Roma are an ethnic group in Bosnia and Herzegovina for more than 600 years. According to the 1991 census, there were 8,864 Roma in Bosnia and Herzegovina or 0.2% of the population. Unofficial estimations counts 80,000 to 400,000 Roma or approximately 2 to 10% of the total population.
Historical data 
Municipalities with a significant Roma minority
Rousseau, the French consul in Bosnia estimated in 1866 a number of 9,965 or 1.1% of the population. Johann Roskiewicz estimated in 1867 the number of the Gypsies in Bosnia at 9,000 (1.2%) and in Herzegovina at 2,500 (1.1%), resulting a sum of 11,500 Roma. The 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica mentions 18,000 Roma in Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.6%).
Important communities are living in Bijeljina, Sarajevo, Banja Luka, Mostar, Tuzla, Kakanj, Prijedor, Zenica & Teslić.
See also