Support our Sponsor

. . Flags of the World Maps of All Countries
; geographic.org; Home; Page; Country Index

Kyrgyzstan People

    Population: 4,546,055 (July 1999 est.)

    Age structure:
    0-14 years: 35% (male 804,502; female 788,076)
    15-64 years: 59% (male 1,308,145; female 1,362,140)
    65 years and over: 6% (male 105,442; female 177,750) (1999 est.)

    Population growth rate: 0.68% (1999 est.)

    Birth rate: 21.83 births/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Death rate: 8.74 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Net migration rate: -6.28 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Sex ratio:
    at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
    under 15 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
    15-64 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
    65 years and over: 0.59 male(s)/female
    total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (1999 est.)

    Infant mortality rate: 75.92 deaths/1,000 live births (1999 est.)

    Life expectancy at birth:
    total population: 63.57 years
    male: 59.25 years
    female: 68.1 years (1999 est.)

    Total fertility rate: 2.63 children born/woman (1999 est.)

    Nationality:
    noun: Kyrgyzstani(s)
    adjective: Kyrgyzstani

    Ethnic groups: Kirghiz 52.4%, Russian 18%, Uzbek 12.9%, Ukrainian 2.5%, German 2.4%, other 11.8%

    Religions: Muslim 75%, Russian Orthodox 20%, other 5%

    Languages: Kirghiz (Kyrgyz)—official language, Russian—official language
    note: in March 1996, the Kyrgyzstani legislature amended the constitution to make Russian an official language, along with Kirghiz, in territories and work places where Russian-speaking citizens predominate

    Literacy:
    definition: age 15 and over can read and write
    total population: 97%
    male: 99%
    female: 96% (1989 est.)

Support Our Sponsor

Support Our Sponsor

Please put this page in your BOOKMARKS - - - - -



Revised 1-Mar-99
Copyright © 1999 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)