Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Bishkek in 2019 is 1,017,000, a 2.11% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Bishkek in 2018 was 996,000, a 2.05% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Bishkek in 2017 was 976,000, a 2.09% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Bishkek in 2016 was 956,000, a 2.14% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Kyrgyzstan
City Name Population
Bishkek 1,017,000
Bishkek - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%