Romania: Percent children

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Population ages 0-14, percent of total

 Latest value 15.84
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2023
 Average 21.34
 Min - Max 15.72 - 28.32
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Romania from 1960 to 2023. The average value for Romania during that period was 21.34 percent with a minimum of 15.72 percent in 2015 and a maximum of 28.32 percent in 1960. The latest value from 2023 is 15.84 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 196 countries is 26.24 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Romania - Percent children - Recent values chart

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Romania - Percent children - historical chart - 1960-2023

Definition: Total population below the age of 14 as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 19.05 2022 million
 Percent urban population 54.49 2022 percent
 Population density 83 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 18.46 2023 percent
 Percent children 15.84 2023 percent
 Percent female population 51.60 2023 percent
 Rural population, percent 45.33 2023 percent
 Age dependency ratio 52.81 2022 percent
 Refugee population 105,621 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 1 2015 percent
 Population growth -0.39 2022 percent
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