARAJEVO (capital) 318,000 (2015)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.92 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.64 male(s)/female
total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Mother’s Mean Age at First Birth

27 years (2014 est.)

Maternal Mortality Rate

11 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 5.6 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 5.7 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 5.5 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 76.7 years
male: 73.7 years
female: 80 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.3 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Contraceptive Prevalence Rate

45.8% (2011/12)

Health Expenditures

9.6% of GDP (2014)

Physicians Density

1.89 physicians/1,000 population (2013)

Hospital Bed Density

3.5 beds/1,000 population (2010)

Drinking Water Source

improved:
urban: 99.7% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 99.9% of population

unimproved
urban: 0.3% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0.1% of population (2015 est.)

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 98.9% of population
rural: 92% of population
total: 94.8% of population

unimproved
urban: 1.1% of population
rural: 8% of population
total: 5.2% of population (2015 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

NA

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

NA

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

NA

Obesity – Adult Prevalence Rate

19.2% (2014)

Children Under the Age of 5 Years Underweight

1.5% (2012)

Education Expenditures

NA

Literacy

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 98.5%
male: 99.5%
female: 97.5% (2015 est.)

School Life Expectancy (Primary to Tertiary Education)

total: 14 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2014)

Child Labor – Children Ages 5-14

total number: 24,722
percentage: 5% (2006 est.)

Unemployment, Youth Ages 15-24

total: 62.3%
male: 43.5%
female: 62.3% (2015 est.)