Belarus population: 9,450,328

Belarus is one of the main neighbors of Russia that is located in Eastern Europe. The country is officially known as the Republic of Belarus. This country is basically a landlocked country. The country is surrounded by a number of Eastern European countries. Russia is in the northeast, Ukraine is in the south, Poland is in the west, and Latvia is in the northwest. This country has a glorious history, and several states ruled the country for separate time beings. This is the 84th largest country in the world. The country has a total area of 207595 square kilometers.

Largest cities

Minsk is the former capital and also the largest city in the country. There are several other large cities in this country. Some of the countries are- Krupki, Biaroza, Brest, Grodno, Gomel, Viciebsk, Mogilev, Babruysk, Baranovichi, Luninets, Pinsk, Lida, Navapolatsk, Barysaw, Mazyr, Polatsk, Orsha, Kobryn, etc.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Minsk 1,742,124 Kobryn 50,691
Homyel’ 480,951 Volkovysk 47,300
Mahilyow 369,200 Kalinkavichy 37,190
Vitebsk 342,700 Smarhon’ 36,900
Hrodna 317,365 Rahachow 34,700
Brest 300,715 Asipovichy 34,591
Babruysk 220,517 Horki 33,897
Baranovichi 168,772 Novogrudok 30,748
Barysaw 143,919 Vilyeyka 30,000
Pinsk 130,777 Byaroza 29,645
Orsha 125,347 Krychaw 27,681
Novoye Medvezhino 120,000 Luninyets 25,000
Mazyr 112,137 Dzyarzhynsk 24,609
Malinovka 105,000 Ivatsevichy 24,200
Salihorsk 101,614 Hlybokaye 22,000
Maladzyechna 101,300 Pastavy 20,218
Navapolatsk 100,885 Mar”ina Horka 20,100
Lida 98,036 Pruzhany 19,135
Polatsk 82,258 Dobrush 19,083
Zhlobin 73,089 Bykhaw 17,500
Svyetlahorsk 71,250 Lyepyel’ 17,400
Rechytsa 65,400 Kalodzishchy 17,000
Slutsk 62,228 Mosty 16,102
Horad Zhodzina 61,007 Shchuchyn 15,700
Slonim 51,434 Stowbtsy 15,500

Belarus population History

This country has a population of 9.4 million people. This is the 93rd highest population across the whole world. Though the population is not sufficient for the vast area of the country. Belarus has a population density of 45.8 people per square kilometer.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 9,449,323 -0.03% -3,088 8,730 40.3 1.71 47 79.20% 7,483,636 0.12% 7,794,798,739 96
2019 9,452,411 0.00% -206 8,730 39.7 1.66 47 78.90% 7,456,954 0.12% 7,713,468,100 95
2018 9,452,617 0.03% 2,386 8,730 39.7 1.66 47 78.60% 7,428,871 0.12% 7,631,091,040 95
2017 9,450,231 0.05% 4,588 8,730 39.7 1.66 47 78.30% 7,397,955 0.13% 7,547,858,925 94
2016 9,445,643 0.07% 6,220 8,730 39.7 1.66 47 77.90% 7,362,328 0.13% 7,464,022,049 93
2015 9,439,423 0.04% 3,770 14,425 39.5 1.65 47 77.60% 7,321,167 0.13% 7,379,797,139 92
2010 9,420,574 -0.30% -28,303 12,787 38.9 1.44 46 75.10% 7,073,718 0.14% 6,956,823,603 88
2005 9,562,088 -0.64% -61,909 -1,276 38.1 1.26 47 72.80% 6,961,538 0.15% 6,541,907,027 82
2000 9,871,632 -0.41% -41,195 11,229 36.5 1.31 49 70.40% 6,950,857 0.16% 6,143,493,823 78
1995 10,077,608 -0.15% -14,705 -12,611 34.7 1.68 50 68.40% 6,889,223 0.18% 5,744,212,979 74
1990 10,151,134 0.50% 49,928 -4,604 33.1 2.08 50 66.40% 6,741,161 0.19% 5,327,231,061 69
1985 9,901,493 0.68% 66,329 9,423 32 2.09 49 62.20% 6,162,405 0.20% 4,870,921,740 68
1980 9,569,847 0.68% 63,414 7,660 31.3 2.09 47 56.90% 5,442,915 0.21% 4,458,003,514 63
1975 9,252,779 0.75% 67,845 7,429 30.7 2.25 46 51.00% 4,715,704 0.23% 4,079,480,606 60
1970 8,913,552 0.94% 81,566 13,117 30.3 2.28 44 44.30% 3,951,059 0.24% 3,700,437,046 58
1965 8,505,722 0.92% 76,168 -25,077 28.9 2.59 42 38.40% 3,266,902 0.25% 3,339,583,597 51
1960 8,124,881 0.96% 75,534 -32,907 28.2 2.73 40 32.60% 2,651,936 0.27% 3,034,949,748 55
1955 7,747,210 0.01% 442 -77,636 27.7 2.61 38 29.10% 2,251,572 0.28% 2,773,019,936 51

Belarus population forecast

Unfortunately, the population of Belarus has decreased a bit from the last few years. The population growth rate of Belarus is -0.03%. The county is supposed to reach a population of 9.36 million people within the next 10 years.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 9,449,323 0.02% 1,980 8,730 40.3 1.71 47 79.20% 7,483,636 0.12% 7,794,798,739 96
2025 9,385,438 -0.14% -12,777 3,000 41.5 1.71 46 80.90% 7,589,573 0.11% 8,184,437,460 97
2030 9,264,784 -0.26% -24,131 3,000 43.2 1.71 46 82.40% 7,630,620 0.11% 8,548,487,400 100
2035 9,105,605 -0.35% -31,836 3,000 45.1 1.71 45 83.80% 7,628,605 0.10% 8,887,524,213 102
2040 8,937,816 -0.37% -33,558 3,000 46.1 1.71 44 85.20% 7,610,642 0.10% 9,198,847,240 101
2045 8,781,029 -0.35% -31,357 3,000 45.2 1.71 43 86.40% 7,589,814 0.09% 9,481,803,274 104
2050 8,634,225 -0.34% -29,361 44 1.71 43 87.60% 7,566,424 0.09% 9,735,033,990 108

Belarus demographics

There are vivid ethnic groups, and there is a diversity in the people of Belarus. 83% of the population are genuine Belarusians, 8.3% are Russians, 3.1% are Polish people, 1.7% are Ukrainians, and the rest of the population are from other ethnic groups.

The main and the official language of this country is Belarusian. Russian is the secondary language of the North European country.

Belarus religion and politics

Belarus is a very progressive and modern country. 48.3% of people of the entire population follow Eastern Orthodoxy, while 7.1% follow Roman Catholicism. But, the notable thing is 41% of people don’t have any belief in religious views.

This is a unitary presidential republic. The country has a president and also a prime minister. The president is the head of Belarus, and the prime minister is the administrator of the government.

Belarus economy

Belarus has a progressive economy. This country produces around 60 billion dollars per year as GDP. This increased rate in GDP is quite high from the last five years.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%