Russia 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 Russia population from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Russia in 2020 is 145,934,462, a 0.04% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Russia in 2019 was 145,872,256, a 0.09% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Russia in 2018 was 145,734,038, a 0.14% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Russia in 2017 was 145,530,082, a 0.18% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Russia 145,934,462
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Russia - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 145,934,462 0.04%
2019 145,872,256 0.09%
2018 145,734,038 0.14%
2017 145,530,082 0.18%
2016 145,275,383 0.20%
2015 144,985,057 0.22%
2014 144,664,841 0.24%
2013 144,325,449 0.23%
2012 143,993,892 0.20%
2011 143,703,025 0.16%
2010 143,479,274 0.11%
2009 143,326,913 0.05%
2008 143,248,764 -0.01%
2007 143,266,212 -0.10%
2006 143,403,256 -0.19%
2005 143,672,116 -0.28%
2004 144,080,643 -0.37%
2003 144,610,882 -0.42%
2002 145,215,700 -0.42%
2001 145,830,721 -0.39%
2000 146,404,903 -0.35%
1999 146,915,915 -0.30%
1998 147,360,604 -0.25%
1997 147,730,019 -0.20%
1996 148,020,847 -0.14%
1995 148,227,466 -0.08%
1994 148,349,441 -0.02%
1993 148,373,580 0.07%
1992 148,268,581 0.18%
1991 147,995,593 0.31%
1990 147,531,561 0.45%
1989 146,863,931 0.58%
1988 146,013,488 0.68%
1987 145,032,888 0.72%
1986 143,995,348 0.73%
1985 142,957,284 0.72%
1984 141,938,487 0.71%
1983 140,935,780 0.70%
1982 139,954,624 0.69%
1981 138,993,847 0.68%
1980 138,053,150 0.67%
1979 137,139,388 0.65%
1978 136,259,824 0.63%
1977 135,413,334 0.61%
1976 134,596,232 0.59%
1975 133,804,858 0.58%
1974 133,032,262 0.57%
1973 132,275,731 0.56%
1972 131,539,634 0.54%
1971 130,830,719 0.52%
1970 130,148,653 0.50%
1969 129,497,501 0.49%
1968 128,859,798 0.52%
1967 128,187,396 0.60%
1966 127,417,190 0.72%
1965 126,503,736 0.86%
1964 125,430,993 0.98%
1963 124,210,252 1.10%
1962 122,858,227 1.20%
1961 121,403,892 1.28%
1960 119,871,700 1.35%
1959 118,275,877 1.42%
1958 116,622,407 1.49%
1957 114,913,779 1.55%
1956 113,154,334 1.62%
1955 111,355,300 1.66%
1954 109,536,494 1.68%
1953 107,727,318 1.66%
1952 105,967,080 1.59%
1951 104,304,693 1.47%
1950 102,798,657 0.00%