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Uzbekistan Demographics Profile 2019

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Population
30,023,709 (July 2018 est.)
Age structure
0-14 years: 23.61% (male 3,631,957 /female 3,457,274)
15-24 years: 17.85% (male 2,735,083 /female 2,623,511)
25-54 years: 44.95% (male 6,714,567 /female 6,781,485)
55-64 years: 8.15% (male 1,156,462 /female 1,289,703)
65 years and over: 5.44% (male 698,610 /female 935,057) (2018 est.)
Dependency ratios
total dependency ratio: 47.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 41.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 16 (2015 est.)
Median age
total: 29.1 years (2018 est.)
male: 28.5 years
female: 29.7 years
Population growth rate
0.91% (2018 est.)
Birth rate
16.6 births/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Death rate
5.4 deaths/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Net migration rate
-2.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Urbanization
urban population: 50.4% of total population (2019)
rate of urbanization: 1.28% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - population
2.49 million TASHKENT (capital) (2019)
Sex ratio
at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.9 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.75 male(s)/female
total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2018 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth
23.4 years (2014 est.)
Infant mortality rate
total: 17.4 deaths/1,000 live births (2018 est.)
male: 20.7 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 14 deaths/1,000 live births
Life expectancy at birth
total population: 74.3 years (2018 est.)
male: 71.2 years
female: 77.5 years
Total fertility rate
1.75 children born/woman (2018 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
0.2% (2018 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
52,000 (2018 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
1,300 (2018 est.)
Drinking water source
improved: urban: 98.5% of population
rural: 80.9% of population
total: 87.3% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.5% of population
rural: 19.1% of population
total: 12.7% of population (2012 est.)
Sanitation facility access
improved: urban: 100% of population (2015 est.)
rural: 100% of population (2015 est.)
total: 100% of population (2015 est.)
unimproved: urban: 0% of population (2015 est.)
rural: 0% of population (2015 est.)
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Nationality
noun: Uzbekistani
adjective: Uzbekistani
Ethnic groups
Uzbek 83.8%, Tajik 4.8%, Kazakh 2.5%, Russian 2.3%, Karakalpak 2.2%, Tatar 1.5%, other 4.4% (2017 est.)
Religions
Muslim 88% (mostly Sunni), Eastern Orthodox 9%, other 3%
Languages
Uzbek (official) 74.3%, Russian 14.2%, Tajik 4.4%, other 7.1%

note: in the autonomous Karakalpakstan Republic, both the Karakalpak language and Uzbek have official status

 

Literacy
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 100%
male: 100%
female: 100% (2016 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)
total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 12 years (2017)
Education expenditures
6.4% of GDP (2017)
Maternal mortality rate
29 deaths/100,000 live births (2017 est.)
Health expenditures
6.2% (2015)
Physicians density
2.37 physicians/1,000 population (2014)
Hospital bed density
4 beds/1,000 population (2013)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate
16.6% (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on December 7, 2019

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