flag Uzbekistan Uzbekistan: Statistical Overview

Capital: Tashkent


Total Population: 34,232,050
Natural Increase: 1.9%
Density: 78 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 50.4%
Population of main cities (including suburbs): Tashkent (2,571,700); Namangan (626,200); Samarkand (546,300); Andijon (441,700); Nukus (319,600); Fergana (288,900); Bukhara (280,200); Karshi (274,900); Kokand (252,800); Margilan (235,100)
Ethnic Origins: About 84% of the total population is Uzbek, 5% Tajik, 3% Kazakh, 2% Russian, 2% Karakalpak and the remaining 4% is made up of other ethnic groups. (The State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics)
Official Language: Uzbek
Other Languages Spoken: Russian as well as Tadjik is mostly spoken.
Business Language(s): Russian
Religion: Sunni Muslims 88%, Orthodox 9%, Others 3%.

Local Time:

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National Currency: Uzbek Sum (UZS)

Country Overview

Area: 448,924 km²
Type of State: Uzbekistan is a presidential constitutional republic.
Type of Economy: Low-income economy, Land-locked Developing Country.
Agricultural and mining activities are the dominant sectors; an economy relying on revenue from cotton and gold exports.
HDI*: 0.675/1
HDI (World Rank): 114/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.



Telephone Code:
To call from Uzbekistan, dial 810
To call Uzbekistan, dial +998
Internet Suffix: .uz
Telephone Lines: 7.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 36.5 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 100% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20162017201820192020
Imports of Goods (million USD) 11,50012,03717,31221,86619,932
Exports of Goods (million USD) 10,00010,39010,92114,02413,097
Imports of Services (million USD) n/a9785,1675,3343,483
Exports of Services (million USD) n/a3,5062,7313,0751,693

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest Available Data


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