The Constitution of the Republic of Serbia guarantees the rights to minorities, in accordance with the highest international standards.
The last 2002 census puts the population of Serbia at 7,498,001 excluding Kosovo-Metohija, which is 92.3 percent of the population of the State Union of Serbia-Montenegro.
Serbs make up 82.86 percent of the population, Hungarians 3.91 percent, Bosniaks 1.82 percent, followed by Roma 1.44 percent, Croats 0.94 percent, Albanians 0.82 percent,Slovaks 0.79 percent, Vlachs 0.53 percent, Romanians 0.46 percent, Bulgarians 0.27 percent, etc.
The official language in Serbia is Serbian and the alphabet in official use is Cyrillic, while Latin script is also used.
In the areas inhabited by national minorities, the languages and alphabets of the minorities are in official use, as provided by law.