Population growth in Romania

From 1960 to 2017 the population of Romania increased from 18.41 million to 19.59 million people. This is a growth by 6.4 percent in 57 years. The highest increase in Romania was recorded in 1967 with 1.66%. The biggest decrease in 2002 with -1.81%.

In the same period, the total population of all countries worldwide increased by 148.2 percent.

Growth in worldwide comparison



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Population development in Romania since 1960

(Data in millions of inhabitants)



JahrPopulation
Romania
ChangeBirthrateDeathrate Population
World
Change
196118.56 M0.81 %  3,075 M1.35 %
196218.68 M0.65 %  3,128 M1.72 %
196318.80 M0.65 %  3,193 M2.07 %
196418.92 M0.65 %  3,258 M2.05 %
196519.03 M0.59 %  3,325 M2.05 %
196619.22 M0.97 %  3,395 M2.10 %
196719.53 M1.66 %  3,464 M2.05 %
196819.80 M1.36 %  3,535 M2.03 %
196920.01 M1.06 %  3,609 M2.11 %
197020.25 M1.21 %  3,685 M2.09 %
197120.46 M1.04 %  3,762 M2.10 %
197220.66 M0.96 %  3,839 M2.04 %
197320.84 M0.86 %  3,915 M1.98 %
197421.03 M0.93 %  3,991 M1.96 %
197521.29 M1.26 %  4,066 M1.87 %
197621.55 M1.21 %  4,139 M1.79 %
197721.76 M0.95 %  4,212 M1.75 %
197821.95 M0.90 %  4,286 M1.75 %
197922.09 M0.63 %  4,361 M1.77 %
198022.24 M0.69 %17.9 ‰10.4 ‰4,439 M1.79 %
198122.42 M0.78 %17.0 ‰10.0 ‰4,518 M1.77 %
198222.52 M0.45 %15.3 ‰10.0 ‰4,599 M1.80 %
198322.59 M0.33 %14.2 ‰10.4 ‰4,681 M1.78 %
198422.66 M0.30 %15.5 ‰10.3 ‰4,763 M1.75 %
198522.76 M0.44 %15.8 ‰10.8 ‰4,846 M1.75 %
198622.86 M0.46 %16.5 ‰10.6 ‰4,932 M1.77 %
198722.95 M0.39 %16.7 ‰11.1 ‰5,020 M1.78 %
198823.06 M0.47 %16.5 ‰11.0 ‰5,109 M1.77 %
198923.16 M0.45 %16.0 ‰10.7 ‰5,198 M1.74 %
199023.20 M0.17 %13.6 ‰10.6 ‰5,288 M1.74 %
199123.00 M-0.86 %12.0 ‰10.9 ‰5,375 M1.65 %
199222.79 M-0.90 %11.4 ‰11.6 ‰5,460 M1.57 %
199322.76 M-0.14 %11.0 ‰11.6 ‰5,545 M1.56 %
199422.73 M-0.15 %10.9 ‰11.7 ‰5,629 M1.51 %
199522.68 M-0.20 %10.4 ‰12.0 ‰5,714 M1.51 %
199622.62 M-0.29 %10.2 ‰12.7 ‰5,797 M1.45 %
199722.55 M-0.29 %10.5 ‰12.4 ‰5,879 M1.43 %
199822.51 M-0.21 %10.5 ‰12.0 ‰5,961 M1.39 %
199922.47 M-0.16 %10.4 ‰11.8 ‰6,042 M1.35 %
200022.44 M-0.13 %10.4 ‰11.4 ‰6,122 M1.32 %
200122.13 M-1.39 %10.0 ‰11.7 ‰6,201 M1.30 %
200221.73 M-1.81 %9.7 ‰12.4 ‰6,281 M1.28 %
200321.57 M-0.72 %9.8 ‰12.4 ‰6,360 M1.26 %
200421.45 M-0.57 %10.1 ‰12.1 ‰6,440 M1.26 %
200521.32 M-0.62 %10.4 ‰12.3 ‰6,520 M1.25 %
200621.19 M-0.59 %10.4 ‰12.2 ‰6,601 M1.25 %
200720.88 M-1.47 %10.3 ‰12.1 ‰6,683 M1.24 %
200820.54 M-1.65 %10.8 ‰12.3 ‰6,766 M1.24 %
200920.37 M-0.83 %10.9 ‰12.6 ‰6,850 M1.23 %
201020.25 M-0.59 %10.5 ‰12.8 ‰6,933 M1.22 %
201120.15 M-0.49 %9.7 ‰12.5 ‰7,015 M1.18 %
201220.06 M-0.44 %10.0 ‰12.7 ‰7,100 M1.21 %
201319.98 M-0.37 %9.4 ‰12.4 ‰7,185 M1.21 %
201419.91 M-0.37 %9.7 ‰12.8 ‰7,271 M1.20 %
201519.82 M-0.47 %10.0 ‰13.2 ‰7,358 M1.19 %
201619.70 M-0.57 %9.6 ‰13.0 ‰7,444 M1.18 %
201719.59 M-0.59 %  7,530 M1.16 %


Birth- and deathrate in Romania

Population growth is the result of the birth rate, the mortality rate and the migration rate. The example of the year 2016 in the graph: The population in Romania decreased by about 113,150 inhabitants. In the same year, the death rate was 13.0 per 1000 people (~ 258,000 deaths) and the birth rate was 9.6 per 1000 people (~ 190,000 births). As a result, around 45,150 inhabitants have migrated to other countries.

The development of births and deaths is displayed in the following graph. All data refer to births or deaths per 1000 inhabitants.





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