Bosnian diaspora

The Bosnian diaspora consists of Bosnian emigrants of all ethnicities and their descendants in countries such as the United States, Canada, Germany, Sweden, Australia and elsewhere. There are an estimated 2,000,000 Bosnians living outside Bosnia and Herzegovina.[1]


The Bosnian diaspora was the consequence of either voluntary departure, coercion and/or forced migrations or expulsions that occurred on several occasions since the 1870s:


  1. "BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA MIGRATION PROFILE" (PDF). Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina. March 2010.

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