Turkmenistan Population 2022


Turkmenistan map
  • The current population of Turkmenistan is estimated at 6,236,915 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Turkmenistan represent 0.08% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Turkmenistan is 10.6 inhabitants per km2.
  • Turkmenistan is located in Asia.
  • Turkmenistan ranks number 113 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Turkmenistan is 37.950804. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 58.381310.
  • The median age in Turkmenistan is 27.1 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Turkmenistan is 1,050 TMT per month, around USD $300.55 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Turkmenistan shares its land boundary with are Kazakhstan to the northwest, Uzbekistan to the north and east, Afghanistan to the southeast, and Iran to the south. The Caspian Sea lies to the west.

Turkmenistan

Official name Turkmenistan
Location Asia
Capital Ashgabat
Population 6,228,144 (as of August, 2022)
Population density 10.6/km2
Population growth rate 1.42% (in 2022)
Area 491,210 km2 (189,657.16 sq mi)
Official language Turkmen
Currency Turkmenistan manat (TMT)
Life expectancy 68.50 years
Internet TLD .tm
Call code +993

Turkmenistan Population Graph

Turkmenistan Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 6,032,634 2,969,866 3,062,768 49.23% 50.77% 3,168,339 52.52%
2019 5,945,065 2,927,350 3,017,715 49.24% 50.76% 3,094,406 52.05%
2018 5,853,827 2,882,424 2,971,403 49.24% 50.76% 3,019,989 51.59%
2017 5,760,546 2,836,493 2,924,053 49.24% 50.76% 2,946,519 51.15%
2016 5,665,202 2,789,545 2,875,657 49.24% 50.76% 2,873,957 50.73%
2015 5,568,066 2,741,716 2,826,350 49.24% 50.76% 2,801,851 50.32%
2014 5,469,057 2,692,417 2,776,640 49.23% 50.77% 2,730,153 49.92%
2013 5,369,059 2,642,651 2,726,408 49.22% 50.78% 2,659,832 49.54%
2012 5,270,540 2,593,633 2,676,907 49.21% 50.79% 2,592,052 49.18%
2011 5,176,663 2,546,918 2,629,745 49.2% 50.8% 2,527,765 48.83%
2010 5,089,755 2,503,650 2,586,105 49.19% 50.81% 2,468,022 48.49%
2009 5,010,457 2,464,644 2,545,813 49.19% 50.81% 2,413,537 48.17%
2008 4,938,233 2,429,117 2,509,116 49.19% 50.81% 2,363,932 47.87%
2007 4,872,577 2,396,821 2,475,756 49.19% 50.81% 2,318,372 47.58%
2006 4,812,519 2,367,278 2,445,241 49.19% 50.81% 2,276,803 47.31%
2005 4,757,029 2,339,983 2,417,046 49.19% 50.81% 2,238,182 47.05%
2004 4,705,748 2,315,228 2,390,520 49.2% 50.8% 2,202,761 46.81%
2003 4,658,080 2,291,775 2,366,305 49.2% 50.8% 2,170,199 46.59%
2002 4,612,323 2,269,724 2,342,599 49.21% 50.79% 2,138,273 46.36%
2001 4,566,369 2,247,110 2,319,259 49.21% 50.79% 2,106,923 46.14%
2000 4,518,386 2,223,950 2,294,436 49.22% 50.78% 2,074,391 45.91%
1999 4,468,366 2,199,777 2,268,589 49.23% 50.77% 2,041,596 45.69%
1998 4,415,684 2,173,841 2,241,843 49.23% 50.77% 2,007,812 45.47%
1997 4,357,303 2,145,536 2,211,767 49.24% 50.76% 1,971,244 45.24%
1996 4,289,481 2,112,140 2,177,341 49.24% 50.76% 1,931,124 45.02%
1995 4,209,945 2,072,556 2,137,389 49.23% 50.77% 1,885,634 44.79%
1994 4,117,163 2,026,468 2,090,695 49.22% 50.78% 1,841,607 44.73%
1993 4,012,794 1,974,696 2,038,098 49.21% 50.79% 1,798,534 44.82%
1992 3,901,793 1,919,292 1,982,501 49.19% 50.81% 1,751,905 44.9%
1991 3,791,083 1,864,076 1,927,007 49.17% 50.83% 1,705,608 44.99%
1990 3,685,820 1,811,212 1,874,608 49.14% 50.86% 1,661,568 45.08%
1989 3,587,660 1,761,900 1,825,760 49.11% 50.89% 1,620,187 45.16%
1988 3,495,639 1,715,660 1,779,979 49.08% 50.92% 1,584,224 45.32%
1987 3,409,014 1,671,780 1,737,234 49.04% 50.96% 1,552,465 45.54%
1986 3,326,124 1,630,133 1,695,991 49.01% 50.99% 1,522,034 45.76%
1985 3,245,646 1,589,717 1,655,929 48.98% 51.02% 1,492,348 45.98%
1984 3,167,798 1,551,271 1,616,527 48.97% 51.03% 1,463,523 46.2%
1983 3,093,056 1,514,360 1,578,696 48.96% 51.04% 1,435,797 46.42%
1982 3,020,574 1,478,571 1,542,003 48.95% 51.05% 1,408,796 46.64%
1981 2,950,436 1,444,533 1,505,903 48.96% 51.04% 1,382,574 46.86%
1980 2,879,398 1,409,753 1,469,645 48.96% 51.04% 1,355,621 47.08%
1979 2,808,342 1,374,964 1,433,378 48.96% 51.04% 1,328,346 47.3%
1978 2,737,360 1,340,485 1,396,875 48.97% 51.03% 1,298,056 47.42%
1977 2,666,660 1,305,863 1,360,797 48.97% 51.03% 1,265,864 47.47%
1976 2,596,650 1,271,580 1,325,070 48.97% 51.03% 1,233,668 47.51%
1975 2,527,647 1,237,789 1,289,858 48.97% 51.03% 1,202,149 47.56%
1974 2,459,591 1,204,462 1,255,129 48.97% 51.03% 1,170,765 47.6%
1973 2,392,363 1,171,301 1,221,062 48.96% 51.04% 1,139,961 47.65%
1972 2,326,111 1,138,399 1,187,712 48.94% 51.06% 1,109,322 47.69%
1971 2,260,998 1,106,306 1,154,692 48.93% 51.07% 1,079,400 47.74%
1970 2,197,141 1,074,622 1,122,519 48.91% 51.09% 1,049,794 47.78%
1969 2,134,720 1,043,665 1,091,055 48.89% 51.11% 1,018,688 47.72%
1968 2,073,658 1,013,604 1,060,054 48.88% 51.12% 986,646 47.58%
1967 2,013,573 983,832 1,029,741 48.86% 51.14% 955,038 47.43%
1966 1,953,901 954,285 999,616 48.84% 51.16% 923,804 47.28%
1965 1,894,299 924,797 969,502 48.82% 51.18% 892,973 47.14%
1964 1,834,715 895,524 939,191 48.81% 51.19% 862,133 46.99%
1963 1,775,450 866,242 909,208 48.79% 51.21% 831,798 46.85%
1962 1,716,952 837,529 879,423 48.78% 51.22% 801,817 46.7%
1961 1,659,857 809,512 850,345 48.77% 51.23% 772,829 46.56%
1960 1,604,697 782,450 822,247 48.76% 51.24% 744,740 46.41%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Turkmenistan ordered by Population

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

Turkmenistan

# City Population 2022
1 Ashgabat 728,500
2 Turkmenabat 235,944
3 Dasoguz 167,199
4 Mary 115,643
5 Balkanabat 88,507
6 Bayramaly 76,593
7 Turkmenbasy 68,838
8 Tejen 67,873
9 Abadan 39,872
10 Yoloeten 38,105
11 Gowurdak 35,124
12 Kerki 33,545
13 Koeneuergench 30,276
14 Anew 27,818
15 Yylanly 27,186
16 Gumdag 24,553
17 Baharly 23,193
18 Boldumsaz 21,311
19 Bereket 21,299
20 Gazojak 21,227
21 Kaka 18,729
22 Sayat 17,956
23 Seydi 17,911
24 Tagta 16,751
25 Farap 14,615
26 Akdepe 14,290
27 Murgab 13,343
28 Serdar 12,113
29 Serhetabat 5,270
30 Arcabil 3,042

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