flag North Macedonia North Macedonia: Statistical Overview

Capital: Skopje


Total Population: 2,065,092
Natural Increase: -0.4%
Density: 82 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 58.8%
Population of main cities: Skopje (509,900); Kumanovo (73,600); Bitola (71,400); Prilep (64,300); Tetovo (56,600); Štip (44,600); Veles (43,000); Ohrid (38,900); Strumica (37,100); Gostivar (37,100)
Ethnic Origins: Slavomacedonian about 64%; Albanian about 25%; Turkish about 4%; Romanian about 3%; Serb about 2%; other about 2%. (State Statistical Office of the Republic of North Macedonia)
Official Language: Macedonian, Albanian
Other Languages Spoken: Albanian, Romani, Turkish, Croatian
Business Language(s): English
Religion: The majority of the population is Orthodox (64.7%); Muslims represent 33.3%.
Literacy Rate: 96.1%

Local Time:

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Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: FYROM Denar ()

Country Overview

Area: 25,710 km²
Type of State: North Macedonia is a republic with a parliamentary democracy.
Type of Economy: Lower-middle-income economy, it is a land-locked developing country going through transition..
Parallel economy is highly significant.
HDI*: 0.747/1
HDI (World Rank): 81/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.

North Macedonia


Telephone Code:
To call from North Macedonia, dial 00
To call North Macedonia, dial +389
Internet Suffix: mk
Computers: 36.8 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 19.7 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 63.1 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 100% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20172018201920202021
Imports of Goods (million USD) 7,7239,0509,4718,71011,386
Exports of Goods (million USD) 5,6686,9117,1896,6358,186
Imports of Services (million USD) 1,1831,3971,4181,1181,460
Exports of Services (million USD) 1,6281,8541,8211,6432,058

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest data available.


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