Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan 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 Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Bishkek in 2020 is 1,038,000, a 2.06% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Bishkek in 2019 was 1,017,000, a 2.11% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Bishkek in 2018 was 996,000, a 2.05% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Bishkek in 2017 was 976,000, a 2.09% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Kyrgyzstan
City Name Population
Bishkek 1,038,000
Bishkek - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,038,000 2.06%
2019 1,017,000 2.11%
2018 996,000 2.05%
2017 976,000 2.09%
2016 956,000 2.14%
2015 936,000 2.07%
2014 917,000 2.12%
2013 898,000 2.05%
2012 880,000 2.09%
2011 862,000 2.13%
2010 844,000 2.06%
2009 827,000 1.22%
2008 817,000 0.74%
2007 811,000 0.87%
2006 804,000 0.75%
2005 798,000 0.88%
2004 791,000 0.76%
2003 785,000 0.77%
2002 779,000 0.91%
2001 772,000 0.78%
2000 766,000 0.79%
1999 760,000 1.74%
1998 747,000 2.05%
1997 732,000 2.09%
1996 717,000 1.99%
1995 703,000 2.03%
1994 689,000 2.07%
1993 675,000 1.96%
1992 662,000 2.16%
1991 648,000 2.05%
1990 635,000 2.09%
1989 622,000 1.80%
1988 611,000 1.50%
1987 602,000 1.69%
1986 592,000 1.54%
1985 583,000 1.57%
1984 574,000 1.59%
1983 565,000 1.62%
1982 556,000 1.65%
1981 547,000 1.67%
1980 538,000 1.51%
1979 530,000 2.12%
1978 519,000 2.17%
1977 508,000 2.42%
1976 496,000 2.27%
1975 485,000 2.32%
1974 474,000 2.38%
1973 463,000 2.21%
1972 453,000 2.26%
1971 443,000 2.31%
1970 433,000 4.59%
1969 414,000 6.43%
1968 389,000 6.58%
1967 365,000 6.41%
1966 343,000 6.52%
1965 322,000 6.27%
1964 303,000 6.32%
1963 285,000 6.74%
1962 267,000 6.37%
1961 251,000 6.36%
1960 236,000 6.31%
1959 222,000 5.21%
1958 211,000 4.46%
1957 202,000 4.12%
1956 194,000 4.30%
1955 186,000 4.49%
1954 178,000 4.09%
1953 171,000 4.91%
1952 163,000 3.82%
1951 157,000 4.67%
1950 150,000 0.00%