What does each number of your personal identification number mean?

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The unique personal identification number (EMBG) is the identification number held by all newborn citizens in Yugoslavia since 1976.

But nothing in the ID number is accidental. All citizens born before 1976 received a number depending on the region in which they lived then, and not in which they were born.

We have always known that the first seven numbers we all know are related to the date of birth. 

But the other six are often the subject of various discussions.

The number is made of 13 digits in the form “DD MM GGG RR BBB K” but without space, which means:

DD = day of birth
MM = month of birth
GGG = last three digits of the year of birth
RR = political region of birth
BBB = unique number
000-499 = male
500-999 = female
K = control number

The numbers from 41 to 49 were used for the political region of Macedonia, and more specifically for the following cities:
41 – Bitola
42 – Kumanovo
43 – Ohrid
44 – Prilep
45 – Skopje
46 – Strumica
47 – Tetovo
48 – Veles
49 – Stip

Other political regions throughout the former Yugoslavia:

* 00 – 09 – stateless foreigners of the former Yugoslavia or its states

* 10 – 19 – Bosnia and Herzegovina

* 20 – 29 – Montenegro

* 30 – 39 – Croatia

* 41 – 49 – Macedonia

* 50 – 59 – Slovenia (only 50 used)

* 60 – 69 – not used for unexplained reasons

* 70 – 79 – Central Serbia

* 80 – 89 – Autonomous province of Vojvodina

* 90 – 99 – Autonomous Province of Kosovo and Metohija