Population census 2003

Legal basis for conducting the Census of Population, Households, and Dwellings 2003 is the Law on Census of Population, Households, and Dwellings in 2003 (Official Gazette of the Republic of Montenegro 59/00, 12/01, 38/02, and 21/03).


Purpose of survey

The population census results present the picture of structure of population, households, and families in Montenegro. Having in mind that this is combined statistics, not only for the whole territory of country, but also for municipalities and settlements, the population census results serve as the basis for many public administration affairs; making decision, scientific and research activities, etc.

Coverage of survey

Complete coverage of all census units in the territory of Montenegro is in accordance with the Law on Census of Population, Households, and Dwellings and methodology.

Census units

Census units are: persons, households and dwellings. 

Characteristics collected with this census are defined by the mentioned Law. 

Protection of individual data

Protection of individual data is provided by the mentioned Law on census. 

More details on published data, methodology, and releases, please find in the sections below.

Data Methodology Releases Publications