POPULATION

Population and ethnic composition

The population of North Caucasian Federal District is 9.5 million people as on January 1, 2011. North Caucasian Federal District is noted for its complex and diverse ethnic composition concentrated at a fairly small territory. Thus, the sociopolitical situation there directly depends on the state of inter-ethnic relations. At present the following ethnic groups live in the territory of North Caucasian Federal District:


Name Relative number,%* Absolute number, people*
1. Abazins 0,40 36 919
2. Avars 9,35 863 884
3. Aguls 0,30 28 054
4. Azerbaijanis 1,63 150 782
5. Andis 0,12 11 448
6. Armenians 2,06 190 295
7. Archins 0,00 6
8. Akhvakhs 0,09 7 923
9. Balkars 1,18 108 577
10. Bezhta people 0,06 5 956
11. Belarusians 0,08 7 104
12. Botlikh people 0,04 3 508
13. Hinukh people 0,00 439
14. Godoberi people 0,00 426
15. Greeks 0,36 33 573
16. Georgians 0,18 16 621
17. Hunzib people 0,01 918
18. Dargins 5,84 539 686
19. Dido people 0,13 11 623
20. Ingush 4,49 415 169
21. Kabardins 5,39 498 446
22. Cossacks 0,04 3 768
23. Karata people 0,05 4 761
24. Karachays 2,27 209 922
25. Koreans 0,12 10 793
26. Kumyks 4,98 460 049
27. Laks 1,75 161 276
28. Lezgins 4,25 393 140
29. Nogais 0,88 81 511
30. Ossetians 5,19 479 947
31. Russians 28,80 2 660 885
32. Rutuls 0,30 27 849
33. Tabasarans 1,38 127 455
34. Tatars 0,17 15 636
35. Tats 0,00 455
36. Tindi people 0,01 634
37. Turks 0,32 29 251
38. Turkmens 0,16 15 048
39. Ukrainians 0,60 55 462
40. Khwarshi people 0,01 526
41. Tsakhurs 0,11 9 771
42. Gypsies 0,37 33 753
43. Chamalals 0,00 16
44. Circassians 0,64 58 941
45. Chechens 14,45 1 335 183
46. Other peoples (not listed above)   132 260

 

*According to Rosstat data