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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 2019, Konya has a population of 2.232.374, constituting 2,7 % of Turkey, ranking 7th among the provinces. Konya has a population density of 57 persons per km2.

 

Turkey – total population

83.154.997

Konya – province population

2.232.374

Annual growth rate (‰)

12,1

Population density per km²

57

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 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 (‰)

POPULATION DENSITY PERSON/KM²

2018

2019

2018

2019

2018

2019

KARATAY

    323.659

    338.976

24,4

47,3

        114

        120

MERAM

    342.315

    344.546

-10,1

6,5

        188

        189

SELÇUKLU

    648.850

    662.808

14,7

21,5

        336

        343

AHIRLI

        5.084

        4.753

105,7

-65,1

          16

          15

AKÖREN

        5.879

        5.838

-20,8

-7,0

            9

            9

AKŞEHİR

      93.233

      93.885

-10,8

7,0

        104

        105

ALTINEKİN

      14.548

      14.351

33,7

-13,5

          11

          11

BEYŞEHİR

      73.768

      74.469

14,5

9,5

          36

          36

BOZKIR

      26.287

      25.894

11,7

-15,0

          24

          23

CİHANBEYLİ

      52.525

      51.748

-0,5

-14,8

          16

          14

ÇELTİK

      10.071

        9.713

52,5

-35,5

          14

          15

ÇUMRA

      66.794

      67.282

11,7

7,3

          32

          32

DERBENT

        4.455

        4.267

36,0

-42,2

          12

          12

DEREBUCAK

        6.473

        6.031

23,2

-68,3

          14

          13

DOĞANHİSAR

      16.029

      15.810

-5,5

-13,7

          33

          33

EMİRGAZİ

        8.949

        8.535

30,4

-46,3

          11

          11

EREĞLİ

    145.389

    146.998

12,3

11,1

          66

          66

GÜNEYSINIR

        9.458

        9.288

17,4

-18,0

          20

          19

HADİM

      11.970

      12.015

8,2

3,8

          10

          10

HALKAPINAR

        4.354

        4.066

43,4

-66,1

            7

            7

HÜYÜK

      16.073

      15.652

33,2

-26,2

          36

          35

ILGIN

      54.622

      54.228

-3,7

-7,2

          33

          33

KADINHANI

      33.036

      32.144

37,9

-27,0

          21

          21

KARAPINAR

      49.766

      49.978

3,7

4,3

          19

          19

KULU

      50.667

      50.825

22,3

3,1

          23

          23

SARAYÖNÜ

      26.875

      27.026

13,3

5,6

          16

          17

SEYDİŞEHİR

      64.687

      64.822

-3,2

2,1

          44

          44

TAŞKENT

        7.635

        6.296

264,9

-175,4

          17

          14

TUZLUKÇU

        7.280

        6.529

112,5

-103,2

          10

            9

YALIHÜYÜK

        1.785

        1.629

164,4

-87,4

          19

          17

YUNAK

      23.093

      21.972

55,5

-48,5

          11

          10

TOTAL

 2.205.609

 2.232.374

11,7

12,1

          57

          57

Source: TURKSTAT 2020

 

When it is compared according to 2018, in 2019 population decreased in Ahırlı, Akören, Altınekin, Bozkır, Cihanbeyli, Çeltik, Derbent,  Derebucak, Doğanhisar, Emirgazi, Güneysınır, Halkapınar, Hüyük, Ilgın, Kadınhanı, Taşkent, Tuzlukçu, Yalıhüyük, Yunak 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 55,1% of Konya’s population, totalling 1.229.811 people.

Examining Konya’s population, people between the ages of 15-64 constitutes 66,6% of the population. 24% of Konya is between the ages of 0-14 and 9,5% is over the age of 65.

Konya shows similar distribution of population regarding age structure. 67,8% Turkey’s population is between the ages of 15-64. The numbers are 23,1% for people between 0-14 and 9,1% 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.

COUNTRY

POPULATION

DATE

 Qatar

2.155.446

30.04.2014

 Namibia

2.113.077

28.08.2011

 Macedonia

2.075.301

2017

 Lesotho

2.074.000

1.07.2013

 Slovenia

2.060.589

9.08.2013

 Botswana

2.024.904

22.08.2011

 Latvia

2.013.400

1.06.2013

 Gambia

1.849.000

1.07.2013

 Guinea-Bissau

1.704.000

1.07.2013

 Gabon

1.672.000

1.07.2013

 Equatorial Guinea

1.622.000

1.07.2010

 Trinidad and Tobago

1.328.019

9.01.2011

 Estonia

1.286.540

1.01.2013

 Mauritius

1.257.900

3.07.2011

 Esvatini

1.250.000

1.07.2013

 Bahrain

1.234.571

27.04.2010

 Timor-Leste

1.066.409

11.07.2010

 Djibouti

864.618

1.07.2011

 Southern Cyprus

862.000

31.12.2011

 Fiji

858.038

1.07.2012

 Guyana

784.894

1.07.2010

 Bhutan

737.320

9.08.2013

 Comoros

724.300

1.07.2012

 Montenegro

620.029

1.04.2011

 Luxembourg

602.005

2018

 Solomon Islands

561.000

1.07.2013

 Suriname

534.189

13.08.2012

 Cape Verde Islands

491.875

16.06.2010

 Malta

475.701

2017

 Brunei

393.162

20.06.2011

 Bahamas

351.461

3.05.2010

 Iceland

323.810

1.07.2013

 Maldives

317.280

1.07.2010

 Belize

312.971

12.05.2010

 Barbados

274.200

1.07.2010

 Vanuatu

264.652

1.07.2013

 Samoa

187.820

7.11.2011

 Sao Tome and Principe

187.356

13.05.2012

 Saint Lucia

166.526

10.05.2010

 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

109.000

1.07.2013

 Kiribati

106.461

1.07.2013

 Grenada

103.328

12.05.2011

 Tonga

103.036

30.11.2011

 Micronesia

101.351

1.07.2013

 Seychelles

90.945

26.08.2010

 Antigua and Barbuda

86.295

27.05.2011

 Andorra

76.246

1.07.2012

 Dominica

71.293

14.05.2011

 Marshall Islands

56.086

1.07.2013

 Saint Kitts and Nevis

54.000

1.07.2013

 Liechtenstein

36.842

31.12.2012

 Monaco

36.136

31.12.2012

 San Marino

32.382

31.05.2013

 Palau

20.901

1.07.2013

 Nauru

11.000

1.06.2018

 Tuvalu

10.200

1.06.2018

 Vatican City

801

2018

Source: www.wikipedia.org 2020