Uzbekistan population: 33,309,816

Uzbekistan is a former Soviet republic and a nation situated in the central Asian region. This nation is culturally and historically rich, and there are numerous mausoleums and mosques seen here. Uzbekistan is the 42nd populous country in the world. Every year the population is increasing, and for 2020 the total population is 33.47 million. Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, and Kyrgyzstan are some of the neighboring countries of Uzbekistan.

Uzbekistan largest cities by population

Tashkent is the capital city of Uzbekistan, with a population of 2.2 million. Tashkent is the major tourist spot where mosques, mausoleums, and theatres are located. Namangan and Samarkand are the other two major cities with a population of 415,000 and 364000 approximately.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Tashkent 1,978,028 Oltinko`l 59,122 Toshbuloq 28,562
Namangan 432,456 Shahrisabz 57,051 Yangiqo`rg`on 28,422
Samarkand 319,366 Asaka 56,736 Piskent 27,865
Andijon 318,419 Khiwa 55,567 To`rqao`rg`on 27,862
Bukhara 247,644 Guliston 53,373 Qibray 27,750
Nukus 230,006 Beruniy 50,929 Iskandar 27,636
Qarshi 222,898 Khujayli 50,000 Gurlan 27,506
Qo`qon 187,477 Chortoq 49,844 Zomin 27,077
Chirchiq 167,842 Novyy Turtkul’ 48,908 Showot 26,950
Fergana 164,322 Urgut 47,373 Sirdaryo 26,816
Jizzax 152,642 Kosonsoy 43,684 Bulung’ur 26,815
Urganch 150,110 Kitob 41,938 Toshloq 26,686
Tirmiz 140,385 Ghijduwon 41,070 Shofirkon 26,527
Marg`ilon 133,490 Oqtosh 38,307 Salor 26,494
Navoiy 129,725 Parkent 35,973 Bektemir 26,380
Angren 126,957 Ohangaron 35,516 Haqqulobod 26,257
Olmaliq 121,207 Uchqurghon Shahri 33,323 Qo`rg`ontepa 25,861
Bekobod 86,259 Quva 33,167 Oltiariq 25,543
Denov 68,994 Yangiyer 32,636 G`uzor 25,368
Chust 64,966 Quvasoy 32,024 Boysun 25,050
Kogon 62,620 Manghit 30,854 Yangirabot 25,027
Yangiyul 60,000 Uychi 29,683 Sho`rchi 24,900
Koson 59,681 Nurota 29,403
Kattaqo`rg`on 59,382 Muborak 29,180

Uzbekistan population history

The historical population of Uzbekistan shows progress. In 2017 the population is 31,959,785; in 2018 it is 32,476,244 and in 2019 it is 32,981,716. In the past years, there is no improvement in the median age of the country, but in 2020 there is a growth that is 27.8. The fertility rate in the country remains constant from the year 2015, which is 2.43.

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 33,469,203 1.48% 487,487 -8,863 27.8 2.43 79 50.10% 16,756,329 0.43% 7,794,798,739 42
2019 32,981,716 1.56% 505,472 -8,863 26.5 2.43 78 50.20% 16,545,875 0.43% 7,713,468,100 42
2018 32,476,244 1.62% 516,459 -8,863 26.5 2.43 76 50.30% 16,337,222 0.43% 7,631,091,040 42
2017 31,959,785 1.65% 518,034 -8,863 26.5 2.43 75 50.50% 16,130,957 0.42% 7,547,858,925 42
2016 31,441,751 1.66% 512,194 -8,863 26.5 2.43 74 50.70% 15,927,890 0.42% 7,464,022,049 42
2015 30,929,557 1.64% 482,730 -13,294 26.2 2.43 73 50.80% 15,720,465 0.42% 7,379,797,139 42
2010 28,515,909 1.53% 417,624 -28,026 24.5 2.49 67 51.10% 14,576,671 0.41% 6,956,823,603 42
2005 26,427,789 1.30% 331,567 -48,459 22.8 2.51 62 48.70% 12,868,248 0.40% 6,541,907,027 42
2000 24,769,955 1.68% 395,786 -48,527 21 3.1 58 46.30% 11,461,701 0.40% 6,143,493,823 39
1995 22,791,026 2.24% 478,536 -64,555 19.8 3.95 54 43.90% 9,998,260 0.40% 5,744,212,979 40
1990 20,398,348 2.46% 467,413 -71,206 19.6 4.4 48 41.50% 8,464,364 0.38% 5,327,231,061 40
1985 18,061,284 2.58% 432,505 -37,034 19.6 4.8 42 40.80% 7,374,012 0.37% 4,870,921,740 41
1980 15,898,757 2.79% 408,256 14,416 18.9 5.46 37 40.90% 6,500,596 0.36% 4,458,003,514 41
1975 13,857,478 2.78% 355,432 14,133 18 6.16 33 39.20% 5,430,156 0.34% 4,079,480,606 41
1970 12,080,317 3.61% 392,689 89,235 17.5 6.4 28 36.80% 4,446,089 0.33% 3,700,437,046 44
1965 10,116,870 3.48% 318,114 32,325 19 6.5 24 35.40% 3,579,634 0.30% 3,339,583,597 54
1960 8,526,300 3.22% 249,793 19,804 22.2 5.9 20 34.10% 2,904,959 0.28% 3,034,949,748 50
1955 7,277,333 3.04% 202,655 34,444 23.6 5.3 17 31.70% 2,305,364 0.26% 2,773,019,936 54

Uzbekistan population forecast

As per UN records, the total population of Uzbekistan is 33,302,568. The population is increasing every year. However, the yearly change may slow down gradually in the future years. In the year 2020, the increase in the population growth rate is very high, which is 1.56. By the year 2040, the population will decrease by 0.78 %; in 2045, it is 0.65 %, and in 2050, it is 0.47 %.In the year 2050, the total population predicted 42,942,485. The urban population in the country is 50.01%, and it is increasing to 58.7% in 2050.

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 33,469,203 1.59% 507,929 -8,863 27.8 2.43 79 50.10% 16,756,329 0.43% 7,794,798,739 42
2025 35,617,696 1.25% 429,699 -8,863 29.6 2.43 84 50.10% 17,835,913 0.44% 8,184,437,460 43
2030 37,418,456 0.99% 360,152 -8,863 31 2.43 88 50.80% 19,005,150 0.44% 8,548,487,400 45
2035 39,064,052 0.86% 329,119 -8,863 32 2.43 92 52.10% 20,349,481 0.44% 8,887,524,213 47
2040 40,608,379 0.78% 308,865 -8,863 32.9 2.43 95 53.90% 21,906,196 0.44% 9,198,847,240 48
2045 41,938,556 0.65% 266,035 -8,863 34 2.43 99 56.30% 23,607,507 0.44% 9,481,803,274 48
2050 42,942,485 0.47% 200,786 35.4 2.43 101 58.70% 25,198,267 0.44% 9,735,033,990 48

Uzbekistan demographics

The average life expectancy rate of Uzbekistan is 72.04 years. Life expectancy suggests that most of the individuals of 16-65 age groups are more. 63.6%. Infant mortality rates and deaths under age five are 18.8 and 23.2 years.

Uzbekistan religion and politics

Islam is the main religion in Uzbekistan. The majority population of Muslims is 88%, and the remaining are Christians of 9%. Both orthodox and Catholics are found in this country. Muslims, particularly Shia Muslims, is only 1%.

Uzbekistan economy

The economy has a soviet style, and the economic growth of the country is slowly transforming. However, recently there have been noticeable achievements in the economy. Specifically, structural reformation and developments are happening all over the nation. The agricultural and industrial sector contributes the most to the economy. The country is the major exporter of cotton.

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%