Last Updated on August 17, 2021
Muslims constitute about 20 percent of the total population of Montenegro, where their number is approximately 122,000. Ethnicity and religion are closely associated: many Bosnians (Muslims of Bosnian origin) and other Muslims live along the eastern and northern regions.
Total population: 612.000
Muslim population (2019): 122.000
The government concluded an agreement with the Muslim community of Montenegro that defines their legal status and regulates their relationship with the state. Under the law, religion may not be taught in primary or secondary public schools. However, the Muslim community runs one private secondary school.