Jovana Savić

BIG SEE Coordinator Montenegro


General data

Area: 13.812 km2
Popuation: 621.873
Capital: Podgorica
Currency: Euro
Time zone: UTC+1
Calling code: +382
Biggest Cities: Podgorica, Nikšić, Herceg Novi, Pljevlja, Bar, Bijelo Polje, Cetinje


GDP per capita (eur, 2019): 7.814
GDP (billion EUR, 2019): 4,9
Inflation (%, 2019): 0,4
Unemployment (%, 2019): 15,1
Import (billion EUR, 2019): 2,5
Export (billion EUR, 2019): 0,5
Real growth rate of export (%): 2,7
Real growth rate of Import (%): 2,3
Foreign investments (billion EUR, 2019): 0,4

Creative ranking

overall ranking – 18. place
(by Creative Barometer 2020)

by Architecture – 17. place

by Interior design – 16. place

by Product design – 19. place

Montenegro occupies the18th place in the overall ranking of the countries. With regard to the three subdisciplines, it ranks best in the area of interior design (16th place). It ranks 17th in the area of architecture and 19th in product design and fashion. Some supplementary quantitative indicators are not available for Montenegro. As regards the mobility of creators, considering the country of origin and the host country, it occupies the 16th and 17th place among the 19 countries. With regard to the number of people working as creative and performing artists, authors, journalists and linguists, it ranks 15th among the 15 countries.