Ashgabat, Turkmenistan 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 Ashgabat, Turkmenistan metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Ashgabat in 2020 is 846,000, a 2.17% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Ashgabat in 2019 was 828,000, a 2.22% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Ashgabat in 2018 was 810,000, a 2.4% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Ashgabat in 2017 was 791,000, a 2.46% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Turkmenistan
City Name Population
Ashgabat 846,000
Ashgabat - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 846,000 2.17%
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%