National Statistical Committee
 of the Republic of Belarus
 

 

POPULATION CENSUS' 1999

NATIONAL COMPOSITION OF POPULATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

(persons)

19591)

19701)

1979

1989

1999

Total population

8055714

9002338

9532516

10151806

10045237

           

Belarusians

6532035

7289610

7567955

7904623

8159073

Russians

660159

938161

1134117

1342099

1141731

Poles

538881

382600

403169

417720

395712

Ukrainians

133061

190839

230985

291008

237014

Jews

150084

148011

135450

111977

27810

Armenians

1751

2362

2751

4933

10191

Tatars

8654

10031

10911

12552

10146

Gipsy

4662

6843

8408

10762

9927

Lithuanians

8363

8092

6993

7606

6387

Azerbaijanians

1402

1335

2654

5009

6362

Germans

1220

1994

2451

3517

4805

Moldavians

727

1800

2923

4964

4267

Georgians

1745

1291

1659

2840

3031

Chuvashes

1061

1922

2243

3323

2242

Latvians

2631

2660

2617

2658

2239

Mordvinians

1276

1737

2063

2620

1677

Uzbeks

886

1606

2333

3537

1571

Kazakhs

633

1062

1355

2266

1239

Bashkirs

346

673

772

1252

1091

Other nationalities

5988

9709

10702

16469

14876

1)The data cover present population.