Estimation of Kosovo Population, 2015

  • 29/06/2016

Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) has published a report on "Estimation of Kosovo Population 2015".

This publication provides statistical data on the population in the country and municipality level. KAS will continue to make this estimate, every year, in order to provide time series of demographic indicators on changes in the territorial level.

Database to estimate the number of population for 2015 is taken from the estimated number of resident population in Kosovo in late 2014, the fertility, mortality and population movements of Kosovo for the period 1 January to 31 December 2015.

Number of births residing in Kosovo for 2015 was 31 116 births, deaths was 8 884, and total natural growth was 22 232.

The number of people who have immigrated (come) in Kosovo during 2015 was 18 862 inhabitants, while the number of emigration (left) Kosovo was 74 434 inhabitants and the migration balance for 2015 was 55 572 persons.

Despite a natural growth of 22 232 people, the resident population of Kosovo was reduced to 33 340 inhabitants due to emigration (departure) pronounced in 2015.

Kosovo resident population for 2015 (31 December 2015) is estimated to be 1 771 604 resident inhabitants.

This publication includes internal population movements (from one municipality to another), and the number of internal movements is estimated to be 8 972 inhabitants.


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