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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 2018, Konya has a population of 2.205.609, constituting 2,7 % of Turkey, ranking 7th among the provinces. Konya has a population density of 57 persons per km2.

 

Turkey – total population

82.003.882

Konya – province population

2.205.609

Annual growth rate (‰)

11,6

Population density per km²

57

Area (including lakes and dams - km²)

41.001

Source: TURKSTAT 2019

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 and Seydişehir are other major districts of Konya, outside of the metropolitan area with a population over than 50.000.

District Total Population Annual Growth rate (‰) Population density/km²
2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018
KARATAY           315.959           323.659 22,6 24,4            112                     114
MERAM           345.813           342.315 -1,6 -10,1            190                     188
SELÇUKLU           639.450           648.850 26,7 14,7            331                     336
AHIRLI                4.598                5.084 8,1 105,7               14                       16
AKÖREN                6.004                5.879 -62,5 -20,8                 9                          9
AKŞEHİR             94.255             93.233 0,2 -10,8            105                     104
ALTINEKİN             14.074             14.548 -4,7 33,7               11                       11
BEYŞEHİR             72.716             73.768 5,1 14,5               35                       36
BOZKIR             25.983             26.287 -17,2 11,7               24                       24
CİHANBEYLİ             52.549             52.525 -12,1 -0,5               15                       16
ÇELTİK                9.569             10.071 -17,9 52,5               14                       14
ÇUMRA             66.019             66.794 2,8 11,7               32                       32
DERBENT                4.300                4.455 -10,4 36,0               12                       12
DEREBUCAK                6.326                6.473 -34,3 23,2               14                       14
DOĞANHİSAR             16.118             16.029 -20,8 -5,5               33                       33
EMİRGAZİ                8.685                8.949 -8,8 30,4               11                       11
EREĞLİ           143.625           145.389 5,7 12,3               65                       66
GÜNEYSINIR                9.296                9.458 -26,2 17,4               19                       20
HADİM             11.873             11.970 -40,6 8,2               10                       10
HALKAPINAR                4.173                4.354 -30,0 43,4                 7                          7
HÜYÜK             15.556             16.073 -15,6 33,2               35                       36
ILGIN             54.825             54.622 -6,9 -3,7               34                       33
KADINHANI             31.830             33.036 -14,1 37,9               20                       21
KARAPINAR             49.581             49.766 -1,1 3,7               19                       19
KULU             49.564             50.667 -4,7 22,3               22                       23
SARAYÖNÜ             26.522             26.875 0,9 13,3               16                       16
SEYDİŞEHİR             64.894             64.687 1,1 -3,2               45                       44
TAŞKENT                6.036                7.635 -41,8 264,9               13                       17
TUZLUKÇU                6.544                7.280 -10,0 112,5                 9                       10
YALIHÜYÜK                1.533                1.785 15,9 164,4               16                       19
YUNAK             21.879             23.093 -31,3 55,5               10                       11
TOPLAM     2.180.149     2.205.609 8,7 11,7           56                 57

Source: TURKSTAT 2019

 

When it is compared according to 2017, in 2018 population decreased in Cihanbeyli, Seydişehir, Ilgın, Doğanhisar, Meram, Akşehir, Akören while increased in other districts.

Selçuklu, Meram, Akşehir and Karatay has higher population density according to other districts.

 

YOUNG POPULATION – POTENTIAL WORKFORCE

Population under 35 constitutes 56% of Konya’s population, totalling 1.226.404 people.

Examining Konya’s population, people between the ages of 15-64 constitutes 67% of the population. 24% of Konya is between the ages of 0-14 and 9% is over the age of 65.

Konya shows similar distribution of population regarding age structure. 68% Turkey’s population is between the ages of 15-64. The numbers are 23% for people between 0-14 and 9% 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.

RANK COUNTRY POPULATION DATE
1  Lesotho 2.074.000 01.07.2013
2  Slovenia 2.060.589 09.08.2013
3  Macedonia 2.075.301 2017
4  Botswana 2.024.904 22.08.2011
5  Qatar 2.013.400 01.06.2013
6  Latvia 2.155.446 30.04.2014
7  Gambia 1.849.000 01.07.2013
8  Guinea-Bissau 1.704.000 01.07.2013
9  Gabon 1.672.000 01.07.2013
10  Equatorial Guinea 1.622.000 01.07.2010
11  Trinidad and Tobago 1.328.019 09.01.2011
12  Estonia 1.286.540 01.01.2013
13  Mauritius 1.257.900 03.07.2011
14  Swaziland 1.250.000 01.07.2013
15  Bahrain 1.234.571 27.04.2010
16  Timor-Leste 1.066.409 11.07.2010
17  Djibouti 864.618 01.07.2011
18  Southern Cyprus 862.000 31.12.2011
19  Fiji 858.038 01.07.2012
20  Guyana 784.894 01.07.2010
21  Bhutan 737.320 09.08.2013
22  Comoros 724.300 01.07.2012
23  Montenegro 620.029 01.04.2011
24  Solomon Islands 561.000 01.07.2013
25  Luxembourg 602.005 10.07.1905
26  Suriname 534.189 13.08.2012
27  Cape Verde 491.875 16.06.2010
28  Malta 475.701 2017
29  Brunei 393.162 20.06.2011
30  Bahamas 351.461 03.05.2010
31  Iceland 323.810 01.07.2013
32  Maldives 317.280 01.07.2010
33  Belize 312.971 12.05.2010
34  Barbados 274.200 01.07.2010
35  Vanuatu 264.652 01.07.2013
36  Samoa 187.820 07.11.2011
37  Sao Tome and Principe 187.356 13.05.2012
38  Saint Lucia 166.526 10.05.2010
39  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 109.000 01.07.2013
40  Kiribati 106.461 01.07.2013
41  Grenada 103.328 12.05.2011
42  Tonga 103.036 30.11.2011
43  Micronesia 101.351 01.07.2013
44  Seychelles 90.945 26.08.2010
45  Antigua and Barbuda 86.295 27.05.2011
46  Andorra 76.246 01.07.2012
47  Dominica 71.293 14.05.2011
48  Marshall Islands 56.086 01.07.2013
49  Saint Kitts and Nevis 54.000 01.07.2013
50  Liechtenstein 36.842 31.12.2012
51  Monaco 36.136 31.12.2012
52  San Marino 32.382 31.05.2013
53  Palau 20.901 01.07.2013
54  Tuvalu 11.323 01.07.2013
55  Nauru 9.945 30.10.2011
56  Vatican City 801 2018

Source: www.wikipedia.org 2019