Turkmenistan population 5,939,471 (live)

The population of Turkmenistan is expected to grow by 93,000 in 2018 and reach 5,943,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 5,000 people yearly. On average there are 139,241 births and 41,348 deaths in Turkmenistan per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.67 percent per year. The population density of Turkmenistan has changed from 6.1 in 1980 to 12.0 in 2016.

Current population 5,939,471 people at present (Monday 17th of December 2018)
Median Age 28.5 years
Life expectancy 68.0 years
Population density 12.5 per km2
Population of Turkmenistan from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 5,851,000 93,000 (1.6%) -5,000 28.5 2.79 13 2,993,000 (51.1%)
2017 5,758,000 95,456 (1.7%) -5,000 28.3 2.84 12 2,923,000 (50.8%)
2016 5,662,544 97,260 (1.7%) -5,000 28.1 2.88 12 2,853,696 (50.4%)
2015 5,565,284 99,043 (1.8%) -5,000 28.1 2.93 12 2,784,701 (50.0%)
2010 5,087,210 79,260 (1.6%) -10,000 27.6 2.83 11 2,462,311 (48.4%)
2005 4,754,641 51,243 (1.1%) -12,543 26.6 2.65 10 2,236,963 (47.0%)
2000 4,516,131 49,999 (1.1%) -25,177 25.5 2.82 10 2,073,491 (45.9%)
1995 4,207,840 92,741 (2.2%) -12,935 24.2 3.51 9 1,884,860 (44.8%)
1990 3,683,966 98,099 (2.7%) 8,727 23.8 4.34 8 1,660,548 (45.1%)
1985 3,244,018 77,797 (2.4%) -7,940 23.7 4.65 7 1,491,470 (46.0%)
1980 2,876,808 70,990 (2.5%) -7,159 23.6 5.17 6 1,354,344 (47.1%)
1975 2,525,361 67,979 (2.7%) -1,014 23.7 5.93 5 1,200,986 (47.6%)
1970 2,195,173 62,374 (2.8%) 5,069 23.9 6.40 5 1,048,854 (47.8%)
1965 1,892,599 59,536 (3.2%) 5,629 24.4 6.76 4 892,152 (47.1%)
1960 1,603,258 55,104 (3.3%) 5,357 25.6 6.59 3 744,104 (46.4%)

In 2017 the population of Turkmenistan was 5,758,000 and the average age increased from 25.6 in 1960 to 28.3. Urban population has increased from 2,073,491 (45.9%) in 2000 to 2,993,000 (51.1%) in the current year. The population density of Turkmenistan has changed from 6.1 in 1980 to 12.0 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 6,031,000 88,000 (1.5%) -5,000 28.9 2.70 13 3,132,000 (51.9%)
2025 6,431,000 75,000 (1.2%) -5,000 29.9 2.54 14 3,477,000 (54.1%)
2030 6,767,000 64,000 (1.0%) -5,000 31.2 2.41 14 3,816,000 (56.4%)
2035 7,074,000 61,000 (0.9%) -5,000 32.3 2.30 15 4,154,000 (58.7%)
2040 7,371,000 58,000 (0.8%) -5,000 33.3 2.21 16 4,499,000 (61.0%)
2045 7,651,000 53,000 (0.7%) -5,000 34.1 2.13 16 4,843,000 (63.3%)
2050 7,888,000 43,000 (0.6%) -5,000 34.8 2.06 17 5,166,000 (65.5%)

Total Turkmenistan population should reach 6,031,000 by 2020 and should increase to 7,888,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 71.8 (68.0 years for male and 75.8 years for females). Population density will go up to 16.8 people per square kilometer.

Turkmenistan demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 1.62% (95,456 residents, including 40,134 deaths). The demographics of Turkmenistan constitutes of 2,970,000 women and 2,881,000 men, which means there are 970 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 38.8% of population (2,272,528) is 19 or younger, 56.8% of population (3,321,613) is between age 20 and 64 and 4.4% of population (259,784) is over 65.

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