Russia Population (2022) - Worldometer (2022)

  • The current population of the Russian Federation is 146,077,577 as of Tuesday, October 18, 2022, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data.
  • Russia 2020 population is estimated at 145,934,462 people at mid year according to UN data.
  • Russia population is equivalent to 1.87% of the total world population.
  • Russia ranks number 9 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.
  • The population density in Russia is 9 per Km2 (23 people per mi2).
  • The total land area is 16,376,870 Km2 (6,323,142 sq. miles)
  • 73.7 % of the population is urban (107,486,269 people in 2020)
  • The median age in Russia is 39.6 years.

Population of Russia (2020 and historical)

YearPopulationYearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net)Median AgeFertility RateDensity (P/Km²)Urban
Pop %
Urban PopulationCountry's Share of
World Pop
World PopulationRussia
Global Rank
2020 145,934,462 0.04 % 62,206 182,456 39.6 1.82 9 73.7 % 107,486,269 1.87 % 7,794,798,739 9
2019 145,872,256 0.09 % 138,218 182,456 38.8 1.72 9 73.6 % 107,327,101 1.89 % 7,713,468,100 9
2018 145,734,038 0.14 % 203,956 182,456 38.8 1.72 9 73.5 % 107,156,855 1.91 % 7,631,091,040 9
2017 145,530,082 0.18 % 254,699 182,456 38.8 1.72 9 73.5 % 106,972,626 1.93 % 7,547,858,925 9
2016 145,275,383 0.20 % 290,326 182,456 38.8 1.72 9 73.5 % 106,770,279 1.95 % 7,464,022,049 9
2015 144,985,057 0.21 % 301,157 360,120 38.6 1.70 9 73.5 % 106,549,491 1.96 % 7,379,797,139 9
2010 143,479,274 -0.03 % -38,568 465,334 38.0 1.46 9 73.5 % 105,485,979 2.06 % 6,956,823,603 9
2005 143,672,116 -0.38 % -546,557 355,620 37.3 1.30 9 73.4 % 105,505,958 2.20 % 6,541,907,027 7
2000 146,404,903 -0.25 % -364,513474,931 36.5 1.25 9 73.3 % 107,381,741 2.38 % 6,143,493,823 6
1995 148,227,466 0.09 % 139,181 498,024 35.0 1.55 9 73.4 % 108,802,154 2.58 % 5,744,212,979 6
1990 147,531,561 0.63 % 914,855 178,051 33.4 2.12 9 73.4 % 108,302,585 2.77 % 5,327,231,061 6
1985 142,957,284 0.70 % 980,827 220,112 32.2 2.04 9 71.9 % 102,829,481 2.93 % 4,870,921,740 5
1980 138,053,150 0.63 % 849,658 122,879 31.4 1.94 8 69.8 % 96,298,016 3.10 % 4,458,003,514 5
1975 133,804,858 0.56 % 731,241 -59,372 30.8 2.03 8 66.4 % 88,869,066 3.28 % 4,079,480,606 4
1970 130,148,653 0.57 % 728,983 -109,944 30.8 2.02 8 62.5 % 81,289,925 3.52 % 3,700,437,046 4
1965 126,503,736 1.08 % 1,326,407 -277,569 28.6 2.55 8 58.2 % 73,579,688 3.79 % 3,339,583,597 4
1960 119,871,700 1.48 % 1,703,280 -240,591 27.2 2.82 7 53.7 % 64,402,146 3.95 % 3,034,949,748 4
1955 111,355,300 1.61 % 1,711,329 6,559 26.1 2.85 7 49.0 % 54,512,824 4.02 % 2,773,019,936 4

Source: Worldometer (www.Worldometers.info)

Elaboration of data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2019 Revision. (Medium-fertility variant).

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Russia Population Forecast

97,550

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YearPopulationYearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net)Median AgeFertility RateDensity (P/Km²)Urban
Pop %
Urban PopulationCountry's Share of
World Pop
World PopulationRussia
Global Rank
2020 145,934,462 0.13 % 189,881 182,456 39.6 1.82 9 73.7 % 107,486,269 1.87 % 7,794,798,739 9
2025 145,132,729 -0.11 % -160,347 90,313 41.0 1.82 9 74.5 % 108,062,384 1.77 % 8,184,437,460 9
2030 143,347,515 -0.25 % -357,043 93,251 42.7 1.82 9 75.6 % 108,336,965 1.68 % 8,548,487,400 9
2035 141,133,250 -0.31 % -442,853 97,199 44.0 1.82 9 76.9 % 108,569,361 1.59 % 8,887,524,213 11
2040 139,031,164 -0.30 % -420,417 97,171 43.9 1.82 8 78.4 % 109,062,126 1.51 % 9,198,847,240 12
2045 137,298,515 -0.25 % -346,530 97,327 42.4 1.82 8 80.0 % 109,795,948 1.45 % 9,481,803,274 14
2050 135,824,481 -0.22 % -294,807 41.7 1.82 8 81.4 % 110,604,995 1.40 % 9,735,033,990 14

Source: Worldometer (www.Worldometers.info)

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Life Expectancy

72.99 years

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Deaths under age 5

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6.0

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Main Cities by Population in Russia

(includes boroughs, districts, urban agglomerations, etc.)

# CITY NAME POPULATION
1 Moscow 10,381,222
2 Saint Petersburg 5,028,000
3 Novosibirsk 1,419,007
4 Yekaterinburg 1,349,772
5 Nizhniy Novgorod 1,284,164
6 Samara 1,134,730
7 Omsk 1,129,281
8 Kazan 1,104,738
9 Rostov-na-Donu 1,074,482
10 Chelyabinsk 1,062,919
11 Ufa 1,033,338
12 Volgograd 1,011,417
13 Perm 982,419
14 Krasnoyarsk 927,200
15 Saratov 863,725
16 Voronezh 848,752
17 Tol'yatti 702,879
18 Krasnodar 649,851
19 Ulyanovsk 640,680
20 Izhevsk 631,038
21 Yaroslavl 606,730
22 Barnaul 599,579
23 Vladivostok 587,022
24 Irkutsk 586,695
25 Khabarovsk 579,000
26 Khabarovsk Vtoroy 578,303
27 Orenburg 550,204
28 Novokuznetsk 539,616
29 Ryazan' 520,173
30 Tyumen 519,119
31 Lipetsk 515,655
32 Penza 512,602
33 Naberezhnyye Chelny 509,870
34 Kalininskiy 504,641
35 Astrakhan 502,533
36 Makhachkala 497,959
37 Tomsk 485,519
38 Kemerovo 477,090
39 Tula 468,825
40 Kirov 457,383
41 Cheboksary 446,781
42 Kaliningrad 434,954
43 Bryansk 427,236
44 Ivanovo 420,839
45 Magnitogorsk 413,351
46 Kursk 409,431
47 Tver 400,212
48 Nizhny Tagil 381,116
49 Stavropol' 363,064
50 Ulan-Ude 360,278
51 Arkhangel'sk 356,051
52 Belgorod 345,289
53 Kurgan 343,129
54 Kaluga 338,978
55 Krasnogvargeisky 337,091
56 Sochi 327,608
57 Orel 324,200
58 Volzhskiy 323,293
59 Smolensk 320,991
60 Murmansk 319,263
61 Vladikavkaz 317,370
62 Cherepovets 315,738
63 Vologda 314,900
64 Vladimir 310,024
65 Chita 308,500
66 Saransk 303,394
67 Surgut 300,367
68 Tambov 290,933
69 Yoshkar-Ola 279,100
70 Taganrog 279,056

See also

  • Demographics of Russia
    • Median Age (Historical Chart)
    • Total Fertility Rate (Historical Chart)
    • Urban vs. Rural Population (Historical Chart)
  • Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Russia
  • Europe Population
  • World Population
  • World Map
  • World Population by Country

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Notes

The Russia Population (Live) counter shows a continuously updated estimate of the current population of the Russian Federation delivered by Worldometer's RTS algorithm, which processes data collected from the United Nations Population Division.

The Population of Russia (1950 - 2019) chart plots the total population count as of July 1 of each year, from 1950 to 2019.

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The Yearly Population Growth Rate chart plots the annual percentage changes in population registered on July 1 of each year, from 1951 to 2019. This value can differ from the Yearly % Change shown in the historical table, which shows the last year equivalent percentage change assuming homogeneous change in the preceding five year period.

Definitions

Year: as of July 1 of the year indicated.

Population: Overall total population (both sexes and all ages) in the country as of July 1 of the year indicated, as estimated by the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2019 Revision. For forecasted years, the U.N. medium-fertility variant is used.


Yearly % Change: For 2019: percentage change in total population over the last year (from July 1, 2018 to June 30 2019). For all other years: latest year annual percentage change equivalent assuming homogeneous change in the preceding five year period, calculated through reverse compounding.

Yearly Change: For 2019: absolute change in total population (increase or decrease in number of people) over the last year (from July 1, 2018 to June 30 2019). For all other years: average annual numerical change over the preceding five year period.

Migrants (net): The average annual number of immigrants minus the number of emigrants over the preceding five year period (running from July 1 to June 30 of the initial and final years), or subsequent five year period (for 2016 data). A negative number means that there are more emigrants than immigrants.

Median Age: age that divides the population into two numerically equal groups: half of the people are older than the median age indicated and half are younger. This parameter provides an indication of age distribution.

Fertility Rate: (Total Fertility Rate, or TFR), it is expressed as children per woman. It is calculated as the average number of children an average woman will have during her reproductive period (15 to 49 years old) based on the current fertility rates of every age group in the country, and assuming she is not subject to mortality.

Density (P/Km²): (Population Density) Population per square Kilometer (Km²).

Urban Pop % : Urban population as a percentage of total population.

Urban Population: Population living in areas classified as urban according to the criteria used by each country.

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Country's Share of World Pop: Total population in the country as a percentage of total World Population as of July 1 of the year indicated.

World Population: Total World Population as of July 1 of the year indicated.

Global Rank: Position held by Russia in the list of all countries worldwide ranked by population (from the highest population to the lowest population) as of July 1 of the year indicated.

FAQs

What is the population of Russia as of 2022? ›

The current population of the Russian Federation is 146,075,021 as of Monday, October 3, 2022, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data.

Is Russia facing population decline? ›

Russia's population has been in near-constant decline for decades, and the coronavirus pandemic led to the country's largest natural population decline since the end of the Soviet Union in 2021.

What will Russia's population be in 2050? ›

135,824,481

Is Russia overpopulated or underpopulated? ›

Interestingly, Russia is one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world, in part due to its harsh climate.

How many Muslims are there in Russia 2022? ›

20,000,000

What are the 10 countries with the largest population? ›

Ten Countries with the Highest Population in the World. are China, India, United States, Indonesia, Pakistan, Brazil, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Russia and Mexico.

Why did Russia lose so much population? ›

What has mattered, Raksha says, are three other factors: the continuing trend among Russians to have fewer children; the government's reduction in pro-natalist policies, or even their outright cancellation given financial exigencies; and fears among many Russians about the future given economic problems and the war.

Why is the Russian population so low? ›

Russia is experiencing unusually high death rates from nonnatural causes, many related to alcoholism. Life expectancy, especially among working-age males, has dropped precipitously. The Russian fertility rate has declined to among the world's lowest, while its abortion rate is the highest.

Why is birth rate so low in Russia? ›

Low Birth Rate

Understandably, due to these high rates of alcoholism and economic hardship, women feel less than encouraged to have children in Russia. Russia's total fertility rate is low at 1.6 births per woman; the number represents the number of children each Russian woman has during her lifetime.

What will be the 10 most populated countries in 2050? ›

Most Populated Countries in 2050
  1. India — 1.659 billion. (Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons)
  2. China — 1.364 billion. (Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons)
  3. Nigeria — 411 million. (Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons)
  4. United States — 390 million. ...
  5. Indonesia — 322 million. ...
  6. Pakistan — 307 million. ...
  7. Brazil — 233 million. ...
  8. Bangladesh — 202 million. ...

Which will be the 3 most populous countries in 2050? ›

Projections by countries
RankCountry2050
1India1 668 475
2China1 316 946
3United States of America375 085
4Nigeria374 711
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What will China's population be in 2100? ›

Medium Variant: Population

China's population is forecast to decline to 1.32 billion by 2050, and then drop to nearly 50% below its current population by 2100 (771 million).

What country is the most overpopulated? ›

China has the world's largest population (1.426 billion), but India (1.417 billion) is expected to claim this title next year. The next five most populous nations – the United States, Indonesia, Pakistan, Nigeria and Brazil – together have fewer people than India or China.

What is the black population in Russia? ›

Afro-Russians (Russian: Афророссияне, romanized: Afrorossiyane) are people of African descent that have migrated to and settled in Russia. The Metis Foundation estimates that there were about 30,000 Afro-Russians in 2013.

Why is Russia population so big? ›

In 2009, Russia recorded annual population growth for the first time in fifteen years; and during the mid-2010s, Russia had seen increased population growth due to declining death rates, increased birth rates and increased immigration.

How many Hindus are in Russia? ›

There is an active Tantra Sangha operating in Russia. According to the 2012 official census, there are 140,000 Hindus in Russia, which accounts for 0.1% population of Russia. A majority of Russian Hindus were Vaishnavites.

Which country has most Muslims? ›

Muslims make up a majority of the population in 49 countries around the world. The country with the largest number (about 209 million) is Indonesia, where 87.2% of the population identifies as Muslim.

Which religion is growing fastly in Russia? ›

Sunni Islam was the religion of 2,400,000 Muslims in Russia, accounting for 1.6 percent of the total population.
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What's the world's largest religion?
ReligionAdherentsPercentage
Christianity2.4 billion33%
Islam1.8 billion24.1%
Secular/Nonreligious/Agnostic/Atheist1.2 billion16%
Hinduism1.15 billion15%
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What country is the safest? ›

1. Iceland. According to the Global Peace Index, Iceland is the safest country in the world for the 14th year in a row. Iceland is a Nordic nation with a relatively small population of 340,000.

What is the largest city in the world? ›

Tokyo is widely considered the world's largest city (by urban area and metropolitan area). The satellite image shows that its urbanization has exceeded its city limits.

Who is powerful country in the world? ›

United States. The United States of America is a North American nation that is the world's most dominant economic and military power.

Is China's population declining? ›

After years of falling birth rates, the National Health Commission wrote in an article published online in early August that China's population growth has slowed significantly and will start to decline between 2023 and 2025.

What was the population of Russia in 1941? ›

Change in the Soviet population and its trajectory 1941-1946, by age and gender. Russian estimates suggest that the total population of the Soviet Union in 1941 was 195.4 million people, before it fell to 170.5 million in 1946 due to the devastation of the Second World War.

What is Russia's death rate? ›

Russian Federation: Demographics
ReferenceLast
PopulationJan 2022146.1
Net Migration2017799,998
Birth Rate201612.9
Death Rate201612.9
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Can you buy land in Russia? ›

According to Russian law, foreigners are usually allowed to purchase or rent property in Russia, but certain exceptions apply. Also, in order to be allowed to buy a property, the foreign citizen must hold a valid Russian resident permit.

Why is China so populated? ›

Overpopulation in China began after World War II in 1949, when Chinese families were encouraged to have as many children as possible in hopes of bringing more money to the country, building a better army, and producing more food.

Why did Russia sell Alaska? ›

Defeat in the Crimean War further reduced Russian interest in this region. Russia offered to sell Alaska to the United States in 1859, believing the United States would off-set the designs of Russia's greatest rival in the Pacific, Great Britain.

Which country has a zero birth rate? ›

Japan has a 0 percent natural birth increase and was expected to lose 21 percent of its population between 2006 and 2050 (shrinking from 127.8 million to a mere 100.6 million in 2050).

How many Christians are in Russia? ›

67,720,000

Which country has the best birth rate? ›

With a fertility rate of almost 7 children per woman, Niger is the country with the highest fertility rate in the world followed by Mali.
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The 20 countries with the highest fertility rates in 2021.
CharacteristicNumber of children per woman
Niger6.91
Angola5.9
Democratic Republic of the Congo5.7
Mali5.63
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How Many people Can Earth Support? ›

An average middle-class American consumes 3.3 times the subsistence level of food and almost 250 times the subsistence level of clean water. So if everyone on Earth lived like a middle class American, then the planet might have a carrying capacity of around 2 billion.

Which country is most populated by 2030? ›

India is set to become the world's most populous country by the end of the decade, overtaking China, according to the latest edition of the United Nations' World Population Prospects. India's population is set to rise to 1.515 billion in 2030, from 1.417 billion in 2022.

Will India surpass China's population? ›

India is set to become the world's most populous country next year, overtaking China with its 1.4bn people, according to UN figures. By this November, the planet will be home to 8bn. But population growth is not as rapid as it used to be.

Which country is super power in 2050? ›

China will emerge as the world's preeminent superpower, on the strength of its understanding of the future operating environment in 2050, as well as possession of the requisite resources to support its ambitions.

Who will be the world superpower in 2050? ›

China, India, and the United States will emerge as the world's three largest economies in 2050, with a total real U.S. dollar GDP of 70 percent more than the GDP of all the other G20 countries combined. In China and India alone, GDP is predicted to increase by nearly $60 trillion, the current size of the world economy.

Is India's population decreasing? ›

India's population is estimated to shrink by 41 crore in the next 78 years, said a Stanford study. As per Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, India's current population of India is 1.52 billion.

Is Japan's population declining? ›

After hovering around zero growth in the late 2000s, Japan's population has been shrinking since 2010, with the decline accelerating in recent years. Breaking its own record every year for the last 10 years, the country experienced another record population loss of 644,000 in 2020–2021.

How many kids can you have in China? ›

After a full decade of concerted efforts, a near universal one-child limit was imposed in 1980. It was then officially written into the constitution of the People's Republic of China in 1982. As it was written in the constitution, couples have the obligation to abide by the requirements of family planning.

What country has the least people? ›

Vatican city is the least populated country in the world with a population of just over 800 persons. Vatican City is the world's smallest fully independent nation-state.

Is China overpopulated? ›

There are numerous reasons why China's overpopulation is affecting the country's economy. Higher rates of unemployment , food shortages, increasing environmental change, and a lower standard of living are all direct consequences of China's overpopulation.

How many Chinese people are in Russia? ›

In the opinion of many Russian demographers, the census number may be an undercount; Russian demographers consider the estimate of 200,000 to 400,000, or at the very most 500,000, as the most reliable.

What is the race population in Russia? ›

142,320,790 (July 2021 est.) Russian 77.7%, Tatar 3.7%, Ukrainian 1.4%, Bashkir 1.1%, Chuvash 1%, Chechen 1%, other 10.2%, unspecified 3.9% (2010 est.)

Which race has the largest population in Russia? ›

Russia, as the largest country in the world, has great ethnic diversity, is a multinational state, and is home to over 193 ethnic groups nationwide. However, demographically; ethnic Russians dominate the country's population.

What is the main problem about the population of Russia? ›

The increase in the retirement age, the quality of medical care in the region, declining living standards and numerous other challenges Russians face are among the reasons why the country is facing a population decline for the fourth year in a row.

What is the population of Russia and Ukraine? ›

Population
RussiaUkraine
Population:143,446,00043,815,000
Inhabitants/km²:8.472.6
Life expectancy males:Ø 66 yearsØ 66 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 76 yearsØ 76 years
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What's the population of China in 2022? ›

The current population of China is 1,452,189,915 as of Friday, October 28, 2022, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data. China 2020 population is estimated at 1,439,323,776 people at mid year according to UN data.

What is the population of Ukraine in 2022? ›

The current population of Ukraine is 43,128,156 as of Tuesday, October 25, 2022, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data. Ukraine 2020 population is estimated at 43,733,762 people at mid year according to UN data. Ukraine population is equivalent to 0.56% of the total world population.

What is Russia military population? ›

Top 10 Countries with the Highest Total Number of Military Personnel (in members):
RankCountryTotal Personnel
3South Korea6,712,500
4India5,137,500
5China4,015,000
6Russia3,568,000
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How many Russian citizens live in USA? ›

Russian-born population
YearNumber
2016397,236
2017403,670
2018391,094
2019391,641
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How many Russians are there in the world? ›

Of the total 258 million speakers of Russian in the world, about 135 million of them are ethnic Russians.
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Russians.
Russian: Русские
Total population
Belarus706,992 (2019)
Canada622,445 (2016) (Russian ancestry, excluding Russian Germans)
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How many Russians have left Russia? ›

An upper estimate is for 700,000 Russians to have fled conscription since it was announced. Many went to Kazakhstan, Serbia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Georgia, and Finland.

What's the largest race in the world? ›

The world's largest ethnic group is Han Chinese, with Mandarin being the world's most spoken language in terms of native speakers.

What is Japan's population in 2022? ›

The current population of Japan is 125,581,709 as of Thursday, October 27, 2022, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data. Japan 2020 population is estimated at 126,476,461 people at mid year according to UN data.

Which country will have the highest population in 2030? ›

India is set to become the world's most populous country by the end of the decade, overtaking China, according to the latest edition of the United Nations' World Population Prospects. India's population is set to rise to 1.515 billion in 2030, from 1.417 billion in 2022.

How many Chinese are in Ukraine? ›

China has an embassy in Kyiv and a Consulate-General in Odessa. Ukraine has an embassy in Beijing and a Consulate-General in Shanghai. According to the Chinese embassy in Ukraine, over 6,000 Chinese citizens work or study in Ukraine.

How big is the Ukrainian army? ›

165,000 air personnel. 150,000 naval troops. Around two million reservists.

What was the US population in 2022? ›

As our nation prepares to ring in the new year, the U.S. Census Bureau projects the United States population will be 332,403,650 on Jan. 1, 2022. This represents a 0.21% increase in population or an additional 706,899 people since New Year's Day 2021.

Who is the No 1 Army in World? ›

The United States has the most powerful military force in the world, according to a rating of the world's greatest militaries. This post will give you a full list of the world's top ten armies as of 2022.

Who has the largest army in Europe? ›

The Biggest Standing Armies of the European Union
RankCountryNumber of active military personnel, 2017 (in 1,000)
1Italy248
2France204
3Germany180
4Greece162
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