Turkey Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of Turkey population from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Turkey in 2021 is 85,042,738, a 0.83% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Turkey in 2020 was 84,339,067, a 1.09% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Turkey in 2019 was 83,429,615, a 1.32% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Turkey in 2018 was 82,340,088, a 1.51% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2021 Population
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Turkey 85,042,738
Iran 85,028,759
Thailand 69,950,850
South Africa 60,041,994
Colombia 51,265,844
Algeria 44,616,624
Iraq 41,179,350
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Malaysia 32,776,194
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Romania 19,127,774
Kazakhstan 18,994,962
Guatemala 18,249,860
Ecuador 17,888,475
Cuba 11,317,505
Dominican Republic 10,953,703
Jordan 10,269,021
Azerbaijan 10,223,342
Belarus 9,442,862
Serbia 8,697,550
Paraguay 7,219,638
Libya 6,958,532
Bulgaria 6,896,663
Lebanon 6,769,146
Turkmenistan 6,117,924
Costa Rica 5,139,052
Jamaica 2,973,463
Armenia 2,968,127
Albania 2,872,933
Namibia 2,587,344
Botswana 2,397,241
Gabon 2,278,825
North Macedonia 2,082,658
Equatorial Guinea 1,449,896
Mauritius 1,273,433
Fiji 902,906
Guyana 790,326
Montenegro 628,053
Suriname 591,800
Maldives 543,617
Belize 404,914
Samoa 200,149
Grenada 113,021
Tonga 106,760
Dominica 72,167
Marshall Islands 59,610
American Samoa 55,100
Tuvalu 11,931
Nauru 10,876
Turkey - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 85,042,738 0.83%
2020 84,339,067 1.09%
2019 83,429,615 1.32%
2018 82,340,088 1.51%
2017 81,116,450 1.61%
2016 79,827,871 1.65%
2015 78,529,409 1.68%
2014 77,229,256 1.72%
2013 75,925,462 1.71%
2012 74,651,050 1.64%
2011 73,443,250 1.54%
2010 72,326,988 1.41%
2009 71,321,399 1.28%
2008 70,418,604 1.20%
2007 69,581,848 1.20%
2006 68,756,810 1.26%
2005 67,903,469 1.33%
2004 67,010,930 1.39%
2003 66,089,402 1.45%
2002 65,145,367 1.48%
2001 64,192,243 1.51%
2000 63,240,194 1.53%
1999 62,287,397 1.56%
1998 61,329,676 1.59%
1997 60,372,568 1.60%
1996 59,423,282 1.60%
1995 58,486,456 1.60%
1994 57,564,204 1.61%
1993 56,653,804 1.62%
1992 55,748,948 1.66%
1991 54,840,590 1.70%
1990 53,921,760 1.75%
1989 52,992,487 1.80%
1988 52,053,765 1.86%
1987 51,100,924 1.94%
1986 50,128,541 2.02%
1985 49,133,937 2.12%
1984 48,114,155 2.21%
1983 47,073,472 2.28%
1982 46,025,411 2.31%
1981 44,988,414 2.30%
1980 43,975,971 2.28%
1979 42,994,041 2.27%
1978 42,039,992 2.27%
1977 41,108,297 2.29%
1976 40,189,567 2.32%
1975 39,277,258 2.36%
1974 38,370,283 2.40%
1973 37,472,336 2.42%
1972 36,587,261 2.43%
1971 35,720,599 2.42%
1970 34,876,303 2.41%
1969 34,055,390 2.40%
1968 33,256,464 2.40%
1967 32,477,992 2.40%
1966 31,717,507 2.40%
1965 30,972,994 2.41%
1964 30,244,261 2.41%
1963 29,531,365 2.42%
1962 28,832,827 2.44%
1961 28,146,910 2.46%
1960 27,472,345 2.48%
1959 26,808,633 2.50%
1958 26,155,927 2.51%
1957 25,514,824 2.53%
1956 24,886,128 2.54%
1955 24,270,600 2.54%
1954 23,668,922 2.54%
1953 23,081,587 2.54%
1952 22,508,953 2.54%
1951 21,951,215 2.54%
1950 21,408,399 0.00%