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Kosovo Demographics Profile

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Population
1,932,774 (July 2020 est.)
Age structure
0-14 years: 24.07% (male 241,563/female 223,568)
15-24 years: 16.95% (male 170,566/female 157,063)
25-54 years: 42.56% (male 433,914/female 388,595)
55-64 years: 8.67% (male 85,840/female 81,782)
65 years and over: 7.75% (male 63,943/female 85,940) (2020 est.)
Median age
total: 30.5 years
male: 30.2 years
female: 30.8 years (2020 est.)
Population growth rate
0.66% (2020 est.)
Birth rate
15.4 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Death rate
7 deaths/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Net migration rate
-1.8 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Major cities - population
214,688 PRISTINA (capital) (2018)
Sex ratio
at birth: 1.08 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.09 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.12 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.74 male(s)/female
total population: 106.3 male(s)/female (2020 est.)
Infant mortality rate
total: 30.2 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 31.3 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 28.9 deaths/1,000 live births (2020 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
total population: 72.7 years
male: 70.5 years
female: 75.1 years (2020 est.)
Total fertility rate
1.95 children born/woman (2020 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
NA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths
NA
Nationality
noun: Kosovar (Albanian)
adjective: Kosovo

note: Kosovo, a neutral term, is sometimes also used as a noun or adjective as in Kosovo Albanian, Kosovo Serb, Kosovo minority, or Kosovo citizen

Ethnic groups
Albanians 92.9%, Bosniaks 1.6%, Serbs 1.5%, Turk 1.1%, Ashkali 0.9%, Egyptian 0.7%, Gorani 0.6%, Romani 0.5%, other/unspecified 0.2% (2011 est.)

note: these estimates may under-represent Serb, Romani, and some other ethnic minorities because they are based on the 2011 Kosovo national census, which excluded northern Kosovo (a largely Serb-inhabited region) and was partially boycotted by Serb and Romani communities in southern Kosovo

Religions
Muslim 95.6%, Roman Catholic 2.2%, Orthodox 1.5%, other 0.1%, none 0.1%, unspecified 0.6% (2011 est.)
Languages
Albanian (official) 94.5%, Bosnian 1.7%, Serbian (official) 1.6%, Turkish 1.1%, other 0.9% (includes Romani), unspecified 0.1% (2011 est.)

note: in municipalities where a community's mother tongue is not one of Kosovo's official languages, the language of that community may be given official status according to the 2006 Law on the Use of Languages

Education expenditures
NA

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on Friday, November 27, 2020

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