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Introduction

Capital: Belgrade

Population

Total Population: 7,057,412
Natural Increase: -0.5%
Density: 81 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 55.7%
Population of main cities: Belgrade (1,166,763); Novi Sad (231,798); Nis (183,164); Kragujevac (150,835); Subotica (97,910)
Ethnic Origins: Serb about 83%, Hungarian about 3%, Roma about 2%, Bosniak about 2%, other about 12%.
Official Language: Serbian
Other Languages Spoken: Hungarian, Romanian, Slovak, Ukrainian and Croat in Vojvodina and Albanian in Kosovo.
Business Language(s): Mainly Serbian and English.
Religion: Orthodox (Serbian Church) 85%, Catholics 5.5%, Muslims 3%, Protestants 1%, Others 5.5%.
National Currency: Serbian Dinar (RSD)
Exchange rate (average of the last 30 days):
1 RSD = 0.0084 EUR

Country Overview

Area: 88,360 km²
Type of State: Republic, based on a unicameral parliamentary democracy.
Type of Economy: Upper-middle-income economy, Transition country.
Huge potential market; dynamic domestic demand and increasing openness to trade and foreign investment.
HDI*: 0.771/1
HDI (World Rank): 66/188

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.


Telecommunication

Telephone Code:
To call from Serbia, dial 99
To call Serbia, dial +381
Internet Suffix: .rs
Computers: 24.4 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 30.2 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 48.1 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 100% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

 
Foreign Trade Indicators 20122013201420152016
Imports of Goods (million USD) 18,92520,54320,60918,17319,230
Exports of Goods (million USD) 11,22914,61314,84513,35514,852
Imports of Services (million USD) 3,7684,0704,3733,4984,082
Exports of Services (million USD) 3,9674,5445,0334,2325,066

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, 2017

 

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