Northeastern Statistical Region

The Northeastern Statistical Region (Macedonian: Североисточен Регион; Albanian: Rajoni verilindor) is one of eight arbitrary statistical regions in North Macedonia. It borders Kosovo and Serbia to the north and Bulgaria to the east, while internally, it borders the Skopje and Eastern statistical regions.

Northeastern statistical region
Североисточен Регион
Rajoni verilindor
Hircus-Macedonia location Northeastern.svg
Flag of Northeastern statistical region
Area
 • Total2,306 km2 (890 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total176,196
 • Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
HDI (2017)0.732[2]
high · 8th of 8

MunicipalitiesEdit

 
The municipalities of the region

Northeastern Statistical Region is divided into six municipalities:

DemographicsEdit

PopulationEdit

The current population of the Northeastern Statistical Region is 172,787 citizens or 8.5% of the total population of North Macedonia, according to the last population census in 2002.

Census year Population Change
1994 163,841 N/A
2002 172,787 +5.46%
2021 152,982 -11.46%

EthnicitiesEdit

 
Map of the majority ethnic groups in the region.

The largest group in the region is the Macedonians. Albanians, Serbs, and Roma also account for a significant population.[3]

2002 2021
Number % Number %
TOTAL 172,787 100 152,982 100
Macedonians 102,108 59.1 83,978 54.9
Albanians 53,650 31.0 47,081 30.8
Serbs 10,461 6.1 7,075 4.6
Roma 5,132 3.0 3,488 2.3
others 1,436 0.8 1,217 0.8
Refused/undeclared n/a n/a 10,143 6.6

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.
  3. ^ Republic of Macedonia - State Statistical Office (in English and Macedonian)

Coordinates: 42°08′24″N 21°42′36″E / 42.1400°N 21.7100°E / 42.1400; 21.7100