Legal basis for production of population estimates is regulated by the Law on Official Statistics and Official Statistical System of Montenegro (Official Gazette of Montenegro 18/12) and Annual Plan of Statistical Surveys (Official Gazette of Montenegro 53/11).
Purpose of population estimates
The purpose of production of population estimates is to collect the data necessary for the analysis of natural changes of population in Montenegro and municipalities.
The data source for population estimates is: census; statistics of births; statistics of deaths; and migration of population. The population estimates are produced by sex, age, and at the level of municipality during a year.
Details on population estimates can be found in the sections below.