World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Demographic history of Serbia

Article Id: WHEBN0002414360
Reproduction Date:

Title: Demographic history of Serbia  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Arabs in Serbia, Demographics of Serbia, Ethnic groups in Serbia, Index of Serbia-related articles, Crime in Serbia
Collection: Demographic History by Country or Region, Demographics of Serbia, History of Serbia by Topic
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Demographic history of Serbia

This article presents the demographic history of Serbia through census results. See Demographics of Serbia for a more detailed overview of the current demographics from 2011 census.

Contents

  • Censuses 1
  • Medieval Serbia 2
  • Modern Serbia 3
    • 1834 census 3.1
    • 1841 census 3.2
    • 1843 census 3.3
    • 1846 census 3.4
    • 1850 census 3.5
    • 1854 census 3.6
    • 1859 census 3.7
    • 1863 census 3.8
    • 1866 census 3.9
    • 1878 census 3.10
    • 1895 census 3.11
    • 1910 census 3.12
    • 1921 census (excluding Vojvodina, including Kosovo and Macedonia) 3.13
    • 1948 census 3.14
    • 1953 census 3.15
    • 1961 census 3.16
    • 1971 census 3.17
    • 1981 census 3.18
    • 1991 census 3.19
    • 1991 census (excluding Kosovo) 3.20
    • 2002 census (excluding Kosovo) 3.21
    • 2011 census (excluding Kosovo) 3.22
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Censuses

Logo of the 2011 Census

Censuses in Serbia ordinarily takes place every 10 years, organized by the Communist Yugoslavia. During the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, censuses were conducted in 1931 and 1921; the census in 1941 was never conducted due to the outbreak of WWII.

The independent Principality of Serbia, had conducted the first population census in 1834; the subsequent censuses were conducted in 1841, 1843, 1846, 1850, 1854, 1859, 1863 and 1866 and 1874. During the era Kingdom of Serbia, six censuses were conducted in 1884, 1890, 1895, 1900, 1905 and the last one being in 1910.

Medieval Serbia

Modern Serbia

The years after the Serbian Revolution saw frequent border changes of Serbia amidst the disintegration of the Austrian Empire and the Ottoman Empire.

1834 census

  • TOTAL = 678,192

1841 census

  • TOTAL = 828,895

1843 census

  • TOTAL = 859,545

1846 census

  • TOTAL = 915,080

1850 census

  • TOTAL = 956,893

1854 census

  • TOTAL = 998,919

1859 census

  • TOTAL = 1,078,281

1863 census

  • TOTAL = 1,108,668

1866 census

  • TOTAL = 1,216,219[1]
  • Serbs = 1,058,189 (87.01%)
  • Romanians (Vlachs) = 127,545 (10.49%)
  • Roma (Gypsies) = 24,607 (2.02%)
  • Germans = 2,589 (0.21%)
  • other = 3,256 (0.27%)

1878 census

  • TOTAL = 1,669,337

1895 census

1910 census

  • TOTAL = 2,922,258

1921 census (excluding Vojvodina, including Kosovo and Macedonia)

1948 census

1953 census

1961 census

1971 census

1981 census

1991 census

  • TOTAL (official estimation) = 9,778,991 (registered 8,182,141)
  • Serbs = 6,446,595 (65.92%)
  • Albanians (official estimation) = 1,674,353 (17.12%), registered 87,372
  • Hungarians = 343,800 (3.52%)
  • Yugoslavs = 323,643 (3.31%)
  • Muslims by nationality (official estimation) = 246,411 (2.52%), registered 237,980
  • Roma (official estimation) = 140,237 (1.43%), registered 138,799
  • Montenegrins = 139,299 (1.42%)
  • Croats = 105,406 (1.08%)

Estimated population:

Registered population:

1991 census (excluding Kosovo)

2002 census (excluding Kosovo)

2011 census (excluding Kosovo)

See also

References

  1. ^
  2. ^

External links

  • Serbian Census website
  • Central Statistics Office website
  • The census form
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.