The population of Chelyabinsk has seen steady growth, and, according to the data by Federal State Statistic Service, or ROSSTAT, it had 1.2 million citizens as of the 1st of January, 2017. The natural population increment over the year 2016 made 2,371 persons. By the population size at the time of the mentioned census, Chelyabinsk held the 7th place among 1,112 other cities of the Russian Federation.
Working age population
Population, '000 people
Average monthly wage per payrolls, RUB2016
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