Montenegro Population 2024
Montenegro is a country in Southeastern Europe. Earlier it was part of Yugoslavia & in 1992 the republics of Serbia and Montenegro together proclaimed a federation. In May 2006, Montenegro declared its independence, and the confederation peacefully dissolved.
According to the Statistical Office of Montenegro, the Population of Montenegro as of 1st January 2021 is 620,739 ( 0.62 million) & As per the World Population Prospects, by the United Nations, the population of Montenegro in 2022 is 627,951 (0.62 million)
Population of Montenegro in 2024 – 0.63 million
|Total Population||628,062 (0.62 million)|
|Share of World Pop.||0.01%|
|Land Area||13,452 sq.km (5,194 sq. mi)|
|Pop. Density||121 people per mi2 (47/sq. km)|
|Infant mortality rate||2.3|
|Median Age||38.8 Years|
|Life Expectancy||77.39 years|
Source: World Population Prospects 2019
Religion in Montenegro
Christianity is the majority religion in the Montenegro and 76% of the population follow Christianity. Eastern Orthodox Christianity is the dominant religion in Montenegro. Adherents of Eastern Orthodoxy in Montenegro are predominantly ethnic Montenegrins and Serbs. 72% of Montenegro population follow Eastern Orthodox and rest 3.86% are catholic, protestants, etc.
Muslims form the largest minority religion in the country. Montenegro’s 118,477 Muslims make up 19.11% of the total population. Montenegro has the sixth-highest proportion of Muslims in Europe, after Kosovo (96%), Turkey (90%), Albania (60%), Bosnia and Herzegovina (51%), and North Macedonia (34%), and the third highest proportion among Slavic countries, behind only Bosnia and Herzegovina and North Macedonia.
Muslims in Montenegro are divided into two main groups, and further subgroups: Bosnian-speaking ethnic Bosniak Muslims, Montenegrin-speaking ethnic Montenegrin Muslims, Other Slavic Muslims, Albanian-speaking ethnic Albanian Muslims and Romani people.
3.31% people do not affiliate with any religion or irreligious and other religion are at 1.55%.
Religion percentage in Montenegro
- Christianity – 75.93%
— 72.07% Eastern Orthodoxy
— 3.86% Other Christian
- Islam – 19.21%
- No religion – 3.31%
- Others – 1.55%