Budisavljević families are mainly Croats and they are mostly from Slavonski Brod area , often Serbs. According to some sources the family name originates s Kosovo. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Zagreb and Slavonski Brod. In Pećane in Obrovac area every eighth inhabitant had the family name Budisavljević.
About 140 people with faimily name Budisavljević live in Croatia today, in 70 households. There were 300 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number halved. They are located in the most of Croatian counties, in 16 cities and 18 other places, mostly in Zagreb (50), Slavonski Brod (15), Sapci in Slavonski Brod area (15), Karlovac (<10), and in Rijeka (<10).
Family name Budisavljević is present in 10 countries on three continents. The family name "Budisavljevic " is used by small number of people in the United States , small number in Canada , and small number of people in Australia.