Romania Population and Religion Percentage

Romania is a country located at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe. Romania is the twelfth-largest country in Europe and the sixth-most populous member state of the European Union.  According to the National Institute of Statistics as on 1st Jan 2022, the Population of Romania is 19,038,098 (19 million or 1.9 crores)

Estimated Population of Romania in 2023: 19 million or 1.9 crores

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Romania Demography
Romania2022 Population
Total Population

19,038,098

Global Rank61
Land Area 230,291 sq. km (89,302 sq. mi)
Area Rank81
Pop. Density124 people/sq. km
Growth rate1.17%
Fertility Rate* 1.62
Infant mortality rate ** 5.8
Median Age  43.2 Years
Life Expectancy 76.50 years
Urban Population 55%

*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 Poland

Christianity is the majority religion in Romania 94% of the population identifies themselves as Christians. Romania has the world’s third-largest Eastern Orthodox population.

At the country’s 2011 census, 81.0% of respondents identified as Orthodox Christians belonging to the Romanian Orthodox Church. Other denominations include Protestantism (6.2%), Roman Catholicism (4.3%), and Greek Catholicism (0.8%). Other Christians include Jehovah’s Witness and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Other religions/ affiliations account for 1.5%, and the remaining 6.2% are classified as unaffiliated, which can mean agnostic, atheist, or “nothing in particular.” Other religion, includes 64,337 Muslims (mostly of Turkish and Tatar ethnicity) and 3,519 Jewish. Other small faiths are very small in numbers

Religion in Romania as of Census 2011

Religion / AffiliationnsPercentage
Eastern  Orthodox 81%
Protestant 6.20%
Roman Catholics 4.30%
Greek Catholics 0.80%
Other  Religion1.50%
Not religious 0.20%
Unspecified 6%

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Top Cities in Romania by Population
#CityCountyPopulation
1BucharestBucharest18,83,425
2Cluj-NapocaCluj3,24,576
3TimișoaraTimiș3,19,279
4IașiIași2,90,422
5ConstanțaConstanța2,83,872
6CraiovaDolj2,69,506
7BrașovBrașov2,53,200
8GalațiGalați2,49,342
9PloieștiPrahova2,09,945
10OradeaBihor1,96,367
11BrăilaBrăila1,80,302
12AradArad1,59,704
13PiteștiArgeș1,55,383
14SibiuSibiu1,47,245
15BacăuBacău1,44,307
16Târgu MureșMureș1,34,290
17Baia MareMaramureș1,23,738
18BuzăuBuzău1,15,494
19BotoșaniBotoșani1,06,847
20Satu MareSatu Mare1,02,441
Population of Romania 2024 | Religion in Romania