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Country Resource - North Macedonia

North Macedonia

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  • Population.........................................................................2,133,410 (2023 est.)
  • Population growth rate .............................................................0.11% (2023 est.)
  • Birth rate..................................................10.33 births/1,000 population (2023 est.)
  • Death rate................................................9.61 deaths/1,000 population (2023 est.)
  • Net migration rate...............................0.38 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2023 est.)
  • Ethnic groups*..............................Macedonian 58.4%, Albanian 24.3%, Turkish 3.9%, Romani 2.5%, Serb 1.3%, other 2.3%, persons for whom data were taken from administrative sources and no ethnic affiliation data was available 7.2% (2021 est.)

* Data represent total resident population; Romani populations are usually underestimated in official statistics and may represent 6.5–13% of North Macedonia’s population

CIA World Factbook

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Macedonia avoided the interethnic conflict that ripped through the former Yugoslavia in the early 1990s. It was the only state to emerge with its independence (in 1991) and no loss of blood.

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Macedonia avoided the interethnic conflict that ripped through the former Yugoslavia in the early 1990s. It was the only state to emerge with its independence (in 1991) and no loss of blood.