Russia demographics (Autosaved)

Russia demographics (Autosaved) - Population was at a peak...

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Population was at a peak in 1991 (about 148.5 million) just before the break up of the Soviet Union. Decline at about .5% annual rate or about 750,000Decade long decline due to rising death rates and falling birth rates and in 2009 had population growth of 23,300 for the first time in fifteen years. In 2011 the pop of Russia grew by 160,000 people totaling more than 143 million. seems to be at a slow decrease as of 2010 (142 million last recorded). And about 143 million estimate as of 2012. Ethnicities: 81% of pop is ethnic Russians. 160 different ethnic groups and indigenous people live within the borders Six other ethnicities have a pop exceeding 1 million: Tatars 3.9% Ukrainians 1.4% Bashkir 1.1% Chuvash 1% Chechens 1% Armenians .9% However, in 2010 census 6 million did not declare an ethnicity compared to the one million of the 2002 census. Population density: 8.4 people per square kilo or 22 per square mile – one of the most sparsely populated in the world. Most dense around Moscow and St. Petersburg
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