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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 2015, Konya has a population of 2.130.544, constituting 2,7 % of Turkey, ranking 7th among the provinces.

Konya has a population density of 55 persons per km2.

Annual growth rate of Konya's population during the period 2014-2015 is 10,3‰.

Turkey – total population

78.741.053

Konya – province population

2.130.544

Annual growth rate (‰)

10,3

Population density per km²

55

Area (including lakes and dams - km²)

41.001

Source: TURKSTAT-2016

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 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

 
 

2014

2015

2014

2015

2014

2015

 

TOPLAM

2.108.808

2.130.544

14,1

10,3

54

55

 

KARATAY

295.332

302.392

30,9

23,6

113

116

 

MERAM

340.817

343.384

20,2

7,5

204

206

 

SELÇUKLU

584.644

604.706

34

33,7

320

331

 

AHIRLI

4.722

4.545

-9,1

-38,2

12

11

 

AKÖREN

6.390

6.409

-53,3

3

11

11

 

AKŞEHİR

94.133

94.159

2,7

0,3

124

124

 

ALTINEKİN

14.357

14.171

-11,8

-13

10

10

 

BEYŞEHİR

71.366

71.370

15,1

0,1

44

44

 

BOZKIR

27.457

27.006

-25

-16,6

19

19

 

CİHANBEYLİ

54.892

53.551

-24,2

-24,7

15

14

 

ÇELTİK

10.209

9.864

-18,2

-34,4

18

18

 

ÇUMRA

65.054

65.152

6,7

1,5

30

30

 

DERBENT

4.612

4.441

-36,4

-37,8

14

13

 

DEREBUCAK

7.272

6.807

-41

-66,1

15

14

 

DOĞANHİSAR

17.683

17.069

-28,4

-35,3

41

39

 

EMİRGAZİ

9.135

8.939

-20,5

-21,7

15

14

 

EREĞLİ

139.131

139.173

9,3

0,3

54

54

 

GÜNEYSINIR

9.769

9.636

-16,1

-13,7

30

30

 

HADİM

13.260

12.820

-23,3

-33,7

17

17

 

HALKAPINAR

4.519

4.412

-47,5

-24

4

4

 

HÜYÜK

16.296

15.899

-28,6

-24,7

37

36

 

ILGIN

55.790

55.484

-11,8

-5,5

34

33

 

KADINHANI

33.065

32.670

-9,5

-12

29

29

 

KARAPINAR

48.968

49.098

6,2

2,7

23

23

 

KULU

50.675

49.283

-12,5

-27,9

35

34

 

SARAYÖNÜ

26.355

26.450

-26,4

3,6

24

24

 

SEYDİŞEHİR

63.773

64.028

2,3

4

50

51

 

TAŞKENT

6.620

6.420

-69,2

-30,7

11

11

 

TUZLUKÇU

6.890

6.754

-31,6

-19,9

10

10

 

YALIHÜYÜK

1.666

1.512

-93,9

-97

58

53

 

YUNAK

23.956

22.940

-39,4

-43,3

8

8

 

Source: TURKSTAT - 2016

When it is compared according to 2014, in 2015 population increased in Selçuklu, Karatay, Meram, Akören, Akşehir, Beyşehir, Çumra, Ereğli, Karapınar, Sarayönü and Seydişehir while decreased in other districts.

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

 

YOUNG POPULATION – POTENTIAL WORKFORCE

Population under 35 constitutes 56% of Konya’s population, totalling 1.201.941 people.

Examining Konya’s population, people between the ages of 15-64 constitutes 66% of the population. 26% 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. 67% Turkey’s population is between the ages of 15-64. The numbers are 24% for people between 0-14 and 8% 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

July 1, 2013

2

 Slovenia

2.060.589

Agust 9, 2013

3

 Macedonia

2.059.794

December 31, 2011

4

 Botswana

2.024.904

August 22, 2011

5

 Qatar

2.024.707

October 31, 2013

6

 Latvia

2.014.000

July 1, 2013

7

 Gambia

1.849.000

July 1, 2013

8

 Guinea-Bissau

1.704.000

July 1, 2013

9

 Gabon

1.672.000

July 1, 2013

10

 Equatorial Guinea

1.622.000

July 1, 2010

11

 Trinidad and Tobago

1.328.019

January 9, 2011

12

 Estonia

1.286.540

January 1, 2013

13

 Mauritius

1.257.900

July 3, 2011

14

 Swaziland

1.250.000

July 1, 2013

15

 Bahrain

1.234.571

April 27, 2010

16

 Timor-Leste

1.066.409

July 11, 2010

17

 Djibouti

864.618

July 1, 2011

18

 Southern Cyprus

865.878

December 31, 2012

19

 Fiji

858.038

July 1, 2012

20

 Guyana

784.894

July 1, 2010

21

 Bhutan

741.020

November 21, 2013

22

 Comoros

724.300

July 1, 2012

23

 Montenegro

620.029

April 1, 2011

24

 Solomon Islands

561.000

July 1, 2013

25

 Luxembourg

537.000

December 31, 2012

26

 Suriname

534.189

August 13, 2012

27

 Cape Verde

491.875

June 16, 2010

28

 Malta

416.055

November 20, 2011

29

 Brunei

393.162

June 20, 2011

30

 Bahamas

351.461

May 3, 2010

31

 Iceland

325.010

October 1, 2013

32

 Maldives

317.280

July 1, 2010

33

 Belize

312.971

May 12, 2010

34

 Barbados

274.200

July 1, 2010

35

 Vanuatu

264.652

July 1, 2013

36

 Samoa

187.820

November 7, 2011

37

 Sao Tome and Principe

187.356

May 13, 2012

38

 Saint Lucia

166.526

May 10, 2010

39

 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

109.000

July 1, 2013

40

 Kiribati

106.461

July 1, 2013

41

 Grenada

103.328

May 12, 2011

42

 Tonga

103.036

November 30, 2011

43

 Micronesia

101.351

July 1, 2013

44

 Seychelles

90.945

August 26, 2010

45

 Antigua and Barbuda

86.295

May 27, 2011

46

 Andorra

76.246

July 1, 2012

47

 Dominica

71.293

May 14, 2011

48

 Marshall Islands

56.086

July 1, 2013

49

 Saint Kitts and Nevis

54.000

July 1, 2013

50

 Liechtenstein

36.842

December 31, 2012

51

 Monaco

36.136

December 31, 2012

52

 San Marino

32.509

September 30, 2013

53

 Palau

20.901

July 1, 2013

54

 Tuvalu

11.323

July 1, 2013

55

 Nauru

9.945

October 30, 2011

56

 Vatican City

800

July 1, 2012

Source: www.wikipedia.org