Serbia And Montenegro

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Population:  10,677,290 note:  all data dealing with population is subject to considerable error because of the dislocations caused by military action and ethnic cleansing (July 2001 est.)
Age structure:  0-14 years:  19.8% (male 1,095,905; female 1,024,123) 15-64 years:  65.3% (male 3,415,728; female 3,553,343) 65 years and over:  14.9% (male 681,559; female 906,632) (2001 est.)
Population growth rate:  -0.27% (2001 est.)
Birth rate:  12.61 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Death rate:  10.54 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Net migration rate:  -4.71 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Sex ratio:  at birth:  1.08 male(s)/female under 15 years:  1.08 male(s)/female 15-64 years:  0.96 male(s)/female 65 years and over:  0.75 male(s)/female total population:  0.95 male(s)/female (2001 est.)
Infant mortality rate:  17.42 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
Life expectancy at birth:  total population:  73.5 years male:  70.57 years female:  76.67 years (2001 est.)
Total fertility rate:  1.75 children born/woman (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:  NA%
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:  NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths:  NA
Nationality:  noun:  Serb(s); Montenegrin(s) adjective:  Serbian; Montenegrin
Ethnic groups:  Serb 62.6%, Albanian 16.5%, Montenegrin 5%, Hungarian 3.3%, other 12.6% (1991)
Religions:  Orthodox 65%, Muslim 19%, Roman Catholic 4%, Protestant 1%, other 11%
Languages:  Serbian 95%, Albanian 5%
Literacy:  definition:  age 15 and over can read and write total population:  93% male:  97.2% female:  88.9% (1991)
GDP:  purchasing power parity - $24.2 billion (2000 est.)
GDP - real growth rate:  15% (2000 est.)
GDP - per capita:  purchasing power parity - $2,300 (2000 est.)
GDP - composition by sector:  agriculture:  20% industry:  50% services:  30% (1998 est.)
Population below poverty line:  NA%
Household income or consumption by percentage share:  lowest 10%:  NA% highest 10%:  NA%
Inflation rate (consumer prices):  42% (1999 est.)
Labor force:  1.6 million (1999 est.)
Labor force - by occupation:  agriculture NA%, industry NA%, services NA%
Unemployment rate:  30% (2000 est.)
Budget:  revenues:  $NA expenditures:  $NA, including capital expenditures of $NA
Industries:  machine building (aircraft, trucks, and automobiles; tanks and weapons; electrical equipment; agricultural machinery); metallurgy (steel, aluminum, copper, lead, zinc, chromium, antimony, bismuth, cadmium); mining (coal, bauxite, nonferrous ore, iron ore, limestone); consumer goods (textiles, footwear, foodstuffs, appliances); electronics, petroleum products, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals
Industrial production growth rate:  -22% (1999 est.)
Electricity - production:  34.455 billion kWh (1999)
Electricity - production by source:  fossil fuel:  70% hydro:  30% nuclear:  0% other:  0% (1999)
Electricity - consumption:  33.006 billion kWh (1999)
Electricity - exports:  960 million kWh (1999)
Electricity - imports:  1.923 billion kWh (1999)
Agriculture - products:  cereals, fruits, vegetables, tobacco, olives; cattle, sheep, goats
Exports:  $1.5 billion (1999)
Exports - commodities:  manufactured goods, food and live animals, raw materials
Exports - partners:  Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Germany (1998)
Imports:  $3.3 billion (1999)
Imports - commodities:  machinery and transport equipment, fuels and lubricants, manufactured goods, chemicals, food and live animals, raw materials
Imports - partners:  Germany, Italy, Russia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (1998)
Debt - external:  $14.1 billion (1999 est.)
Economic aid - recipient:  $NA
Currency:  new Yugoslav dinar (YUM); note - in Montenegro the German deutsche mark is legal tender (1999)
Currency code:  YUM
Exchange rates:  new Yugoslav dinars per US dollar - official rate: 10.0 (December 1998), 5.85 (December 1997), 5.02 (September 1996), 1.5 (early 1995); black market rate: 14.5 (December 1998), 8.9 (December 1997), 2 to 3 (early 1995)
Fiscal year:  calendar year

Statistics: CIA World Factbook.



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Serbia and Montenegro in the News

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Heavy Burden

After winning a landslide victory in the December parliamentary elections, Serbia’s reformist coalition—still called the Democratic Opposition of Serbia (DOS) despite the fact that the party and its leader, Vojislav Kostunica, won the Yugoslav elections in September—faces some formidable challenges.

High-Stakes Vote

In anticipation of Yugoslavia’s Sept. 24 presidential and parliamentary elections, President Slobodan Milosevic is stacking the deck in a desperate attempt to ensure a desired outcome.

War Psychosis

Involvement in four wars in less than a decade has inured many Serbs to an atmosphere of perpetual hostility. Thus, the possibility that President Slobodan Milosevic might precipitate yet another conflict to keep his grip on power may not surprise the Serbian people.

Power at Any Price

A year after NATO’s bombing campaign, Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic maintains his grip on Serbia. And the view from Belgrade is that he will go to any length to hold on.