Kazakhstan Population 2022


Kazakhstan map
  • The current population of Kazakhstan is estimated at 19,260,034 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Kazakhstan represent 0.24% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Kazakhstan is 64 inhabitants per km2.
  • Kazakhstan is located in Asia.
  • Kazakhstan ranks number 7 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Kazakhstan is 48.1311° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 66.8649° E.
  • The median age in Kazakhstan is 30.7 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Kazakhstan is 60,000 KZT per month, around USD $133.50 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Kazakhstan shares its land boundary with are Russia to the north and northwest, China to the east, and Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, the Aral Sea, and Turkmenistan to the south. The Caspian Sea lies to the southwest.

Kazakhstan

Official name Republic of Kazakhstan
Location Asia
Capital Nur-Sultan
Population 19,195,356 (as of June 2022)
Population density 64/km2
Population growth rate 1.17% (in 2022)
Area 2,724,900 km2 (1,052,089.34 sq mi)
Official language Kazakh
Currency Tenge (KZT)
Life expectancy 73.70 years
Internet TLD .kz
Call code +7-6xx

Kazakhstan Population Graph

Kazakhstan Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 18,758,191 9,103,350 9,654,841 48.53% 51.47% 10,817,849 57.67%
2019 18,517,376 8,982,779 9,534,597 48.51% 51.49% 10,654,898 57.54%
2018 18,280,107 8,864,024 9,416,083 48.49% 51.51% 10,498,265 57.43%
2017 18,041,384 8,742,855 9,298,529 48.46% 51.54% 10,344,930 57.34%
2016 17,797,614 8,621,164 9,176,450 48.44% 51.56% 10,190,914 57.26%
2015 17,546,315 8,495,926 9,050,389 48.42% 51.58% 10,034,738 57.19%
2014 17,291,743 8,369,204 8,922,539 48.4% 51.6% 9,877,044 57.12%
2013 17,038,958 8,245,152 8,793,806 48.39% 51.61% 9,720,726 57.05%
2012 16,795,448 8,123,958 8,671,490 48.37% 51.63% 9,568,367 56.97%
2011 16,560,513 8,008,664 8,551,849 48.36% 51.64% 9,422,932 56.9%
2010 16,325,136 7,889,938 8,435,198 48.33% 51.67% 9,277,575 56.83%
2009 16,096,041 7,775,997 8,320,044 48.31% 51.69% 9,136,113 56.76%
2008 15,780,093 7,617,051 8,163,042 48.27% 51.73% 8,944,157 56.68%
2007 15,487,289 7,471,068 8,016,221 48.24% 51.76% 8,767,354 56.61%
2006 15,311,147 7,379,973 7,931,174 48.2% 51.8% 8,656,923 56.54%
2005 15,150,058 7,297,783 7,852,275 48.17% 51.83% 8,553,723 56.46%
2004 15,015,987 7,227,195 7,788,792 48.13% 51.87% 8,467,515 56.39%
2003 14,912,001 7,172,672 7,739,329 48.1% 51.9% 8,398,439 56.32%
2002 14,861,920 7,145,611 7,716,309 48.08% 51.92% 8,358,344 56.24%
2001 14,861,307 7,143,830 7,717,477 48.07% 51.93% 8,347,596 56.17%
2000 14,886,603 7,160,456 7,726,147 48.1% 51.9% 8,351,384 56.1%
1999 14,931,360 7,189,450 7,741,910 48.15% 51.85% 8,366,041 56.03%
1998 15,074,654 7,268,998 7,805,656 48.22% 51.78% 8,440,299 55.99%
1997 15,337,472 7,407,999 7,929,473 48.3% 51.7% 8,582,849 55.96%
1996 15,581,343 7,538,254 8,043,089 48.38% 51.62% 8,716,203 55.94%
1995 15,819,406 7,662,920 8,156,486 48.44% 51.56% 8,846,212 55.92%
1994 16,148,995 7,830,648 8,318,347 48.49% 51.51% 9,027,288 55.9%
1993 16,383,948 7,949,492 8,434,456 48.52% 51.48% 9,173,372 55.99%
1992 16,442,383 7,981,133 8,461,250 48.54% 51.46% 9,220,888 56.08%
1991 16,455,001 7,987,257 8,467,744 48.54% 51.46% 9,244,420 56.18%
1990 16,351,270 7,935,271 8,415,999 48.53% 51.47% 9,200,860 56.27%
1989 16,252,750 7,885,834 8,366,916 48.52% 51.48% 9,160,050 56.36%
1988 16,209,239 7,858,239 8,351,000 48.48% 51.52% 9,132,285 56.34%
1987 16,042,461 7,772,572 8,269,889 48.45% 51.55% 9,020,676 56.23%
1986 15,855,695 7,675,742 8,179,953 48.41% 51.59% 8,898,216 56.12%
1985 15,668,727 7,578,963 8,089,764 48.37% 51.63% 8,776,054 56.01%
1984 15,486,508 7,486,178 8,000,330 48.34% 51.66% 8,656,958 55.9%
1983 15,306,377 7,394,511 7,911,866 48.31% 51.69% 8,488,917 55.46%
1982 15,131,116 7,306,816 7,824,300 48.29% 51.71% 8,325,140 55.02%
1981 14,961,889 7,222,104 7,739,785 48.27% 51.73% 8,166,199 54.58%
1980 14,799,134 7,142,062 7,657,072 48.26% 51.74% 8,012,251 54.14%
1979 14,646,062 7,066,725 7,579,337 48.25% 51.75% 7,864,935 53.7%
1978 14,502,857 6,999,079 7,503,778 48.26% 51.74% 7,738,724 53.36%
1977 14,362,501 6,931,343 7,431,158 48.26% 51.74% 7,625,052 53.09%
1976 14,214,987 6,861,574 7,353,413 48.27% 51.73% 7,509,778 52.83%
1975 14,053,037 6,781,996 7,271,041 48.26% 51.74% 7,386,276 52.56%
1974 13,872,749 6,693,601 7,179,148 48.25% 51.75% 7,255,448 52.3%
1973 13,675,749 6,595,814 7,079,935 48.23% 51.77% 7,082,670 51.79%
1972 13,466,678 6,492,285 6,974,393 48.21% 51.79% 6,904,366 51.27%
1971 13,252,861 6,385,228 6,867,633 48.18% 51.82% 6,725,827 50.75%
1970 13,038,747 6,280,764 6,757,983 48.17% 51.83% 6,550,666 50.24%
1969 12,827,179 6,177,569 6,649,610 48.16% 51.84% 6,368,694 49.65%
1968 12,613,954 6,073,619 6,540,335 48.15% 51.85% 6,180,837 49%
1967 12,388,679 5,966,388 6,422,291 48.16% 51.84% 5,989,926 48.35%
1966 12,135,472 5,844,443 6,291,029 48.16% 51.84% 5,788,620 47.7%
1965 11,844,768 5,704,440 6,140,328 48.16% 51.84% 5,572,963 47.05%
1964 11,514,619 5,545,441 5,969,178 48.16% 51.84% 5,342,783 46.4%
1963 11,150,535 5,368,983 5,781,552 48.15% 51.85% 5,112,520 45.85%
1962 10,759,513 5,180,706 5,578,807 48.15% 51.85% 4,874,059 45.3%
1961 10,351,906 4,983,408 5,368,498 48.14% 51.86% 4,632,478 44.75%
1960 9,936,948 4,783,647 5,153,301 48.14% 51.86% 4,392,131 44.2%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Kazakhstan ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Kazakhstan. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Kazakhstan

# City Population 2022
1 Almaty 2,017,107
2 Karagandy 458,893
3 Shymkent 418,793
4 Taraz 364,063
5 Nur-Sultan 349,959
6 Pavlodar 334,431
7 Ust-Kamenogorsk 322,258
8 Kyzylorda 304,710
9 Semey 295,649
10 Aktobe 265,187
11 Kostanay 212,310
12 Petropavl 203,391
13 Oral 202,420
14 Atyrau 181,566
15 Temirtau 173,057
16 Shevchenko 149,891
17 Rudnyy 125,823
18 Kokshetau 125,564
19 Ekibastuz 123,304
20 Taldykorgan 118,003
21 Zhezqazghan 105,922
22 Zhanaozen 104,986
23 Turkestan 98,567
24 Balqash 82,324
25 Sarkand 78,188
26 Baikonur 71,057
27 Kentau 58,189
28 Ridder 53,370
29 Qulsary 51,651
30 Shchuchinsk 47,853
31 Stepnogorsk 47,311
32 Zyryanovsk 45,459
33 Aksu 45,265
34 Zhitikara 43,595
35 Soran 43,105
36 Kapshagay 42,821
37 Talghar 42,743
38 Arkalyk 42,479
39 Shakhtinsk 42,085
40 Lisakovsk 40,664
41 Chu 40,422
42 Karatau 38,233
43 Arys 36,604
44 Novokazalinsk 36,357
45 Abay 35,801
46 Atbasar 35,302
47 Aqsay 35,150
48 Zharkent 34,808
49 Zhangatas 33,978
50 Ayaguz 33,974
51 Esik 33,520
52 Aral 33,294
53 Chiili 30,229
54 Kandyagash 28,532
55 Shalqar 27,703
56 Shalkar 27,329
57 Tekeli 26,950
58 Belyye Vody 26,494
59 Chardara 25,561
60 Saryaghash 25,461
61 Khromtau 23,940
62 Kalbatau 22,248
63 Yanykurgan 21,642
64 Lenger 21,533
65 Burunday 21,229
66 Ushtobe 20,705
67 Shemonaikha 20,378
68 Zhosaly 20,268
69 Balykshi 19,580
70 Otegen Batyra 19,134
71 Embi 19,013
72 Turar Ryskulov 18,614
73 Makinsk 17,892
74 Zaysan 17,783
75 Akkol 17,050
76 Tasbuget 16,727
77 Merke 16,159
78 Sarykemer 15,333
79 Urzhar 14,973
80 Leninskoye 14,877
81 Beyneu 14,439
82 Dzhalagash 14,424
83 Yermentau 14,328
84 Maqat 14,276
85 Saryozek 14,099
86 Derzhavinsk 14,044
87 Qarazhal 14,006
88 Chemolgan 13,726
89 Esil 13,697
90 Priozersk 13,600
91 Shakhan 13,452
92 Inderbor 13,371
93 Taiynsha 13,354
94 Atasu 13,328
95 Lugovoye 13,246
96 Turgen 13,111
97 Atakent 13,097
98 Temirlanovka 12,435
99 Shetpe 11,961
100 Yeraliyev 11,945

Other Countries from Asia Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
China 1,450,158,659 145/km2
India 1,383,820,649 417/km2
Indonesia 276,736,832 142/km2
Pakistan 231,611,059 243/km2
Bangladesh 167,903,853 1,108/km2
Japan 125,553,305 332/km2
Philippines 112,540,861 337/km2
Turkey 86,336,104 116/km2
Iran 85,971,815 49/km2
Thailand 70,176,879 136.1/km2
Myanmar 55,086,917 76/km2
South Korea 51,912,141 507/km2
Iraq 42,001,087 83/km2
Afghanistan 40,697,213 48.57/km2
Saudi Arabia 35,909,711 15/km2
Malaysia 33,170,971 98/km2
Nepal 30,151,786 180/km2
North Korea 25,807,433 213/km2
Taiwan 23,898,113 650/km2
Sri Lanka 21,815,213 337/km2