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Kyrgyzstan Demographics Profile 2014

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Population5,604,212 (July 2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 29.8% (male 854,029/female 815,300)
15-24 years: 18.8% (male 536,355/female 519,440)
25-54 years: 39.4% (male 1,079,691/female 1,127,520)
55-64 years: 7.1% (male 171,960/female 224,450)
65 years and over: 4.9% (male 105,651/female 169,816) (2014 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 53.2 %
youth dependency ratio: 46.9 %
elderly dependency ratio: 6.3 %
potential support ratio: 15.8 (2014 est.)
Median agetotal: 25.7 years
male: 24.7 years
female: 26.7 years (2014 est.)
Population growth rate1.04% (2014 est.)
Birth rate23.33 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate6.74 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Net migration rate-6.16 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 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) 839,000 (2011)
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: 0.96 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.63 male(s)/female
total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth22.6
note: median age at first birth among women 25-29 (2012 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 28.71 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 32.98 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 24.16 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 70.06 years
male: 65.89 years
female: 74.51 years (2014 est.)
Total fertility rate2.68 children born/woman (2014 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate47.8% (2005/06)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.3% (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS8,700 (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths300 (2012 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 97.1% of population
rural: 82.3% of population
total: 87.6% of population
unimproved:
urban: 2.9% of population
rural: 17.7% of population
total: 12.4% of population (2012 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 91.9% of population
rural: 91.7% of population
total: 91.8% of population
unimproved:
urban: 8.1% of population
rural: 8.3% of population
total: 8.2% of population (2012 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: 13 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 expenditures6.8% of GDP (2011)
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 density2.47 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 August 23, 2014