Population of Tatars in the Muslim Republics of the USSR (1979-1989)


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          Union Republics         1979           1989 
       -------------------------------------------------------- 
          Uzbek SSR 
            Tatars               648,764        656,600 

Kazakh SSR Tatars 313,460 331,150

Azerbaijan SSR Tatars 31,350 28,564

Tajik SSR Tatars 80,000 79,440

Kirghiz SSR Tatars 72,020 72,990

Turkmen SSR Tatars 40,320 39,280

-------------------------------------------------------- Autonomous Republics 1979 1989 -------------------------------------------------------- Bashkir ASSR Tatars 940,446 1,120,702

Tatar ASSR Tatars 1,641,600 1,765,400

(*) The population statistics presented above are taken from the following sources:

Tatary. Popularni ocerk etniceskoi istorii i demografii (1993), by D.M.Ishakov.

Tatary i Tatarstan. Kazan, 1993.

Muslim Communities Reemerge. Historical Perspectives on Nationality, Politics, and Opposition in the Former Soviet Union and Yugoslavia. Edward Allworth, editor of English edition; translated from the German and French by Caroline Sawyer. Durham and London, Duke University Press, 1994.


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