Kyrgyzstan Population: 6,486,659

Kyrgyzstan is also known as the Kyrgyz Republic or Kirghizia, located in Central Asia. The capital city of Kyrgyzstan is Bishkek, which is the largest city in Kazakhstan.

Largest Cities in Kyrgyzstan by Population

Bishkek has the largest population, along with cities like Osh and Jalal-Abad. Some other cities which are highly populated are Karakol, Tokmok, and Kara-Balta, etc.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Bishkek 900,000 Iradan 26,200
Osh 200,000 Tash-Kumyr 23,594
Jalal-Abad 75,700 Kant 20,181
Karakol 70,171 Toktogul 19,336
Tokmok 63,047 Cholpon-Ata 18,595
Kara-Balta 62,796 Kara Suu 17,800
Naryn 52,300 Isfana 16,952
Uzgen 40,360 Kyzyl-Suu 16,927
Balykchy 40,000 At-Bashi 15,226
Talas 35,172 Suluktu 15,019
Kyzyl-Kyya 32,000
Bazar-Korgon 27,704

Kyrgyzstan Population History

As per the UN records, the total population of Kyrgyzstan is 6,524,195. From the year 2015, there has been a steady growth in the total population. In 2020, the total population of Kyrgyzstan is 6,486,659. In the coming years, there will be a consistent growth of 1.67 %.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 6,524,195 1.69% 108,345 -4,000 26 3 34 35.60% 2,322,557 0.08% 7,794,798,739 111
2019 6,415,850 1.77% 111,820 -4,000 25.3 3.24 33 35.50% 2,275,452 0.08% 7,713,468,100 112
2018 6,304,030 1.85% 114,297 -4,000 25.3 3.24 33 35.40% 2,229,369 0.08% 7,631,091,040 112
2017 6,189,733 1.90% 115,403 -4,000 25.3 3.24 32 35.30% 2,184,417 0.08% 7,547,858,925 112
2016 6,074,330 1.93% 115,209 -4,000 25.3 3.24 32 35.20% 2,140,739 0.08% 7,464,022,049 112
2015 5,959,121 1.91% 107,366 -18,671 25.1 3.3 31 35.20% 2,098,492 0.08% 7,379,797,139 112
2010 5,422,293 1.33% 69,389 -15,321 24 2.78 28 35.30% 1,914,419 0.08% 6,956,823,603 112
2005 5,075,347 0.62% 30,927 -34,582 23.8 2.5 26 35.30% 1,791,108 0.08% 6,541,907,027 113
2000 4,920,712 1.51% 70,923 -5,454 22.5 2.96 26 35.30% 1,736,915 0.08% 6,143,493,823 112
1995 4,566,096 0.87% 38,642 -55,250 21.6 3.64 24 36.30% 1,659,749 0.08% 5,744,212,979 113
1990 4,372,885 1.83% 75,963 -25,377 21.8 4.06 23 37.80% 1,651,958 0.08% 5,327,231,061 110
1985 3,993,071 2.03% 76,420 -10,832 21.7 4.2 21 38.40% 1,532,417 0.08% 4,870,921,740 111
1980 3,610,970 1.87% 63,978 -9,168 20.9 4.59 19 38.60% 1,394,808 0.08% 4,458,003,514 110
1975 3,291,078 2.08% 64,245 -2,413 19.6 5.12 17 38.20% 1,256,740 0.08% 4,079,480,606 109
1970 2,969,851 2.94% 80,080 20,837 19.4 5.21 15 37.50% 1,112,679 0.08% 3,700,437,046 107
1965 2,569,452 3.44% 79,872 20,621 21.6 5.55 13 35.90% 921,183 0.08% 3,339,583,597 115
1960 2,170,094 2.65% 53,206 5,641 24 5.2 11 34.20% 741,749 0.07% 3,034,949,748 114
1955 1,904,062 1.82% 32,812 3,505 25.3 4.36 10 30.60% 582,387 0.07% 2,773,019,936 115

Kyrgyzstan Population forecast

The 1.67% population growth is projected to be increasing in 2035. After this point, the population is expected to decrease slowly. The estimated population of Kyrgyzstan for 2050 is 9,126,108. In 2045 the population rate is 8,732,746. So, there is a slight increase in 2050 when compared to the population of the year 2045.

In the future, the total population is predicted to be extremely steady. The urban and median age is steadily increasing over the coming years. The average median age of 2050 is 31.5, and the estimated urban population for the year 2050 is 4,346,012.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 6,524,195 1.83% 113,015 -4,000 26 3 34 35.60% 2,322,557 0.08% 7,794,798,739 111
2025 7,009,833 1.45% 97,128 -10,000 26.8 3 37 36.70% 2,573,712 0.09% 8,184,437,460 109
2030 7,446,104 1.21% 87,254 -10,000 27.3 3 39 38.40% 2,861,502 0.09% 8,548,487,400 108
2035 7,872,841 1.12% 85,347 -10,000 27.8 3 41 40.70% 3,201,392 0.09% 8,887,524,213 108
2040 8,307,134 1.08% 86,859 -10,000 28.8 3 43 43.00% 3,576,036 0.09% 9,198,847,240 106
2045 8,732,746 1.00% 85,122 -10,000 30.2 3 46 45.40% 3,961,869 0.09% 9,481,803,274 106
2050 9,126,108 0.89% 78,672 31.5 3 48 47.60% 4,346,012 0.09% 9,735,033,990 105

Kyrgyzstan Demographics

The life expectancy rate of 2020 is 71.95. The infant mortality rate of this country is 13.2. In the year 2019, the increase was positive as the death rates increased the birth rates. The total male percentage of Kyrgyzstan is 49.47%, which is 3,227,270. The female population percentage is about 50.53%, which is 3,296,921. The sex ratio is 970 males per 1000 females. This is lesser than the global sex ratio.

Kyrgyzstan Religion & Politics

Kyrgyzstan is a multi-religious country with Islam as the majority of about 88.0%, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and other religions belong to the remaining 20.0%. Kyrgyzstan has a presidential system of government. The president is the head of the state, and the Prime Minister is the head of the government. The government vests executive power, whereas the legislative power is exercised in both parliament and government.

Kyrgyzstan Economy

The economy of Kyrgyzstan is mainly dependent on agriculture. Tobacco, cotton, meat, wool are the main products. The economy depends on the remittance of the workers working abroad. Kyrgyzstan’s economy mainly depends on industrial exports with plenty of resources of mercury, uranium, gold, and natural gas.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%