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Russia


    • Population:
      149,909,089 (July 1995 est.)

        note:
        official Russian statistics put the population at 148,200,000 for 1994

    • Age structure:

        0-14 years:
        22% (female 16,208,640; male 16,784,017)

        15-64 years:
        66% (female 50,711,209; male 48,247,101)

        65 years and over:
        12% (female 12,557,447; male 5,400,675) (July 1995 est.)

    • Population growth rate:
      0.2% (1995 est.)

        note:
        official Russian statistics put the population growth rate at -6.0% for 1994

    • Birth rate:
      12.64 births/1,000 population (1995 est.)

        note:
        official Russian statistics put the birth rate at 9.5 births per l,000 population for 1994

    • Death rate:
      11.36 deaths/1,000 population (1995 est.)

        note:
        official Russian statistics put the death rate at 15.5 deaths per l,000 population in 1994

    • Net migration rate:
      0.7 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1995 est.)

    • Infant mortality rate:
      26.4 deaths/1,000 live births (1995 est.)

        note:
        official Russian statistics put the infant mortality rate at 19.9 deaths per l,000 live births in 1994

    • Life expectancy at birth:

        total population:
        69.1 years

        male:
        64.1 years

        female:
        74.35 years (1995 est.)

        note:
        official Russian statistics put life expectancy at birth as 64 years for total population in 1994

    • Total fertility rate:
      1.82 children born/woman (1995 est.)

    • Nationality:

        noun:
        Russian(s)

        adjective:
        Russian

    • Ethnic divisions:
      Russian 81.5%, Tatar 3.8%, Ukrainian 3%, Chuvash 1.2%, Bashkir 0.9%, Byelorussian 0.8%, Moldavian 0.7%, other 8.1%

    • Religions:
      Russian Orthodox, Muslim, other

    • Languages:
      Russian, other

    • Literacy:
      age 15 and over can read and write (1989)

        total population:
        98%

        male:
        100%

        female:
        97%

    • Labor force:
      85 million (1993)

        by occupation:
        production and economic services 83.9%, government 16.1%






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