Polatsk · Population

Question: What is the population of Polatsk? Answer: Polatsk (Полацк), Belarus (Administrative unit: Vitebsk) - last known population is ≈ 85 100 (year 2015). This was 0.896% of total Belarus population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2009-2015 (+0.51%/year), Polatsk population in 2017 would be: 86 003*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1959-1970] +3.29 %/year
[1970-1979] +1.15 %/year
[1979-1989] +0.77 %/year
[1989-1999] +0.71 %/year
[1999-2009] +0.01 %/year
[2009-2015] +0.51 %/year

Location

GPS coordinates: 55.488, 28.786

Local time in Polatsk: 11:30 Tuesday GMT+3.

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Polatsk on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1959c, 1970c, 1979c, 1989c, 1999c, 2009c, 2015e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus
Recensements de 1959, 1970, 1979 [archive], sur www.webgeo.ru
pop-stat.mashke.org Y1959, 1970 some missing data
• Huizinga. Internationaal aardrijkskundig woordenboek, 1958
• Wikipedia Few missing population data for largest cities
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).