Pelagonia Statistical Region

The Pelagonia Statistical Region (Macedonian: Пелагониски Регион) is one of eight statistical regions of North Macedonia. It is located in southwestern part of the country along the eponymous plain. It borders Greece and Albania. Internally, it borders the Southwestern and Vardar statistical regions.

Pelagonia Statistical Region
Пелагониски Регион
Official seal of Pelagonia Statistical Region
Pelagonia statistical region en.svg
Country North Macedonia
Area
 • Total4,719 km2 (1,822 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total210,431
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
HDI (2017)0.764[2]
high · 2nd of 8

MunicipalitiesEdit

 
Map of the municipalities of the region

Pelagonia statistical region is divided into 9 municipalities:

DemographicsEdit

 
Map of the majority ethnic groups in the region

PopulationEdit

The population of the Pelagonia Statistical Region is 238,136 citizens, or 11.8% of the population of the Republic of North Macedonia, according to the census of 2002.

Census Year Population Change
1994 214,709 N/A
2002 238,136 +10.91%
2021 210,431 -11.7%

EthnicitiesEdit

The largest ethnic group in the region are Macedonians.

2002 2021
Number % Number %
TOTAL 238,136 100 210,431 100
Macedonians 204,471 85.86 164,596 78.22
Albanians 11,634 4.89 12,776 6.07
Roma 7,230 3.04 7,205 3.42
Turks 7,150 3.0 6,679 3.17
Bosniaks 2,380 1.0 2,293 1.09
Vlachs 2,307 0.97 2,166 1.03
Serbs 713 0.3 583 0.28
others 2,251 0.95 1,494 0.71
Persons for whom data are taken from administrative sources n/a n/a 12,639 6.01

See alsoEdit

Coordinates: 41°21′36″N 21°33′36″E / 41.36000°N 21.56000°E / 41.36000; 21.56000ReferencesEdit

  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.