According to the data of 2022, the total population of Karaman province is 260,838. Karaman center population is 206,240 people. 44% of Karaman population is 35 years old and younger population.

According to the Address-Based Population Registration System of 2022, the population of Karaman is 260,838 and it constitutes 0.3% of Türkiye's population, which is 85,279,553. When a comparison is made on the basis of provinces, Karaman ranks 67th in Türkiye in terms of population. The number of people per square kilometer in Karaman is 30. The population growth rate in Karaman in 2022 is 7.7 per thousand.



Districts 2021 2022 Town and Villages City City Residence Rate Population Growth Rate Area (km2) Population Density (person/km2)
Ayrancı 7.859 7.608 5.316 2.292 30,13% -3,30% 2.245 3
Başyayla 3.508 3.432 1.537 1.895 55,22% -2,21% 141 24
Ermenek 27.843 27.776 16.147 11.629 41,87% -0,24% 1.242 22
Kazımkarabekir 4.404 4.531 1.075 3.456 76,27% 2,80% 423 11
Karaman Central District 203.830 206.240 30.850 175.390 85,04% 1,17% 4.036 51
Sarıveliler 11.394 11.251 5.977 5.274 46,88% -1,27% 590 19
Total 258.838 260.838 60.902 199.936 76,65% 0,77% 8.677 30

Source: TUIK 2021 (* Calculations were made by Karaman Investment Support Office)

When the population indicators of Karaman province and its districts in 2021/2022 are examined, it is seen that the population has increased (0.77%) when all regions of the province are taken into account. On the basis of districts, it is seen that the population decreased in Ayrancı, Başyayla, Ermenek and Sarıveliler districts, and increased in Kazımkarabekir and Karaman Central districts. In addition, there is a higher population density in Karaman Central district, Başyayla, Sarıveliler and Ermenek districts. Another important indicator is the high rate of residence in villages and towns in Ayrancı district.

Young Population – Potential Workforce

The group aged 35 and under, which we can call the young population of Karaman province, corresponds to 44% of the total population. The total population of 35 and below is 114.949.

When we look at the distribution of Karaman population by age groups, the working-age population in the 15-64 age group constitutes 75% of the total population. 

When we look at the distribution of Türkiye's population by age groups, the working age population in the 15-64 age group constitutes 75.9% of the total population. 

Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK) "Life Index in Provinces" Study

The Life Index in Provinces study was first published by TUIK in 2016. The Life Index in Provinces study covers a total of 41 indicators under the dimensions of housing, working life, income and wealth, health, education, environment, security, civic participation, access to infrastructure services, social life, life satisfaction, which have a great impact on individual life. In this study, Karaman ranked 25th among 81 provinces.

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