Demographics of Belarus

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date30 Oct 2021

As of 2021, the population of Belarus is projected at 9.44 million, down by 0.07% compared with 9.45 million in 2020. Belarus is ranked 96th in terms of population and 206th in terms of population growth rate.

There are 0.105 million births in Belarus in 2021. That is 290 per day, which is ranked 109th. The crude birth rate is 11.23 per 1000 people. There are 0.118 million deaths in Belarus in 2021. That is 323 per day, which is ranked 69th. The crude death rate is 12.50 per 1000 people.

7.51 million people are living in urban areas, which is 79.91% of Belarus population. Belarus is ranked 69th in terms of urbanization.

The Sex Ratio in Belarus in 2021 is 87.2 males per 100 females. There are 4.4 million males and 5.04 million females in Belarus. The percentage of female population is 53.43% compare to 46.57% male population. Belarus has 0.64 million more females than males. Belarus is at 10th position out of 201 countries/territories in terms of female to male ratio.

  • Population
  • Growth rate

Belarus population

Year Population Growth (%)
19507,745,004-
19557,747,2150.56
19608,124,8811.03
19658,505,7240.92
19708,913,5490.88
19759,252,7800.7
19809,569,8470.68
19859,901,4930.66
199010,151,1350.27
199510,077,606-0.3
20009,871,635-0.53
20059,562,083-0.57
20109,420,576-0.13
20159,439,4240.08
20169,445,6380.07
20179,450,2330.05
20189,452,6150.03
20199,452,409-0
20209,449,321-0.03
20219,442,867-0.07
  • Total
  • Crude

Belarus death and birth rate

Year Total Crude(per 1000)
DeathBirthCrude deathCrude birth
1950108,685165,84414.0921.52
195590,896189,93711.6324.29
196080,435190,2049.9223.45
196577,295162,3169.0819.09
197080,033142,3708.9915.98
197587,415144,7289.4515.64
198098,697155,01710.3016.18
1985103,744163,85810.4916.55
1990112,713142,48811.1514.11
1995136,075105,18613.5210.44
2000150,08588,13715.238.95
2005148,66194,78415.509.89
2010134,406109,68714.2311.61
2015120,365114,66412.7612.15
2020117,947107,92912.4911.44
2021117,953105,89312.5011.23
  • Population
  • Urbanization

Urban and rural population of Belarus

Year Population Urbanization
UrbanRuralgrowth rate (%)Urban (%)
19502,031,8255,713,177-26.234
19552,251,5725,551,9652.5328.853
19602,651,9365,532,6954.5832.401
19653,266,9025,301,5524.0038.127
19703,951,0595,026,5803.8344.010
19754,715,7044,601,2513.1750.614
19805,442,9154,190,9732.6756.498
19856,162,4053,803,7492.3761.833
19906,741,1613,475,6850.8765.981
19956,889,2233,253,0850.2667.926
20006,950,8572,982,7520.1769.973
20056,961,5382,660,0050.0772.354
20107,073,7182,399,3530.5374.672
20157,321,1672,164,6050.6577.181
20207,483,6361,931,7950.3679.483
20217,509,1501,887,9000.3479.910
  • Population pyramid
  • Gender ratio

Belarus population by Age Group (2011)

Age group Male Female Total M per 100 F
PersonsShare (%)
00-04 261,557 257,959 519,516 5.50 101.395
05-09 311,822 293,878 605,700 6.41 106.106
10-14 260,348 246,538 506,886 5.37 105.602
15-19 232,616 220,223 452,839 4.80 105.627
20-24 211,464 199,851 411,315 4.36 105.811
25-29 308,931 294,959 603,890 6.40 104.737
30-34 411,461 391,726 803,187 8.51 105.038
35-39 373,718 365,782 739,500 7.83 102.170
40-44 325,816 333,965 659,781 6.99 97.560
45-49 304,879 332,875 637,754 6.75 91.590
50-54 269,819 310,052 579,871 6.14 87.024
55-59 331,266 396,083 727,349 7.70 83.636
60-64 291,057 384,144 675,201 7.15 75.768
65-69 234,520 366,301 600,821 6.36 64.024
70-74 112,608 191,624 304,232 3.22 58.765
75-79 71,158 167,702 238,860 2.53 42.431
80-84 53,360 161,380 214,740 2.27 33.065
85-89 22,896 86,124 109,020 1.15 26.585
90-94 7,573 36,541 44,114 0.47 20.725
95-99 917 6,949 7,866 0.08 13.196
100+ 28 397 425 0.00 7.053
Total 4,397,814 5,045,053 9,442,867 87.171