MINELRES: The population of Transnistria, by ethnic groups, in various administrative units

MINELRES moderator minelres@lists.microlink.lv
Thu Sep 2 16:45:36 2004


Original sender: Ionas Aurelian Rus <rus@polisci.rutgers.edu>



The distribution of the population of the Transnistrian separatist
region, by ethnic groups, by administrative units, has, as far as I
know, never appeared in English either on the internet or in a printed
source, or in any other language on the internet.

All the best,

Ionas Aurelian Rus



The population of Transnistria, by ethnic groups, in the various
administrative units according to the last Soviet census of January
1989. Source: Marian Enache, Dorin Cimpoesu, Misiune Diplomatica in
Republica Moldova (Iasi: Polirom, 2000), p. 399.

The Republic of Moldova. Total population (thousands)  4,335.4,
percentage  100%, including in the localities on the left bank of the
Dniester (thousands)  546.4. Distribution of the population by
ethnicities in thousands and percentages: Moldovans (Romanians) -
2,794.7 (64.5%); Ukrainians  600.4 (13.8%); Russians  562.1 (13.0%);
Gagauz  153.5 (3.5%); Bulgarians  88.4 (2.0%); Others  136.3 (3.2%).

The City of Tighina (Bender). Total population (thousands)  138.0,
percentage  100%, including in the localities on the left bank of the
Dniester (thousands)  0. Distribution of the population by ethnicities
in thousands and percentages: Moldovans (Romanians) - 41.4 (29.9%);
Ukrainians  25.1 (18.2%); Russians  57.8 (41.9%); Gagauz  1.6  
(1.2%); Bulgarians  3.8 (2.8%); Others  8.3 (6.0%).

The rayons whose localities were predominantly on the left bank of the
Dniester (thousands)  601.7. Total population (thousands)  601.7,
percentage  100%, including in the localities on the left bank of the
Dniester (thousands)  546.4. Distribution of the population by
ethnicities in thousands and percentages: Moldovans (Romanians)  239.9
(39.9%); Ukrainians  170.1 (28.3%); Russians - 153.3 (25.4%); Gagauz 
3.3 (0.5%); Bulgarians  11.3 (1.9%); Others  23.8 (4.0%).

The total rural population of the rayons whose localities were
predominantly on the left side of the Dniester (thousands)  250.0.
Percentage  100%, including in the localities on the left bank of the
Dniester (thousands)  194.7. Distribution of the population by
ethnicities in thousands and percentages: Moldovans (Romanians)  150.0
(60.0%); Ukrainians  55.1 (22.0%); Russians  31.5 (12.6%); Gagauz 
0.7 (0.3%); Bulgarians  8.0 (3.1%); Others  4.7 (1.9%).

The total urban population of the rayons whose localities were
predominantly on the left side of the Dniester (thousands)  351.7.
Percentage  100%, including in the localities on the left bank of the
Dniester (thousands)  351.7. Distribution of the population by
ethnicities in thousands and percentages: Moldovans (Romanians)  89.9
(25.6%); Ukrainians  115.0 (32.7%); Russians  121.8 (34.6); Gagauz 
2.6 (0.7%); Bulgarians  3.3 (0.9%); Others  19.1 (5.5%).

The City of Tiraspol. Total population (thousands)  199.6, percentage 
100%, including in the localities on the left bank of the Dniester
(thousands)  198.5. Distribution of the population by ethnicities in
thousands and percentages: Moldovans (Romanians)  35.4 (17.7%);
Ukrainians  64.2 (32.2%); Russians  82.4 (41.3%); Gagauz  2.1 (1.1%);
Bulgarians  2.5 (1.2%); Others  13.0 (6.5%).

The City of Rabnita. Total population (thousands)  60.8, percentage 
100%, including in the localities on the left bank of the Dniester
(thousands)  60.8,. Distribution of the population by ethnicities in
thousands and percentages: Moldovans (Romanians)  15.1 (24.8%);
Ukrainians  27.1 (44.6%); Russians  14.8 (24.3%); Gagauz  0.2 (0.3%);
Bulgarians  0.3 (0.4%); Others  3.3 (5.6%).

The City of Dubasari. Total population (thousands)  35.5, percentage 
100%, including in the localities on the left bank of the Dniester
(thousands)  35.5. Distribution of the population by ethnicities in
thousands and percentages: Moldovans (Romanians)  15.4 (43.4%);
Ukrainians  10.7 (30.1%); Russians  8.1 (22.8%); Gagauz  0.1 (0.3%);
Bulgarians  0.2 (0.5%); Others  1.0 (2.9%).

The Rayon of Camenca. Total population (thousands)  60.3, percentage 
100%, including in the localities on the left bank of the Dniester
(thousands)  34.0%. Distribution of the population by ethnicities in
thousands and percentages: Moldovans (Romanians)  37.5 (62.3%);
Ukrainians  14.7 (42.7%); Russians  2.8 (8.2%); Gagauz  0,1, % -
0,1%; Bulgarians  0.1 (0.1%); Others  0.9 (1.5%).

The Rayon of Rabnita. Total population (thousands)  34.4, percentage 
100%, including in the localities on the left bank of the Dniester
(thousands)  34,4. Distribution of the population by ethnicities in
thousands and percentages: Moldovans (Romanians) - 16.3 (47.4%);
Ukrainians  14.7 (42.7%); Russians  2.8 (8,2%); Gagauz  0.1 (0.2%);
Bulgarians  0.1 (0.3%); Others  0.4 (1.2%).

The Rayon of Dubasari. Total population (thousands)  42.6, percentage 
100%, including in the localities on the left bank of the Dniester
(thousands)  30.3. Distribution of the population by ethnicities in
thousands and percentages: Moldovans (Romanians)  37.9 (88.9%);
Ukrainians  2.6 (6.2%); Russians  1.6 (3.8%); Gagauz  0.1 (0.1%);
Bulgarians  0.1 (0.1%); Others  0.3 (0.9%).

The Rayon of Grigoriopol. Total population (thousands)  53.1,
percentage  100%, including in the localities on the left bank of the
Dniester (thousands)  53.1. Distribution of the population by
ethnicities in thousands and percentages: Moldovans (Romanians)  33.3
(62.7%); Ukrainians  9.6 (18.1%); Russians  8.4 (15.8%); Gagauz  0.1
(0.2%); Bulgarians  0.3 (0.5%); Others  1,4, % - 2,7%.

The Rayon of Slobozia. Total population (thousands)  115.4, percentage
 100%, including in the localities on the left bank of the Dniester
(thousands)  99.8. Distribution of the population by ethnicities in
thousands and percentages: Moldovans (Romanians)  49.0 (42.5%);
Ukrainians  24.7 (21.4%); Russians  30.0 (26.0%); Gagauz  0.5 (0.4%);
Bulgarians  7.7 (6.7%); Others  3.5 (3.0%).