Population of the Republic of Belarus by nationality and spoken languages in 1999

Number of persons of the given nationality, thsd.

Of total number of persons of the given nationality, per cent

those who consider the language of their nationality as their mother tongue

those who indicated as the home-spoken language

Belarusian

Russian

other

Total population

10045        

81,9       

36,7       

62,8       

0,5      

of which:

 

 

 

 

 

Belarusians

8159       

85,6       

41,3       

58,6       

0,1     

Russians

1142       

90,7       

4,3       

95,7       

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Poles

396       

16,5       

57,6       

37,7       

4,7     

Ukrainians

237       

42,9       

10,2       

83,6       

6,2     

Jews

28       

5,4       

3,8       

95,7       

0,5     

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