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North Macedonia
  • Population
    2,073,702
    [December 2016 est.]
    Note: This estimate is from the State Statistical Office of the Republic of North Macedonia.
  • Language
    Macedonian [official] (66.5%)
    Albanian (25.1%)
    Turkish (3.5%)
    Roma (1.9%)
    Serbian (1.2%)
    Other (1.8%)
    [2002 est.]
    Note: The last census was taken over 15 years ago. Whilst this data is out-dated and unreliable, alternative estimates are either unavailable or too controversial.
  • Religion
    Macedonian Orthodox Christianity [official] (64.8%)
    Islam (33.3%)
    Other Christianity (0.4%)
    Other and unspecified (1.5%)
    [2002 est.]
    Note: The last census was taken over 15 years ago. Whilst this data is out-dated and unreliable, alternative estimates are either unavailable or too controversial.
  • Ethnicity
    Note: The last census was taken over 15 years ago. Whilst this data is out-dated and unreliable, alternative estimates are either unavailable or too controversial. The following statistics on the ethnic affiliations of newborns is provided below to give an additional indication of demographic shifts.
    Ethnic Affiliation by Newborn
    Macedonian (52.37%)
    Albanian (33.79%)
    Roma (5.80%)
    Turk (4.48%)
    Other (3.54%)
    [Macedonian State Statistical Office, 2016]
  • Australians with Macedonian Ancestry
    98,441 [Census, 2016]
Macedonians in Australia
  • Population
    38,985
    [Census, 2016]
    This figure refers to the number of Australian residents that were born in North Macedonia.
  • Median Age
    59
    [Census, 2016]
  • Gender
    Male (49.5%)
    Female (50.5%)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Religion
    Eastern Orthodox Christianity (60.4%)
    Christianity [not defined] (24.3%)
    Islam (5.6%)
    Other Religion (2.0%)
    No Religion (4.3%)
    Not Stated (2.7%)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Ancestry
    Macedonian (88.5%)
    Albanian (4.5%)
    Australian (1.4%)
    Serbian (1.0%)
    Other Ancestry (4.5%)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Language Spoken at Home
    Macedonian (83.8%)
    English (8.8%)
    Albanian (4.4%)
    Serbian (0.7%)
    Other (1.7%)
    Of those who speak a language other than English at home, 73.4% speak English fluently.
    [Census, 2016]
  • Diaspora
    Victoria (45.2%)
    New South Wales (42.3%)
    Western Australia (7.8%)
    Queensland (2.4%)
    Other (2.3%)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Arrival to Australia
    Prior to 2007 (90.1%)
    2007 - 2011 (3.4%)
    2012 - 2016 (3.1%)
    [Census, 2016]
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