Turkmenistan Population (LIVE)

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Turkmenistan Population (1950 - 2018)
Yearly Population Growth Rate (%)
  • The current population of Turkmenistan is 5,786,756 as of Sunday, October 22, 2017, based on the latest United Nations estimates.
  • Turkmenistan population is equivalent to 0.08% of the total world population.
  • Turkmenistan ranks number 113 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.
  • The population density in Turkmenistan is 12 per Km2 (32 people per mi2).
  • The total land area is 469,930 Km2 (181,441 sq. miles)
  • 48.5 % of the population is urban (2,793,433 people in 2017)
  • The median age in Turkmenistan is 25.9 years.

Population of Turkmenistan (2018 and historical)

YearPopulationYearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net)Median AgeFertility RateDensity (P/Km²)Urban
Pop %
Urban PopulationCountry's Share of
World Pop
World PopulationTurkmenistan
Global Rank
2018 5,851,466 1.62 % 93,391 -5,000 25.9 2.96 12 47.7 % 2,846,311 0.08 % 7,632,819,325 113
2017 5,758,075 1.69 % 95,531 -5,000 25.9 2.96 12 48.5 % 2,793,433 0.08 % 7,550,262,101 113
2016 5,662,544 1.75 % 97,260 -5,000 25.9 2.96 12 48.4 % 2,740,864 0.08 % 7,466,964,280 114
2015 5,565,284 1.81 % 95,615 -10,000 25.6 3.00 12 48.3 % 2,688,708 0.08 % 7,383,008,820 114
2010 5,087,210 1.36 % 66,514 -12,543 24.4 2.65 11 48.0 % 2,440,433 0.07 % 6,958,169,159 115
2005 4,754,641 1.03 % 47,702 -25,177 23.0 2.76 10 47.0 % 2,233,759 0.07 % 6,542,159,383 114
2000 4,516,131 1.42 % 61,658-12,935 21.7 3.03 10 45.8 % 2,066,754 0.07 % 6,145,006,989 115
1995 4,207,840 2.69 % 104,775 8,727 20.1 4.03 9 44.6 % 1,875,970 0.07 % 5,751,474,416 118
1990 3,683,966 2.58 % 87,990 -7,940 19.6 4.55 8 44.9 % 1,653,346 0.07 % 5,330,943,460 119
1985 3,244,018 2.43 % 73,442 -7,159 19.4 4.79 7 45.8 % 1,484,810 0.07 % 4,873,781,796 123
1980 2,876,808 2.64 % 70,289 -1,014 18.7 5.60 6 46.8 % 1,346,900 0.06 % 4,458,411,534 123
1975 2,525,361 2.84 % 66,038 5,069 18.0 6.19 5 47.5 % 1,198,448 0.06 % 4,079,087,198 124
1970 2,195,173 3.01 % 60,515 5,629 17.7 6.56 5 47.6 % 1,045,657 0.06 % 3,700,577,650 124
1965 1,892,599 3.37 % 57,868 1,745 23.0 5.30 4 47.1 % 890,918 0.06 % 3,339,592,688 130
1960 1,603,258 3.28 % 47,725 6,004 21.7 6.20 3 46.1 % 739,573 0.05 % 3,033,212,527 127
1955 1,364,634 2.42 % 30,728 1,745 23.0 5.30 3 45.4 % 619,277 0.05 % 2,772,242,535 130
Source: Worldometers (www.Worldometers.info)
Elaboration of data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision. (Medium-fertility variant).
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Turkmenistan Population Forecast

YearPopulationYearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net)Median AgeFertility RateDensity (P/Km²)Urban
Pop %
Urban PopulationCountry's Share of
World Pop
World PopulationTurkmenistan
Global Rank
2020 6,031,195 1.62 % 93,182 -5,000 26.9 2.79 13 49.0 % 2,952,721 0.08 % 7,795,482,309 112
2025 6,430,544 1.29 % 79,870 -5,000 28.0 2.61 14 50.0 % 3,217,956 0.08 % 8,185,613,757 113
2030 6,767,418 1.03 % 67,375 -5,000 28.8 2.47 14 51.3 % 3,473,226 0.08 % 8,551,198,644 112
2035 7,073,504 0.89 % 61,217 -5,000 29.6 2.35 15 52.5 % 3,710,479 0.08 % 8,892,701,940 114
2040 7,371,176 0.83 % 59,534 -5,000 30.3 2.25 16 53.3 % 3,929,549 0.08 % 9,210,337,004 116
2045 7,650,906 0.75 % 55,946 -5,000 31.8 2.17 16 54.0 % 4,128,851 0.08 % 9,504,209,572 116
2050 7,887,617 0.61 % 47,342 -5,000 33.1 2.09 17 54.6 % 4,303,165 0.08 % 9,771,822,753 114
Source: Worldometers (www.Worldometers.info)
Elaboration of data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision. (Medium-fertility variant).

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Notes

The Turkmenistan Population (Live) counter shows a continuously updated estimate of the current population of Turkmenistan delivered by Worldometers' RTS algorithm, which processes data collected from the United Nations Population Division.

The Population of Turkmenistan (1950 - 2017) chart plots the total population count as of July 1 of each year, from 1950 to 2017.

The Yearly Population Growth Rate chart plots the annual percentage changes in population registered on July 1 of each year, from 1951 to 2017. This value can differ from the Yearly % Change shown in the historical table, which shows the last year equivalent percentage change assuming homogeneous change in the preceding five year period.

Definitions

Year: as of July 1 of the year indicated.

Population: Overall total population (both sexes and all ages) in the country as of July 1 of the year indicated, as estimated by the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision. For forecasted years, the U.N. medium-fertility variant is used.


Yearly % Change: For 2017: percentage change in total population over the last year (from July 1, 2016 to June 30 2017). For all other years: latest year annual percentage change equivalent assuming homogeneous change in the preceding five year period, calculated through reverse compounding.

Yearly Change: For 2017: absolute change in total population (increase or decrease in number of people) over the last year (from July 1, 2016 to June 30 2017). For all other years: average annual numerical change over the preceding five year period.

Migrants (net): The average annual number of immigrants minus the number of emigrants over the preceding five year period (running from July 1 to June 30 of the initial and final years), or subsequent five year period (for 2016 data). A negative number means that there are more emigrants than immigrants.

Median Age: age that divides the population into two numerically equal groups: half of the people are older than the median age indicated and half are younger. This parameter provides an indication of age distribution.

Fertility Rate: (Total Fertility Rate, or TFR), it is expressed as children per woman. It is calculated as the average number of children an average woman will have during her reproductive period (15 to 49 years old) based on the current fertility rates of every age group in the country, and assuming she is not subject to mortality.

Density (P/Km²): (Population Density) Population per square Kilometer (Km²).

Urban Pop % : Urban population as a percentage of total population.

Urban Population: Population living in areas classified as urban according to the criteria used by each country.

Country's Share of World Pop: Total population in the country as a percentage of total World Population as of July 1 of the year indicated.

World Population: Total World Population as of July 1 of the year indicated.

Global Rank: Position held by Turkmenistan in the list of all countries worldwide ranked by population (from the highest population to the lowest population) as of July 1 of the year indicated.


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