How much of Russia is actually inhabited

Total population in Russia by 2026

Published by Bruno Urmersbach, May 17, 2021
In 2020, the population of Russia was estimated to be around 146.8 million people. For the year 2021, the total population of Russia is forecast to be around 146.8 million people. The statistic shows the development of the total population of Russia from 1989 to 2019 and forecasts up to 2026.

Natural population development or migration?

In terms of population development, a distinction can be made between natural population growth and the rate of increase (general population growth):
  • natural population growth
  • The natural population growth results from the offsetting of births and deaths.
  • Growth rate
  • With the growth rate, the natural population growth is offset against the migration balance, i.e. the balance of immigration (immigration) and emigration (emigration).
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