The population of Romania has shrunk by nearly eight per cent in a decade, largely thanks to emigration.
Figures from the country’s latest census showed yesterday that numbers have fallen by 1.5million over the last ten years.
The key reason is that many younger Romanians have departed to work in countries including Spain and Italy, leaving behind an ageing population and falling birthrates.
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