Moscow, Russia Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Moscow, Russia metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Moscow in 2021 is 12,593,000, a 0.44% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Moscow in 2020 was 12,538,000, a 0.5% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Moscow in 2019 was 12,476,000, a 0.53% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Moscow in 2018 was 12,410,000, a 0.99% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Other Cities in Russia
City Name Population
Moscow 12,593,000
Saint Petersburg 5,504,000
Novosibirsk 1,676,000
Yekaterinburg 1,513,000
Kazan 1,280,000
Nizhniy Novgorod 1,255,000
Chelyabinsk 1,233,000
Omsk 1,182,000
Samara 1,160,000
Krasnoyarsk 1,149,000
Ufa 1,140,000
Rostov-on-Don 1,137,000
Perm 1,075,000
Voronezh 1,073,000
Volgograd 1,001,000
Krasnodar 974,000
Tyumen 867,000
Saratov 841,000
Tolyatti 697,000
Izhevsk 652,000
Irkutsk 642,000
Barnaul 640,000
Khabarovsk 636,000
Ulyanovsk 624,000
Yaroslavl 613,000
Vladivostok 610,000
Makhachkala 601,000
Tomsk 600,000
Orenburg 569,000
Kemerovo 567,000
Novokuznetsk 549,000
Ryazan 540,000
Astrakhan 535,000
Naberezhnye Tchelny 535,000
Balashikha 530,000
Penza 522,000
Kirov 515,000
Cheboksary 509,000
Lipetsk 506,000
Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad Oblast 487,000
Tula 470,000
Kursk 468,000
Sochi 459,000
Stavropol 453,000
Ulan-Ude 446,000
Tver 425,000
Magnitogorsk 421,000
Belgorod 411,000
Ivanovo 402,000
Surgut 397,000
Bryansk 396,000
Chita 359,000
Vladimir 359,000
Kaluga 350,000
Arkhangelsk 349,000
Nizhny Tagil 348,000
Yakutsk 332,000
Podolsk 330,000
Volzhsky 330,000
Smolensk 328,000
Saransk 323,000
Cherepovets 320,000
Vologda 317,000
Orel 316,000
Kurgan 311,000
Vladikavkaz 301,000
Moscow - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 12,593,000 0.44%
2020 12,538,000 0.50%
2019 12,476,000 0.53%
2018 12,410,000 0.99%
2017 12,288,000 0.99%
2016 12,168,000 0.99%
2015 12,049,000 0.99%
2014 11,931,000 0.99%
2013 11,814,000 0.98%
2012 11,699,000 0.99%
2011 11,584,000 1.07%
2010 11,461,000 1.28%
2009 11,316,000 1.29%
2008 11,172,000 1.29%
2007 11,030,000 1.29%
2006 10,890,000 1.29%
2005 10,751,000 1.28%
2004 10,615,000 1.29%
2003 10,480,000 1.38%
2002 10,337,000 1.65%
2001 10,169,000 1.64%
2000 10,005,000 1.66%
1999 9,842,000 1.65%
1998 9,682,000 1.78%
1997 9,513,000 1.92%
1996 9,334,000 1.45%
1995 9,201,000 0.99%
1994 9,111,000 0.49%
1993 9,067,000 -0.01%
1992 9,068,000 0.30%
1991 9,041,000 0.60%
1990 8,987,000 0.60%
1989 8,933,000 0.85%
1988 8,858,000 1.07%
1987 8,764,000 1.06%
1986 8,672,000 1.07%
1985 8,580,000 1.07%
1984 8,489,000 1.06%
1983 8,400,000 1.07%
1982 8,311,000 1.07%
1981 8,223,000 1.07%
1980 8,136,000 1.07%
1979 8,050,000 1.26%
1978 7,950,000 1.40%
1977 7,840,000 1.41%
1976 7,731,000 1.42%
1975 7,623,000 1.41%
1974 7,517,000 1.42%
1973 7,412,000 1.41%
1972 7,309,000 1.42%
1971 7,207,000 1.42%
1970 7,106,000 1.41%
1969 7,007,000 1.42%
1968 6,909,000 1.42%
1967 6,812,000 1.43%
1966 6,716,000 1.42%
1965 6,622,000 1.42%
1964 6,529,000 1.43%
1963 6,437,000 1.42%
1962 6,347,000 1.42%
1961 6,258,000 1.43%
1960 6,170,000 1.43%
1959 6,083,000 1.42%
1958 5,998,000 1.42%
1957 5,914,000 1.42%
1956 5,831,000 1.43%
1955 5,749,000 1.43%
1954 5,668,000 1.43%
1953 5,588,000 1.42%
1952 5,510,000 1.42%
1951 5,433,000 1.44%
1950 5,356,000 0.00%