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Kosovo Demographics Profile 2018

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Population1,895,250 (July 2017 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 25.01% (male 246,281/female 227,718)
15-24 years: 17.22% (male 170,515/female 155,840)
25-54 years: 42.57% (male 425,815/female 381,037)
55-64 years: 7.92% (male 75,964/female 74,170)
65 years and over: 7.28% (male 57,965/female 79,945) (2017 est.)
Median agetotal: 29.1 years
male: 28.8 years
female: 29.5 years (2017 est.)
Major cities - populationPRISTINA (capital) 207,062 (2014)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.08 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.1 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.12 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.72 male(s)/female
total population: 1.06 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Kosovar (Albanian), Kosovac (Serbian)
adjective: Kosovar (Albanian), Kosovski (Serbian)
note: Kosovan, a neutral term, is sometimes also used as a noun or adjective
Ethnic groupsAlbanians 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%
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 (2011 est.)
ReligionsMuslim 95.6%, Roman Catholic 2.2%, Orthodox 1.5%, other 0.07%, none 0.07%, unspecified 0.6% (2011 est.)
LanguagesAlbanian (official) 94.5%, Bosnian 1.7%, Serbian (official) 1.6%, Turkish 1.1%, other 0.9% (includes Romani), unspecified 0.1%
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 (2011 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on January 20, 2018

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