Tajikistan Population 2022


Tajikistan map
  • The current population of Tajikistan is estimated at 10,045,607 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Tajikistan represent 0.13% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Tajikistan is 48.6 inhabitants per km2.
  • Tajikistan is located in Asia.
  • Tajikistan ranks number 95 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Tajikistan is 38.559425. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 68.765005.
  • The median age in Tajikistan is 22.45 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Tajikistan is 250 TJS per month, around USD $24.45 per month in 2022.
  • The countries that Tajikistan shares its land boundary with are Kyrgyzstan to the norh, China to the east, Afghanistan to the south, and Uzbekistan to the northwest and west.

Tajikistan

Official name Republic of Tajikistan
Location Asia
Capital Dushanbe
Population 10,015,073 (as of August, 2022)
Population density 48.6/km2
Population growth rate 2.31% (in 2022)
Area 143,100 km2 (55,251.20 sq mi)
Official language Tajik and Russian
Currency Somoni (TJS)
Life expectancy 71.60 years
Internet TLD .tj
Call code +992

Tajikistan Population Graph

Tajikistan Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 9,539,931 4,807,171 4,732,760 50.39% 49.61% 2,624,435 27.51%
2019 9,323,260 4,698,923 4,624,337 50.4% 49.6% 2,546,182 27.31%
2018 9,103,031 4,589,748 4,513,283 50.42% 49.58% 2,469,652 27.13%
2017 8,882,401 4,479,395 4,403,006 50.43% 49.57% 2,396,472 26.98%
2016 8,665,654 4,370,956 4,294,698 50.44% 49.56% 2,326,728 26.85%
2015 8,456,048 4,266,076 4,189,972 50.45% 49.55% 2,261,147 26.74%
2014 8,254,809 4,165,377 4,089,432 50.46% 49.54% 2,200,732 26.66%
2013 8,061,716 4,068,748 3,992,968 50.47% 49.53% 2,143,610 26.59%
2012 7,876,728 3,975,385 3,901,343 50.47% 49.53% 2,091,271 26.55%
2011 7,699,354 3,885,864 3,813,490 50.47% 49.53% 2,041,869 26.52%
2010 7,529,204 3,798,483 3,730,721 50.45% 49.55% 1,996,745 26.52%
2009 7,366,520 3,714,936 3,651,584 50.43% 49.57% 1,953,601 26.52%
2008 7,211,654 3,634,674 3,576,980 50.4% 49.6% 1,912,531 26.52%
2007 7,064,362 3,557,613 3,506,749 50.36% 49.64% 1,872,762 26.51%
2006 6,924,251 3,483,591 3,440,660 50.31% 49.69% 1,835,619 26.51%
2005 6,790,947 3,413,809 3,377,138 50.27% 49.73% 1,800,280 26.51%
2004 6,663,990 3,347,322 3,316,668 50.23% 49.77% 1,766,624 26.51%
2003 6,543,120 3,284,646 3,258,474 50.2% 49.8% 1,734,581 26.51%
2002 6,428,403 3,224,487 3,203,916 50.16% 49.84% 1,704,170 26.51%
2001 6,320,026 3,167,597 3,152,429 50.12% 49.88% 1,674,807 26.5%
2000 6,217,821 3,114,507 3,103,314 50.09% 49.91% 1,647,723 26.5%
1999 6,121,133 3,063,627 3,057,506 50.05% 49.95% 1,638,015 26.76%
1998 6,028,842 3,015,627 3,013,215 50.02% 49.98% 1,644,668 27.28%
1997 5,941,373 2,970,092 2,971,281 49.99% 50.01% 1,652,296 27.81%
1996 5,854,280 2,923,627 2,930,653 49.94% 50.06% 1,659,103 28.34%
1995 5,767,688 2,877,500 2,890,188 49.89% 50.11% 1,665,708 28.88%
1994 5,682,009 2,831,345 2,850,664 49.83% 50.17% 1,671,647 29.42%
1993 5,596,114 2,784,626 2,811,488 49.76% 50.24% 1,677,155 29.97%
1992 5,505,241 2,735,004 2,770,237 49.68% 50.32% 1,680,750 30.53%
1991 5,403,336 2,681,135 2,722,201 49.62% 50.38% 1,679,897 31.09%
1990 5,286,453 2,620,495 2,665,958 49.57% 50.43% 1,673,691 31.66%
1989 5,152,447 2,552,522 2,599,925 49.54% 50.46% 1,660,634 32.23%
1988 5,003,673 2,478,820 2,524,853 49.54% 50.46% 1,631,698 32.61%
1987 4,846,419 2,400,916 2,445,503 49.54% 50.46% 1,590,595 32.82%
1986 4,689,672 2,323,732 2,365,940 49.55% 50.45% 1,548,999 33.03%
1985 4,540,089 2,249,160 2,290,929 49.54% 50.46% 1,509,126 33.24%
1984 4,399,762 2,178,322 2,221,440 49.51% 50.49% 1,471,720 33.45%
1983 4,267,411 2,111,088 2,156,323 49.47% 50.53% 1,436,411 33.66%
1982 4,142,367 2,047,158 2,095,209 49.42% 50.58% 1,403,020 33.87%
1981 4,022,828 1,986,070 2,036,758 49.37% 50.63% 1,370,980 34.08%
1980 3,907,396 1,927,128 1,980,268 49.32% 50.68% 1,339,846 34.29%
1979 3,796,354 1,870,843 1,925,511 49.28% 50.72% 1,309,742 34.5%
1978 3,690,255 1,817,451 1,872,804 49.25% 50.75% 1,281,995 34.74%
1977 3,588,309 1,766,166 1,822,143 49.22% 50.78% 1,256,267 35.01%
1976 3,489,402 1,716,786 1,772,616 49.2% 50.8% 1,230,712 35.27%
1975 3,392,636 1,668,159 1,724,477 49.17% 50.83% 1,205,743 35.54%
1974 3,297,740 1,620,509 1,677,231 49.14% 50.86% 1,180,591 35.8%
1973 3,204,637 1,573,797 1,630,840 49.11% 50.89% 1,155,913 36.07%
1972 3,112,840 1,527,471 1,585,369 49.07% 50.93% 1,131,206 36.34%
1971 3,021,929 1,481,652 1,540,277 49.03% 50.97% 1,106,328 36.61%
1970 2,932,745 1,437,045 1,495,700 49% 51% 1,081,596 36.88%
1969 2,842,821 1,391,845 1,450,976 48.96% 51.04% 1,045,590 36.78%
1968 2,753,408 1,346,967 1,406,441 48.92% 51.08% 1,001,414 36.37%
1967 2,664,653 1,302,749 1,361,904 48.89% 51.11% 958,209 35.96%
1966 2,576,823 1,258,778 1,318,045 48.85% 51.15% 916,318 35.56%
1965 2,490,214 1,215,722 1,274,492 48.82% 51.18% 875,310 35.15%
1964 2,404,635 1,172,981 1,231,654 48.78% 51.22% 835,611 34.75%
1963 2,320,338 1,130,933 1,189,405 48.74% 51.26% 797,036 34.35%
1962 2,238,577 1,090,411 1,148,166 48.71% 51.29% 760,221 33.96%
1961 2,161,077 1,051,796 1,109,281 48.67% 51.33% 725,257 33.56%
1960 2,088,931 1,016,056 1,072,875 48.64% 51.36% 692,898 33.17%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Tajikistan ordered by Population

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

Tajikistan

# City Population 2022
1 Dushanbe 680,079
2 Khujand 145,995
3 Kulob 79,479
4 Bokhtar 65,501
5 Istaravshan 53,353
6 Konibodom 50,827
7 Qayroqqum 49,628
8 Vahdat 46,145
9 Isfara 38,153
10 Tursunzoda 37,385
11 Panjakent 35,331
12 Buston 34,241
13 Khorugh 30,240
14 Ishqoshim 26,270
15 Hisor 24,232
16 Boshkengash 23,950
17 Danghara 23,018
18 Moskovskiy 22,332
19 Farkhor 21,951
20 Hulbuk 21,934
21 Chubek 19,721
22 Kolkhozobod 18,639
23 Norak 18,272
24 Taboshar 17,741
25 Yovon 17,593
26 Proletar 16,619
27 Vakhsh 15,363
28 Nov 13,974
29 Adrasmon 13,504
30 Shahritus 13,149
31 Mu'minobod 12,084
32 Shaydon 11,795
33 Murghob 10,902
34 Rasht 10,884
35 Avzikent 10,476
36 Abdurahmoni Jomi 10,110
37 Khodzha-Maston 9,894
38 Dusti 8,844
39 Sovet 8,788
40 Gharavuti 8,636
41 Pakhtakoron 8,339
42 Panj 8,153
43 Bokhtariyon 7,996
44 Roghun 7,880
45 Kirov 7,824
46 Obigarm 7,527
47 Orzu 6,107
48 Konsoy 6,088
49 Sarikhosor 5,965
50 Jilikul 5,494
51 Shahrinav 5,487
52 Novobod 5,457
53 Bustonqal'a 4,965
54 Oltintopkan 4,914
55 Neftobod 4,688
56 Boshchorbogh 4,289
57 Vorukh 3,890
58 Quruqsoy 3,445
59 Palos 3,349
60 Shurob 2,956

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