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Montenegro Population 2023

Montenegro is a country in Southeastern Europe. Earlier it was part of Yugoslavia & in 1992 the republics of Serbia and Montenegro together proclaimed a federation. In May 2006, Montenegro declared its independence, and the confederation peacefully dissolved.

As per the Statistical Office of Montenegro, the population of Montenegro as on 1st Jan 2022 is 617,683 (0.62 million or 6.2 lakhs)

Estimated Population of Montenegro in 2023: 626,484 or 6.26 lakh

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 Montenegro 2022 Population
Total Population617,683
Global Rank168
Land Area 13,452 sq. km (5,194 sq. mi)
Area Rank156
Pop. Density47 people/sq. km
Capital CityPodgorica
Fertility Rate* 1.75
Infant mortality rate ** 2.3
Median Age  38.8 Years
Life Expectancy 77.39 years
Urban Population 68%

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Montenegro

Christianity is the majority religion in Montenegro and is followed by 75.93% of the population. The majority of Christians belong to the Serbian Orthodox Church and a small percentage follow other denominations.

Islam is the second largest religion in Montenegro followed by 19.21% of the population. Other smaller religions are followed by 1.55% of the population and the rest 3.31%of the population doesn’t affiliate with any religion.

Religion percentage in Montenegro

ReligionPercentage
Christianity  75.93% 
 – Eastern Orthodoxy – 72.07%
– Other Christian – 3.86%
 Islam 19.21%
No religion  3.31% 
 Others 1.55%

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Top Cities in Montenegro by Population

The largest city in Montenegro by population is Podgorica.

#City / TownCensus 2011
1Podgorica150,977
2Nikšić56,970
3Herceg Novi19,536
4Pljevlja19,489
5Bar17,727
6Bijelo Polje15,400
7Cetinje13,918
8Budva13,338
9Kotor12,583
10Berane11,073
11Ulcinj10,828
12Tivat10,149
13Rožaje9,567
Population of Montenegro 2024 | Religion in Montenegro