Moscow · Population

Question: What is the population of Moscow? Answer: Moscow (Москва), Russia (Administrative unit: Gorod Moskva (Moscow) (город Москва)) - last known population is ≈ 12 054 200 (year 2015). This was 8.403% of total Russia population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2015 (+0.75%/year), Moscow population in 2021 would be: 12 606 070*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1959-1970] +1.5 %/year
[1970-1979] +1.39 %/year
[1979-1989] +1.13 %/year
[1989-2002] +1.13 %/year
[2002-2010] +1.41 %/year
[2010-2015] +0.75 %/year


GPS coordinates: 55.752, 37.616

Local time in Moscow: 13:36 Thursday GMT+3.

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Moscow 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, 2002c, 2010c, 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
Federal State Statistics Service Russia In English
Федеральная служба государственной статистики На русском
Всероссийской переписи населения 2010 года
Всесоюзная перепись населения 1959 года
Всесоюзная перепись населения 1970 года.
[2] City density map, generated by using data provided to us by 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 Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).