Eastern Statistical Region

The Eastern Statistical Region (Macedonian: Источен Регион) is one of eight statistical regions of North Macedonia. Eastern, located in the eastern part of the country, borders Bulgaria. Internally, it borders the Vardar, Skopje, Northeastern, and Southeastern statistical regions.

Eastern Statistical Region
Источен Регион
Mountains on the Border with Bulgaria
Mountains on the Border with Bulgaria
Flag of Eastern Statistical Region
Eastern statistical region en.svg
Country North Macedonia
Area
 • Total3,539 km2 (1,366 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total150,234
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
HDI (2017)0.741[2]
high · 5th of 8

MunicipalitiesEdit

 
The municipalities of the region

Eastern statistical region is divided into 11 municipalities:

DemographicsEdit

 
Map of the majority ethnic groups in the region census 2021

PopulationEdit

The current population of the Eastern Statistical Region is 181,858 citizens or 9.0% of the total population of the Republic of North Macedonia, according to the last population census in 2002.

Census Year Population Change
1994 180,039 N/A
2002 181,858 +1.01%
2021 150,234 -13.38%

EthnicitiesEdit

The largest ethnic group in the region are the Macedonians.

2002 2021
Number % Number %
TOTAL 181,858 100 150,234 100
Macedonians 168,046 92.41 126,553 84.24
Roma 6,876 3.78 6,126 4.08
Turks 2,794 1.54 2,958 1.97
Vlachs 2,074 1.14 1,892 1.26
others 2,068 1.14 1,271 0.84
Persons for whom data are taken from administrative sources n/a n/a 11,434 7.61


Coordinates: 41°55′48″N 22°24′00″E / 41.9300°N 22.4000°E / 41.9300; 22.4000

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "North Macedonia: Statistical Regions & Major Settlements - Population Statistics, Maps, Charts, Weather and Web Information".
  2. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.