Chişinău · Population

Question: What is the population of Chişinău? Answer: Chişinău, Moldova (Administrative unit: Chişinău) - last known population is ≈ 674 500 (year 2014). This was 16.563% of total Moldova population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2004-2014 (+1.2%/year), Chişinău population in 2018 would be: 707 563*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1979-1989] +2.86 %/year
[1989-2004] -0.72 %/year
[2004-2014] +1.2 %/year


GPS coordinates: 47.006, 28.858

Local time in Chişinău: 04:15 Saturday GMT+2.

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Chişinău on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1979c, 1989c, 2004c, 2014e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
National Bureau of Statistics, Moldova
Demographic, national, language and cultural characteristics (C2004 and historical) Retrieved 2015-11-17
Population and Housing Census in the Republic of Moldova, May 12-25, 2014 Retrieved 2015-11-18 Retrieved 2015-11-19
Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. In Russian
[2] City density map, generated by using data provided to us by website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).