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Moldova Population and Percentage

Moldova, officially the Republic of Moldova, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe. According to the National Bureau of Statistics, The provisional number of the population with regular residence on January 1, 2023, was 2,512,800 (2.5 million)  people, down by 2.0% compared to the beginning of the previous year.

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Moldova 2023 Population
Total Population2,512,800
Global Rank131
Land Area 32,891 sq. km (12,699 sq. mi)
Area Rank135
Pop. Density123 people/sq. km
Capital CityChișinău
Fertility Rate* of Moldova1.26
Infant mortality rate ** in Moldova10.6
Median Age in Moldova 37.6  Years
Life Expectancy in Moldova72.30 years
Urban Population of Moldova42.7%

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Moldova

Moldova is a Christian-majority country and 91.8% of people follow Christianity. 90% of the population belongs to the Moldovan Orthodox Church, and around 2.0% of the population is Protestant.  Non-Christian faiths account for 0.3%, and the remaining 27% are classified as unaffiliated, which can mean agnostic, atheist, or “nothing in particular.”

Religion percentage in Moldova

ReligionPercentage
Christianity  91.8% 
– Eastern Orthodoxy  – 90.1% 
– Other Christian  – 1.7% 
No religion  5.5% 
Unspecified  2.4% 
Other 0.30%

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Top Cities in Moldova by Population
#CityPopulation
1Chișinău6,44,204
2Tiraspol1,29,500
3Bălți1,02,457
4Bender91,000
5Rîbnița46,000
6Ungheni30,804
7Cahul30,018
8Soroca22,196
9Orhei21,065
10Dubăsari25,700
Population of Moldova 2024 | Religion in Moldova