the growth of the population of the RSFSR in 1946 would amount to 6.4 million people, if it wasn’t for the Great Patriotic war.

In early 1941 on the territory of the RSFSR, lived 111 million people, and by the beginning of 1946, the population decreased to 97.6 million people. Such data published by Rosstat, and explained that the calculations were done on the condition of indicators of population reproduction at the level of 1940.

the Number of children in the early 40-ies was 14 million, and in 1946 there were only 6.8 million children. The number of adult men aged 20 to 49 years in these five years, decreased by 6.1 million to 15.6 million people, and women on 847 thousand.

it is Noted that in the early 1950-ies per 100 women aged 25 to 29 years old in Russia had 66 men, meanwhile in Germany – 71, Italy – 99, Hungary – 97, and in Romania – 101.

the Soviet Union lost during the war, 26.6 million people. This number included those killed in battle, died of wounds and disease, died of starvation, died during the bombing and gunfire, executed in concentration camps during punitive actions, and not returning to their homeland, deported to prison in Germany and other countries.