Romania Population: 19,283,617

Romania is a country that lies in Esat central Europe. The black sea forms its southeastern border. Turkey shares its maritime border with Romania. The other neighbor countries include Bulgaria, Hungary, Moldova, Serbia, and Ukraine. Bucharest is the capital of Romania.

Largest Cities in Romania by Population

The largest cities by population in Romania are Bucharest, Sector3, sector 6, sector 2, Iasi, Cluj-Napoca, Timisoara, Craiova, and Constanta.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Bucharest 1,877,155 Botosani 114,783 Slobozia 52,710
Sector 3 385,439 Satu Mare 112,490 Alexandria 49,346
Sector 6 367,760 Ramnicu Valcea 107,558 Pascani 45,000
Sector 2 345,370 Suceava 105,796 Petrosani 44,187
Iasi 318,012 Piatra Neamt 102,688 Medgidia 43,315
Cluj-Napoca 316,748 Drobeta-Turnu Severin 102,346 Lugoj 43,243
Timisoara 315,053 Targu Jiu 97,179 Campina 41,554
Craiova 304,142 Tulcea 92,475 Miercurea-Ciuc 41,282
Constanta 303,399 Targoviste 88,435 Tecuci 41,154
Galati 294,087 Bistrita 81,318 Sighetu Marmatiei 40,653
Sector 4 287,828 Resita 81,228 Mangalia 39,619
Brasov 276,088 Slatina 78,988 Ramnicu Sarat 38,526
Sector 5 271,575 Focsani 77,313 Dej 38,033
Ploiesti 228,851 Vaslui 69,225 Odorheiu Secuiesc 36,532
Sector 1 225,453 Hunedoara 69,136 Reghin-Sat 35,490
Braila 213,569 Giurgiu 69,067 Sighisoara 34,537
Oradea 206,614 Roman 67,819 Caracal 33,761
Bacau 171,396 Barlad 67,818 Navodari 33,106
Arad 169,065 Deva 67,802 Fetesti 32,866
Pitesti 167,669 Alba Iulia 66,085 Curtea de Arges 32,178
Sibiu 151,894 Zalau 63,232 Dorohoi 30,776
Targu-Mures 146,863 Sfantu Gheorghe 60,677 Fagaras 30,714
Baia Mare 136,553 Turda 54,586
Buzau 130,954 Medias 53,040

Romania Population History

The population of Romania at present( 2020 ) is 19,284,909. The population of Romania was at its peak in the 1990s. After that, it has been registering a drop in the population. In the last decade, it has decreased by 7.5%, and 2008 was the year when the population dropped by over 600,000 people.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 19,237,691 -0.66% -126,866 -73,999 43.2 1.62 84 54.60% 10,507,365 0.25% 7,794,798,739 61
2019 19,364,557 -0.73% -141,557 -73,999 41.6 1.53 84 54.40% 10,537,319 0.25% 7,713,468,100 61
2018 19,506,114 -0.75% -147,855 -73,999 41.6 1.53 85 54.20% 10,573,098 0.26% 7,631,091,040 60
2017 19,653,969 -0.72% -142,316 -73,999 41.6 1.53 85 54.00% 10,614,303 0.26% 7,547,858,925 59
2016 19,796,285 -0.65% -128,890 -73,999 41.6 1.53 86 53.90% 10,660,311 0.27% 7,464,022,049 59
2015 19,925,175 -0.54% -109,338 -60,000 41.3 1.51 87 53.80% 10,711,013 0.27% 7,379,797,139 59
2010 20,471,864 -0.90% -189,085 -154,930 39.4 1.51 89 53.70% 11,002,831 0.29% 6,956,823,603 57
2005 21,417,291 -0.66% -144,026 -93,641 37.1 1.29 93 53.20% 11,395,702 0.33% 6,541,907,027 50
2000 22,137,419 -0.73% -165,467 -116,156 34.9 1.32 96 53.00% 11,728,886 0.36% 6,143,493,823 46
1995 22,964,754 -0.45% -104,881 -104,000 33.9 1.51 100 53.80% 12,348,124 0.40% 5,744,212,979 39
1990 23,489,160 0.36% 83,577 -40,000 32.6 2.27 102 53.20% 12,500,412 0.44% 5,327,231,061 37
1985 23,071,274 0.40% 91,127 -40,000 31.6 2.22 100 49.70% 11,468,899 0.47% 4,870,921,740 33
1980 22,615,639 0.86% 189,999 -20,000 30.4 2.55 98 46.10% 10,417,222 0.51% 4,458,003,514 33
1975 21,665,643 1.06% 223,346 -400 30.2 2.65 94 42.80% 9,279,580 0.53% 4,079,480,606 33
1970 20,548,911 1.18% 233,869 -400 30.6 2.87 89 40.30% 8,285,095 0.56% 3,700,437,046 32
1965 19,379,568 0.81% 153,126 -400 29.9 2.1 84 37.70% 7,305,565 0.58% 3,339,583,597 29
1960 18,613,939 1.26% 226,001 -400 28.3 2.74 81 34.20% 6,367,667 0.61% 3,034,949,748 29
1955 17,483,935 1.49% 249,528 -400 27.2 3.06 76 30.60% 5,353,421 0.63% 2,773,019,936 29

Malta Population Forecast

The population of Romania in 2020 is19,237,691. It is after it registered a negative annual change in population of-0.70%. The trend is expected to continue, and the forecast for the population of Romania in the year 2025 is 18,772,912. The trend as far s a negative change in population is set to increase to -0.50%, and the population of Romania is expected to be 18,306,101 in the year 2030. The population in 2050 is expected to be 16,259,787.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 19,237,691 -0.70% -137,497 -73,999 43.2 1.62 84 54.60% 10,507,365 0.25% 7,794,798,739 61
2025 18,772,912 -0.49% -92,956 -15,000 44.8 1.62 82 55.60% 10,431,178 0.23% 8,184,437,460 67
2030 18,306,101 -0.50% -93,362 -8,000 45.5 1.62 80 57.10% 10,456,337 0.21% 8,548,487,400 72
2035 17,814,660 -0.54% -98,288 -8,000 46.7 1.62 77 59.20% 10,553,645 0.20% 8,887,524,213 74
2040 17,306,600 -0.58% -101,612 -8,000 47.5 1.62 75 61.90% 10,706,441 0.19% 9,198,847,240 78
2045 16,786,453 -0.61% -104,029 -8,000 47.5 1.62 73 64.60% 10,844,374 0.18% 9,481,803,274 79
2050 16,259,787 -0.64% -105,333 47.4 1.62 71 67.20% 10,932,389 0.17% 9,735,033,990 79

Romania Demographics

The population of Romania based on United Nations data in 2020 is 19,285,409. The population of Romania accounts for 0.25% of the world’s population. The median age of the Romanians is 43.2 years. The life expectancy at birth of both sexes is76.50 years. Male members account for 48.62% of the population, while female members account for 51.38% of the total population. The male is to female sex ratio is 0.96.

Romania Religion & politics

Romania is a secular state with no particular religion that is known as the state religion. However, Christianity is the major religion with the

Eastern orthodox Christians are accounting for the major share of the inhabitants. Catholics, Greek Catholics, Calvinism, and pentecostal denominations are also part of the population. This accounts for about 92% of the population. The minority population includes Muslims of Crimean Tatar or Turkish ethnicity. Romanian politics is a unitary semi-presidential Republic that is not influenced by religion.

Romanian Economy

The economy of Romania is a fast developing mixed economy. The major industries are clothing shoe manufacturing, meta industry, and extracting and processing of primary goods such as timber marble and rock. Pharmaceuticals, household electronics, and heavy machinery are also produced here.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%