๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Population of North Macedonia

2,085,679
Current Population of North Macedonia
-5,954
Net population growth this year
83.72
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2023 the population of North Macedonia reached 2,085,679, of which 1,039,353 people are male and 1,046,326 female. The country has a population density of 83.7185 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of -0.285% for the year. According to the latest data, North Macedonia is set to decrease its population size by 7 people next year. Making the total population count of North Macedonia 2,082,706 people by 2024.

Historic Population of North Macedonia (1950 - 2023)

Between 1950 and 2023 the population of North Macedonia grown from 1,251,433 people to 2,085,679. An increase of the population size by 66.66% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 1,251,433 625,076 626,356 34,044 50.2321 2.721%
1951 1,282,525 641,208 641,316 28,140 51.4802 2.194%
1952 1,311,488 656,257 655,232 29,787 52.6427 2.271%
1953 1,339,581 670,884 668,698 26,398 53.7704 1.971%
1954 1,361,960 682,462 679,498 18,361 54.6687 1.348%
1955 1,379,140 691,213 687,927 15,998 55.3582 1.16%
1956 1,395,504 699,526 695,978 16,730 56.0151 1.199%
1957 1,411,818 707,808 704,009 15,897 56.6699 1.126%
1958 1,428,602 716,308 712,294 17,673 57.3437 1.237%
1959 1,445,685 724,934 720,750 16,491 58.0293 1.141%
1960 1,462,368 733,351 729,016 16,875 58.699 1.154%
1961 1,481,112 742,872 738,240 20,615 59.4514 1.392%
1962 1,497,338 751,902 745,436 11,836 60.1027 0.79%
1963 1,511,854 760,438 751,416 17,196 60.6853 1.137%
1964 1,529,507 770,197 759,311 18,111 61.394 1.184%
1965 1,547,982 780,336 767,646 18,838 62.1355 1.217%
1966 1,567,707 791,038 776,668 20,612 62.9273 1.315%
1967 1,588,649 802,234 786,415 21,272 63.7679 1.339%
1968 1,610,537 813,748 796,789 22,505 64.6465 1.397%
1969 1,633,502 825,644 807,858 23,423 65.5682 1.434%
1970 1,656,783 837,604 819,180 23,140 66.5027 1.397%
1971 1,679,012 849,108 829,904 21,317 67.395 1.27%
1972 1,701,498 860,736 840,763 23,657 68.2976 1.39%
1973 1,725,228 872,912 852,316 23,802 69.2501 1.38%
1974 1,749,329 885,272 864,056 24,399 70.2175 1.395%
1975 1,774,013 897,934 876,078 24,970 71.2083 1.408%
1976 1,799,332 910,912 888,420 25,669 72.2246 1.427%
1977 1,825,299 924,174 901,125 26,263 73.2669 1.439%
1978 1,851,978 937,817 914,162 27,097 74.3378 1.463%
1979 1,879,354 951,828 927,526 27,654 75.4367 1.471%
1980 1,907,023 965,935 941,088 27,684 76.5473 1.452%
1981 1,935,200 980,276 954,925 28,671 77.6783 1.482%
1982 1,958,275 992,152 966,124 17,479 78.6046 0.893%
1983 1,974,441 1,000,622 973,818 14,852 79.2534 0.752%
1984 1,988,682 1,008,068 980,614 13,630 79.8251 0.685%
1985 2,001,504 1,014,743 986,760 12,013 80.3397 0.6%
1986 2,012,926 1,020,772 992,154 10,832 80.7982 0.538%
1987 2,023,097 1,026,258 996,838 9,510 81.2065 0.47%
1988 2,031,932 1,031,054 1,000,878 8,161 81.5611 0.402%
1989 2,039,426 1,035,099 1,004,326 6,826 81.8619 0.335%
1990 2,044,174 1,037,599 1,006,574 2,670 82.0525 0.131%
1991 2,036,686 1,033,963 1,002,723 -17,646 81.7519 -0.866%
1992 2,018,023 1,023,450 994,572 -19,681 81.0028 -0.975%
1993 1,996,893 1,010,218 986,674 -22,578 80.1547 -1.131%
1994 1,982,458 1,000,757 981,702 -6,291 79.5753 -0.317%
1995 1,983,964 1,001,978 981,986 9,302 79.6357 0.469%
1996 1,994,226 1,008,430 985,796 11,221 80.0476 0.563%
1997 2,004,234 1,013,466 990,768 8,795 80.4493 0.439%
1998 2,012,844 1,017,884 994,960 8,427 80.7949 0.419%
1999 2,023,778 1,021,822 1,001,957 13,441 81.2338 0.664%
2000 2,037,936 1,025,765 1,012,170 14,873 81.8021 0.73%
2001 2,053,384 1,030,348 1,023,037 16,024 82.4222 0.78%
2002 2,064,737 1,034,181 1,030,556 6,682 82.8779 0.324%
2003 2,071,141 1,036,996 1,034,146 6,129 83.135 0.296%
2004 2,075,873 1,039,060 1,036,814 3,335 83.325 0.161%
2005 2,078,661 1,040,142 1,038,520 2,241 83.4369 0.108%
2006 2,081,076 1,041,002 1,040,073 2,585 83.5337 0.124%
2007 2,083,487 1,041,893 1,041,594 2,240 83.6306 0.108%
2008 2,086,226 1,043,017 1,043,210 3,238 83.7405 0.155%
2009 2,089,788 1,044,546 1,045,241 3,883 83.8834 0.186%
2010 2,093,828 1,046,290 1,047,539 4,198 84.0456 0.2%
2011 2,097,099 1,047,664 1,049,436 2,345 84.1769 0.112%
2012 2,099,478 1,048,645 1,050,833 2,412 84.2724 0.115%
2013 2,102,215 1,049,800 1,052,416 3,063 84.3823 0.146%
2014 2,105,291 1,051,094 1,054,197 3,088 84.5057 0.147%
2015 2,107,962 1,052,227 1,055,735 2,254 84.6129 0.107%
2016 2,110,196 1,053,137 1,057,059 2,214 84.7026 0.105%
2017 2,111,979 1,053,843 1,058,136 1,351 84.7742 0.064%
2018 2,113,491 1,054,442 1,059,049 1,674 84.8349 0.079%
2019 2,114,176 1,054,637 1,059,539 -304 84.8624 -0.014%
2020 2,111,072 1,052,884 1,058,187 -5,905 84.7377 -0.28%
2021 2,103,330 1,048,697 1,054,633 -9,578 84.427 -0.455%
2022 2,093,598 1,043,525 1,050,073 -9,885 84.0364 -0.472%
2023 2,085,679 1,039,353 1,046,326 -5,954 83.7185 -0.285%

Statements that can be derived from North Macedonia's population data

  • North Macedonia has a population of 2,085,679 people, as of July 1, 2023.
  • North Macedonia's population is equivalent to 0.03% of the total world population.
  • In 2023, North Macedonia's population will decrease with -5,954 people.
  • In 2023, 1,000 more people will emigrate from North Macedonia than immigrate to the country.
  • The median age of the population in North Macedonia is 38.86 years.
  • In North Macedonia there are 83.72 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 5.60 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in North Macedonia.
  • In North Macedonia, 1,039,353 of the total population are male, and 1,046,326 are female.

Future Population of North Macedonia (2023 - 2100)

North Macedonia's population is set to decrease in the future from 2,085,679 people to 1,209,753 people. A decrease of the population size by -3.33% from 2023 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2023 2,085,679 1,039,353 1,046,326 -5,954 83.7185 -0.285%
2024 2,082,706 1,037,772 1,044,933 7 83.5991 0.0%
2025 2,082,424 1,037,602 1,044,821 -569 83.5879 -0.027%
2026 2,081,572 1,037,152 1,044,420 -1,134 83.5537 -0.054%
2027 2,080,143 1,036,421 1,043,723 -1,723 83.4963 -0.083%
2028 2,078,114 1,035,396 1,042,718 -2,336 83.4149 -0.112%
2029 2,075,487 1,034,079 1,041,407 -2,920 83.3094 -0.141%
2030 2,072,255 1,032,472 1,039,784 -3,543 83.1797 -0.171%
2031 2,068,443 1,030,585 1,037,858 -4,082 83.0267 -0.197%
2032 2,064,036 1,028,415 1,035,621 -4,730 82.8498 -0.229%
2033 2,059,038 1,025,964 1,033,073 -5,269 82.6491 -0.256%
2034 2,053,511 1,023,262 1,030,249 -5,784 82.4273 -0.282%
2035 2,047,455 1,020,315 1,027,140 -6,329 82.1842 -0.309%
2036 2,040,880 1,017,130 1,023,749 -6,821 81.9203 -0.334%
2037 2,033,842 1,013,734 1,020,108 -7,254 81.6378 -0.357%
2038 2,026,372 1,010,142 1,016,230 -7,686 81.3379 -0.379%
2039 2,018,461 1,006,350 1,012,112 -8,135 81.0204 -0.403%
2040 2,010,114 1,002,361 1,007,753 -8,560 80.6853 -0.426%
2041 2,001,364 998,194 1,003,170 -8,939 80.3341 -0.447%
2042 1,992,276 993,877 998,399 -9,238 79.9693 -0.464%
2043 1,982,876 989,425 993,450 -9,563 79.592 -0.482%
2044 1,973,157 984,833 988,324 -9,875 79.2019 -0.5%
2045 1,963,152 980,112 983,041 -10,133 78.8003 -0.516%
2046 1,952,886 975,275 977,610 -10,401 78.3882 -0.533%
2047 1,942,373 970,338 972,036 -10,623 77.9663 -0.547%
2048 1,931,608 965,286 966,322 -10,908 77.5341 -0.565%
2049 1,920,582 960,110 960,471 -11,145 77.0915 -0.58%
2050 1,909,309 954,822 954,487 -11,400 76.6391 -0.597%
2051 1,897,805 949,428 948,378 -11,608 76.1773 -0.612%
2052 1,886,056 943,915 942,141 -11,889 75.7057 -0.63%
2053 1,874,063 938,280 935,784 -12,097 75.2243 -0.645%
2054 1,861,862 932,545 929,318 -12,305 74.7346 -0.661%
2055 1,849,472 926,710 922,762 -12,477 74.2372 -0.675%
2056 1,836,850 920,753 916,097 -12,767 73.7306 -0.695%
2057 1,823,964 914,659 909,305 -13,004 73.2133 -0.713%
2058 1,810,841 908,436 902,406 -13,242 72.6866 -0.731%
2059 1,797,511 902,098 895,414 -13,418 72.1515 -0.746%
2060 1,783,977 895,648 888,330 -13,650 71.6083 -0.765%
2061 1,770,213 889,074 881,140 -13,878 71.0558 -0.784%
2062 1,756,268 882,398 873,870 -14,012 70.496 -0.798%
2063 1,742,144 875,624 866,520 -14,236 69.9291 -0.817%
2064 1,727,813 868,737 859,076 -14,426 69.3539 -0.835%
2065 1,713,288 861,742 851,546 -14,624 68.7708 -0.854%
2066 1,698,596 854,657 843,939 -14,760 68.1811 -0.869%
2067 1,683,725 847,482 836,242 -14,982 67.5842 -0.89%
2068 1,668,672 840,212 828,461 -15,123 66.98 -0.906%
2069 1,653,485 832,863 820,622 -15,253 66.3703 -0.922%
2070 1,638,175 825,452 812,723 -15,367 65.7558 -0.938%
2071 1,622,752 817,982 804,770 -15,479 65.1367 -0.954%
2072 1,607,204 810,443 796,760 -15,617 64.5126 -0.972%
2073 1,591,552 802,848 788,703 -15,687 63.8844 -0.986%
2074 1,575,875 795,235 780,640 -15,666 63.2551 -0.994%
2075 1,560,184 787,610 772,574 -15,716 62.6253 -1.007%
2076 1,544,472 779,972 764,499 -15,709 61.9946 -1.017%
2077 1,528,778 772,341 756,438 -15,677 61.3647 -1.025%
2078 1,513,159 764,740 748,419 -15,561 60.7377 -1.028%
2079 1,497,627 757,174 740,452 -15,504 60.1143 -1.035%
2080 1,482,154 749,626 732,528 -15,442 59.4932 -1.042%
2081 1,466,778 742,117 724,661 -15,309 58.876 -1.044%
2082 1,451,533 734,670 716,862 -15,183 58.2641 -1.046%
2083 1,436,449 727,288 709,160 -14,984 57.6586 -1.043%
2084 1,421,544 719,982 701,563 -14,825 57.0604 -1.043%
2085 1,406,828 712,754 694,074 -14,609 56.4696 -1.038%
2086 1,392,296 705,602 686,694 -14,453 55.8863 -1.038%
2087 1,377,955 698,533 679,422 -14,230 55.3107 -1.033%
2088 1,363,819 691,559 672,260 -14,043 54.7432 -1.03%
2089 1,349,883 684,670 665,213 -13,827 54.1839 -1.024%
2090 1,336,147 677,860 658,287 -13,647 53.6325 -1.021%
2091 1,322,601 671,138 651,463 -13,443 53.0888 -1.016%
2092 1,309,280 664,516 644,764 -13,201 52.5541 -1.008%
2093 1,296,175 657,990 638,184 -13,009 52.028 -1.004%
2094 1,283,271 651,556 631,714 -12,799 51.5101 -0.997%
2095 1,270,572 645,213 625,359 -12,598 51.0004 -0.992%
2096 1,258,065 638,958 619,108 -12,415 50.4984 -0.987%
2097 1,245,738 632,786 612,952 -12,240 50.0035 -0.983%
2098 1,233,585 626,690 606,895 -12,065 49.5157 -0.978%
2099 1,221,601 620,668 600,933 -11,904 49.0347 -0.974%
2100 1,209,753 614,706 595,046 -11,793 48.5591 -0.975%

Population Density of North Macedonia

Today, North Macedonia has a population density of 83.7185 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 50.2321 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 83.7185 people/kmยฒ in 2023. In the future, North Macedonia is projected to reach a population density of 48.5591 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of North Macedonia Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of North Macedonia's Population

The population growth rate of North Macedonia currently stands at -0.285% as of July 1, 2023. This is an increase by 0.187 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2023, the population growth rate of North Macedonia will decrease to -0.285%. If we look further into the future, we can see that North Macedonia's population growth is projected to land at a negative rate of -0.975% by the year 2100.

Population Growth Rate of North Macedonia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Growth Rate
1950 2.721%
1960 1.154%
1970 1.397%
1980 1.452%
1990 0.131%
2000 0.73%
2010 0.2%
2020 -0.28%
Year Growth Rate
2030 -0.171%
2040 -0.426%
2050 -0.597%
2060 -0.765%
2070 -0.938%
2080 -1.042%
2090 -1.021%
2100 -0.975%
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Life Expectancy of North Macedonia

Today, North Macedonia has an average life expectancy of 75.2568 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 50.2435 years since the 1950 to 75.2568 years in 2023. In the future, North Macedonia is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 88.4807 years of age, by the year 2100.

Life Expectancy of North Macedonia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 50,243
1960 56,232
1970 63,734
1980 69,267
1990 71,196
2000 72,856
2010 75,118
2020 75,167
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 79,037
2040 80,598
2050 82,149
2060 83,627
2070 84,962
2080 86,184
2090 87,340
2100 88,480
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Migration to and from North Macedonia

In 2023 North Macedonia will see net migrations of -1,000 people. This means that 1,000 more people will emigrate from North Macedonia than immigrate to the country this year. A decrease of net migrations when compared to the previous year of 2022, when the net migrations of North Macedonia was -1,000.

Net Migration for North Macedonia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Net Migration
1950 6,671
1960 -10,130
1970 69
1980 -1
1990 -16,174
2000 5,516
2010 -1,578
2020 -486
Year Net Migration
2030 -1,000
2040 -1,000
2050 -1,000
2060 -1,000
2070 -1,000
2080 -1,000
2090 -1,000
2100 -1,000
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Births in North Macedonia

In 2023, North Macedonia will see 19,769 babies be born. That is a decrease when compared to the ammount of births recorded by North Macedonia in 2022, when the country saw 19,992 new borns.

Births North Macedonia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 49,795
1960 46,036
1970 37,316
1980 41,235
1990 34,454
2000 27,033
2010 24,587
2020 20,295
Year Births
2030 18,217
2040 16,338
2050 14,880
2060 13,132
2070 11,904
2080 10,743
2090 9,601
2100 8,635
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Deaths in North Macedonia

In 2023, 24,722 people will die in North Macedonia. That is a decrease of North Macedonia's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 28,889 deaths.

Deaths North Macedonia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 22,418
1960 19,025
1970 14,246
1980 13,544
1990 15,607
2000 17,666
2010 18,814
2020 25,720
Year Births
2030 20,762
2040 23,902
2050 25,279
2060 25,787
2070 26,269
2080 25,186
2090 22,248
2100 19,425
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Median Age in North Macedonia

The median age of North Macedonia has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of North Macedonia will reach 53.1266 years of age, by the year 2100.

Median Age in North Macedonia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Median Age
1950 20.0832
1960 21.2387
1970 22.1388
1980 25.463
1990 29.7128
2000 32.0047
2010 34.4814
2020 37.9699
Year Median Age
2030 41.8283
2040 45.6438
2050 48.6376
2060 50.4235
2070 52.0245
2080 52.4818
2090 52.6636
2100 53.1266
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Fertility Rate in North Macedonia

The fertility rate of North Macedonia has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of North Macedonia will reach 1.5694 births per woman, by the year 2100.

Fertility Rate in North Macedonia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 5.6989
1960 3.967
1970 2.9652
1980 2.4174
1990 2.1854
2000 1.8615
2010 1.5486
2020 1.3574
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 1.4281
2040 1.4771
2050 1.5076
2060 1.5293
2070 1.5491
2080 1.5498
2090 1.558
2100 1.5694
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Infant Mortality Rate in North Macedonia

The infant mortality rate is recorded as infant deaths under 1 year for every 1,000 live births. It gives us an insight into the maternal and infant health of North Macedonia while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of North Macedonia has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 192.0619. Today, North Macedonia has a much better infant mortality rate of 5.5961 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when North Macedonia is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 1.1062 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

Infant Mortality Rate in North Macedonia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 192.0619
1960 143.7992
1970 82.7203
1980 45.1306
1990 28.8227
2000 12.6828
2010 6.8358
2020 4.8432
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 4.324
2040 3.2625
2050 2.5001
2060 1.9982
2070 1.6706
2080 1.4282
2090 1.2592
2100 1.1062
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Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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