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Kyrgyzstan Demographics Profile 2018

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Population5,789,122 (July 2017 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 30.3% (male 899,545/female 854,745)
15-24 years: 16.79% (male 493,924/female 478,217)
25-54 years: 39.84% (male 1,130,422/female 1,175,729)
55-64 years: 7.8% (male 196,856/female 254,694)
65 years and over: 5.27% (male 116,584/female 188,406) (2017 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 54.7
youth dependency ratio: 48.1
elderly dependency ratio: 6.6
potential support ratio: 15.1 (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 26.5 years
male: 25.4 years
female: 27.6 years (2017 est.)
Population growth rate1.05% (2017 est.)
Birth rate22.1 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Death rate6.5 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Net migration rate-5.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 36% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 2.04% annual rate of change (2015-20 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: 0.96 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth23.2 years (2014 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 25.9 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 30 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 21.5 deaths/1,000 live births (2017 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 70.9 years
male: 66.8 years
female: 75.4 years (2017 est.)
Total fertility rate2.61 children born/woman (2017 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate42% (2014)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.2% (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS8,500 (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths<500 (2016 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 73.2%, Uzbek 14.6%, Russian 5.8%, Dungan 1.1%, other 5.3% (includes Uyghur, Tajik, Turk, Kazakh, Tatar, Ukrainian, Korean, German) (2017 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 expenditures5.5% of GDP (2014)
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 density1.85 physicians/1,000 population (2014)
Hospital bed density4.8 beds/1,000 population (2012)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate16.6% (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on January 20, 2018

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