Yugoslav Americans Article

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Yugoslav American
Jugoslavenski Amerikanci
Југословенски Американци
Jugoslovanski Američani
Југословенската Американците
Total population
291,045 (2013) [1]
American English, Serbo-Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene
Albanian (to a lesser extent)
Christianity, Islam
Related ethnic groups
Yugoslav Canadians, European Americans

Yugoslav Americans are Americans of full or partial Yugoslav ancestry. In the 2013 Community Survey, there were 291,045 people who indicated Yugoslav or Yugoslav American as their ethnic origin; an 11.4% decrease from the 2000 Census when there were over 328,000. [1]

The total number of Americans whose origins lie in former Yugoslavia, majority of whom indicated some specific origin was 1,284,144; in descending order these were:


  1. ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement. Kosovo is recognized as an independent state by 104 out of 193 United Nations member states. Kosovar Americans are likely to identify as simply Albanian Americans instead, as vast majority of Kosovars are ethnic Albanians.
  1. ^ a b "2013 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates". American Community Survey 2013. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2016-06-16.

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