According to the report of the State Statistics Committee, the permanent population of Uzbekistan amounted to 31 million 576.4 thousand people as of January 1 of this year and has increased by 554 thousand people during 2015.
According to the authority, the population grew by 1.8% or by 553.900 people last year.
15,964,000 people live in the cities of the country representing 50.6% of the total population. 15,612,000 people or 49.4% of the total population live in countryside.
According to the preliminary data, last year the number of arrivals in the republic amounted to 139.6 thousand people, the number of emigrants is 168.6 thousand.