Romania Demographics Population Religion Percentage 2017 by City Immigrants

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Romania Demographics Population Religion Percentage 2017

Romania Demographics Population Religion Percentage 2017

About 89.4% of the people of Romania are ethnic Romanians, whose language, Romanian, is an Eastern Romance language, descended primarily from Latin with some Bulgarian, Serbian, German, Greek, Hungarian and Turkish borrowings.Romania Demographics Population Religion Percentage 2017 Romanians are by far the most numerous group of speakers of an Eastern Romance language today. It has been said that they constitute "an island of Latinity" in Eastern Europe, surrounded on all sides either by Slavic peoples or by the Hungarians.

The Hungarian minority in Romania constitutes the country's largest minority, 6.1 per cent of the population.

Romania's population declined steadily in recent years, from 21.7 million in 2002 to 19.9 million in 2014.More specifically, in the last decade, the population of Romania decreased by 7.5%, the most important moment for the country's demography being 2008, when the number of inhabitants dropped by 600,000 people. Among the causes of population decline are high mortality, low fertility rate after 1989, and emigration.

 


 Romania demographics Population by Religion

Religion

Percentage

Romanian Orthodox

86.70%

Roman Catholic

4.70%

Protestant Churches (Calvin, Lutheran, Unitarian, Pentecostal, Baptist, Adventist)

5.30%

Greek Catholic – Uniate

0.90%

Islam

0.30%

Atheist

0.04%

No religion

0.10%

Other religions

2.00%

Refused to declare

0.10%


 


 Romania demographics Population by Immigrants

2015

Total

88,771

 Italy

10,279

 Moldova

9,409

 Turkey

8,436

 China

7,045

 Syria

3,963

 France

3,686

 Germany

3,352

 Hungary

2,841

 Greece

1,817

 Iraq

1,751

 Israel

1,744

 UK

1,621

 Spain

1,615

 Bulgaria

1,561

 Serbia

1,560

 Ukraine

1,504

 Poland

1,483

 Tunisia

1,391

 Lebanon

1,283

 Austria

1,162

 Iran

1,140

 Netherlands

1,002

 


 Romania demographics Population by Race 

Romanians constitute by far the majority group (89.5%), but the population includes two important ethnic minorities: Hungarians (7.1% of the total population) and Germans (0.5%), both concentrated in Transylvania. The number of Hungarians may be understated by as much as 40%, however, and the number of Germans by even more. The number of Roma (Gypsies), officially put at 401,087, has been estimated elsewhere at 2.3 million. Lesser numbers of minorities (totaling 1.6%) include Ukrainians, Turks, Russians, Serbs, Croats, Jews, Poles, Bulgarians, Czechs, Greeks, Armenians, Tatars, and Slovaks. Since 1989 Gypsies have been targets of an organized campaign of violence throughout Romania.


 Population by City 
.

City

Population

Bucharest

1,877,155

Sector 3

385,439

Sector 6

367,760

Sector 2

345,370

Iasi

318,012

Cluj-Napoca

316,748

Timisoara

315,053

Craiova

304,142

Constanta

303,399

Galati

294,087

Sector 4

287,828

Brasov

276,088

Sector 5

271,575

Ploiesti

228,851

Sector 1

225,453

Braila

213,569

Oradea

206,614

Bacau

171,396

Arad

169,065

Pitesti

167,669

Sibiu

151,894

Târgu-Mures

146,863

Baia Mare

137,976

Baia Mare

136,553

Buzau

130,954

Botosani

114,783

Satu Mare

112,490

Râmnicu Vâlcea

107,558

Suceava

105,796

Piatra Neamt

102,688

Drobeta-Turnu Severin

102,346

Târgu Jiu

97,179

Tulcea

92,475

Târgoviste

88,435

Bistrita

81,318

Resita

81,228

Slatina

78,988

Foc?ani

77,313

Vaslui

69,225

Hunedoara

69,136

Giurgiu

69,067

Roman

67,819

Bârlad

67,818

Deva

67,802

Alba Iulia

66,085

Zalau

63,232

Sfântu-Gheorghe

60,677

Turda

54,586

Medias

53,040

Slobozia

52,710

Alexandria

49,346

Pascani

45,000

Petrosani

44,187

Medgidia

43,315

Lugoj

43,243

Câmpina

41,554

Miercurea-Ciuc

41,282

Tecuci

41,154

Sighetu Marmatiei

40,653

Mangalia

39,619

Râmnicu Sarat

38,526

Dej

38,033

Odorheiu Secuiesc

36,532

Reghin-Sat

35,490

Sighi?oara

34,537

Caracal

33,761

Navodari

33,106

Fetesti

32,866

Curtea de Arges

32,178

Dorohoi

30,776

Fagara?

30,714

Lupeni

30,488

Voluntari

30,323

Sacele

29,918

Falticeni

29,576

Husi

29,129

Mioveni

29,062

Vulcan

28,869

Turnu Magurele

28,783

Târnaveni

28,634

Aiud

28,341

Caransebes

27,521

Ro?iorii de Vede

27,416

Sebes

27,246

Borsa

26,966

Câmpia Turzii

26,457

Oltenita

26,356

Petrila

25,234

Zarne?ti

24,926

Cugir

24,734

Codlea

24,188

Moinesti

23,981

Radau?i

23,822

Fete?ti-Gara

23,789

Gherla

23,741

Comanesti

23,729

Motru

22,319

Carei

20,775

Orastie

20,763

Buftea

20,691

Dragasani

20,630

Bals

20,626

Moreni

20,596

Târgu Neamt

20,473

Blaj

20,371

Târgu Secuiesc

20,067

Corabia

20,047

Baicoi

19,869

Gheorgheni

19,777

Câmpulung Moldovenesc

19,765

Bailesti

19,599

Filiasi

18,995

Calafat

18,643

Cernavoda

18,502

Buhusi

18,395

Breaza

17,949

Salonta

17,561

Adjud

17,298

Ludus

17,165

Viseu de Sus

16,938

Urziceni

16,770

Baia Sprie

16,746

Bocsa

16,349

Pantelimon

16,206

Vatra Dornei

16,054

Brad

15,988

Gura Humorului

15,728

Simleu Silvaniei

15,721

Mizil

15,532

Ocna Mures

15,316

Popesti-Leordeni

15,279

Râsnov

15,253

Zimnicea

15,228

Cisnadie

15,042

Gaesti

15,037

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