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Demography

POPULATION

Konya is one of the biggest provinces of Turkey in terms of population size. According to the results of the Address-Based Population Registration System (ABPRS) for 2020, Konya has a population of 2.250.020, constituting 2,7 % of Turkey's population which is 83.614.362, ranking 7th among the provinces. Konya has a population density of 58 persons per km2.

Turkey – total population

83.614.362

Konya – province population

2.250.020

Annual growth rate (‰)

7,9

Population density per km²

58

Area (including lakes and dams - km²)

41.001

Source: TURKSTAT 2020

POPULATION ACCORDING TO DISTRICTS

The most populous districts of Konya are Selçuklu, Meram and Karatay, which constitute the metropolitan area. Akşehir, Beyşehir, Cihanbeyli, Çumra, Ereğli, Ilgın, Kulu, Karapınar and Seydişehir are other major districts of Konya, outside of the metropolitan area with a population over than 50.000

DISTRICTS TOTAL POPULATION ANNUAL GROWTH RATE (‰)
2019 2020 2019 2020
KARATAY 338.976 351.422 47,3 36,1
MERAM 344.546 344.549 6,5 0,0
SELÇUKLU 662.808 663.280 21,5 0,7
AHIRLI 4.753 4.657 -65,1 -20,4
AKÖREN 5.838 5.766 -7 -12,4
AKŞEHİR 93.885 93.998 7 1,2
ALTINEKİN 14.351 14.271 -13,5 -5,6
BEYŞEHİR 74.469 75.532 9,5 14,2
BOZKIR 25.894 25.832 -15 -2,4
CİHANBEYLİ 51.748 52.110 -14,8 7,0
ÇELTİK 9.713 9.787 -35,5 7,6
ÇUMRA 67.282 67.901 7,3 9,2
DERBENT 4.267 4.221 -42,2 -10,8
DEREBUCAK 6.031 5.976 -68,3 -9,2
DOĞANHİSAR 15.810 15.520 -13,7 -18,5
EMİRGAZİ 8.535 8.459 -46,3 -8,9
EREĞLİ 146.998 149.346 11,1 15,8
GÜNEYSINIR 9.288 9.266 -18 -2,4
HADİM 12.015 11.628 3,8 -32,7
HALKAPINAR 4.066 3.974 -66,1 -22,9
HÜYÜK 15.652 15.595 -26,2 -3,6
ILGIN 54.228 54.315 -7,2 1,6
KADINHANI 32.144 31.817 -27 -10,2
KARAPINAR 49.978 50.304 4,3 6,5
KULU 50.825 51.493 3,1 13,1
SARAYÖNÜ 27.026 27.542 5,6 18,9
SEYDİŞEHİR 64.822 65.385 2,1 8,6
TAŞKENT 6.296 6.001 -175,4 -48,0
TUZLUKÇU 6.529 6.398 -103,2 -20,3
YALIHÜYÜK 1.629 1.573 -87,4 -35,0
YUNAK 21.972 22.102 -48,5 5,9
TOPLAM  2.232.374 2.250.020    


Source: TURKSTAT 2021

When the population indicators of Konya province and its districts in 2019-2020 are examined, it is seen that the population increased in Konya. It's also seen population decreased in Hadim, Kadınhanı, Taşkent, Doğanhisar, Tuzlukçu, Ahırlı, Halkapınar, Altınekin, Emirgazi, Akören, Bozkır, Hüyük, Yalıhüyük, Derebucak, Derbent ve Güneysınır while increased in other districts. And also Selçuklu, Meram, Karatay and Akşehir have higher population density according to other districts.

YOUNG POPULATION – POTENTIAL WORKFORCE

Population under 35 constitutes 54,5% of Konya’s population, totalling 1.226.490 people.

Examining Konya’s population, people between the ages of 15-64 constitutes 66,5% of the population. 23,6% of Konya is between the ages of 0-14 and 9,8% is over the age of 65.

Konya shows similar distribution of population regarding age structure. 67,7% Turkey’s population is between the ages of 15-64. The numbers are 22,8% for people between 0-14 and 9,5% for people over 65.

PLACE OF KONYA IN THE WORLD POPULATION

Konya with a population of over 2 million, has more than 50 countries around the world. Among these countries, Slovenia,Estonia, Luxembourg, Malta, such as the European Union member countries as well as the European countries Iceland, Montenegro, Andorra, Liechtenstein, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican and countries such as Qatar, Gabon, Gambia, Bahrain, Bhutan, Suriname. Brunei and Belize are located.

Source: www.wikipedia.org 2021