North Macedonia Population 2022


North Macedonia map
  • The current population of North Macedonia is estimated at 2,009,624 people as of December, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of North Macedonia represent 0.03% of the total world population.
  • The population density of North Macedonia is 80.3 inhabitants per km2.
  • North Macedonia is located in Europe.
  • North Macedonia ranks number 148 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of North Macedonia is 41.7332° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 21.7691° E.
  • The median age in North Macedonia is 39.1 years.
  • Minimum Wages in North Macedonia is 18,000 MKD per month, around USD $309.06 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that North Macedonia shares its land boundary with are Kosovo and Serbia to the north, Bulgaria to the east, Greece to the south, and Albania to the west.

North Macedonia

Official name Republic of North Macedonia
Location Europe
Capital Skopje
Population 2,009,804 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 80.3/km2
Population growth rate -0.02% (in 2022)
Area 25,713 km2 (9,927.84 sq mi)
Official language Macedonian and Albanian
Currency Macedonian denar (MKD)
Life expectancy 76.13 years
Internet TLD .mk
Call code +389

North Macedonia Population Graph

North Macedonia Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 2,074,396 1,037,613 1,036,783 50.02% 49.98% 1,213,107 58.48%
2019 2,078,563 1,039,905 1,038,658 50.03% 49.97% 1,209,932 58.21%
2018 2,078,086 1,039,666 1,038,420 50.03% 49.97% 1,204,459 57.96%
2017 2,076,369 1,039,015 1,037,354 50.04% 49.96% 1,199,103 57.75%
2016 2,074,355 1,038,007 1,036,348 50.04% 49.96% 1,193,999 57.56%
2015 2,072,089 1,036,873 1,035,216 50.04% 49.96% 1,189,586 57.41%
2014 2,069,332 1,035,287 1,034,045 50.03% 49.97% 1,185,313 57.28%
2013 2,065,890 1,033,358 1,032,532 50.02% 49.98% 1,181,482 57.19%
2012 2,062,899 1,031,449 1,031,450 50% 50% 1,178,534 57.13%
2011 2,060,392 1,029,990 1,030,402 49.99% 50.01% 1,176,278 57.09%
2010 2,056,854 1,028,016 1,028,838 49.98% 50.02% 1,174,258 57.09%
2009 2,052,517 1,025,643 1,026,874 49.97% 50.03% 1,172,398 57.12%
2008 2,048,740 1,023,755 1,024,985 49.97% 50.03% 1,171,470 57.18%
2007 2,045,398 1,022,085 1,023,313 49.97% 50.03% 1,171,195 57.26%
2006 2,042,064 1,020,419 1,021,645 49.97% 50.03% 1,171,736 57.38%
2005 2,038,688 1,018,936 1,019,752 49.98% 50.02% 1,172,857 57.53%
2004 2,034,373 1,017,186 1,017,187 50% 50% 1,174,037 57.71%
2003 2,028,597 1,014,704 1,013,893 50.02% 49.98% 1,174,963 57.92%
2002 2,021,975 1,011,998 1,009,977 50.05% 49.95% 1,175,374 58.13%
2001 2,036,713 1,019,782 1,016,931 50.07% 49.93% 1,188,218 58.34%
2000 2,028,174 1,015,912 1,012,262 50.09% 49.91% 1,187,496 58.55%
1999 2,018,957 1,011,901 1,007,056 50.12% 49.88% 1,186,339 58.76%
1998 2,009,330 1,007,277 1,002,053 50.13% 49.87% 1,184,902 58.97%
1997 1,998,666 1,002,331 996,335 50.15% 49.85% 1,182,611 59.17%
1996 1,991,231 999,001 992,230 50.17% 49.83% 1,182,393 59.38%
1995 1,985,044 996,095 988,949 50.18% 49.82% 1,182,888 59.59%
1994 1,983,497 995,715 987,782 50.2% 49.8% 1,185,933 59.79%
1993 1,985,810 997,274 988,536 50.22% 49.78% 1,177,387 59.29%
1992 1,990,449 1,000,201 990,248 50.25% 49.75% 1,169,588 58.76%
1991 1,995,098 1,002,936 992,162 50.27% 49.73% 1,161,746 58.23%
1990 1,998,015 1,005,002 993,013 50.3% 49.7% 1,154,653 57.79%
1989 1,998,660 1,005,926 992,734 50.33% 49.67% 1,146,631 57.37%
1988 1,997,304 1,006,042 991,262 50.37% 49.63% 1,137,664 56.96%
1987 1,994,071 1,005,211 988,860 50.41% 49.59% 1,127,448 56.54%
1986 1,989,327 1,003,615 985,712 50.45% 49.55% 1,116,410 56.12%
1985 1,983,319 1,001,378 981,941 50.49% 49.51% 1,104,709 55.7%
1984 1,976,190 998,569 977,621 50.53% 49.47% 1,092,438 55.28%
1983 1,967,661 995,046 972,615 50.57% 49.43% 1,079,262 54.85%
1982 1,957,007 990,441 966,566 50.61% 49.39% 1,065,199 54.43%
1981 1,943,274 984,268 959,006 50.65% 49.35% 1,049,562 54.01%
1980 1,925,935 976,064 949,871 50.68% 49.32% 1,029,797 53.47%
1979 1,904,430 965,546 938,884 50.7% 49.3% 1,007,253 52.89%
1978 1,879,380 953,222 926,158 50.72% 49.28% 983,104 52.31%
1977 1,852,736 939,893 912,843 50.73% 49.27% 958,420 51.73%
1976 1,827,202 927,122 900,080 50.74% 49.26% 934,614 51.15%
1975 1,804,631 915,850 888,781 50.75% 49.25% 912,602 50.57%
1974 1,786,006 906,398 879,608 50.75% 49.25% 892,824 49.99%
1973 1,770,594 898,576 872,018 50.75% 49.25% 874,850 49.41%
1972 1,756,530 891,439 865,091 50.75% 49.25% 857,714 48.83%
1971 1,741,095 883,606 857,489 50.75% 49.25% 840,078 48.25%
1970 1,722,354 873,750 848,604 50.73% 49.27% 810,884 47.08%
1969 1,699,678 862,077 837,601 50.72% 49.28% 777,093 45.72%
1968 1,673,904 848,669 825,235 50.7% 49.3% 742,544 44.36%
1967 1,646,429 834,410 812,019 50.68% 49.32% 708,294 43.02%
1966 1,619,253 820,314 798,939 50.66% 49.34% 674,905 41.68%
1965 1,593,870 807,136 786,734 50.64% 49.36% 643,286 40.36%
1964 1,570,551 795,170 775,381 50.63% 49.37% 613,300 39.05%
1963 1,548,842 784,024 764,818 50.62% 49.38% 584,688 37.75%
1962 1,528,483 773,718 754,765 50.62% 49.38% 557,438 36.47%
1961 1,509,004 763,707 745,297 50.61% 49.39% 531,320 35.21%
1960 1,490,010 754,094 735,916 50.61% 49.39% 506,901 34.02%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in North Macedonia ordered by Population

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

North Macedonia

# City Population 2022
1 Skopje 479,068
2 Bitola 87,307
3 Kumanovo 77,022
4 Prilep 74,382
5 Tetovo 73,739
6 Cair 65,226
7 Kisela Voda 58,676
8 Veles 58,400
9 Ohrid 55,512
10 Gostivar 51,458
11 Shtip 48,771
12 Strumica 45,995
13 Centar Zupa 45,812
14 Gjorce Petro 41,447
15 Kavadarci 39,168
16 Struga 37,791
17 Butel 36,490
18 Kochani 34,597
19 Kicevo 31,341
20 Lipkovo 28,391
21 Zelino 25,661
22 Saraj 25,658
23 Radovis 25,176
24 Tearce 23,267
25 Suto Orizare 21,000
26 Kriva Palanka 20,972
27 Gevgelija 20,858
28 Negotino 19,657
29 Vinica 18,395
30 Studenicani 18,372
31 Debar 18,202
32 Delcevo 17,563
33 Resen 16,696
34 Ilinden 16,526
35 Brvenica 16,418
36 Kamenjane 15,530
37 Bogovinje 15,302
38 Berovo 13,954
39 Sveti Nikole 13,410
40 Arachinovo 12,916
41 Probishtip 12,807
42 Cegrane 12,653
43 Bosilovo 12,543
44 Vasilevo 12,479
45 Zajas 12,346
46 Novo Selo 11,914
47 Kondovo 11,778
48 Dolneni 11,624
49 Dracevo 10,691
50 Kratovo 10,387
51 Dolna Banjica 10,242
52 Sopiste 9,598
53 Rostusa 9,284
54 Radishani 9,222
55 Labunista 8,946
56 Vrapciste 8,800
57 Velesta 8,765
58 Chucher - Sandevo 8,743
59 Bogdanci 8,723
60 Delogozda 8,518
61 Petrovec 8,418
62 Sipkovica 8,344
63 Dzepciste 8,288
64 Makedonska Kamenica 8,234
65 Jegunovce 7,459
66 Vrutok 6,084
67 Krivogashtani 6,002
68 Makedonski Brod 5,715
69 Krusevo 5,276
70 Oblesevo 5,048
71 Bistrica 4,894
72 Celopek 4,807
73 Plasnica 4,639
74 Demir Kapija 4,496
75 Mogila 4,460
76 Kuklis 4,454
77 Orizari 4,371
78 Rosoman 4,185
79 Dobri Dol 4,180
80 Staro Nagorichane 4,161
81 Rankovce 4,119
82 Zelenikovo 4,070
83 Karbinci 3,950
84 Pirok 3,871
85 Valandovo 3,860
86 Podares 3,835
87 Oraovica 3,829
88 Gradec 3,805
89 Gradsko 3,786
90 Vratnica 3,728
91 Srbinovo 3,689
92 Forino 3,680
93 Konce 3,514
94 Slatino 3,465
95 Dobroste 3,405
96 Zletovo 3,403
97 Star Dojran 3,391
98 Batinci 3,299
99 Markov Grad 3,216
100 Golema Recica 3,089

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