Astana, Kazakhstan Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Astana, Kazakhstan metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Astana in 2020 is 1,166,000, a 4.29% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Astana in 2019 was 1,118,000, a 4.68% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Astana in 2018 was 1,068,000, a 6.06% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Astana in 2017 was 1,007,000, a 6.11% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Kazakhstan
City Name Population
Almaty 1,896,000
Astana 1,166,000
Shimkent 1,058,000
Karaganda 505,000
Aktyubinsk 431,000
Taraz 366,000
Pavlodar 335,000
Ust-Kamenogorsk 328,000
Semipalatinsk 321,000
Astana - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,166,000 4.29%
2019 1,118,000 4.68%
2018 1,068,000 6.06%
2017 1,007,000 6.11%
2016 949,000 6.15%
2015 894,000 6.18%
2014 842,000 6.05%
2013 794,000 6.15%
2012 748,000 6.10%
2011 705,000 6.17%
2010 664,000 6.07%
2009 626,000 4.51%
2008 599,000 3.63%
2007 578,000 3.58%
2006 558,000 3.72%
2005 538,000 3.46%
2004 520,000 6.56%
2003 488,000 9.66%
2002 445,000 9.61%
2001 406,000 9.43%
2000 371,000 9.44%
1999 339,000 4.31%
1998 325,000 1.88%
1997 319,000 1.59%
1996 314,000 1.62%
1995 309,000 1.98%
1994 303,000 1.68%
1993 298,000 1.71%
1992 293,000 1.74%
1991 288,000 1.77%
1990 283,000 1.43%
1989 279,000 1.82%
1988 274,000 2.24%
1987 268,000 1.90%
1986 263,000 1.94%
1985 258,000 1.57%
1984 254,000 2.01%
1983 249,000 2.05%
1982 244,000 2.09%
1981 239,000 1.70%
1980 235,000 2.17%
1979 230,000 2.22%
1978 225,000 2.74%
1977 219,000 2.34%
1976 214,000 2.88%
1975 208,000 2.46%
1974 203,000 3.05%
1973 197,000 2.60%
1972 192,000 2.67%
1971 187,000 2.75%
1970 182,000 4.00%
1969 175,000 5.42%
1968 166,000 5.06%
1967 158,000 5.33%
1966 150,000 4.90%
1965 143,000 5.93%
1964 135,000 4.65%
1963 129,000 5.74%
1962 122,000 5.17%
1961 116,000 5.45%
1960 110,000 4.76%
1959 105,000 6.06%
1958 99,000 5.32%
1957 94,000 6.82%
1956 88,000 6.02%
1955 83,000 5.06%
1954 79,000 6.76%
1953 74,000 5.71%
1952 70,000 6.06%
1951 66,000 6.45%
1950 62,000 0.00%