Izabela Pepdjonovic

BIG SEE Coordinator Serbia


General data

Area: 77,474 km2
Popuation: 6,926,705
Capital: Belgrade
Currency: Serbian dinar (RSD)
Time zone: UTC+1
Calling code: +381
Biggest Cities: Belgrade, Novi Sad, Niš, Kragujevac, Subotica, Zrenjanin, Pančevo, Čačak


GDP per capita (eur, 2019): 6.591 
GDP (billion EUR, 2019): 46,8
Inflation (%, 2019): 1,9
Unemployment (%, 2019): 10,9
Import (billion EUR, 2019): 22,0
Export (billion EUR, 2019): 16,4
Real growth rate of export (%): 8,5
Real growth rate of Import (%): -9,5
Foreign investments (billion EUR, 2019): 3,8

Creative ranking

overall ranking – 14. place
(by Creative Barometer 2020)

by Architecture – 14. place

by Interior design – 12. place

by Product design – 13. place

Serbia occupies the 14th place in the overall ranking of the countries. With regard to three subdisciplines, it ranks best in the area of interior design (12th place). It occupies the 13th place in the area of product design and fashion, while in the eld of architecture it takes 14th place. Serbia ranks 13th in terms of its GDP per capita. As regards the mobility of creators, considering the country of origin and the host country, it occupies the 17th and 5th place among the 19 countries. Serbia ranks 9th when it comes to the number of people working as creative and performing artists, authors, journalists and linguists.
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.