Ashgabat, Turkmenistan Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Ashgabat, Turkmenistan metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Ashgabat in 2019 is 828,000, a 2.22% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Ashgabat in 2018 was 810,000, a 2.4% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Ashgabat in 2017 was 791,000, a 2.46% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Ashgabat in 2016 was 772,000, a 2.52% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Turkmenistan
City Name Population
Ashgabat 828,000
Ashgabat - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 828,000 2.22%
2018 810,000 2.40%
2017 791,000 2.46%
2016 772,000 2.52%
2015 753,000 2.45%
2014 735,000 2.37%
2013 718,000 2.43%
2012 701,000 2.49%
2011 684,000 2.40%
2010 668,000 2.45%
2009 652,000 2.52%
2008 636,000 2.42%
2007 621,000 2.48%
2006 606,000 2.36%
2005 592,000 2.60%
2004 577,000 2.30%
2003 564,000 2.55%
2002 550,000 2.42%
2001 537,000 2.48%
2000 524,000 2.34%
1999 512,000 2.61%
1998 499,000 2.25%
1997 488,000 2.52%
1996 476,000 2.37%
1995 465,000 2.65%
1994 453,000 2.26%
1993 443,000 2.55%
1992 432,000 2.37%
1991 422,000 2.43%
1990 412,000 2.49%
1989 402,000 2.55%
1988 392,000 2.35%
1987 383,000 2.41%
1986 374,000 2.47%
1985 365,000 2.53%
1984 356,000 2.30%
1983 348,000 2.65%
1982 339,000 2.42%
1981 331,000 2.48%
1980 323,000 2.54%
1979 315,000 2.27%
1978 308,000 2.33%
1977 301,000 2.38%
1976 294,000 2.44%
1975 287,000 2.14%
1974 281,000 2.55%
1973 274,000 2.24%
1972 268,000 2.29%
1971 262,000 2.34%
1970 256,000 3.23%
1969 248,000 3.77%
1968 239,000 3.46%
1967 231,000 3.59%
1966 223,000 3.72%
1965 215,000 3.86%
1964 207,000 3.50%
1963 200,000 3.63%
1962 193,000 3.76%
1961 186,000 3.91%
1960 179,000 3.47%
1959 173,000 2.37%
1958 169,000 1.81%
1957 166,000 1.22%
1956 164,000 1.86%
1955 161,000 1.26%
1954 159,000 1.92%
1953 156,000 1.30%
1952 154,000 1.32%
1951 152,000 2.01%
1950 149,000 0.00%