Less inhabitants in Moldova
The number of inhabitants in Moldova is decreasing. According to the National Bureau of Statistics, there are over 3,559,500 people in Moldova, with 900 persons less compared to 2010. Over 58.3% of people live in rural zones.
The statistics show that the birth rate has decreased. The death rates have also decreased by 10 percent. Over 39,180 children were born last year, which is 3.2% less compared to 2010. The total fertility rate registered a value of 1.23 children per woman during their fertile life.
According to the last census (2004) in Moldova live 3,938,679 people. A new census is scheduled for 2014.