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Romania Population

Romania is a country at the crossroads of Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe, borders Bulgaria to the south, Ukraine to the north, Hungary to the west, Serbia to the southwest, Moldova to the east and the Black Sea to the southeast. Romania population in 2022 is estimated to be 19.1 million, covers country area of 238,397 sq km (92,046 sq mi), ranks sixty-fourth most populous country in the world, capital of Romania is Bucharest and other popular cities are Cluj-Napoca, Timișoara, Iași, Constanța, Craiova, Brașov, Galați and Ploiești. Romania population is declining continuously from 23 million in 1988 to 19.1 million in 2021, it continues to be an emigration country, the phenomenon of emigration being the second biggest cause of the usually resident population decline. The net international migration during 2020 was negative, with almost 29 thousand more emigrants than immigrants.

YearPopulation
196018,406,905
196519,031,576
197020,250,398
197521,293,583
198022,207,282
198522,732,999
199023,201,835
199522,684,270
200022,442,971
200521,319,685
201020,246,871
201519,815,616
202019,286,123

Romania population in 1960 is 18,406,905, by 1970 the population is increased by 1,843,493 totaling to 20,250,398, by 1980 the population is increased to 22,207,282, and by 1990 the total increase of 23,201,835 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 23,201,835. From 1990 to 2000, population increased to 22,442,971, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Romania decrease by -2,196,100 with a change of -9.79 percent and decline of population from 2010 to 2020 by -960,748 with a change of -4.75 percent and make up to 19,286,123. Population in 2021 is estimated 19.19 million.

Romania is divided into 8 divisions, and further divided into 41 counties. The last census of Romania was taken in 2011 by National Institute of Statistics.

County199220022011
București2,064,4741,926,3341,883,425
Iași806,778816,910772,348
Prahova873,229829,945762,886
Cluj735,077702,755691,106
Constanța748,044715,151684,082
Timiș700,292677,926683,540
Dolj761,074734,231660,544
Suceava700,799688,435634,810
Bacău736,078706,623616,168
Argeș680,574652,625612,431
Bihor634,093600,246575,398
Mureș607,298580,851550,846
Brașov642,513589,028549,217
Galați639,853619,556536,167
Dâmbovița559,874541,763518,745
Maramureș538,534510,110478,659
Neamț577,619554,516470,766
Buzău516,307496,214451,069
Olt520,966489,274436,400
Arad487,370461,791430,629
Hunedoara547,993485,712418,565
Botoșani458,904452,834412,626
Sibiu452,820421,724397,322
Vaslui457,799455,049395,499
Ilfov286,510300,123388,738
Teleorman482,281436,025380,123
Vâlcea436,298413,247371,714
Satu Mare400,158367,281344,360
Alba414,227382,747342,376
Gorj400,100387,308341,594
Vrancea392,651387,632340,310
Brăila392,069373,174321,212
Harghita347,637326,222310,867
Călărași338,844324,617306,691
Caraș-Severin375,794333,219295,579
Bistrița-Năsăud327,238311,657286,225
Giurgiu313,084297,859281,422
Ialomiţa304,008296,572274,148
Mehedinți332,091306,732265,390
Sălaj266,308248,015224,384
Tulcea270,197256,492213,083
Covasna232,592222,449210,177
Total22,760,44921,680,97420,121,641

Source : worldbank

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