Russia: Population size

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 Russia

Population size, in millions

 Latest value 143.45
 Reference 2021
 Measure million
 Source United Nations Population Division

For that indicator, we provide data for Russia from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Russia during that period was 139.93 million with a minimum of 119.9 million in 1960 and a maximum of 148.54 million in 1992. The latest value from 2021 is 143.45 million. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 196 countries is 39.99 million. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.

Definition: Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates.
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