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North Macedonia Population

North Macedonia officially the Republic of North Macedonia is a country in Southeast Europe. It gained independence in 1991 as one of the successor states of Yugoslavia. As per the State Statistical Office, the population of  North Macedonia  in 2021 is 2,097,319  (2 million or 20 lakh)

Estimated Population of North Macedonia in 2024: 2.1 million

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North Macedonia Demographics
 North Macedonia2021
Total Population2,097,319
Global Rank148
Land Area 25,433 sq. km (9,820 sq. mi)
Area Rank145
Pop. Density83 people/sq. km
Capital CitySkopje
Fertility Rate* 1.50
Infant mortality rate ** 9.2
Median Age 39.1 years
Life Expectancy 76.26 years
Urban Population 59%

Religion in North Macedonia

Christianity is the majority religion in North Macedonia and its followed by 60.44% of the population. Among Christians, Eastern Orthodox Christianity is the largest denomination with 46.14% adherents. Various other Christian denominations account for 14% of the population.

Islan is the second largest religion and constitutes 33.3% of the population. Most Muslims are Albanians, Turks, or Romani; few are Macedonian Muslims. The remaining 8% was “unaffiliated” or follows other smaller faiths.

Religion Percentage in North Macedonia

ReligionPercentage
Christians60.44%
– Orthodoxy – 46.14%
– Catholicism – 0.37%
– Other Christians – 13.93%
Islam 32.17%
None 0.48%
Others  7.26%

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Top Cities in North Macedonia by Population
#CityPopulation
1Skopje5,06,926
2Bitola74,550
3Kumanovo70,842
4Prilep66,246
5Tetovo52,915
6Veles43,716
7Štip43,652
8Ohrid42,033
9Gostivar35,847
10Strumica35,311
11Kavadarci29,188
12Kočani28,330
13Kičevo27,067
14Struga16,559
15Radoviš16,223
16Gevgelija15,685
17Debar14,561
18Kriva Palanka14,558
19Sveti Nikole13,746
20Negotino13,284
Population of North Macedonia 2024 | Religion in North Macedonia