Demography

POPULATION

Konya is one of the biggest provinces of Türkiye in terms of population size. According to the results of the Address-Based Population Registration System (ABPRS) for 2020, Konya has a population of 2.277.017, constituting 2,7 % of Türkiye's population which is 84.680.273, ranking 7th among the provinces. Konya has a population density of 56 persons per km2.

POPULATION DATA
Türkiye – Total Population 84.680.273
Konya – Province Population 2.277.017
Annual Growth Rate (‰) 11,9
Population Density Per km² 56
Area (including lakes and dams - km²) 41.001

Source: TURKSTAT 2021

 

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 (%)
2020 2021 2020 2021
KARATAY 351.422 362.177 36,1 30,1
MERAM 344.549 345.360 0,0 2,4
SELÇUKLU 663.280 682.514 0,7 28,6
AHIRLI 4.657 4.550 -20,4 -23,2
AKÖREN 5.766 5.784 -12,4 3,1
AKŞEHİR 93.998 93.830 1,2 -1,8
ALTINEKİN 14.271 14.178 -5,6 -6,5
BEYŞEHİR 75.532 77.137 14,2 21,0
BOZKIR 25.832 25.600 -2,4 -9,0
CİHANBEYLİ 52.110 51.434 7,0 -13,1
ÇELTİK 9.787 9.635 7,6 -15,7
ÇUMRA 67.901 67.631 9,2 -4,0
DERBENT 4.221 4.086 -10,8 -32,5
DEREBUCAK 5.976 5.937 -9,2 -6,5
DOĞANHİSAR 15.520 15.134 -18,5 -25,2
EMİRGAZİ 8.459 7.876 -8,9 -71,4
EREĞLİ 149.346 149.333 15,8 -0,1
GÜNEYSINIR 9.266 9.278 -2,4 1,3
HADİM 11.628 11.171 -32,7 -40,1
HALKAPINAR 3.974 3.883 -22,9 -23,2
HÜYÜK 15.595 15.405 -3,6 -12,3
ILGIN 54.315 53.638 1,6 -12,5
KADINHANI 31.817 31.336 -10,2 -15,2
KARAPINAR 50.304 50.055 6,5 -5,0
KULU 51.493 51.702 13,1 4,1
SARAYÖNÜ 27.542 27.738 18,9 7,1
SEYDİŞEHİR 65.385 65.381 8,6 -0,1
TAŞKENT 6.001 5.780 -48,0 -37,5
TUZLUKÇU 6.398 6.234 -20,3 -26,0
YALIHÜYÜK 1.573 1.532 -35,0 -26,4
YUNAK 22.102 21.688 5,9 -18,9
TOTAL 2.250.020 2.277.017    

Source: TURKSTAT, 2022

When the population indicators of Konya province and its districts in 2020-2021 are examined, it is seen that the population increased in Konya. It's also seen population decreased in Ilgın, Cihanbeyli, Emirgazi, Kadınhanı, Hadim, Yunak, Doğanhisar, Çumra, Karapınar, Bozkır, Taşkent, Hüyük, Akşehir, Tuzlukçu, Çeltik, Derbent, Ahırlı, Altınekin, Halkapınar, Yalıhüyük, Derebucak, Ereğli, Seydişehir 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% of Konya’s population. Examining Konya’s population, people between the ages of 15-64 constitutes 66,7% of the population. Konya shows similar distribution of population regarding age structure. 67,9% Türkiye’s population is between the ages of 15-64. 

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, 2022

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