Population of Romania

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Romania is 18,990,995 as of December 05, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Romania is projected at 19,127,774 or 19.128 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Romania is projected at 19,237,691 or 19.238 million people for the year 2020. Romania ranks number 63rd in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Romania is ranked 9th among 48 countries in Europe.

Romania's population peaked in 1990 with 23.49 mn people after Romania's population decreased year by year. The Romania population is projected to reach 18.31 million in 2030 and decrease further to 16.26 million in 2050 and 11.88 million by 2100. Romania accounts for 0.24 percent of the world population. Its global share has been declining since 0.63% of 1954 and is projected to decline at 0.11% by 2100.

Romania was at 29th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline at 96th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Romania population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
202019,237,691-126,866-0.660.25
202119,127,774-109,917-0.570.24
202219,031,335-96,439-0.500.24
202318,944,134-87,201-0.460.24
202418,859,613-84,521-0.450.23
202518,772,912-86,701-0.460.23
202618,682,879-90,033-0.480.23
202718,590,736-92,143-0.490.22
202818,496,696-94,040-0.510.22
202918,401,609-95,087-0.510.22
203018,306,101-95,508-0.520.21
203118,209,879-96,222-0.530.21
203218,112,417-97,462-0.540.21
203318,013,901-98,516-0.540.21
203417,914,581-99,320-0.550.20
203517,814,660-99,921-0.560.20
203617,714,198-100,462-0.560.20
203717,613,140-101,058-0.570.20
203817,511,516-101,624-0.580.19
203917,409,328-102,188-0.580.19
204017,306,600-102,728-0.590.19
204117,203,354-103,246-0.600.19
204217,099,614-103,740-0.600.18
204316,995,491-104,123-0.610.18
204416,891,071-104,420-0.610.18
204516,786,453-104,618-0.620.18
204616,681,661-104,792-0.620.17
204716,576,689-104,972-0.630.17
204816,471,449-105,240-0.630.17
204916,365,842-105,607-0.640.17
205016,259,787-106,055-0.650.17
205116,153,315-106,472-0.650.17
205216,046,462-106,853-0.660.16
205315,939,138-107,324-0.670.16
205415,831,245-107,893-0.680.16
205515,722,751-108,494-0.690.16
205615,613,683-109,068-0.690.16
205715,504,168-109,515-0.700.15
205815,394,362-109,806-0.710.15
205915,284,493-109,869-0.710.15
206015,174,769-109,724-0.720.15
206115,065,298-109,471-0.720.15
206214,956,231-109,067-0.720.15
206314,847,818-108,413-0.720.14
206414,740,356-107,462-0.720.14
206514,634,089-106,267-0.720.14
206614,529,157-104,932-0.720.14
206714,425,670-103,487-0.710.14
206814,323,851-101,819-0.710.14
206914,223,929-99,922-0.700.14
207014,126,069-97,860-0.690.14
207114,030,396-95,673-0.680.13
207213,936,904-93,492-0.670.13
207313,845,519-91,385-0.660.13
207413,756,065-89,454-0.650.13
207513,668,422-87,643-0.640.13
207613,582,549-85,873-0.630.13
207713,498,451-84,098-0.620.13
207813,416,076-82,375-0.610.13
207913,335,379-80,697-0.600.13
208013,256,303-79,076-0.590.12
208113,178,789-77,514-0.580.12
208213,102,765-76,024-0.580.12
208313,028,100-74,665-0.570.12
208412,954,667-73,433-0.560.12
208512,882,345-72,322-0.560.12
208612,811,014-71,331-0.550.12
208712,740,627-70,387-0.550.12
208812,671,148-69,479-0.550.12
208912,602,553-68,595-0.540.12
209012,534,805-67,748-0.540.12
209112,467,818-66,987-0.530.12
209212,401,492-66,326-0.530.11
209312,335,669-65,823-0.530.11
209412,270,209-65,460-0.530.11
209512,204,974-65,235-0.530.11
209612,139,826-65,148-0.530.11
209712,074,649-65,177-0.540.11
209812,009,338-65,311-0.540.11
209911,943,803-65,535-0.550.11
210011,877,964-65,839-0.550.11

Romania population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
195016,236,296--0.64
195116,512,664276,3681.700.64
195216,764,904252,2401.530.64
195317,005,717240,8131.440.64
195417,243,818238,1011.400.63
195517,483,935240,1171.390.63
195617,726,631242,6961.390.63
195717,968,466241,8351.360.63
195818,202,712234,2461.300.62
195918,420,454217,7421.200.62
196018,613,939193,4851.050.61
196118,780,202166,2630.890.61
196218,924,157143,9550.770.60
196319,059,938135,7810.720.59
196419,207,135147,1970.770.59
196519,379,568172,4330.900.58
196619,582,335202,7671.050.57
196719,810,615228,2801.170.57
196820,055,971245,3561.240.56
196920,305,354249,3831.240.56
197020,548,911243,5571.200.56
197120,783,546234,6351.140.55
197221,011,137227,5911.100.55
197321,232,621221,4841.050.54
197421,450,410217,7891.030.54
197521,665,643215,2331.000.53
197621,879,086213,4430.990.53
197722,087,896208,8100.950.52
197822,285,507197,6110.890.52
197922,463,308177,8010.800.51
198022,615,639152,3310.680.51
198122,737,209121,5700.540.50
198222,830,55493,3450.410.49
198322,907,30276,7480.340.49
198422,983,96876,6660.330.48
198523,071,27487,3060.380.47
198623,175,058103,7840.450.47
198723,288,400113,3420.490.46
198823,393,730105,3300.450.45
198923,466,40772,6770.310.45
199023,489,16022,7530.100.44
199123,456,644-32,516-0.140.43
199223,375,822-80,822-0.340.43
199323,256,956-118,866-0.510.42
199423,115,811-141,145-0.610.41
199522,964,754-151,057-0.650.40
199622,805,703-159,051-0.690.39
199722,637,604-168,099-0.740.38
199822,466,286-171,318-0.760.38
199922,298,125-168,161-0.750.37
200022,137,419-160,706-0.720.36
200121,989,350-148,069-0.670.35
200221,853,273-136,077-0.620.35
200321,720,407-132,866-0.610.34
200421,577,885-142,522-0.660.33
200521,417,291-160,594-0.740.33
200621,234,305-182,986-0.850.32
200721,034,189-200,116-0.940.31
200820,829,517-204,672-0.970.31
200920,637,991-191,526-0.920.30
201020,471,864-166,127-0.800.29
201120,336,718-135,146-0.660.29
201220,227,469-109,249-0.540.28
201320,132,776-94,693-0.470.28
201420,035,930-96,846-0.480.27
201519,925,175-110,755-0.550.27
201619,796,285-128,890-0.650.27
201719,653,969-142,316-0.720.26
201819,506,114-147,855-0.750.26
201919,364,557-141,557-0.730.25