Russia Population: 145,910,522

Russia is a European country which is located in the eastern part of Europe. It is the largest country on the world map based on area. It is ranked the most populous nation in Europe and ranked 9th based on population in the world. The capital of Russia is Moscow, which is the center for all political activities and trade. Most of the population of the country is living in the cities. The climate of Russia is mostly winters, which affects the daily routine of the people living there.

The largest cities in Russia by population

Here are the largest cities in Russia according to the population

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Moscow 10,381,222 Khabarovsk 579,000 Stavropol’ 363,064
Saint Petersburg 5,028,000 Khabarovsk Vtoroy 578,303 Ulan-Ude 360,278
Novosibirsk 1,419,007 Orenburg 550,204 Arkhangel’sk 356,051
Yekaterinburg 1,349,772 Novokuznetsk 539,616 Belgorod 345,289
Nizhniy Novgorod 1,284,164 Ryazan’ 520,173 Kurgan 343,129
Samara 1,134,730 Tyumen 519,119 Kaluga 338,978
Omsk 1,129,281 Lipetsk 515,655 Krasnogvargeisky 337,091
Kazan 1,104,738 Penza 512,602 Sochi 327,608
Rostov-na-Donu 1,074,482 Naberezhnyye Chelny 509,870 Orel 324,200
Chelyabinsk 1,062,919 Kalininskiy 504,641 Volzhskiy 323,293
Ufa 1,033,338 Astrakhan 502,533 Smolensk 320,991
Volgograd 1,011,417 Makhachkala 497,959 Murmansk 319,263
Perm 982,419 Tomsk 485,519 Vladikavkaz 317,370
Krasnoyarsk 927,200 Kemerovo 477,090 Cherepovets 315,738
Saratov 863,725 Tula 468,825 Vologda 314,900
Voronezh 848,752 Kirov 457,383 Vladimir 310,024
Tol’yatti 702,879 Cheboksary 446,781 Chita 308,500
Krasnodar 649,851 Kaliningrad 434,954 Saransk 303,394
Ulyanovsk 640,680 Bryansk 427,236 Surgut 300,367
Izhevsk 631,038 Ivanovo 420,839 Tambov 290,933
Yaroslavl 606,730 Magnitogorsk 413,351 Yoshkar-Ola 279,100
Barnaul 599,579 Kursk 409,431 Taganrog 279,056
Vladivostok 587,022 Tver 400,212
Irkutsk 586,695 Nizhny Tagil 381,116

Russia population History

The population of Russia has increased steadily over the years. In the year 2000 the population of the nation was numbered 146,404,903 but in the year 2020 it has reached 145,934,462. From the year 2010 Russia is in the same rank in world population that is in the ninth place.

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 145,934,462 0.04% 62,206 182,456 39.6 1.82 9 73.70% 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 73.60% 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 73.50% 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 73.50% 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 73.50% 106,770,279 1.95% 7,464,022,049 9
2015 144,985,057 0.21% 301,157 360,120 38.6 1.7 9 73.50% 106,549,491 1.96% 7,379,797,139 9
2010 143,479,274 -0.03% -38,568 465,334 38 1.46 9 73.50% 105,485,979 2.06% 6,956,823,603 9
2005 143,672,116 -0.38% -546,557 355,620 37.3 1.3 9 73.40% 105,505,958 2.20% 6,541,907,027 7
2000 146,404,903 -0.25% -364,513 474,931 36.5 1.25 9 73.30% 107,381,741 2.38% 6,143,493,823 6
1995 148,227,466 0.09% 139,181 498,024 35 1.55 9 73.40% 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 73.40% 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 71.90% 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 69.80% 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 66.40% 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 62.50% 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 58.20% 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 53.70% 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 49.00% 54,512,824 4.02% 2,773,019,936 4

Russia population forecast

The population of Russia is expected to decrease slowly by the year 2035. Then it will reach the 11th place in world population list in the year 2035. The median age is going to increase in the consecutive years to 41.0.

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 145,934,462 0.13% 189,881 182,456 39.6 1.82 9 73.70% 107,486,269 1.87% 7,794,798,739 9
2025 145,132,729 -0.11% -160,347 90,313 41 1.82 9 74.50% 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 75.60% 108,336,965 1.68% 8,548,487,400 9
2035 141,133,250 -0.31% -442,853 97,199 44 1.82 9 76.90% 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 78.40% 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 80.00% 109,795,948 1.45% 9,481,803,274 14
2050 135,824,481 -0.22% -294,807 41.7 1.82 8 81.40% 110,604,995 1.40% 9,735,033,990 14

Russia demographics

The life expectancy of the population in Russia is 72.99 years. The infant mortality rate is 4.8. The sex ratio of the male is 46.35% for the population share 67,640,299 and the female is 53.65% for the population share 78,294,161.

Russia religion and politics

Christianity is a major religion in Russia mostly the Russian Orthodoxy being the widely followed faith. There are significant minorities of non-religious people and other faiths residing in Russia also. There are many old faiths followed here for centuries.

According to the constitution in Russia the head of the state is the president of Russia. Executive power is exercised by the government. The framework followed is the federal semi-presidential republic of Russia.

Russia Economy

The upper-middle income is the economy of Russia. Russia contains thirty percent of the natural resources of the world. So this has benefited the Russian Economy. It is the world’s largest exporter of natural gas and the second largest exporter of petroleum. Russia is also well known for manufacturing high- end equipment. Currency of Russia is Russian ruble.

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%