Demography

POPULATION

Konya is one of the biggest provinces of Türkiye in terms of population size. According to the results of the Address-Based Population Registration System (ABPRS) for 2022, Konya has a population of 2.296.347, constituting 2,7 % of Türkiye's population which is 85.279.553, ranking 6th among the provinces. Konya has a population density of 59 persons per km2.

POPULATION DATA
Türkiye – Total Population 85.279.553
Konya – Province Population 2.296.347
Annual Growth Rate (‰) 8,45
Population Density Per km² 56
Area (including lakes and dams - km²) 41.001

Source: TURKSTAT 2023

POPULATION ACCORDING TO DISTRICTS

The most populous districts of Konya are Selçuklu, Meram and Karatay, which constitute the metropolitan area. Akşehir, Beyşehir, Cihanbeyli, Çumra, Ereğli, Ilgın, Kulu, Karapınar and Seydişehir are other major districts of Konya, outside of the metropolitan area with a population over than 50.000

DISTRICTS TOTAL POPULATION ANNUAL GROWTH RATE (‰)
2021 2022 2021 2022
Ahırlı 4.550 4.574 -23,24 5,26
Akören 5.784 5.836 3,12 8,95
Akşehir 93.830 93.965 -1,79 1,44
Altınekin 14.178 14.289 -6,54 7,8
Beyşehir 77.137 77.690 21,03 7,14
Bozkır 25.600 25.307 -9,02 -11,51
Çeltik 9.635 9.429 -15,65 -21,61
Cihanbeyli 51.434 50.677 -13,06 -14,83
Çumra 67.631 67.690 -3,98 0,87
Derbent 4.086 4.052 -32,51 -8,36
Derebucak 5.937 5.690 -6,55 -42,49
Doğanhisar 15.134 14.812 -25,19 -21,51
Emirgazi 7.876 7.724 -71,41 -19,49
Ereğli 149.333 150.978 -0,09 10,96
Güneysınır 9.278 9.266 1,29 -1,29
Hadim 11.171 10.999 -40,09 -15,52
Halkapınar 3.883 3.909 -23,17 6,67
Hüyük 15.405 15.144 -12,26 -17,09
Ilgın 53.638 53.489 -12,54 -2,78
Kadınhanı 31.336 31.206 -15,23 -4,16
Karapınar 50.055 50.323 -4,96 5,34
Karatay 362.177 370.927 30,15 23,87
Kulu 51.702 51.612 4,05 -1,74
Meram 345.360 348.325 2,35 8,55
Sarayönü 27.738 27.771 7,09 1,19
Selçuklu 682.514 690.667 28,59 11,87
Seydişehir 65.381 65.465 -0,06 1,28
Taşkent 5.780 5.768 -37,52 -2,08
Tuzlukçu 6.234 6.062 -25,97 -27,98
Yalıhüyük 1.532 1.710 -26,41 109,92
Yunak 21.688 20.991 -18,91 -32,67
TOTAL 2.277.017 2.296.347    

Source: TURKSTAT, 2023

When the population indicators of Konya province and its districts in 2021-2022 are examined, it is seen that the population increased in Konya (‰ 8,5). It's also seen population decreased in Bozkır, Çeltik, Cihanbeyli, Derbent, Derebucak, Doğanhisar, Emirgazi, Güneysınır, Hadim, Hüyük, Ilgın, Kadınhanı, Kulu, Taşkent, Tuzlukçu, Yalıhüyük, Yunak while increased in other districts. And also Selçuklu, Meram, Karatay, Ereğli and Akşehir have higher population density according to other districts.

YOUNG POPULATION – POTENTIAL WORKFORCE

Population under 35 constitutes 53,5% of Konya’s population. Examining Konya’s population, people between the ages of 15-64 constitutes 67,1% of the population. Konya shows similar distribution of population regarding age structure. 68,1% Türkiye’s population is between the ages of 15-64. 

PLACE OF KONYA IN THE WORLD POPULATION

Konya with a population of over 2 million, has more than 50 countries around the world. Among these countries, Slovenia,Estonia, Luxembourg, Malta, such as the European Union member countries as well as the European countries Iceland, Montenegro, Andorra, Liechtenstein, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican and countries such as Qatar, Gabon, Gambia, Bahrain, Bhutan, Suriname. Brunei and Belize are located.

Source: www.wikipedia.org, 2023

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