Moldova Population 2022


Moldova map
  • The current population of Moldova is estimated at 2,599,967 people as of December, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Moldova represent 0.03% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Moldova is 85.5 inhabitants per km2.
  • Moldova is located in Europe.
  • Moldova ranks number 131 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Moldova is 47.0122° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 28.9134° E.
  • The median age in Moldova is 37.5 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Moldova is 1,900 MDL per month, around USD $98.80 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Moldova shares its land boundary with are Ukraine to the north, south and east, and Romania to the west.

Moldova

Official name Republic of Moldova
Location Europe
Capital Chișinău
Population 2,601,418 (as of August 2022)
Population density 85.5/km2
Population growth rate -0.18% (in 2022)
Area 33,846 km2 (13,068.01 sq mi)
Official language Romanian (also called Moldovan)
Currency Moldovan leu (MDL)
Life expectancy 72.20 years
Internet TLD .md
Call code +373

Moldova Population Graph

Moldova Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 2,622,853 1,256,084 1,366,769 47.89% 52.11% 1,123,893 42.85%
2019 2,667,372 1,278,471 1,388,901 47.93% 52.07% 1,139,768 42.73%
2018 2,710,651 1,300,028 1,410,623 47.96% 52.04% 1,155,551 42.63%
2017 2,757,638 1,323,666 1,433,972 48% 52% 1,173,651 42.56%
2016 2,804,692 1,347,094 1,457,598 48.03% 51.97% 1,192,275 42.51%
2015 2,837,081 1,363,501 1,473,580 48.06% 51.94% 1,205,476 42.49%
2014 2,859,521 1,374,858 1,484,663 48.08% 51.92% 1,215,296 42.5%
2013 2,861,265 1,375,982 1,485,283 48.09% 51.91% 1,216,896 42.53%
2012 2,862,032 1,376,637 1,485,395 48.1% 51.9% 1,218,081 42.56%
2011 2,862,407 1,376,532 1,485,875 48.09% 51.91% 1,219,099 42.59%
2010 2,864,062 1,377,041 1,487,021 48.08% 51.92% 1,220,663 42.62%
2009 2,866,924 1,377,557 1,489,367 48.05% 51.95% 1,222,743 42.65%
2008 2,870,545 1,378,149 1,492,396 48.01% 51.99% 1,225,149 42.68%
2007 2,876,015 1,379,337 1,496,678 47.96% 52.04% 1,228,346 42.71%
2006 2,882,687 1,381,384 1,501,303 47.92% 52.08% 1,232,060 42.74%
2005 2,890,710 1,384,361 1,506,349 47.89% 52.11% 1,236,646 42.78%
2004 2,897,753 1,387,444 1,510,309 47.88% 52.12% 1,245,744 42.99%
2003 2,904,932 1,390,591 1,514,341 47.87% 52.13% 1,260,450 43.39%
2002 2,913,123 1,394,512 1,518,611 47.87% 52.13% 1,275,657 43.79%
2001 2,919,878 1,397,746 1,522,132 47.87% 52.13% 1,290,294 44.19%
2000 2,926,414 1,400,582 1,525,832 47.86% 52.14% 1,304,888 44.59%
1999 2,932,372 1,403,140 1,529,232 47.85% 52.15% 1,319,274 44.99%
1998 2,936,980 1,404,758 1,532,222 47.83% 52.17% 1,333,095 45.39%
1997 2,938,166 1,404,737 1,533,429 47.81% 52.19% 1,345,680 45.8%
1996 2,949,053 1,409,058 1,539,995 47.78% 52.22% 1,362,462 46.2%
1995 2,954,964 1,411,291 1,543,673 47.76% 52.24% 1,367,853 46.29%
1994 2,966,945 1,416,420 1,550,525 47.74% 52.26% 1,376,366 46.39%
1993 2,975,790 1,420,345 1,555,445 47.73% 52.27% 1,383,147 46.48%
1992 2,979,809 1,421,667 1,558,142 47.71% 52.29% 1,387,995 46.58%
1991 2,978,201 1,420,304 1,557,897 47.69% 52.31% 1,389,926 46.67%
1990 2,971,769 1,416,345 1,555,424 47.66% 52.34% 1,389,599 46.76%
1989 2,959,708 1,409,709 1,549,999 47.63% 52.37% 1,386,919 46.86%
1988 2,942,823 1,400,784 1,542,039 47.6% 52.4% 1,368,118 46.49%
1987 2,921,114 1,389,282 1,531,832 47.56% 52.44% 1,335,241 45.71%
1986 2,896,188 1,376,269 1,519,919 47.52% 52.48% 1,301,547 44.94%
1985 2,870,459 1,363,181 1,507,278 47.49% 52.51% 1,268,169 44.18%
1984 2,843,122 1,349,061 1,494,061 47.45% 52.55% 1,234,199 43.41%
1983 2,814,175 1,334,200 1,479,975 47.41% 52.59% 1,200,246 42.65%
1982 2,785,229 1,319,363 1,465,866 47.37% 52.63% 1,166,732 41.89%
1981 2,757,088 1,304,930 1,452,158 47.33% 52.67% 1,134,266 41.14%
1980 2,730,554 1,291,006 1,439,548 47.28% 52.72% 1,102,871 40.39%
1979 2,706,433 1,278,248 1,428,185 47.23% 52.77% 1,072,830 39.64%
1978 2,684,723 1,266,384 1,418,339 47.17% 52.83% 1,042,209 38.82%
1977 2,663,014 1,254,546 1,408,468 47.11% 52.89% 1,010,614 37.95%
1976 2,640,500 1,242,355 1,398,145 47.05% 52.95% 979,097 37.08%
1975 2,613,966 1,228,303 1,385,663 46.99% 53.01% 946,778 36.22%
1974 2,585,021 1,213,150 1,371,871 46.93% 53.07% 914,322 35.37%
1973 2,552,055 1,196,403 1,355,652 46.88% 53.12% 881,225 34.53%
1972 2,517,481 1,178,936 1,338,545 46.83% 53.17% 848,391 33.7%
1971 2,482,103 1,161,376 1,320,727 46.79% 53.21% 816,115 32.88%
1970 2,447,529 1,144,465 1,303,064 46.76% 53.24% 784,923 32.07%
1969 2,413,758 1,128,432 1,285,326 46.75% 53.25% 752,851 31.19%
1968 2,379,988 1,112,882 1,267,106 46.76% 53.24% 720,184 30.26%
1967 2,346,218 1,097,326 1,248,892 46.77% 53.23% 688,615 29.35%
1966 2,310,036 1,080,866 1,229,170 46.79% 53.21% 657,205 28.45%
1965 2,271,441 1,063,034 1,208,407 46.8% 53.2% 626,236 27.57%
1964 2,230,435 1,044,067 1,186,368 46.81% 53.19% 595,526 26.7%
1963 2,187,017 1,023,743 1,163,274 46.81% 53.19% 565,563 25.86%
1962 2,141,989 1,002,451 1,139,538 46.8% 53.2% 536,140 25.03%
1961 2,094,550 980,249 1,114,301 46.8% 53.2% 507,300 24.22%
1960 2,045,503 956,886 1,088,617 46.78% 53.22% 479,057 23.42%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Moldova ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Moldova. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Moldova

# City Population 2022
1 Chisinau 636,757
2 Tiraspol 158,209
3 Balti 125,700
4 Bender 110,957
5 Ribnita 55,926
6 Cahul 34,771
7 Ungheni 34,739
8 Soroca 27,694
9 Orhei 25,192
10 Dubasari 23,454
11 Comrat 23,142
12 Edinet 23,044
13 Ceadir-Lunga 22,861
14 Causeni 21,900
15 Straseni 19,425
16 Hincesti 17,054
17 Floresti 16,928
18 Drochia 16,249
19 Bilicenii Vechi 15,617
20 Slobozia 15,496
21 Ialoveni 15,067
22 Singerei 14,720
23 Falesti 14,504
24 Vulcanesti 14,480
25 Leova 14,430
26 Briceni 14,241
27 Calarasi 14,207
28 Taraclia 13,640
29 Congaz 13,536
30 Riscani 12,996
31 Cimislia 12,599
32 Nisporeni 11,802
33 Camenca 11,159
34 Basarabeasca 10,895
35 Dnestrovsc 10,514
36 Glodeni 10,244
37 Dancu 10,072
38 Rezina 9,921
39 Donduseni 9,583
40 Hryhoriopol 9,554
41 Ocnita 9,433
42 Mindresti 9,379
43 Chitcani 9,170
44 Otaci 8,509
45 Anenii Noi 8,383
46 Stefan Voda 7,849
47 Cricova 7,477
48 Pervomaisc 7,392
49 Singera 7,341
50 Criuleni 7,059
51 Ciorescu 6,985
52 Telenesti 6,702
53 Soldanesti 6,228
54 Tvardita 5,884
55 Stauceni 5,778
56 Iargara 5,705
57 Vadul lui Voda 5,363
58 Biruinta 4,771
59 Crasnoe 4,258
60 Cocieri 4,226
61 Varnita 4,078
62 Cantemir 3,895
63 Vatra 3,841
64 Ustia 3,328
65 Giurgiulesti 3,132
66 Marculesti 2,427
67 Saharna 2,409
68 Tiraspolul Nou 2,239
69 Ghindesti 2,130
70 Visniovca 1,828

Other Countries from Europe Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Russia 145,812,178 8.4/km2
Germany 84,271,788 232/km2
France 68,113,511 116/km2
Italy 59,421,387 200/km2
Spain 47,411,405 94/km2
Poland 37,794,711 122/km2
Romania 19,030,214 80.6/km2
Netherlands 17,195,292 423/km2
Belgium 11,610,770 376/km2
Czech Republic 10,757,593 133/km2
Sweden 10,401,616 25/km2
Greece 10,341,518 82/km2
Portugal 10,145,110 112.4/km2
Hungary 9,681,327 105/km2
Belarus 9,303,343 46/km2
Austria 9,031,530 107/km2
Switzerland 8,791,316 208/km2
Serbia 6,887,819 101/km2
Bulgaria 6,849,421 63/km2
Denmark 5,841,995 137.7/km2