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Yugoslavs in Serbia
refers to the group of people from Serbia
Serbia , officially the Republic of Serbia , is a landlocked country located at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Carpathian basin and the central part of the Balkans...
identifying as Yugoslavs
Yugoslavs is a national designation used by a minority of South Slavs across the countries of the former Yugoslavia and in the diaspora...
It refers basically to the people identifying as Yugoslavs by ethnicity, which are the fifth largest ethnic community in Serbia. The last population census was held in 2002 in what was then the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, and 80,721 people or 1.08% of the inhabitants of Serbia declared their ethnicity as Yugoslav.
Additionally, there are also Serbs
The Serbs are a South Slavic ethnic group of the Balkans and southern Central Europe. Serbs are located mainly in Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina, and form a sizable minority in Croatia, the Republic of Macedonia and Slovenia. Likewise, Serbs are an officially recognized minority in...
, Hungarians, Croats
Croats are a South Slavic ethnic group mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. There are around 4 million Croats living inside Croatia and up to 4.5 million throughout the rest of the world. Responding to political, social and economic pressure, many Croats have...
and people of different ethnic origin from Serbia, which besides identifying as such do also have a Yugoslav identity. However, the latter group does not identify as being part of a Yugoslav nation, which is the way the first group identifies.
Notable ethnic Yugoslavs from Serbia
- Oliver Dulić
Oliver Dulić is a Serbian politician, long-time member of Democratic Party, and former President of the National Assembly of Serbia between 2007 and 2008...
- Ašok Murti
Ašok Murti or Ashok Murty is a wardrobe stylist from Serbia of Yugoslavian ethnicity. He is considered to be Serbia's most famous wardrobe stylist....
, famous wardrobe stylist
- Predrag Ejdus
Predrag Ejdus is an actor from Serbia of Yugoslav ethnicity. He won the Statuette of Joakim Vujić and received the Dobričin prsten in 2008....