Belarus population 9,424,271 (live)

The population of Belarus is expected to decrease by 28,000 in 2018 and reach 9,423,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 2,000 people yearly. On average there are 111,900 births and 123,683 deaths in Belarus per year. The population density of Belarus has changed from 47.5 in 1980 to 46.8 in 2016.

Current population 9,424,271 people at present (Saturday 15th of December 2018)
Median Age 40.3 years
Life expectancy 73.4 years
Population density 46.6 per km2
Population of Belarus from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 9,452,000 -28,000 (-0.3%) 2,000 40.3 1.73 47 7,351,000 (77.8%)
2017 9,480,000 -27,120 (-0.3%) 2,000 40.2 1.73 47 7,339,000 (77.4%)
2016 9,507,120 17,504 (0.2%) 2,000 40.1 1.73 47 7,324,856 (77.0%)
2015 9,489,616 15,105 (0.2%) 2,000 40.0 1.72 47 7,275,404 (76.7%)
2010 9,490,583 -16,182 (-0.2%) 15,160 39.5 1.49 47 7,081,399 (74.6%)
2005 9,663,915 -66,231 (-0.7%) 12,787 38.6 1.25 48 6,992,229 (72.4%)
2000 9,979,610 -47,128 (-0.5%) -1,276 37.4 1.32 49 6,983,033 (70.0%)
1995 10,194,000 -33,000 (-0.3%) 11,229 36.1 1.41 50 6,924,376 (67.9%)
1990 10,189,000 19,000 (0.2%) -12,611 35.2 1.91 50 6,722,804 (66.0%)
1985 9,975,000 65,000 (0.7%) -4,604 34.7 2.09 49 6,167,842 (61.8%)
1980 9,643,000 59,000 (0.6%) 9,423 34.2 2.03 48 5,448,102 (56.5%)
1975 9,367,000 49,416 (0.5%) 7,660 33.1 2.17 46 4,741,013 (50.6%)
1970 9,040,000 79,696 (0.9%) 7,429 32.0 2.31 45 3,978,504 (44.0%)
1965 8,610,000 85,776 (1.0%) 13,117 31.2 2.27 42 3,282,735 (38.1%)
1960 8,198,000 73,216 (0.9%) -25,077 31.0 2.67 40 2,656,234 (32.4%)

In 2017 the population of Belarus was 9,480,000 and the average age increased from 31.0 in 1960 to 40.2. Urban population has increased from 6,983,033 (70.0%) in 2000 to 7,351,000 (77.8%) in the current year. The population density of Belarus has changed from 47.5 in 1980 to 46.8 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 9,394,000 -29,000 (-0.3%) 2,000 40.5 1.73 46 7,371,000 (78.5%)
2025 9,229,000 -36,000 (-0.4%) 2,000 41.1 1.77 46 7,385,000 (80.0%)
2030 9,017,000 -47,000 (-0.5%) 2,000 41.9 1.80 45 7,336,000 (81.4%)
2035 8,772,000 -50,000 (-0.6%) 2,000 42.7 1.82 44 7,234,000 (82.5%)
2040 8,537,000 -45,000 (-0.5%) 2,000 43.3 1.84 44 7,123,000 (83.4%)
2045 8,335,000 -38,000 (-0.5%) 2,000 43.5 1.85 43 7,032,000 (84.4%)
2050 8,160,000 -35,000 (-0.4%) 2,000 43.5 1.86 42 6,956,000 (85.2%)

Total Belarus population should reach 9,394,000 by 2020 and should decrease to 8,160,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 78.3 (74.0 years for male and 82.7 years for females). Population density will go up to 42.2 people per square kilometer.

Belarus demographics 2017

The population growth rate is minus 0.30% (27,120 residents, including 121,328 deaths). The demographics of Belarus constitutes of 5,054,000 women and 4,398,000 men, which means there are 870 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 21.6% of population (2,043,522) is 19 or younger, 63.3% of population (5,986,897) is between age 20 and 64 and 15.1% of population (1,423,471) is over 65.

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