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Galatz


Demography & statistical data on population    EN

Author: ARDELEANU KONSTANTIN

 

Year

Total population

1774[1]

3,000

1789[2]

6,000

1829[3]

7,000

1831[4]

8,606

1832[5]

9,247

1836[6]

9,908

1837

10,890

1838

11,933

1839

13,456

1840

15,740

1841

18,096

1845[7]

24,000

1859[8]

26,050

1865[9]

48,799

1880[10]

40,022

1885

44,097

1890

59,143

1895

56,420

1899

62,545

1910

66,216

1914[11]

72,512

 


[1] In 1774 there were 662 families recorded at Galaţi, 648 in the town itself and 14 in the neighbouring village of Vadu Ungurului – Paul Păltănea, Istoria oraşului Galaţi de la origini până la 1918, second edition, edited by Eugen Drăgoi (Galaţi: Editura Partener, 2008), vol. I, 226.

[2] According to Austrian military information – Ibid.

[3] Information provided by a contemporary source. Most foreign travellers indicate a population of about 5,000 – 7,000 inhabitants – Ibid., 339–340.

[4] According to the census of 1831 – Ibid, 339–340.

[5] 8,047 permanent and 1,200 provisional inhabitants – Ibid., 340.

[6] For the period 1836–1841 the data is provided by a Moldavian economist, Nicolae Suţu, cf. Ibid. For this period foreign travellers refer to various numbers, between 10,000 and 30,000 people.

[7] Ibid., 340, note 10.

[8] Ibid., II, 55. According to Moise N. Pacu, Cartea judeţului Covurluiu. Note geografice, istorice şi în deosebi statistice, (Bucharest: Stabilimentul Grafic I. V. Socecu, 1891), 107 the population numbered in 1859 a total of 40,105 inhabitants.

[9] Păltănea, Istoria, II, 210.

[10] Information for 1880, 1885 and 1890 in Pacu, Cartea, 108.

[11] Data for 1859, 1899, 1910 and 1914 in Anuarul statistic al României, 1915–1916 (Bucharest: Tipografia Curţii Regale, F. Göbl, Fii, 1919), 18.

 



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