Almaty, 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 Almaty, Kazakhstan metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Almaty in 2020 is 1,896,000, a 1.77% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Almaty in 2019 was 1,863,000, a 1.86% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Almaty in 2018 was 1,829,000, a 3.16% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Almaty in 2017 was 1,773,000, a 3.2% 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
Almaty - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,896,000 1.77%
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%