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Total country population 7,000,000
Core Jewish population 1,400
Jews per total 1,000 in population 0.20
Population with a Jewish parent 2,100
Enlarged Jewish population 2,800
Law of Return Jewish population 3,500



  • The total population of Serbia on 1 January 2016 stood at 7,076,400. Its population declined by 38,000 in 2015.
  • As of 1 January 2016, the core Jewish population of Serbia was estimated to be 1,400 (0.02% of the wider population), and the enlarged Jewish population was estimated at 2,800 (0.04% of the wider population).
  • An estimated 3,500 Serbians qualify for Israeli citizenship under the Law of Return.
  • The majority of the Serbian Jewish community is concentrated in Belgrade.

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