Chita, Russia Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Chita, Russia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Chita in 2020 is 357,000, a 0.56% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Chita in 2019 was 355,000, a 0.57% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Chita in 2018 was 353,000, a 1.15% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Chita in 2017 was 349,000, a 1.16% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Russia
City Name Population
Moscow 12,538,000
Saint Petersburg 5,468,000
Novosibirsk 1,664,000
Yekaterinburg 1,504,000
Kazan 1,272,000
Nizhniy Novgorod 1,258,000
Chelyabinsk 1,228,000
Omsk 1,182,000
Samara 1,163,000
Krasnoyarsk 1,137,000
Rostov-on-Don 1,136,000
Ufa 1,136,000
Perm 1,071,000
Voronezh 1,068,000
Volgograd 1,005,000
Krasnodar 957,000
Saratov 843,000
Tyumen 843,000
Tolyatti 700,000
Izhevsk 651,000
Barnaul 640,000
Irkutsk 639,000
Khabarovsk 633,000
Ulyanovsk 625,000
Yaroslavl 612,000
Vladivostok 610,000
Makhachkala 600,000
Tomsk 596,000
Orenburg 569,000
Kemerovo 566,000
Novokuznetsk 551,000
Ryazan 540,000
Astrakhan 535,000
Naberezhnye Tchelny 535,000
Penza 523,000
Balashikha 515,000
Kirov 513,000
Lipetsk 507,000
Cheboksary 506,000
Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad Oblast 484,000
Tula 473,000
Kursk 465,000
Sochi 450,000
Stavropol 450,000
Ulan-Ude 444,000
Tver 425,000
Magnitogorsk 421,000
Belgorod 408,000
Ivanovo 403,000
Bryansk 399,000
Surgut 390,000
Vladimir 359,000
Chita 357,000
Arkhangelsk 350,000
Nizhny Tagil 350,000
Kaluga 349,000
Volzhsky 330,000
Smolensk 329,000
Yakutsk 328,000
Podolsk 324,000
Saransk 322,000
Cherepovets 320,000
Orel 317,000
Vologda 317,000
Kurgan 314,000
Vladikavkaz 302,000
Chita - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 357,000 0.56%
2019 355,000 0.57%
2018 353,000 1.15%
2017 349,000 1.16%
2016 345,000 1.17%
2015 341,000 0.89%
2014 338,000 1.20%
2013 334,000 0.91%
2012 331,000 1.22%
2011 327,000 0.93%
2010 324,000 0.31%
2009 323,000 0.00%
2008 323,000 0.31%
2007 322,000 0.31%
2006 321,000 0.31%
2005 320,000 0.31%
2004 319,000 0.31%
2003 318,000 -0.31%
2002 319,000 -0.93%
2001 322,000 -0.92%
2000 325,000 -0.91%
1999 328,000 -1.20%
1998 332,000 -0.90%
1997 335,000 -1.18%
1996 339,000 -0.88%
1995 342,000 -0.87%
1994 345,000 -1.15%
1993 349,000 -0.85%
1992 352,000 -1.12%
1991 356,000 -1.11%
1990 360,000 -0.83%
1989 363,000 0.55%
1988 361,000 1.69%
1987 355,000 2.01%
1986 348,000 2.05%
1985 341,000 1.79%
1984 335,000 1.82%
1983 329,000 2.17%
1982 322,000 1.90%
1981 316,000 1.94%
1980 310,000 1.64%
1979 305,000 2.35%
1978 298,000 2.41%
1977 291,000 2.46%
1976 284,000 2.53%
1975 277,000 2.59%
1974 270,000 2.66%
1973 263,000 2.33%
1972 257,000 2.39%
1971 251,000 2.45%
1970 245,000 2.94%
1969 238,000 3.03%
1968 231,000 3.13%
1967 224,000 3.23%
1966 217,000 3.33%
1965 210,000 2.94%
1964 204,000 3.55%
1963 197,000 3.14%
1962 191,000 3.24%
1961 185,000 2.78%
1960 180,000 3.45%
1959 174,000 2.96%
1958 169,000 3.05%
1957 164,000 3.14%
1956 159,000 3.25%
1955 154,000 3.36%
1954 149,000 2.76%
1953 145,000 3.57%
1952 140,000 2.94%
1951 136,000 3.03%
1950 132,000 0.00%