Russians of Croatia

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Russians of Croatia
Total population
906
Regions with significant populations
Zagreb 250[1]
Međimurje 126[1]
Primorje-Gorski Kotar 88[1]
Split-Dalmatia 85[1]
Languages
Croatian, Russian
Religion
Russian Orthodox Church
Related ethnic groups
Ukraninians, Rusyns

Russians of Croatia (Croatian: Rusi u Hrvatskoj, Russian: Русские в Хорватии) are one of 22 national minorities of Croatia. According to the 2001 Census, there was 906 Russians living in Croatia, out of which majority of them lived in Zagreb.

Historical numbers[edit]

Official name of Croatia Year Number
- 1931 9,8311
 PR Croatia 1948 3,210
1953 2,138
1961 3,311
 SR Croatia 1971 1,240
1981 758
 Republic of Croatia 1991 706
2001 906
^1 Russians and Ukrainians were considered one group in 1931 Census
(Central Bureau of Statistics)[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Population by ethnicity, by towns/municipalities, census 2001". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 10 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Population of Croatia 1931-2001". Vojska.net. Retrieved 10 September 2012.