Population of Uzbekistan 2017

Population

Current population of Uzbekistan is 29,748,859 people (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: Uzbekistani
adjective: Uzbekistani

Ethnic Groups

Uzbek 80%, Russian 5.5%, Tajik 5%, Kazakh 3%, Karakalpak 2.5%, Tatar 1.5%, other 2.5% (1996 est.)

Languages

Uzbek (official) 74.3%, Russian 14.2%, Tajik 4.4%, other 7.1%

note: in the Karakalpakstan Republic, both the Karakalpak language and Uzbek have official status

Religions

Muslim 88% (mostly Sunni), Eastern Orthodox 9%, other 3%

Age Structure

0-14 years: 23.88% (male 3,640,914/female 3,464,304)
15-24 years: 18.52% (male 2,804,516/female 2,706,399)
25-54 years: 44.49% (male 6,583,745/female 6,651,261)
55-64 years: 7.85% (male 1,105,034/female 1,231,714)
65 years and over: 5.25% (male 667,109/female 893,863) (2017 est.)

Dependency Ratios

total dependency ratio: 47.7
youth dependency ratio: 41.4
elderly dependency ratio: 6.2
potential support ratio: 16 (2015 est.)

Median Age

total: 28.1 years
male: 27.6 years
female: 28.7 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

0.9% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

16.8 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Death Rate

5.3 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Net Migration Rate

-2.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Population Distribution

most of the population is concentrated in the fertile Fergana Valley in the easternmost arm of the country; the south has significant clusters of people, while the central and western deserts are sparsely populated

Urbanization

urban population: 36.4% of total population (2015)
rate of urbanization: 1.45% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

TASHKENT (capital) 2.251 million (2015)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.9 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.74 male(s)/female
total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Mother’s Mean Age at First Birth

23.4 years (2014 est.)

Maternal Mortality Rate

36 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 18.6 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 22.1 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 14.9 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 73.8 years
male: 70.7 years
female: 77 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.76 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Health Expenditures

5.8% of GDP (2014)

Physicians Density

2.45 physicians/1,000 population (2014)

Hospital Bed Density

4.4 beds/1,000 population (2010)

Drinking Water Source

improved:
urban: 98.5% of population
rural: 80.9% of population
total: 87.3% of population

unimproved
urban: 1.5% of population
rural: 19.1% of population
total: 12.7% of population (2012 est.)

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population

unimproved
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

NA

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

NA

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

NA

Obesity – Adult Prevalence Rate

14.3% (2014)

Children Under the Age of 5 Years Underweight

4.4% (2006)

Education Expenditures

NA

Literacy

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 100%
male: 100%
female: 100% (2015 est.)

School Life Expectancy (Primary to Tertiary Education)

total: 12 years
male: 13 years
female: 12 years (2016)