6,620,000 in Serbia (2002 census). Population total all countries: 9,262,890.
Also in Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Greece, Hungary, Libya, Macedonia, Montenegro (Montenegrin), Romania, Russian Federation, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, Zambia.
1 (National). Statutory national language (2006, Constitution, Article 10(1)).
Shtokavski (Stokavian), Torlakian.
SVO; postpositions; genitives, articles, adjectives, numerals, relatives after noun heads; question word initial; 1 suffix; case determines subject, object; obligatory verb affixes mark person, number, gender of subject, object, other noun phrase; passive for each tense, not commonly used today; causatives marked by separate words; comparatives marked by prefix; CCVCVC; nontonal