Sarajevo · Population

Question: What is the population of Sarajevo? Answer: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (Administrative unit: Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina) - last known population is ≈ 369 500 (year 2013). This was 9.665% of total Bosnia and Herzegovina population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 1991-2013 (-1.6%/year), Sarajevo population in 2021 would be: 324 775*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1961-1971] +2.62 %/year
[1971-1981] +2.24 %/year
[1981-1991] +1.63 %/year
[1991-2013] -1.6 %/year


GPS coordinates: 43.849, 18.356

Local time in Sarajevo: 01:27 Wednesday GMT+2.

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Sarajevo 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).