Banja Luka · Population

Question: What is the population of Banja Luka? Answer: Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina (Administrative unit: Republika Srpska) - last known population is ≈ 151 000 (year 2013). This was 3.949% of total Bosnia and Herzegovina population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 1991-2013 (+0.25%/year), Banja Luka population in 2020 would be: 153 607*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1961-1971] +6.01 %/year
[1971-1981] +3.16 %/year
[1981-1991] +1.45 %/year
[1991-2013] +0.25 %/year


GPS coordinates: 44.776, 17.186

Local time in Banja Luka: 11:41 Sunday GMT+1.

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Banja Luka on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1961c, 1971c, 1981c, 1991c, 2013c. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
Federalni zavod za statistiku
Stanovnistvo uporedni podaci 1971_1981_ 1991 bilten 265 PDF
[2] City density map, generated by using data provided to us by website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).