Ploieşti · Population

Question: What is the population of Ploieşti? Answer: Ploieşti (Ploiesti), Romania (Administrative unit: Prahova) - last known population is ≈ 209 900 (year 2011). This was 1.044% of total Romania population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2002-2011 (-1.13%/year), Ploieşti population in 2021 would be: 187 417*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1956-1966] +2.52 %/year
[1966-1977] +2.83 %/year
[1977-1992] +1.58 %/year
[1992-2002] -0.83 %/year
[2002-2011] -1.13 %/year


GPS coordinates: 44.95, 26.017

Local time in Ploieşti: 05:55 Monday GMT+3.

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

Sources, Notices

1956c, 1966c, 1977c, 1992c, 2002c, 2011c. 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
Romania National Institute of Statistics
Population at the 1948, 1956, 1966, 1977, 1992 and 2002 by municipalities and towns PDF, table
Population at 20 October 2011 (in Romanian). XLS table, INSSE. January 2014. ret.2015-12-11
[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).