Main demographic indicators

Legal basis

Legal basis for producing population estimates is regulated by Law on Official Statistics and Official Statistical System of Montenegro (Official Gazette of Montenegro 18/12), and Annual Plan of Statistical Surveys which is published in Official Gazette of Montenegro for current year.


Purpose of producing main demographic indicators

The purpose of production of main demographic indicators is to describe natural changes of population via rates, indices, and other indicators. These indicators provide users with the realistic picture of phenomenon and possibility of data comparison within space and time. Demographic indicators relate to the combination of data received by statistics of births, deaths, marriages, and divorces, as well as estimated number of population. They are used for the analysis of natural changes of population of Montenegro and municipalities.

Data sources

The data source is the data from census, on births, deaths, migration of population, marriages and divorces, and estimated number of population.

The most often used demographic indicators that reflect demographic progress and dynamics are: fertility rate, mortality rate, and life expectancy.

More details on demographic indicators can be found in the sections below. 

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