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Presentation of Russia : Demography

Total Population:
Natural Increase:
Urban Population:
9 Inhabitants/km²
Medium Age:
37.0 Years
Life Expectancy in Years :
Men: 68.2 And Women: 78.2 (Source: World Bank, last available data., 2009)
Labour Force
71,903,592 (Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database, 2020)
Rate of Activity :
74.0% (Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database, 2019)
Ethnic Origins:
Ethnic Russians represent 80.9% of the total population (of which 84.93% belong to European ethnic groups) while minorities make up 19% of the population. Among the largest minorities are the Tatars, Ukrainians, Bashkirs, Chuvash and Chechens, who account for about 8.4% of the total population. The remaining 10.6% of the population are either Indo-European, Turkish or Baltic-Finnic peoples. (Federal State Statistics Service)
According to a survey in 2011, 82% of Russians are religious. Orthodox 70%, Muslims 10%, Catholics 1.2%, Buddhists 0.7%.
Literacy Rate:

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