Cyprus

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 494,014
1960 572,929
1970 613,619
1980 685,406
1990 766,611
2000 943,287
2010 1,103,685
2020 1,219,174
2025 1,265,666
2050 1,356,194
2075 1,268,072
2100 1,155,860
source: UN - WPP 2012 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name the Republic of Cyprus
Capital Nicosia
Region Western Asia
ISO code CY
Statistical agency Statistical Service


Administrative units

codeadministrative unitsnative namecapital [native name]area in
sq.km.
population
2001-10-01
census
population
2011-10-01
census
1Lefkosia DistrictΛευκωσίαLefkosia (Nicosia)2,718.77273,642326,980
3Ammochostos DistrictΑμμόχώστουAmmochostos1,977.2837,73846,629
4Larnaka DistrictΛάρνακαLarnaka1,125.86115,268143,192
5Lemesos DistrictΛεμεσόςLemesos1,393.49196,553235,330
6Pafos DistrictΠάφοςPafos1,395.2366,36488,276
Keryneia DistrictΚερύvεια 640.84  
 total  9,251.00631,778840,407
source: Statistical Service, Republic of Cyprus.
note: the total population excludes the Turkish controlled part of Cyprus (Keryneia [Kyrenia] district, most of Famagusta district, and part of Nicosia district, plus a tiny part of Larnaca district). In 2001 the total population (including the Turkish Cypriots) would be an estimated 754,800.
note: The latest census in the Turkish held area (TRNC), was held in 2006. The census resulted in a population count of 264,172.
note: Famagusta = Ammochostos (Greek) = Mağusa (Turkish); Kyrenia = Kirínia (Greek) = Girne (Turkish); Larnaca = Larnaka (Greek and Turkish); Limassol = Lemesos (Greek) = Limasol (Turkish); Nicosia = Lefkosia (Greek) = Lefkoşa (Turkish); Paphos = Pafos (Greek) = Baf (Turkish); CC = Community Council.

Main cities

namenative namepopulation
2001-10-01
census
population
2011-10-01
census
LemesosΛεμεσός94,250101,000
StrovolosΣτρόβολος58,52567,904
Lefkosia (Nicosia)Λευκωσία47,83255,014
LarnakaΛάρνακα46,66651,468
LakatameiaΛακατάμεια28,47738,345
PafosΠάφος26,53032,892
source: Statistical Service, Republic of Cyprus.
note: population of cities based on municipality.