Almaty, Kazakhstan Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Almaty, Kazakhstan metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Almaty in 2019 is 1,863,000, a 1.86% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Almaty in 2018 was 1,829,000, a 3.16% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Almaty in 2017 was 1,773,000, a 3.2% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Almaty in 2016 was 1,718,000, a 3.18% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Kazakhstan
City Name Population
Almaty 1,863,000
Astana 1,118,000
Shimkent 1,021,000
Karaganda 505,000
Aktyubinsk 428,000
Taraz 366,000
Pavlodar 337,000
Ust-Kamenogorsk 329,000
Semipalatinsk 322,000
Almaty - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 1,863,000 1.86%
2018 1,829,000 3.16%
2017 1,773,000 3.20%
2016 1,718,000 3.18%
2015 1,665,000 3.16%
2014 1,614,000 3.20%
2013 1,564,000 3.17%
2012 1,516,000 3.13%
2011 1,470,000 3.23%
2010 1,424,000 3.19%
2009 1,380,000 2.30%
2008 1,349,000 1.89%
2007 1,324,000 1.92%
2006 1,299,000 1.88%
2005 1,275,000 1.92%
2004 1,251,000 1.96%
2003 1,227,000 1.91%
2002 1,204,000 1.86%
2001 1,182,000 1.90%
2000 1,160,000 1.93%
1999 1,138,000 1.07%
1998 1,126,000 0.54%
1997 1,120,000 0.54%
1996 1,114,000 0.45%
1995 1,109,000 0.54%
1994 1,103,000 0.55%
1993 1,097,000 0.55%
1992 1,091,000 0.46%
1991 1,086,000 0.56%
1990 1,080,000 0.47%
1989 1,075,000 0.94%
1988 1,065,000 1.14%
1987 1,053,000 1.15%
1986 1,041,000 1.07%
1985 1,030,000 1.18%
1984 1,018,000 1.09%
1983 1,007,000 1.21%
1982 995,000 1.12%
1981 984,000 1.13%
1980 973,000 1.14%
1979 962,000 2.23%
1978 941,000 3.07%
1977 913,000 3.05%
1976 886,000 3.02%
1975 860,000 2.99%
1974 835,000 3.09%
1973 810,000 3.05%
1972 786,000 3.01%
1971 763,000 3.11%
1970 740,000 3.21%
1969 717,000 3.46%
1968 693,000 3.43%
1967 670,000 3.40%
1966 648,000 3.51%
1965 626,000 3.47%
1964 605,000 3.42%
1963 585,000 3.36%
1962 566,000 3.47%
1961 547,000 3.40%
1960 529,000 3.52%
1959 511,000 3.86%
1958 492,000 4.24%
1957 472,000 4.19%
1956 453,000 4.14%
1955 435,000 4.07%
1954 418,000 4.24%
1953 401,000 4.16%
1952 385,000 4.34%
1951 369,000 4.24%
1950 354,000 0.00%