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Population of Turkey 2022

Turkey is a country straddling Western Asia and Southeast Europe. It’s one of the most populated countries in western Asia & the world’s 17th most populated country.  As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Turkey in 2021 is 85,000,067 (85 million or 8.5 Crore)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Population Turkey 2022

Turkey has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 0.39%. Its estimated population in 2022 mid-year is  85,561,976 (85.56 million)* equivalent to 1.08% of the total world population.  The total Land Area of Turkey is 769,632 sq. km (297,157 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Turkey is 110 per Km2 (284 people per mi2).

Population of  Turkey in 2022 – 85.56 million or 8.55 Crore (Approx)
Turkey2022 Population
Total Population85,561,976 (85.56 million or 8.55 Crore)
Global Rank18th 
Share of World Pop.1.08
Land Area 769,632 sq. km (297,157 sq. mi)
Area Rank36
Pop. Density110 person/sq. km
Capital CityAnkara

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Turkey Demographics
Fertility Rate* in Turkey2.10
Infant mortality rate** in Turkey7.3
Median Age in Turkey 31.5  years
Life Expectancy in Turkey 78.45  years
Urban Population of Turkey75.7 

Source: United Nation World  Populations Prospects 

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Turkey

  • Islam – 89.5%
  • Irreligion (Deism) – 4.5%
  • Irreligion (Agnosticism) – 2.7%
  • Irreligion (Atheism) – 1.7%
  • Other Religions (Christianity, Baháʼí Faith, Judaism, Tengrism, Yazidism) – 0.5%
  • Unanswered – 1.7%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Turkey by Population

#City Province Population
1IstanbulIstanbul1,40,25,646
2AnkaraAnkara45,87,558
3IzmirIzmir28,47,691
4BursaBursa18,54,285
5AdanaAdana15,63,545
6GaziantepGaziantep14,95,050
7KonyaKonya10,03,373
8AntalyaAntalya9,55,573
9KayseriKayseri9,11,984
10MersinMersin8,42,230
11EskisehirEskisehir6,17,215
12DiyarbakirDiyarbakir6,14,310
13SamsunSamsun5,11,601
14DenizliDenizli4,92,815
15SanliurfaSanliurfa4,65,748
16AdapazariSakarya3,99,022
17MalatyaMalatya3,88,590
18KahramanmarasKahramanmaras3,84,953
19ErzurumErzurum3,58,344
20VanVan3,52,292
21BatmanBatman3,13,355
22ElâzigElâzig3,05,787
23IzmitKocaeli2,93,339
24ManisaManisa2,91,374
25SivasSivas2,82,984
26GebzeKocaeli2,82,444
27BalikesirBalikesir2,59,157
28TarsusMersin2,27,021
29KütahyaKütahya2,12,444
30TrabzonTrabzon2,11,027
31ÇorumÇorum2,10,822
32ÇorluTekirdag2,10,362

Source: Census 2015