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Kyrgyzstan Demographics Profile 2013

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Population5,548,042 (July 2013 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 29.7% (male 842,511/female 805,295)
15-24 years: 19.4% (male 547,456/female 530,702)
25-54 years: 39.2% (male 1,063,702/female 1,111,423)
55-64 years: 6.8% (male 162,851/female 213,254)
65 years and over: 4.9% (male 104,129/female 166,719) (2013 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 52.7 %
youth dependency ratio: 46.4 %
elderly dependency ratio: 6.4 %
potential support ratio: 15.7 (2013)
Median agetotal: 25.4 years
male: 24.5 years
female: 26.4 years (2013 est.)
Population growth rate0.97% (2013 est.)
Birth rate23.67 births/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Death rate6.83 deaths/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Net migration rate-7.13 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 35.3% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 1.31% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationBISHKEK (capital) 854,000 (2009)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.77 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.63 male(s)/female
total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2013 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth23.6 (2010 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 29.73 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 34.05 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 25.12 deaths/1,000 live births (2013 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 69.75 years
male: 65.58 years
female: 74.21 years (2013 est.)
Total fertility rate2.71 children born/woman (2013 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate47.8% (2005/06)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.3% (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS9,800 (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsfewer than 500 (2009 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 99% of population
rural: 85% of population
total: 90% of population
unimproved:
urban: 1% of population
rural: 15% of population
total: 10% of population (2010 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 94% of population
rural: 93% of population
total: 93% of population
unimproved:
urban: 6% of population
rural: 7% of population
total: 7% of population (2010 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Kyrgyzstani(s)
adjective: Kyrgyzstani
Ethnic groupsKyrgyz 64.9%, Uzbek 13.8%, Russian 12.5%, Dungan 1.1%, Ukrainian 1%, Uighur 1%, other 5.7% (1999 census)
ReligionsMuslim 75%, Russian Orthodox 20%, other 5%
LanguagesKyrgyz (official) 64.7%, Uzbek 13.6%, Russian (official) 12.5%, Dungun 1%, other 8.2% (1999 census)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99.2%
male: 99.5%
female: 99% (2009 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2011)
Child labor - children ages 5-14total number: 563,920
percentage: 40.3 %
note: data represents children ages 5-17 (2007 est.)
Education expenditures5.8% of GDP (2010)
Maternal mortality rate71 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight2.7% (2006)
Health expenditures6.2% of GDP (2010)
Physicians density2.469 physicians/1,000 population (2011)
Hospital bed density4.8 beds/1,000 population (2011)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate15.5% (2008)

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of February 21, 2013