People and Society in Russia

Nationality
noun:
Russian(s)
adjective:
Russian
Ethnic groups
Russian 79.8%, Tatar 3.8%, Ukrainian 2%, Bashkir 1.2%, Chuvash 1.1%, other or unspecified 12.1% (2002 census)
Languages
Russian (official), many minority languages
Religions
Russian Orthodox 15-20%, Muslim 10-15%, other Christian 2% (2006 est.)
estimates are of practicing worshipers; Russia has large populations of non-practicing believers and non-believers, a legacy of over seven decades of Soviet rule
Population
142,517,670 (July 2012 est.)
rank:
9
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Age structure
0-14 years:
15.2% (male 10,818,203/female 10,256,611)
15-64 years:
71.8% (male 47,480,851/female 52,113,279)
65 years and over:
13% (male 5,456,639/female 12,614,309) (2011 est.)
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Median age
total:
38.8 years
male:
35.6 years
female:
42.1 years (2012 est.)
Population growth rate
-0.48% (2012 est.)
rank:
219
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Birth rate
10.94 births/1,000 population (2012 est.)
rank:
172
Death rate
16.03 deaths/1,000 population (July 2012 est.)
rank:
2
Net migration rate
0.29 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2012 est.)
rank:
69
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Urbanization
urban population:
73% of total population (2010)
rate of urbanization:
-0.2% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - population
MOSCOW (capital) 10.523 million; Saint Petersburg 4.575 million; Novosibirsk 1.397 million; Yekaterinburg 1.344 million; Nizhniy Novgorod 1.267 million (2009)
Sex ratio
at birth:
1.06 male(s)/female
under 15 years:
1.06 male(s)/female
15-64 years:
0.91 male(s)/female
65 years and over:
0.43 male(s)/female
total population:
0.85 male(s)/female (2011 est.)
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Maternal mortality rate
34 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
rank:
120
Infant mortality rate
total:
9.88 deaths/1,000 live births
rank:
146
male:
11.36 deaths/1,000 live births
female:
8.3 deaths/1,000 live births (2012 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
total population:
66.46 years
rank:
163
male:
60.11 years
female:
73.18 years (2012 est.)
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Total fertility rate
1.61 children born/woman (2012 est.)
rank:
176
Health expenditures
5.4% of GDP (2009)
rank:
130
Physicians density
4.309 physicians/1,000 population (2006)
Hospital bed density
9.66 beds/1,000 population (2006)
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HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
1% (2009 est.)
rank:
46
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
980,000 (2009 est.)
rank:
10
HIV/AIDS - deaths
NA
Major infectious diseases
degree of risk:
intermediate
food or waterborne diseases:
bacterial diarrhea
vectorborne disease:
tickborne encephalitis
highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza has been identified in this country; it poses a negligible risk with extremely rare cases possible among US citizens who have close contact with birds (2009)
Education expenditures
3.9% of GDP (2006)
rank:
108
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Literacy
definition:
age 15 and over can read and write
total population:
99.6%
male:
99.7%
female:
99.5% (2010 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)
total:
14 years
male:
14 years
female:
15 years (2008)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24
total:
18.3%
rank:
64
male:
17.7%
female:
19.1% (2009)
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