Population classified by knowledge of the Belarusian and Russian languages by region and Minsk City

(thousand)

                             

All population

Of total population persons who indicated as

mother tongue

language normally spoken at home

other language they have good knowledge of

Belarusian      

  Russian         

Belarusian

Russian

Belarusian

Russian

Republic of Belarus

9 503,8   

5 058,4   

3 948,1   

2 227,2   

6 673,0  

1 281,7      

1 305,4    

Region:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brest

1 401,2   

751,9   

597,4   

374,2   

982,4  

209,6      

236,1    

Vitebsk

1 230,8   

646,8   

543,7   

276,1   

900,8  

207,7      

176,9    

Gomel

1 440,7   

786,4   

602,8   

326,4   

1 037,6  

154,8      

166,5    

Grodno

1 072,4   

634,7   

386,9   

375,9   

606,1  

145,6      

230,4    

Minsk City

1 836,8   

645,9   

966,0   

106,1   

1 508,7  

321,6      

54,3    

Minsk

1 422,5   

987,2   

390,5   

553,0   

796,6  

127,4      

343,9    

Mogilev

1 099,4   

605,5  

460,8  

215,5   

840,8  

115,0      

97,3    

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