1885 population census in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Population of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1885

  Orthodox Christians (42.76%)
  Sunni Muslims (36.88%)
  Catholics (19.89%)
  Jews (0.43%)
  Others (0.04%)

The 1885 population census in Bosnia and Herzegovina was the second census of the population of Bosnia and Herzegovina taken during the Austro-Hungarian occupation.


  • The number of inhabitants: 1,336,091[1]
  • Population density: 26.1 /km²[1]


Type Number Percentage Number change Percentage
Orthodox Christians 571,250 42.76% Increase74,765 Decrease0.12%
Sunni Muslims 492,710 36.88% Increase44,097 Decrease1.85%
Catholics 265,788 19.89% Increase56,397 Increase1.81
Jews 5,805 0.43% Increase2,379 Increase0.14
Others 538 0.04% Increase289 Increase0.02


  1. ^ a b (in Bosnian)(in Croatian) "Stanovništvo Bosne i Hercegovine po popisima". The Federal Office of Statistics of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Archived from the original on 19 September 2013. Retrieved 26 May 2013.