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Montenegro Demographics Profile 2018

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Population642,550 (July 2017 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 15.1% (male 47,937/female 49,102)
15-24 years: 9.58% (male 27,510/female 34,053)
25-54 years: 46.59% (male 161,842/female 137,549)
55-64 years: 13.58% (male 43,561/female 43,686)
65 years and over: 15.14% (male 39,164/female 58,146) (2017 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 47.8
youth dependency ratio: 27.3
elderly dependency ratio: 20.5
potential support ratio: 4.9 (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 40.7 years
male: 39.9 years
female: 41.8 years (2017 est.)
Population growth rate-0.28% (2017 est.)
Birth rate10 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Death rate9.7 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 64.4% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.25% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - populationPODGORICA (capital) 165,000 (2014)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.83 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.17 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.66 male(s)/female
total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth26.3 years (2010 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate23.3% (2013)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.1% (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS<500 (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths<100 (2016 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 99.2% of population
total: 99.7% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0.8% of population
total: 0.3% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 98% of population
rural: 92.2% of population
total: 95.9% of population
unimproved:
urban: 2% of population
rural: 7.8% of population
total: 4.1% of population (2015 est.)
Major infectious diseasesdegree of risk: intermediate
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea
vectorborne disease: Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (2016)
Nationalitynoun: Montenegrin(s)
adjective: Montenegrin
Ethnic groupsMontenegrin 45%, Serbian 28.7%, Bosniak 8.7%, Albanian 4.9%, Muslim 3.3%, Romani 1%, Croat 1%, other 2.6%, unspecified 4.9% (2011 est.)
ReligionsOrthodox 72.1%, Muslim 19.1%, Catholic 3.4%, atheist 1.2%, other 1.5%, unspecified 2.6% (2011 est.)
LanguagesSerbian 42.9%, Montenegrin (official) 37%, Bosnian 5.3%, Albanian 5.3%, Serbo-Croat 2%, other 3.5%, unspecified 4% (2011 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 98.7%
male: 99.5%
female: 98% (2015 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 15 years (2010)
Child labor - children ages 5-14total number: 8,520
percentage: 10% (2005 est.)
Education expendituresNA
Maternal mortality rate7 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight1% (2013)
Health expenditures6.4% of GDP (2014)
Physicians density2.34 physicians/1,000 population (2015)
Hospital bed density4 beds/1,000 population (2011)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate23.3% (2016)

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

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