Karaganda, 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 Karaganda, Kazakhstan metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Karaganda in 2020 is 505,000, a 0% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Karaganda in 2019 was 505,000, a 0.2% decline from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Karaganda in 2018 was 506,000, a 1% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Karaganda in 2017 was 501,000, a 1.01% 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
Karaganda - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 505,000 0.00%
2019 505,000 -0.20%
2018 506,000 1.00%
2017 501,000 1.01%
2016 496,000 1.02%
2015 491,000 1.03%
2014 486,000 1.04%
2013 481,000 1.05%
2012 476,000 1.06%
2011 471,000 1.07%
2010 466,000 1.08%
2009 461,000 1.10%
2008 456,000 1.33%
2007 450,000 1.35%
2006 444,000 1.37%
2005 438,000 1.39%
2004 432,000 0.47%
2003 430,000 -0.23%
2002 431,000 -0.46%
2001 433,000 -0.46%
2000 435,000 -0.23%
1999 436,000 -1.13%
1998 441,000 -1.56%
1997 448,000 -1.32%
1996 454,000 -1.52%
1995 461,000 -1.50%
1994 468,000 -1.47%
1993 475,000 -1.45%
1992 482,000 -1.43%
1991 489,000 -1.41%
1990 496,000 -1.59%
1989 504,000 -1.18%
1988 510,000 -1.16%
1987 516,000 -1.15%
1986 522,000 -1.14%
1985 528,000 -0.94%
1984 533,000 -1.11%
1983 539,000 -1.10%
1982 545,000 -1.27%
1981 552,000 -1.08%
1980 558,000 -1.06%
1979 564,000 0.00%
1978 564,000 0.89%
1977 559,000 0.90%
1976 554,000 0.91%
1975 549,000 0.92%
1974 544,000 0.93%
1973 539,000 0.75%
1972 535,000 0.94%
1971 530,000 0.95%
1970 525,000 1.74%
1969 516,000 2.58%
1968 503,000 2.44%
1967 491,000 2.51%
1966 479,000 2.57%
1965 467,000 2.64%
1964 455,000 2.48%
1963 444,000 2.54%
1962 433,000 2.61%
1961 422,000 2.43%
1960 412,000 2.49%
1959 402,000 3.88%
1958 387,000 4.59%
1957 370,000 4.82%
1956 353,000 4.75%
1955 337,000 4.98%
1954 321,000 4.56%
1953 307,000 4.78%
1952 293,000 5.02%
1951 279,000 4.49%
1950 267,000 0.00%