Population of Montenegro 2017

Population

Current population of Montenegro is 642,550 people (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: Montenegrin(s)
adjective: Montenegrin

Ethnic Groups

Montenegrin 45%, Serbian 28.7%, Bosniak 8.7%, Albanian 4.9%, Muslim 3.3%, Romani 1%, Croat 1%, other 2.6%, unspecified 4.9% (2011 est.)

Languages

Serbian 42.9%, Montenegrin (official) 37%, Bosnian 5.3%, Albanian 5.3%, Serbo-Croat 2%, other 3.5%, unspecified 4% (2011 est.)

Religions

Orthodox 72.1%, Muslim 19.1%, Catholic 3.4%, atheist 1.2%, other 1.5%, unspecified 2.6% (2011 est.)

Age Structure

0-14 years: 15.1% (male 47,937/female 49,102)
15-24 years: 9.58% (male 27,510/female 34,053)
25-54 years: 46.59% (male 161,842/female 137,549)
55-64 years: 13.58% (male 43,561/female 43,686)
65 years and over: 15.14% (male 39,164/female 58,146) (2017 est.)

Dependency Ratios

total dependency ratio: 47.8
youth dependency ratio: 27.3
elderly dependency ratio: 20.5
potential support ratio: 4.9 (2015 est.)

Median Age

total: 40.2 years
male: 39.3 years
female: 41.3 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

-0.3% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

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

Death Rate

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

Population Distribution

highest population density is concentrated in the south, southwest; the extreme eastern border is the least populated area

Urbanization

urban population: 64.4% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.25% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

PODGORICA (capital) 165,000 (2014)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.83 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.17 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.66 male(s)/female
total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Mother’s Mean Age at First Birth

26.3 years (2010 est.)

Maternal Mortality Rate

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

Contraceptive Prevalence Rate

23.3% (2013)

Health Expenditures

6.4% of GDP (2014)

Physicians Density

2.34 physicians/1,000 population (2015)

Hospital Bed Density

4 beds/1,000 population (2011)

Drinking Water Source

improved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 99.2% of population
total: 99.7% of population

unimproved
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0.8% of population
total: 0.3% of population (2015 est.)

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 98% of population
rural: 92.2% of population
total: 95.9% of population

unimproved
urban: 2% of population
rural: 7.8% of population
total: 4.1% of population (2015 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

0.1% (2016 est.)

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

<500 (2016 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

<100 (2016 est.)

Major Infectious Disease

degree of risk: intermediate
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea
vectorborne disease: Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (2016)

Obesity – Adult Prevalence Rate

21.4% (2014)

Children Under the Age of 5 Years Underweight

1% (2013)

Education Expenditures

NA

Literacy

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 98.7%
male: 99.5%
female: 98% (2015 est.)

School Life Expectancy (Primary to Tertiary Education)

total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 15 years (2010)

Child Labor – Children Ages 5-14

total number: 8,520
percentage: 10% (2005 est.)

Unemployment, Youth Ages 15-24

total: 37.7%
male: 39.9%
female: 34.5% (2015 est.)