Resident population of Kyrgyzstan increased by 77 thousand people in January-August 2014. The population size thus amounted to 5 million 853 thousand people as of 1 September 2014, according to the session of the Government.
The highest rate of population growth has been observed in Osh region, which is followed by Batken region and Bishkek City. The lowest growth has been registered in Issyk-Kul and Naryn regions of the country.
Demographic situation in January-August 2014 was characterized by growing rate of fertility, which amounted to 27.2 per 1 thousand people. As a result, the natural increase in population made 81.5 thousand people.
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