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Kyrgyzstan Demographics Profile 2016

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Population5,727,553 (July 2016 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 30.12% (male 883,875/female 841,362)
15-24 years: 17.47% (male 508,656/female 492,046)
25-54 years: 39.68% (male 1,112,777/female 1,159,967)
55-64 years: 7.59% (male 189,684/female 245,202)
65 years and over: 5.13% (male 112,494/female 181,490) (2016 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 55.3%
youth dependency ratio: 48.8%
elderly dependency ratio: 6.6%
potential support ratio: 15.2% (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 26.2 years
male: 25.2 years
female: 27.3 years (2016 est.)
Population growth rate1.09% (2016 est.)
Birth rate22.6 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Death rate6.6 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Net migration rate-5.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 35.7% of total population (2015)
rate of urbanization: 1.58% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationBISHKEK (capital) 865,000 (2015)
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: 0.62 male(s)/female
total population: 0.62 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth23.3 (2013 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 26.8 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 30.9 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 22.4 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 70.7 years
male: 66.5 years
female: 75.1 years (2016 est.)
Total fertility rate2.64 children born/woman (2016 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate36.3% (2012)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.22% (2015 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS8,100 (2015 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths200 (2015 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 96.7% of population
rural: 86.2% of population
total: 90% of population
unimproved:
urban: 3.3% of population
rural: 13.8% of population
total: 10% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 89.1% of population
rural: 95.6% of population
total: 93.3% of population
unimproved:
urban: 10.9% of population
rural: 4.4% of population
total: 6.7% of population (2015 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Kyrgyzstani(s)
adjective: Kyrgyzstani
Ethnic groupsKyrgyz 70.9%, Uzbek 14.3%, Russian 7.7%, Dungan 1.1%, other 5.9% (includes Uyghur, Tajik, Turk, Kazakh, Tatar, Ukrainian, Korean, German) (2009 est.)
ReligionsMuslim 75%, Russian Orthodox 20%, other 5%
LanguagesKyrgyz (official) 71.4%, Uzbek 14.4%, Russian (official) 9%, other 5.2% (2009 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99.5%
male: 99.6%
female: 99.4% (2015 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2014)
Child labor - children ages 5-14total number: 563,920
percentage: 40.3%
note: data represent children ages 5-17 (2007 est.)
Education expenditures6.8% of GDP (2013)
Maternal mortality rate76 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight2.8% (2014)
Health expenditures6.5% of GDP (2014)
Physicians density1.97 physicians/1,000 population (2013)
Hospital bed density4.8 beds/1,000 population (2012)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate13.3% (2014)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on October 8, 2016

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