Uzbekistan population as of January 1, 2020 topped to 33.9 million people, increasing by 650.3 thousand, or 2%.year-to-year, the State Committee on Statistics said in a report.
The urban population is at 17.1 million people (50.5%), the rural population - 16.7 million (49.5%).
815.9 thousand births were registered in 2019, the birth rate was at 24.3 ppm, while 155 thousand deaths recorded, or 4.6 ppm.
Of the total deaths, 60.3% died from diseases of the circulatory system, 10% from neoplasms, 6.3% from accidents, poisoning and injuries, 5.5% - from diseases of the digestive system, 4.2 % - from respiratory diseases, 1.4% - from infectious and parasitic diseases and 12.3% - from other diseases.
The natural population growth was at 660.9 thousand, an increase by 47.3 thousand people to the last year.
Civil registry offices registered 310.9 thousand marriages, with the marriage rate at 9.3 ppm, while there were 31.4 thousand divorces, or 0.9 ppm.
The Tashkent city population as of January 1, 2020 reportedly reached 2.57 million people.