Astana's population exceeds 758 thousand

ASTANA. July 20. KAZINFORM The population of Astana has exceeded 758,000 people, according to the press service of the National Center for Health Development.

According to the statistics, the population of the capital for five months grew by 15,089 people. The female population is 51.62%, the male population is 48.38%. The adult population ( age 18 and above) is 74.55%, children under 14 years account for 22.02% of the total population of the city.

Almost half of Astana residents, or 48.13%, lives in the "Almaty" district, 39.04% - in the "Sary-Arka" district, and 12.83% of city dwellers resides in the "Yesil" district.

The information is based on official data of the statistics department of Astana as of 1 June 2012.

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