Russia: Population size, in millions: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Russia from 1960 to 2015. The average value for Russia during that period was 139.49 million with a minumum of 119.9 million in 1960 and a maximum of 144.1 million in 2015.
The population size of Russia and other countries is defined as the number of people living on the territory of the country. It includes domestic born and foreign born residents. Population size rankings around the world. Create and download charts for Russia Population size and other indicators with the country comparator.
World Bank definition: Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. The values shown are midyear estimates.