Yugoslavs in Serbia

Yugoslavs in Serbia
Total population
23,303 (2011)
Regions with significant populations
Vojvodina, Belgrade

Yugoslavs in Serbia (Serbian: Југословени у Србији/Jugosloveni u Srbiji) refers to a community in Serbia that view themselves as Yugoslavs with no other ethnic self-identification. Additionally, there are also Serbs, Croats, Montenegrins and people of other ethnicities in Serbia who identify themselves as Yugoslavs. However, the latter group does not consider itself to be part of a Yugoslav nation, which is the way the first group identifies itself. People declaring themselves Yugoslavs are concentrated in Vojvodina.

According to the 2011 census, some 23,303 people or 0.32% of the inhabitants of Serbia declared their ethnicity as Yugoslav.[1]


Year Yugoslavs %
1961 20,079 0.26%
1971 123,824 1.47%
1981 441,941 4.75%
1991 323,643 3.31%
1991 (excl. Kosovo) 320,186 4.09%
2002 (excl. Kosovo) 80,721 1.08%
2011 (excl. Kosovo) 23,303 0.32%
Other Languages
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Jugoslaveni u Srbiji