Republic of Moldova population 3,498,227 (live)

The population of Republic of Moldova is expected to decrease by 11,000 in 2021 and reach 3,493,000 in 2022. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 2,864 people yearly. The population density of Moldova has changed from 118.3 in 1980 to 122.7 in 2019.

Current population 3,498,227 people at present (Sunday 25th of July 2021)
Median Age 39.2 years
Population density 121.9 per km2
Population of Republic of Moldova from 1960 to 2021 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2021 3,505,000 -11,000 (-0.3%) -2,864 39.2 122 1,610,000 (45.9%)
2020 3,516,000 -10,000 (-0.3%) -2,864 38.9 1.23 122 1,607,000 (45.7%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) -2,864 38.6 1.23 123 1,605,000 (45.5%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) -2,864 38.4 1.24 123 1,603,000 (45.4%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) -2,864 38.1 1.24 123 1,602,000 (45.2%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) -2,864 37.8 1.24 124 1,601,561 (45.1%)
2015 3,554,108 -2,289 (-0.1%) -2,864 37.6 1.25 124 1,599,171 (45.0%)
2010 3,562,045 -3,559 (-0.1%) -1,906 36.3 1.27 124 1,598,860 (44.9%)
2005 3,595,187 -8,758 (-0.2%) -9,582 34.9 1.22 125 1,628,907 (45.3%)
2000 3,639,592 -7,409 (-0.2%) -2,416 33.5 1.44 127 1,667,042 (45.8%)
1995 3,675,099 -15,901 (-0.4%) -33,062 32.5 1.90 128 1,701,350 (46.3%)
1990 3,696,000 15,000 (0.4%) -26,391 31.8 2.41 129 1,728,324 (46.8%)
1985 3,570,000 34,000 (1.0%) -16,906 31.5 2.64 124 1,577,083 (44.2%)
1980 3,396,000 30,000 (0.9%) -1,837 31.1 2.48 118 1,371,543 (40.4%)
1975 3,251,000 36,000 (1.1%) -5,283 30.2 2.48 113 1,177,577 (36.2%)
1970 3,044,000 42,000 (1.4%) 11,165 29.4 2.58 106 976,150 (32.1%)
1965 2,825,000 51,000 (1.8%) 14,890 28.8 2.89 98 778,740 (27.6%)
1960 2,544,000 61,000 (2.3%) 20,178 28.9 3.33 91 595,907 (23.4%)

In 2020 the population of Moldova was 3,516,000 and the average age increased from 28.9 in 1960 to 38.9. Urban population has increased from 1,667,042 (45.8%) in 2000 to 1,610,000 (45.9%) in the current year. The population density of Moldova has changed from 118.3 in 1980 to 122.7 in 2019.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) -2,864 38.9 1.23 122 1,607,000 (45.7%)
2025 3,451,000 -16,000 (-0.5%) -2,864 40.4 1.27 120 1,623,000 (47.0%)
2030 3,359,000 -21,000 (-0.6%) -2,864 41.9 1.35 117 1,644,000 (48.9%)
2035 3,240,000 -26,000 (-0.8%) -2,864 43.4 1.41 113 1,664,000 (51.4%)
2040 3,104,000 -27,000 (-0.9%) -2,864 44.6 1.46 109 1,673,000 (53.9%)
2045 2,968,000 -27,000 (-0.9%) -2,864 45.6 1.52 105 1,674,000 (56.4%)
2050 2,831,000 -28,000 (-1.0%) -2,864 46.4 1.56 100 1,667,000 (58.9%)

The life expectancy at birth should reach 76.2 (72.4 years for male and 80.2 years for females). Population density will go up to 100.2 people per square kilometer.

Republic of Moldova demographics 2020

The population growth rate is minus 0.31% (10,000 residents, including 41,243 deaths). The demographics of Moldova constitutes of 1,829,000 women and 1,677,000 men, which means there are 917 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 20.6% of population (723,082) is 19 or younger, 66.3% of population (2,324,516) is between age 20 and 64 and 13.2% of population (460,908) is over 65.

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