Russia is ranked 9th in the world in terms of the population.
Russian population decreased by 2.3 million from 2002 to 2010.
Russia occupies 2nd place in terms of number of migrants to the country.
74% of the Russian population lives in the cities.
12 Russian cities have a population of over 1 million people each.
In Russia, as of 2001, there were 11 million more women than men.
And this imbalance will continue to increase.
Almost 81% of the population of Russia are Russians.
From 2002 to 2010 the population of Russians reduced by about 5 million .
There are 7 nationalities (including Russians) with a population of more than 1,000,000 people.
The average age of the Russian population is 38 years.
Almost two hundred different ethnic groups live in Russia.
In Russia, almost all of the population speaks Russian.
The level of unemployment in Russia is only 6%, as per the statistics taken at the beginning of 2013.
Sources: Rosstat, United Nations. The slight rounding is possible. Most of the data refers to the year 2010.
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