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Population of Russia 2022

Russia is a country spanning Eastern Europe and North Asia. It is the largest country in the world, Its most populous country in Europe, and the ninth-most populous country in the world.  As per the Russian Federal State Statistics Service, the population of Russia in 2021 is 146,171,015 (146 million or 14.61 Crore)

Source: Russian Federal State Statistics Service

Russia Population 2022

Russia has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 0.04 %. Its estimated population in 2022 is  145,805,944 (145.8 million)* equivalent to 1.87% of the total world population. The total Land Area of Russia is 16,377,742 sq. km (6,323,482 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Russia is9 person 9/sq. km (23 people per sq. mi).

Population of Russia in 2022 –  146 million or 14.6 Crores (Approx)
Russia2021 Population
Total Population146,171,015 (146 million)
Global Rank9th
Share of World Pop.1.87%
Land Area  16,377,742 sq.km (6,323,482 sq. mi)
Area Rank1st


Capital City

9 person/km2


Source: latest United Nations Population data.

Russia Demographics
Fertility Rate* in Russia 1.82
Infant mortality rate ** in Russia4.9
Median Age in Russia39.6  Years
Life Expectancy in Russia 72.99 years
Urban Population of Russia73.7  %

Source: United Nation World  Populations Prospects 

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Russia
  • Russian Orthodoxy  Christian – 71%
  • Other Christian 3%
  • Unaffiliated – 15%
  • Islam – 10%
  • Other religion – 1%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Russia by Population

2Saint Petersburg5,028,000
5Nizhniy Novgorod1,284,164