96,8% of the citizens of the Republic of Moldova who participated in the population census in 2014 (2611,8 thousand persons) identified themselves as Orthodox Christians. This constitutes 1,3% increase, compared to the previous census in 2004.
Those who represent other confessions are Baptists (Evangelical Baptist Christians) making 1,0%, Jehovah Witnesses amounting to 0,7%, Pentecostals – 0,4%, Adventists of the Seventh Day – 0,3%.
Roman Catholics represent 0,1%.
The ratio of those who declared themselves to be atheists or agnostic was 0,2%, that is 1,2 % less than in 2004.
193 000 persons did not state their religion, representing 6,9% of the country’s population.
The census data were published on 31st March 2017 at a press-conference, about three years after the data collection.