The 2021 Census showed that the total resident population in the country has dropped by 185,834 persons or 9.2 percent, while the number of households has increased by 34,336 or 6.1 percent when compared to the 2002 data.

The number of apartments has increased by 141,031 or 20.2 percent.

According to the director of the State Statistical Office Apostol Simovski, presenting the results, the average household has 3.06 members.

The number of apartments stands at 839,174.

The population density per square kilometer is 72.2 people, and the average age of the population is 40.08 years. There are 984.3 men per 1,000 women.