Population of North Macedonia

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of North Macedonia is 2,081,348 as of May 26, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of North Macedonia is projected at 2,082,658 or 2.082 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in North Macedonia is projected at 2,083,374 or 2.083 million people for the year 2020. North Macedonia ranks number 148th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. North Macedonia is ranked 32nd among 48 countries in Europe.

North Macedonia's population peaked in 2020 with 2.08 mn people after North Macedonia's population decreased year by year. The North Macedonia population is projected to reach 2.05 million in 2030 and decrease further to 1.85 million in 2050 and 1.24 million by 2100. North Macedonia accounts for 0.026 percent of the world population. Its global share has been declining since 0.049% of 1959 and is projected to decline at 0.011% by 2100.

North Macedonia was at 129th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline at 157th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

North Macedonia population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20202,083,374-850.000.027
20212,082,658-716-0.030.026
20222,081,304-1,354-0.070.026
20232,079,333-1,971-0.090.026
20242,076,827-2,506-0.120.026
20252,073,805-3,022-0.150.025
20262,070,275-3,530-0.170.025
20272,066,218-4,057-0.200.025
20282,061,613-4,605-0.220.025
20292,056,460-5,153-0.250.024
20302,050,747-5,713-0.280.024
20312,044,480-6,267-0.310.024
20322,037,679-6,801-0.330.023
20332,030,364-7,315-0.360.023
20342,022,564-7,800-0.380.023
20352,014,291-8,273-0.410.023
20362,005,569-8,722-0.430.022
20371,996,425-9,144-0.460.022
20381,986,907-9,518-0.480.022
20391,977,075-9,832-0.490.022
20401,966,965-10,110-0.510.021
20411,956,624-10,341-0.530.021
20421,946,051-10,573-0.540.021
20431,935,303-10,748-0.550.021
20441,924,398-10,905-0.560.020
20451,913,371-11,027-0.570.020
20461,902,252-11,119-0.580.020
20471,891,031-11,221-0.590.020
20481,879,719-11,312-0.600.020
20491,868,306-11,413-0.610.019
20501,856,775-11,531-0.620.019
20511,845,139-11,636-0.630.019
20521,833,411-11,728-0.640.019
20531,821,551-11,860-0.650.018
20541,809,532-12,019-0.660.018
20551,797,367-12,165-0.670.018
20561,785,020-12,347-0.690.018
20571,772,509-12,511-0.700.018
20581,759,831-12,678-0.720.017
20591,746,972-12,859-0.730.017
20601,733,964-13,008-0.740.017
20611,720,773-13,191-0.760.017
20621,707,429-13,344-0.780.017
20631,693,946-13,483-0.790.017
20641,680,307-13,639-0.810.016
20651,666,552-13,755-0.820.016
20661,652,683-13,869-0.830.016
20671,638,720-13,963-0.840.016
20681,624,689-14,031-0.860.016
20691,610,620-14,069-0.870.015
20701,596,529-14,091-0.870.015
20711,582,463-14,066-0.880.015
20721,568,411-14,052-0.890.015
20731,554,433-13,978-0.890.015
20741,540,558-13,875-0.890.015
20751,526,827-13,731-0.890.014
20761,513,247-13,580-0.890.014
20771,499,850-13,397-0.890.014
20781,486,651-13,199-0.880.014
20791,473,679-12,972-0.870.014
20801,460,932-12,747-0.860.014
20811,448,420-12,512-0.860.014
20821,436,177-12,243-0.850.013
20831,424,181-11,996-0.840.013
20841,412,432-11,749-0.820.013
20851,400,936-11,496-0.810.013
20861,389,686-11,250-0.800.013
20871,378,678-11,008-0.790.013
20881,367,890-10,788-0.780.013
20891,357,304-10,586-0.770.013
20901,346,890-10,414-0.770.012
20911,336,648-10,242-0.760.012
20921,326,552-10,096-0.760.012
20931,316,596-9,956-0.750.012
20941,306,775-9,821-0.750.012
20951,297,057-9,718-0.740.012
20961,287,435-9,622-0.740.012
20971,277,885-9,550-0.740.012
20981,268,378-9,507-0.740.012
20991,258,882-9,496-0.750.012
21001,249,362-9,520-0.760.011

North Macedonia population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19501,254,445--0.049
19511,290,40735,9622.870.050
19521,320,98130,5742.370.050
19531,347,46326,4822.000.050
19541,370,97823,5151.750.050
19551,392,44921,4711.570.050
19561,412,61320,1641.450.050
19571,432,01919,4061.370.050
19581,451,01518,9961.330.050
19591,469,84318,8281.300.049
19601,488,66718,8241.280.049
19611,507,65418,9871.280.049
19621,527,11119,4571.290.048
19631,547,45020,3391.330.048
19641,569,14221,6921.400.048
19651,592,43323,2911.480.048
19661,617,79525,3621.590.047
19671,644,94327,1481.680.047
19681,672,39927,4561.670.047
19691,698,14425,7451.540.047
19701,720,80022,6561.330.047
19711,739,52118,7211.090.046
19721,754,95615,4350.890.046
19731,768,99114,0350.800.045
19741,784,39815,4070.870.045
19751,803,01018,6121.040.044
19761,825,55222,5421.250.044
19771,851,06925,5171.400.044
19781,877,68826,6191.440.044
19791,902,71925,0311.330.043
19801,924,19721,4781.130.043
19811,941,53017,3330.900.043
19821,955,24313,7130.710.042
19831,965,89510,6520.540.042
19841,974,4158,5200.430.041
19851,981,5347,1190.360.041
19861,987,5386,0040.300.040
19871,992,2744,7360.240.039
19881,995,5133,2390.160.039
19891,996,8701,3570.070.038
19901,996,228-642-0.030.037
19911,993,302-2,926-0.150.037
19921,988,659-4,643-0.230.036
19931,984,028-4,631-0.230.036
19941,981,703-2,325-0.120.035
19951,983,2521,5490.080.035
19961,989,4436,1910.310.034
19971,999,59810,1550.510.034
19982,012,05712,4590.620.034
19992,024,39412,3370.610.033
20002,034,81910,4250.510.033
20012,042,8428,0230.390.033
20022,048,9286,0860.300.033
20032,053,4264,4980.220.032
20042,057,0483,6220.180.032
20052,060,2733,2250.160.031
20062,063,1312,8580.140.031
20072,065,4262,2950.110.031
20082,067,3131,8870.090.030
20092,069,0391,7260.080.030
20102,070,7411,7020.080.030
20112,072,4871,7460.080.029
20122,074,2781,7910.090.029
20132,076,0671,7890.090.029
20142,077,7751,7080.080.028
20152,079,3281,5530.070.028
20162,080,7431,4150.070.028
20172,081,9961,2530.060.028
20182,082,9579610.050.027
20192,083,4595020.020.027