Russia: Population size

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 Russia

Population size, in millions

 Latest value 144.24
 Year 2022
 Measure million
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 140.01
 Min - Max 119.9 - 148.54
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Russia from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Russia during that period was 140.01 million with a minimum of 119.9 million in 1960 and a maximum of 148.54 million in 1992. The latest value from 2022 is 144.24 million. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 196 countries is 40.31 million. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Russia - Population size - recent values

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Russia - Population size - historical chart - 1960-2022




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 144.24 2022 million
 Percent urban population 75.13 2022 percent
 Population density 9 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 15.80 2022 percent
 Percent children 17.70 2022 percent
 Percent female population 53.56 2022 percent
 Rural population, percent 24.87 2022 percent
 Age dependency ratio 50.38 2022 percent
 Refugee population 1,277,672 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 8 2015 percent
 Population growth 0.07 2022 percent
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