Country profile

Concept

Indicator

Population

3,557,600
(excluding Transnistria) (2014)

Surface area

33,846 km2

Official language

Romanian
Recognised regional languages: Ukrainian, Russian, Gagauz

Human Development Index

0.663,  114th (2014)

GDP per Capita

$2,229 (2014)

Population growth rate (average annual %)

-0.8        (Includes Transnistria.)  (2010-2015)

Rural Population

50.9%   (2013)

Households living in poverty

20.8% (2012)

Unemployment (% of labour force)

5.6% (2012)

Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births)

14% (2010-2015)

Seats held by women in national parliaments (%)

18.8 % (2014)

Forested area (% of land area)

11.9 (2011)

Urban population using improved drinking water sources

97% (2012)

Rural population using improved drinking water sources

94% (2012)

Urban population using improved sanitation facilities

96% (2012)

Rural population using improved sanitation facilities

89% (2012)

Public investment in the water sector  

 0,5% (2009)

Source: Own elaboration with data from UNDP, OECD, UN, UNICEF/WHO JMP..

 

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