Bosnia & Herzegovina Facts & Figures

  • Area: 51,209 sq km
  • Population: 3,871 Million
  • Capital: Sarajevo
  • Neighbours: Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro
  • Established: 1992
  • Status: Federal Parliamentary Republic
  • Government: Parliamentary Democracy with a bicameral parliament
  • Offical Languages: Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian
  • Ethnic Groups: Bosniaks, Serbs, Croats, others
  • Currency: Konvertibilna Marka (BAM)
  • Religion: Islam, Orthodox Christian, Roman Catholic, others
  • Time Zone: GMT +1
  • Tel. Code: +387
  • Climate: Snowy winters, warm summers

Economy

GDP

$18.8B

GDP Per Capita

$4,451

Government Revenue

$7.69B

GDP Growth

3.6%

Inflation

0.2%

Cumulative FDI

$7.6B

FDI

$270M

Unemployment

27%

Exports

$5.7B

Imports

$10.3B

Trade Volume with EU

$9.7B

GCI

87
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Finance

Cumulative FDI

$1.23B

Total Assets

$14B

Total Loans

$10.4B

Total Deposits

$9.07B

Share in GDP

3.7%

Employment Share

5.5%

Banks

28

FDI Stock

$1.53B

There are in total 28 banks in Bosnia and Herzegovina divided between the two constituencies. There are 18 banks in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and 10 in the Republika Srpska.

ICT

87%
15%
15%
23%
39%
4.7%
3G
5

Smartphones penetration stands at 15.5% of all subscribers and overall 47.5% of users are making use of 3G services.

Industry

26.2%
6.7%
29.8%
32%
$5.07B
$9.85B
$2.4B
245K

Forest resources in Bosnia & Herzegovina are among the richest in Europe in terms of their extent and variety relative to the size of the country, covering almost 50 percent of the land area. (World Bank, 2014)

Agriculture

8%
20%
61%
8%
167K
10,230
$800M
$1.9B

Through the assistance by FARMA in technical issues as well as capacity building, around 500 Bosnian agricultural producer organizations have been able to increase their value of sales above 28 percent since 2011.

Tourism

$150M
$689M
844K
2.16
27.5%
434
60-80%
10.7%

World Tourism Organization counted BIH among the three tourism destinations with overall tourism market growth potential above 10% per year until 2020.