Karaganda, Kazakhstan Metro Area Population 1950-2020

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%