Country: Romania

Number of People Groups

33

People Groups Unreached

7 (21.2%)

Progress Level

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Total
Population

19,171,000

Population in Unreached

70,000 (0.4%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

93.7%

% Evangelical

6.33%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.3%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed *
 Armenian 1,200 6,637,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.70 % -
 Aromanian 50,000 320,000 Aromanian Christianity 84.00 % 0.80 % -
 British 3,900 53,901,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
 Bulgarian 6,400 6,817,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 % -
 Chinese, general 10,000 15,716,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 3.00 % -
 Croat 4,800 5,299,000 Croatian Christianity 92.00 % 0.40 % -
 Czech 2,200 10,906,000 Czech Non-Religious 26.00 % 0.70 % -
 Deaf 96,000 47,601,000 Romanian Sign Language Christianity 96.96 % -
 French 3,900 50,319,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 Gagauzi Turk 1,000 176,000 Gagauz Christianity 72.00 % 7.00 % -
 German 32,000 66,308,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
 Greek 3,200 10,234,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.50 % -
 Hungarian, Szekely 1,077,000 11,499,000 Hungarian Christianity 92.00 % 3.43 % -
 Italian 2,500 38,270,000 Italian Christianity 87.00 % 2.00 % -
 Jew, Eastern Yiddish-speaking 600 520,000 Yiddish, Eastern Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Jew, Romanian 2,900 205,000 Romanian Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Macedonian 1,100 1,925,000 Macedonian Christianity 88.00 % 0.10 % -
 Moldavian 19,000 3,875,000 Romanian Christianity 73.00 % 3.70 % -
 Nogai 2,000 97,000 Nogai Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Polish 2,200 41,069,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 % -
 Romani, Balkan 19,000 1,239,000 Romani, Balkan Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 % -
 Romani, Carpathian 9,600 215,000 Romani, Carpathian Christianity 80.00 % 6.00 % -
 Romani, Vlax 510,000 1,142,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 75.00 % 7.00 % -
 Romanian 17,133,000 20,387,000 Romanian Christianity 95.00 % 6.61 % -
 Russian, Lipovan 21,000 133,971,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Saxon, Transylvanian 19,000 19,000 German, Standard Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 % -
 Serb 16,000 9,999,000 Serbian Christianity 80.00 % 0.60 % -
 Slovak 12,000 5,152,000 Slovak Christianity 93.00 % 1.20 % -
 South Asian, general 1,500 12,154,000 Hindi Hinduism 5.00 % 2.00 % 1
 Tatar 21,000 6,422,000 Tatar Islam 3.00 % 0.40 % 1
 Tatar, Crimean 18,000 607,000 Crimean Tatar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turk 25,000 63,339,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ukrainian 45,000 37,099,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.00 % 3.80 % -
  Totals:  33 19,171,000         7 93.68 % 6.33 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 67,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 19,238,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Alba 320,000
Arad 404,000
Argeș 573,000
Bacău 577,000
Bihor 539,000
Bistrița-Năsăud 268,000
Botoșani 387,000
Brăila 301,000
Brașov 514,000
Bucharest 1,764,000
Buzău 423,000
Călărași 288,000
Caraș-Severin 277,000
Cluj 647,000
Constanța 641,000
Covasna 197,000
Dâmbovița 486,000
Dolj 619,000
Galați 502,000
Giurgiu 263,000
Gorj 320,000
Harghita 291,000
Hunedoara 393,000
Ialomița 257,000
Iași 723,000
Ilfov 365,000
Maramureș 449,000
Mehedinți 248,000
Mureș 516,000
Neamț 441,000
Olt 409,000
Prahova 715,000
Sălaj 210,000
Satu Mare 322,000
Sibiu 372,000
Suceava 595,000
Teleorman 356,000
Timiș 641,000
Tulcea 200,000
Vâlcea 349,000
Vaslui 370,000
Vrancea 319,000
Provinces:  42 18,851,000
UN Country Population 19,238,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,718,000 1,500.8 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,974,000 3,995.5 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 205,728,000 1,073.1 % 93.5 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,521,000 597.4 % 81.9 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
19,171,000



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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete Bible
Aromanian rup 1 0 Bible Portions
Bulgarian bul 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Crimean Tatar crh 1 1 Complete Bible
Croatian hrv 1 0 Complete Bible
Czech ces 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Gagauz gag 1 0 New Testament
German, Standard deu 2 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Hindi hin 1 1 Complete Bible
Hungarian hun 1 0 Complete Bible
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Macedonian mkd 1 0 Complete Bible
Nogai nog 1 1 New Testament
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Balkan rmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Carpathian rmc 1 0 New Testament
Romani, Vlax rmy 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian ron 3 1 Complete Bible
Romanian Sign Language rms 1 0 Bible Portions
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Serbian srp 1 0 Complete Bible
Slovak slk 1 0 Complete Bible
Tatar tat 1 1 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Yiddish, Eastern ydd 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 30 33 7   27 24 30 26 20

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.3 %)
93.7 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.6 %
Non-Religious
5.6 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
1.2 %
Orthodox
80.1 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
10.8 %
Roman Catholic
7.3 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total number of Christians to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

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Romania Statistics
People Groups 33
Unreached People Groups 7  (21.2%)
Population 19,171,000
Population Annual Growth Rate -0.7%
Population in Unreached 70,000  (0.4%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 93.7%
Percent Evangelical 6.3%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.3%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 7
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 54%
Continent Europe
Region Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
10/40 Window No
Country Code RO
Official Language(s) Romanian
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 192,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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