Turkey Population 2022


Turkey map
  • The current population of Turkey is estimated at 86,418,425 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Turkey represent 1.09% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Turkey is 116 inhabitants per km2.
  • Turkey is located in Asia.
  • Turkey ranks number 17 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Turkey is 39.921880. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 32.842438.
  • The median age in Turkey is 33.4 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Turkey is 7,603 TRY per month, around USD $418.60 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Turkey shares its land boundary with are Bulgaria to the northwest, Greece to the west, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Iran to the east, Georgia to the northeast, Syria to the south, and Iraq to the southeast.

Turkey

Official name Republic of Türkiye
Location Asia
Capital Ankara
Population 86,336,104 (as of August, 2022)
Population density 116/km2
Population growth rate 0.96% (in 2022)
Area 783,356 km2 (302,455.32 sq mi)
Official language Turkish
Currency Turkish Lira (TRY)
Life expectancy 78.25 years
Internet TLD .tr
Call code +90

Turkey Population Graph

Turkey Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 84,344,127 41,640,695 42,703,432 49.37% 50.63% 64,194,315 76.11%
2019 83,434,613 41,174,982 42,259,631 49.35% 50.65% 63,101,598 75.63%
2018 82,345,030 40,612,569 41,732,461 49.32% 50.68% 61,874,056 75.14%
2017 81,121,318 39,976,586 41,144,732 49.28% 50.72% 60,548,952 74.64%
2016 79,832,658 39,317,584 40,515,074 49.25% 50.75% 59,179,949 74.13%
2015 78,534,125 38,654,496 39,879,629 49.22% 50.78% 57,808,969 73.61%
2014 77,233,896 37,999,077 39,234,819 49.2% 50.8% 56,442,531 73.08%
2013 75,930,010 37,342,379 38,587,631 49.18% 50.82% 55,072,036 72.53%
2012 74,655,525 36,708,122 37,947,403 49.17% 50.83% 53,729,581 71.97%
2011 73,447,661 36,114,215 37,333,446 49.17% 50.83% 52,441,630 71.4%
2010 72,331,332 35,565,316 36,766,016 49.17% 50.83% 51,232,282 70.83%
2009 71,325,685 35,077,972 36,247,713 49.18% 50.82% 50,099,161 70.24%
2008 70,422,837 34,633,951 35,788,886 49.18% 50.82% 49,049,506 69.65%
2007 69,586,029 34,236,326 35,349,703 49.2% 50.8% 48,049,153 69.05%
2006 68,760,934 33,837,256 34,923,678 49.21% 50.79% 47,066,859 68.45%
2005 67,907,535 33,424,089 34,483,446 49.22% 50.78% 46,068,472 67.84%
2004 67,014,951 32,984,759 34,030,192 49.22% 50.78% 45,054,152 67.23%
2003 66,093,367 32,537,765 33,555,602 49.23% 50.77% 44,018,182 66.6%
2002 65,149,266 32,072,984 33,076,282 49.23% 50.77% 42,978,971 65.97%
2001 64,196,095 31,610,157 32,585,938 49.24% 50.76% 41,945,728 65.34%
2000 63,243,990 31,147,665 32,096,325 49.25% 50.75% 40,944,159 64.74%
1999 62,291,128 30,684,610 31,606,518 49.26% 50.74% 40,003,362 64.22%
1998 61,333,345 30,218,939 31,114,406 49.27% 50.73% 39,069,341 63.7%
1997 60,376,193 29,753,388 30,622,805 49.28% 50.72% 38,145,679 63.18%
1996 59,426,843 29,291,491 30,135,352 49.29% 50.71% 37,230,917 62.65%
1995 58,489,962 28,835,551 29,654,411 49.3% 50.7% 36,333,964 62.12%
1994 57,567,663 28,392,371 29,175,292 49.32% 50.68% 35,455,924 61.59%
1993 56,657,207 27,954,666 28,702,541 49.34% 50.66% 34,594,891 61.06%
1992 55,752,291 27,519,331 28,232,960 49.36% 50.64% 33,741,287 60.52%
1991 54,843,885 27,076,426 27,767,459 49.37% 50.63% 32,895,362 59.98%
1990 53,924,993 26,633,554 27,291,439 49.39% 50.61% 31,923,596 59.2%
1989 52,995,659 26,179,856 26,815,803 49.4% 50.6% 30,684,487 57.9%
1988 52,056,887 25,721,308 26,335,579 49.41% 50.59% 29,458,992 56.59%
1987 51,103,996 25,255,595 25,848,401 49.42% 50.58% 28,240,068 55.26%
1986 50,131,556 24,780,028 25,351,528 49.43% 50.57% 27,035,948 53.93%
1985 49,142,772 24,301,101 24,841,671 49.45% 50.55% 25,775,384 52.45%
1984 48,122,819 23,806,359 24,316,460 49.47% 50.53% 24,364,583 50.63%
1983 47,081,943 23,310,270 23,771,673 49.51% 50.49% 22,980,696 48.81%
1982 46,033,696 22,805,093 23,228,603 49.54% 50.46% 21,635,837 47%
1981 44,996,509 22,309,269 22,687,240 49.58% 50.42% 20,333,922 45.19%
1980 43,983,888 21,820,407 22,163,481 49.61% 50.39% 19,256,146 43.78%
1979 43,001,782 21,341,784 21,659,998 49.63% 50.37% 18,645,573 43.36%
1978 42,047,550 20,876,609 21,170,941 49.65% 50.35% 18,051,013 42.93%
1977 41,115,689 20,422,163 20,693,526 49.67% 50.33% 17,478,279 42.51%
1976 40,196,795 19,969,768 20,227,027 49.68% 50.32% 16,918,831 42.09%
1975 39,284,319 19,520,378 19,763,941 49.69% 50.31% 16,338,348 41.59%
1974 38,377,185 19,069,623 19,307,562 49.69% 50.31% 15,703,944 40.92%
1973 37,479,074 18,619,604 18,859,470 49.68% 50.32% 15,089,075 40.26%
1972 36,593,853 18,179,826 18,414,027 49.68% 50.32% 14,491,166 39.6%
1971 35,727,033 17,745,617 17,981,416 49.67% 50.33% 13,915,679 38.95%
1970 34,882,574 17,326,175 17,556,399 49.67% 50.33% 13,335,608 38.23%
1969 34,061,521 16,921,764 17,139,757 49.68% 50.32% 12,739,009 37.4%
1968 33,262,451 16,524,786 16,737,665 49.68% 50.32% 12,167,405 36.58%
1967 32,483,840 16,144,468 16,339,372 49.7% 50.3% 11,616,221 35.76%
1966 31,723,213 15,769,609 15,953,604 49.71% 50.29% 11,087,263 34.95%
1965 30,978,571 15,405,643 15,572,928 49.73% 50.27% 10,603,965 34.23%
1964 30,249,702 15,049,227 15,200,475 49.75% 50.25% 10,188,100 33.68%
1963 29,536,678 14,700,405 14,836,273 49.77% 50.23% 9,788,455 33.14%
1962 28,838,021 14,358,451 14,479,570 49.79% 50.21% 9,401,195 32.6%
1961 28,151,975 14,022,499 14,129,476 49.81% 50.19% 9,025,523 32.06%
1960 27,477,284 13,694,678 13,782,606 49.84% 50.16% 8,660,840 31.52%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Turkey ordered by Population

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

Turkey

# City Population 2022
1 Istanbul 14,812,998
2 Ankara 3,518,237
3 Izmir 2,503,104
4 Bursa 1,414,396
5 Adana 1,250,237
6 Gaziantep 1,067,041
7 Konya 876,493
8 Cankaya 793,298
9 Antalya 759,022
10 Bagcilar 749,773
11 Diyarbakir 645,601
12 Kayseri 593,670
13 Eskuedar 583,249
14 Bahcelievler 577,607
15 Umraniye 574,010
16 Mersin 538,541
17 Esenler 520,807
18 Eskisehir 515,538
19 Karabaglar 461,114
20 Muratpasa 453,600
21 Sanliurfa 453,550
22 Malatya 445,163
23 Sultangazi 439,163
24 Maltepe 429,389
25 Erzurum 422,458
26 Samsun 396,375
27 Batman 384,931
28 Kahramanmaras 377,888
29 Van 375,058
30 Atasehir 364,219
31 Sisli 316,792
32 Denizli 315,023
33 Batikent 302,340
34 Elazig 300,239
35 Zeytinburnu 290,995
36 Sultanbeyli 288,542
37 Adapazari 288,250
38 Gebze 283,068
39 Merkezefendi 282,191
40 Sivas 266,081
41 Tarsus 258,303
42 Trabzon 245,621
43 Manisa 245,069
44 Sancaktepe 242,928
45 Balikesir 239,127
46 Adiyaman 224,930
47 Kirikkale 212,912
48 Esenyurt 212,767
49 Antakya 211,449
50 Osmaniye 203,953
51 Corlu 203,814
52 Arnavutkoey 199,849
53 Izmit 197,397
54 Basaksehir 195,106
55 Kutahya 186,544
56 Corum 184,225
57 Siverek 176,411
58 Isparta 173,730
59 Bueyuekcekmece 164,510
60 Aydin 164,082
61 Iskenderun 161,101
62 Viransehir 155,165
63 Usak 153,733
64 Aksaray 153,069
65 Kiziltepe 151,135
66 Afyonkarahisar 146,998
67 Inegol 134,602
68 Tokat 130,363
69 Edirne 127,241
70 Derince 126,263
71 Beylikduezue 123,444
72 Tekirdag 122,788
73 Karaman 121,218
74 Nazilli 120,313
75 Ordu 117,711
76 Siirt 114,992
77 Erzincan 114,985
78 Alanya 113,669
79 Turhal 111,560
80 Bandirma 108,341
81 Turgutlu 104,087
82 Mustafakemalpasa 102,112
83 Zonguldak 100,921
84 Manavgat 99,850
85 Giresun 99,655
86 Karabuk 98,202
87 Bolu 97,402
88 Ceyhan 96,881
89 Kirsehir 95,072
90 Polatli 93,896
91 Bafra 93,688
92 Rize 93,366
93 Eregli 92,863
94 Ercis 92,733
95 Agri 92,675
96 Nigde 91,813
97 Luleburgaz 91,472
98 Korfez 91,114
99 Nusaybin 89,920
100 Salihli 89,751

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