Bosnia and Herzegovina Population 2022


Bosnia and Herzegovina map
  • The current population of Bosnia and Herzegovina is estimated at 3,276,789 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Bosnia and Herzegovina represent 0.04% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Bosnia and Herzegovina is 68.9 inhabitants per km2.
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina is located in Europe.
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina ranks number 135 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Bosnia and Herzegovina is 43.9650° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 18.4131° E.
  • The median age in Bosnia and Herzegovina is 43 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Bosnia and Herzegovina is 590 BAM per month in 2022, around $320 USD per month.
  • The countries that Bosnia and Herzegovina shares its land boundary with are Croatia to the north, west, and south, Serbia to the east, Montenegro to the southeast, and it also has a maritime border with Adriatic Sea to the southwest.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Official name Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location Europe
Capital Sarajevo
Population 3,282,031 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 68.9/km2
Population growth rate -0.51% (in 2022)
Area 51,129 km2 (19,741.01 sq mi)
Official language Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian
Currency Convertible mark (BAM)
Life expectancy 77.60 years
Internet TLD .ba
Call code +387

Bosnia and Herzegovina Population Graph

Bosnia and Herzegovina Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 3,283,440 1,607,901 1,675,539 48.97% 51.03% 1,609,542 49.02%
2019 3,303,639 1,618,122 1,685,517 48.98% 51.02% 1,606,560 48.63%
2018 3,326,588 1,629,695 1,696,893 48.99% 51.01% 1,605,079 48.25%
2017 3,354,215 1,643,565 1,710,650 49% 51% 1,605,998 47.88%
2016 3,388,972 1,660,935 1,728,037 49.01% 50.99% 1,610,439 47.52%
2015 3,432,105 1,682,761 1,749,344 49.03% 50.97% 1,618,924 47.17%
2014 3,484,892 1,708,991 1,775,901 49.04% 50.96% 1,632,323 46.84%
2013 3,545,432 1,739,389 1,806,043 49.06% 50.94% 1,649,335 46.52%
2012 3,607,856 1,770,736 1,837,120 49.08% 50.92% 1,666,829 46.2%
2011 3,664,102 1,798,708 1,865,394 49.09% 50.91% 1,681,090 45.88%
2010 3,708,442 1,820,845 1,887,597 49.1% 50.9% 1,689,566 45.56%
2009 3,738,934 1,836,190 1,902,744 49.11% 50.89% 1,691,494 45.24%
2008 3,757,264 1,845,568 1,911,696 49.12% 50.88% 1,687,763 44.92%
2007 3,765,801 1,849,761 1,916,040 49.12% 50.88% 1,679,547 44.6%
2006 3,768,434 1,851,055 1,917,379 49.12% 50.88% 1,668,663 44.28%
2005 3,768,344 1,851,011 1,917,333 49.12% 50.88% 1,656,941 43.97%
2004 3,767,205 1,850,451 1,916,754 49.12% 50.88% 1,644,385 43.65%
2003 3,765,189 1,849,461 1,915,728 49.12% 50.88% 1,631,456 43.33%
2002 3,762,397 1,848,089 1,914,308 49.12% 50.88% 1,618,207 43.01%
2001 3,758,518 1,845,808 1,912,710 49.11% 50.89% 1,604,887 42.7%
2000 3,754,177 1,842,925 1,911,252 49.09% 50.91% 1,591,020 42.38%
1999 3,746,348 1,838,333 1,908,015 49.07% 50.93% 1,576,089 42.07%
1998 3,737,325 1,832,784 1,904,541 49.04% 50.96% 1,560,707 41.76%
1997 3,739,059 1,832,513 1,906,546 49.01% 50.99% 1,549,466 41.44%
1996 3,767,431 1,846,795 1,920,636 49.02% 50.98% 1,549,544 41.13%
1995 3,832,112 1,880,034 1,952,078 49.06% 50.94% 1,564,268 40.82%
1994 3,939,676 1,935,957 2,003,719 49.14% 50.86% 1,595,963 40.51%
1993 4,082,203 2,010,485 2,071,718 49.25% 50.75% 1,641,046 40.2%
1992 4,237,060 2,091,413 2,145,647 49.36% 50.64% 1,690,163 39.89%
1991 4,372,815 2,162,794 2,210,021 49.46% 50.54% 1,730,760 39.58%
1990 4,466,993 2,212,055 2,254,938 49.52% 50.48% 1,753,295 39.25%
1989 4,511,425 2,235,862 2,275,563 49.56% 50.44% 1,755,847 38.92%
1988 4,513,070 2,236,677 2,276,393 49.56% 50.44% 1,741,142 38.58%
1987 4,483,100 2,221,376 2,261,724 49.55% 50.45% 1,714,786 38.25%
1986 4,439,474 2,198,871 2,240,603 49.53% 50.47% 1,683,449 37.92%
1985 4,395,649 2,176,725 2,218,924 49.52% 50.48% 1,652,324 37.59%
1984 4,354,046 2,155,688 2,198,358 49.51% 50.49% 1,622,318 37.26%
1983 4,311,353 2,134,120 2,177,233 49.5% 50.5% 1,592,183 36.93%
1982 4,268,595 2,112,955 2,155,640 49.5% 50.5% 1,562,733 36.61%
1981 4,225,857 2,090,954 2,134,903 49.48% 50.52% 1,533,141 36.28%
1980 4,183,194 2,068,589 2,114,605 49.45% 50.55% 1,486,707 35.54%
1979 4,142,127 2,046,625 2,095,502 49.41% 50.59% 1,436,075 34.67%
1978 4,103,635 2,025,554 2,078,081 49.36% 50.64% 1,387,439 33.81%
1977 4,066,439 2,005,161 2,061,278 49.31% 50.69% 1,340,298 32.96%
1976 4,028,491 1,984,032 2,044,459 49.25% 50.75% 1,293,951 32.12%
1975 3,988,295 1,962,640 2,025,655 49.21% 50.79% 1,247,938 31.29%
1974 3,945,375 1,940,335 2,005,040 49.18% 50.82% 1,202,156 30.47%
1973 3,900,377 1,917,425 1,982,952 49.16% 50.84% 1,157,242 29.67%
1972 3,854,234 1,894,356 1,959,878 49.15% 50.85% 1,113,103 28.88%
1971 3,808,330 1,872,175 1,936,155 49.16% 50.84% 1,069,760 28.09%
1970 3,763,544 1,850,535 1,913,009 49.17% 50.83% 1,023,684 27.2%
1969 3,720,450 1,830,089 1,890,361 49.19% 50.81% 977,734 26.28%
1968 3,678,388 1,810,503 1,867,885 49.22% 50.78% 933,943 25.39%
1967 3,635,584 1,790,889 1,844,695 49.26% 50.74% 891,082 24.51%
1966 3,589,499 1,768,905 1,820,594 49.28% 50.72% 848,917 23.65%
1965 3,538,461 1,744,107 1,794,354 49.29% 50.71% 807,477 22.82%
1964 3,481,782 1,715,474 1,766,308 49.27% 50.73% 765,992 22%
1963 3,420,307 1,684,159 1,736,148 49.24% 50.76% 725,447 21.21%
1962 3,355,911 1,650,437 1,705,474 49.18% 50.82% 685,948 20.44%
1961 3,291,235 1,616,655 1,674,580 49.12% 50.88% 648,044 19.69%
1960 3,228,245 1,583,777 1,644,468 49.06% 50.94% 614,658 19.04%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Bosnia and Herzegovina

# City Population 2022
1 Sarajevo 301,623
2 Banja Luka 201,895
3 Zenica 167,004
4 Tuzla 144,011
5 Mostar 106,065
6 Bihac 76,783
7 Lukavac 45,201
8 Bugojno 41,850
9 Brcko 39,517
10 Bijeljina 38,291
11 Prijedor 36,863
12 Trebinje 33,692
13 Travnik 31,541
14 Doboj 27,608
15 Cazin 21,954
16 Velika Kladusa 19,614
17 Visoko 18,103
18 Gorazde 17,879
19 Konjic 16,081
20 Gracanica 15,952
21 Gradacac 15,875
22 Bosanska Krupa 15,330
23 Mrkonjic Grad 14,871
24 Foca 14,833
25 Zavidovici 14,507
26 Zivinice 13,828
27 Sanski Most 13,773
28 Gradiska 13,491
29 Bileca 13,448
30 Kakanj 12,575
31 Livno 11,898
32 Odzak 11,764
33 Stijena 10,989
34 Sipovo 10,896
35 Prozor 10,498
36 Novi Travnik 10,108
37 Ljubuski 10,107
38 Kozarska Dubica 10,043
39 Jajce 9,909
40 Derventa 9,870
41 Todorovo 9,693
42 Siroki Brijeg 9,524
43 Brod 9,392
44 Novi Grad 9,010
45 Sokolac 8,968
46 Mionica 8,788
47 Zepce 8,577
48 Kiseljak 8,555
49 Potoci 8,416
50 Fojnica 8,329
51 Milici 8,314
52 Vogosca 8,269
53 Vitez 8,224
54 Zvornik 8,109
55 Donji Vakuf 8,034
56 Capljina 8,030
57 Stolac 7,823
58 Tomislavgrad 7,817
59 Tesanj 7,662
60 Trn 7,656
61 Pale 7,543
62 Maglaj 7,498
63 Srbac 7,460
64 Nevesinje 7,434
65 Buzim 7,345
66 Kljuc 7,341
67 Divicani 7,333
68 Banovici 7,301
69 Vares 7,276
70 Hadzici 7,235

Other Countries from Europe Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Russia 145,812,178 8.4/km2
Germany 84,271,788 232/km2
France 68,113,511 116/km2
Italy 59,421,387 200/km2
Spain 47,411,405 94/km2
Poland 37,794,711 122/km2
Romania 19,030,214 80.6/km2
Netherlands 17,195,292 423/km2
Belgium 11,610,770 376/km2
Czech Republic 10,757,593 133/km2
Sweden 10,401,616 25/km2
Greece 10,341,518 82/km2
Portugal 10,145,110 112.4/km2
Hungary 9,681,327 105/km2
Belarus 9,303,343 46/km2
Austria 9,031,530 107/km2
Switzerland 8,791,316 208/km2
Serbia 6,887,819 101/km2
Bulgaria 6,849,421 63/km2
Denmark 5,841,995 137.7/km2