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DEMOGRAPHIC SITUATION

According to 2020 census, the  population of the province is 254.919 of which 62.605  live in Karaman town or village of Karaman. The population of center  is 168.299. Potential of the Karaman’s Young Population. % 45 of the Karaman population is below  35 age.

 

 Population

 

According to the Address Based Population Registration System in 2020, the population of Karaman is 254,919 people. The  population of Turkey is  83,614,362 people. Karaman population constitutes 0.3% of Turkey's population. When the comparisons made on the basis of Karaman province in terms of population in Turkey it ranks 67. The number of people per square kilometer is 28.

 

Turkey – Total Population

83.614.362

Karaman –Province Population

254.919

Population Growth Rate (Per thousand)

6,47

Population Density (Excluding lake) person / km²

28

Area (Including lakes - km²)

8.845

 

Populatıon Indicators By Districts (2019-2020)

 

 

DISTRICTS

TOTAL POPULATION

ANNUAL POPULATION GROWTH RATE (PER THOUSAND)

POPULATION DENSITY (PEOPLE/KM2)









 

 

 

AYRANCI

7.965

7.946

-44,7

-2,3

3,3

3,3

BAŞYAYLA

3.650

3.608

-18,02

   -11,5

16,0

15,8

ERMENEK

28.565

28.417

-9,2

-5,1

23,4

23,3

KAZIMKARABEKİR

4.328

3.956

-17,9

-85,9

11,2

10,3

MERKEZ

197.276

199.482

16,7

11,1

47,6

48,1

SARIVELİLER

11.495

11.510

-87,7

1,3

28,1

28,1

 

Source: TUIK 2020 (* Calculations were made by Karaman Investment Support Office)

 

When the population indicators of Karaman province and its affiliated districts in 2019/2020 are examined, the population in the province increased (‰ 6.47); the population  decreased in Ayrancı, Başyayla, Ermenek and Kazımkarabekir districts, it increased significantly in the Central District of Karaman and  there is a small increase in Sarıveliler district. In addition, there is a higher population density in Merkez, Sarıveliler and Ermenek districts compared to other districts.

 

Young Population - Potential Workforce

 

Population under 35 constitutes 45 % of Karaman’s population, totalling 114.677 people.

Examining Karaman’s population, people between the ages of 15-64 constitutes 74,3% of the population. 14,5 % of Karaman is between the ages of 0-14 and 11,2 % is over the age of 65.

Karaman shows similar distribution of population regarding age structure. 75 % Turkey’s population is between the ages of 15-64. The numbers are 15,5 % for people between 0-14 and 9,5 % for people over 65.