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KYRGYZSTAN
Population

Population

Kyrgyzstan has a population of 5,789,122 million (2017). The population density is about 30 inhabitants per square kilometre.

The natural population growth rate is 1.05%. (2017)
Birth rate per 1000 inhabitants is 22.1 (2017)
Death rate per 1000 inhabitants is 6.5 (2017)
Life expectancy is 70.9 years. (men 66.8 and women 75.4 years (2017)

73.2% of the population is Kyrgyz. Uzbeks (14.6%) and Russians (5.8%) make up the largest minority groups. In addition, Germans, Koreans, Tatars, Dungan and others live there.

Language

Kyrgyzstan has two official languages, Kyrgyz and Russian.

Religion

About 75% of the population is Muslim. The Russian population is Orthodox ( 20%).

Sources

Elmar Landeninformatie

CIA - World Factbook

BBC - Country Profiles

Last updated January 2023
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