Population of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Bosnia and Herzegovina is 3,129,685 as of May 22, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Bosnia and Herzegovina is projected at 3,263,466 or 3.26 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Bosnia and Herzegovina is projected at 3,280,819 or 3.30 million people for the year 2020. Bosnia and Herzegovina ranks number 136th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Bosnia and Herzegovina is ranked 29th among 48 countries in Europe.

Bosnia and Herzegovina's population peaked in 1988 with 4.51 mn people after Bosnia and Herzegovina's population decreased year by year. The Bosnia and Herzegovina population is projected to reach 3.13 million in 2030 and decrease further to 2.69 million in 2050 and 1.64 million by 2100. Bosnia and Herzegovina accounts for 0.041 percent of the world population. Its global share has been declining since 0.105% of 1966 and is projected to decline at 0.015% by 2100.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was at 93rd position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline at 152nd in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Bosnia and Herzegovina population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20203,233,526-25.037-0.7740.041
20213,210,847-20.321-0.6330.040
20223,194,378-12.618-0.3950.039
20233,181,557-13.025-0.4090.039
20243,168,378-13.333-0.4210.038
20253,154,834-13.755-0.4360.038
20263,140,867-14.178-0.4510.037
20273,126,508-14.541-0.4650.037
20283,111,789-14.896-0.4790.036
20293,096,667-15.348-0.4960.036
20303,081,097-15.793-0.5130.035
20313,065,088-16.225-0.5290.035
20323,048,617-16.717-0.5480.035
20333,031,666-17.183-0.5670.034
20343,014,271-17.608-0.5840.034
20352,996,445-18.045-0.6020.033
20362,978,236-18.372-0.6170.033
20372,959,706-18.689-0.6310.032
20382,940,837-19.048-0.6480.032
20392,921,671-19.284-0.6600.032
20402,902,258-19.541-0.6730.031
20412,882,595-19.785-0.6860.031
20422,862,709-19.987-0.6980.030
20432,842,606-20.22-0.7110.030
20442,822,280-20.432-0.7240.030
20452,801,773-20.583-0.7350.029
20462,781,093-20.776-0.7470.029
20472,760,168-21.075-0.7640.029
20482,739,014-21.233-0.7750.028
20492,717,704-21.387-0.7870.028
20502,696,340-21.339-0.7910.028
20512,674,890-21.561-0.8060.027
20522,653,302-21.615-0.8150.027
20532,631,644-21.702-0.8250.027
20542,609,909-21.768-0.8340.026
20552,588,114-21.822-0.8430.026
20562,566,285-21.836-0.8510.026
20572,544,437-21.86-0.8590.025
20582,522,577-21.859-0.8670.025
20592,500,713-21.87-0.8750.025
20602,478,892-21.773-0.8780.024
20612,457,076-21.858-0.8900.024
20622,435,296-21.701-0.8910.024
20632,413,586-21.72-0.9000.024
20642,391,894-21.665-0.9060.023
20652,370,284-21.554-0.9090.023
20662,348,764-21.486-0.9150.023
20672,327,309-21.423-0.9210.023
20682,305,924-21.348-0.9260.022
20692,284,660-21.18-0.9270.022
20702,263,511-21.118-0.9330.022
20712,242,414-21.075-0.9400.022
20722,221,403-20.947-0.9430.021
20732,200,526-20.809-0.9460.021
20742,179,809-20.625-0.9460.021
20752,159,273-20.447-0.9470.021
20762,138,892-20.314-0.9500.021
20772,118,670-20.13-0.9500.020
20782,098,626-19.959-0.9510.020
20792,078,761-19.77-0.9510.020
20802,059,099-19.555-0.9500.020
20812,039,629-19.384-0.9500.020
20822,020,331-19.212-0.9510.019
20832,001,236-18.978-0.9480.019
20841,982,366-18.762-0.9460.019
20851,963,684-18.602-0.9470.019
20861,945,207-18.353-0.9440.019
20871,926,956-18.149-0.9420.018
20881,908,922-17.918-0.9390.018
20891,891,088-17.751-0.9390.018
20901,873,422-17.579-0.9380.018
20911,855,965-17.337-0.9340.018
20921,838,707-17.179-0.9340.018
20931,821,613-17.008-0.9340.018
20941,804,702-16.814-0.9320.017
20951,787,966-16.659-0.9320.017
20961,771,427-16.419-0.9270.017
20971,755,117-16.201-0.9230.017
20981,739,032-15.968-0.9180.017

Bosnia and Herzegovina population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19502,692,90744.1271.6390.108
19512,738,11746.2931.6910.108
19522,787,37852.2271.8740.108
19532,841,47455.9671.9700.108
19542,899,02659.1362.0400.108
19552,958,43059.6712.0170.108
19563,018,30160.0721.9900.108
19573,078,13759.6011.9360.108
19583,138,47261.0691.9460.108
19593,200,04862.0821.9400.108
19603,262,53962.8991.9280.108
19613,325,33362.691.8850.108
19623,387,51261.6691.8210.108
19633,448,53260.3711.7510.108
19643,507,95958.4811.6670.107
19653,565,51756.6371.5880.107
19663,620,84954.0251.4920.106
19673,673,36751.0131.3890.106
19683,723,06748.3861.3000.105
19693,770,37646.2321.2260.104
19703,815,56144.1381.1570.103
19713,859,24243.2241.1200.102
19723,901,89542.0821.0790.101
19733,943,15240.4321.0250.101
19743,983,06339.390.9890.100
19754,022,09038.6640.9610.099
19764,060,03937.2340.9170.098
19774,096,51635.7190.8720.097
19784,131,52134.2920.8300.096
19794,165,51133.6880.8090.095
19804,199,82034.930.8320.095
19814,235,97037.3690.8820.094
19824,274,01338.7180.9060.093
19834,312,52138.2990.8880.092
19844,349,59735.8530.8240.091
19854,383,30631.5630.7200.090
19864,413,37428.5740.6470.089
19874,440,30025.2780.5690.088
19884,463,32020.7630.4650.087
19894,481,23015.0550.3360.086
19904,494,31011.1070.2470.085
19914,502,3865.0440.1120.083
19924,275,730-458.357-10.7300.078
19933,942,981-207.141-5.2550.071
19943,762,330-154.16-4.0980.066
19953,750,527130.5543.4810.065
19963,907,751183.8934.7070.067
19974,047,74896.1022.3740.069
19984,115,05938.520.9360.069
19994,153,01437.390.9000.068
20004,179,35015.2820.3660.068
20014,194,93215.8820.3790.067
20024,198,410-8.926-0.2130.067
20034,183,757-20.38-0.4870.065
20044,142,860-61.414-1.4820.064
20054,094,297-35.712-0.8720.062
20064,058,086-36.711-0.9050.061
20074,007,876-63.709-1.5900.060
20083,943,392-65.259-1.6550.058
20093,877,750-66.024-1.7030.056
20103,811,088-67.3-1.7660.055
20113,743,142-68.593-1.8330.053
20123,674,374-68.942-1.8760.051
20133,617,559-44.689-1.2350.050
20143,571,068-48.293-1.3520.049
20153,524,324-45.194-1.2820.047
20163,480,986-41.482-1.1920.046
20173,440,027-40.436-1.1750.045
20183,400,129-39.36-1.1580.044
20193,360,711-39.475-1.1750.043
20203,318,407-45.133-1.3600.042
20213,270,943-49.796-1.5220.041