Dunja Krvavac

BIG SEE Coordinator Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina

General data

Area: 51.129 km2
Popuation: 3.301.000
Capital: Sarajevo
Currency: Convertible mark (BAM)
Time zone: UTC+01
Calling code: +387
Biggest Cities: Sarajevo, Banja Luka, Tuzla, Zenica, Bijeljina, Mostar, Prijedor, Brčko, Doboj


GDP per capita (eur, 2019): 5.064
GDP (billion EUR, 2019): 17,7
Inflation (%, 2019): 1,1
Unemployment (%, 2019): 15,7
Import (billion EUR, 2019): 9,3
Export (billion EUR, 2019): 5,2
Real growth rate of export (%): 2,2
Real growth rate of Import (%): 1,1
Foreign investments (billion EUR, 2019): 0,5

Creative ranking

overall ranking – 15. place
(by Creative Barometer 2020)

by Architecture – 16. place

by Interior design – 15. place

by Product design – 11. place

Bosnia in Herzegovina occupies the 15th place in the overall ranking of the countries. With regard to the three subdisciplines, it ranks best in product design and fashion (11th place). It occupies the 16th place in architecture and 15th place in the area of interior design. Some supplementary quantitative indicators are not available for Bosnia and Herzegovina. As regards the mobility of creators, considering the country of origin and the host country, Bosnia and Herzegovina ranks 15th and 11th among the 19 countries.
Creative Barometer was developed by Zavod Big in cooperation with the Center for Creativity, at the Museum of Architecture and Design. This project is a part of a partnership network Platform Center for Creativity cofinanced by European Union from European Regional Development Fund and by Republic of Slovenia.