Uzbeks

Uzbeks
Oʻzbeklar
Ўзбеклар
اوزبکلر
Total population
35 million[citation needed]
Regions with significant populations
 Uzbekistan27.7 million (2021)[1]
Afghanistan3.5 million (2021)[2]
 Pakistan1.65 million (2018)[3][4]
 Kyrgyzstan970,000 (2021)[5]
 Tajikistan845,000 (2021)[6]
 Kazakhstan617,000 (2021)[7]
 Turkmenistan558,000 (2021)[8]
 Russia360,000 (2018)[9]
 Saudi Arabia170,000 (2008)[10]
 United States70,000 (2019)[11]
 Ukraine22,400[12]
 China14,800[13]
 Turkey4,200 (2019)[14]
 Mongolia560[15]
Languages
Religion
Predominantly Sunni Islam[16]
Related ethnic groups
Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples

The Uzbeks (Uzbek: Oʻzbek, Ўзбек, اوزبک, plural: Oʻzbeklar, Ўзбеклар, اوزبکلر) are a Turkic ethnic group native to wider Central Asia, being the largest Turkic ethnic group in the area. They comprise the majority population of Uzbekistan but are also found as a minority group in: Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Russia, and China.[13] Uzbek diaspora communities also exist in Turkey, Saudi Arabia, United States, Ukraine, and other countries.

  1. ^ "Uzbekistan Population 2021 (Demographics, Maps, Graphs)". worldpopulationreview.com. Retrieved 2021-08-09.
  2. ^ "Afghan Population: 34,940,837 (July 2018 est.) [Uzbeks = 11%]". Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The World Factbook. Retrieved 13 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Uzbek, Southern". Ethnologue. Retrieved 23 May 2022.
  4. ^ "Uzbek, Northern". Joshua project. Retrieved 23 May 2022.
  5. ^ "Kyrgyzstan | World Directory of Minorities & Indigenous Peoples". Minority Rights Group. 19 June 2015. Retrieved 2021-08-09.
  6. ^ "Tajikistan Population 2021 (Demographics, Maps, Graphs)". worldpopulationreview.com. Retrieved 2021-08-09.
  7. ^ "Population: 18,744,548 (July 2018 est.) [Uzbeks = 3%]". Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The World Factbook. Retrieved 13 April 2019.
  8. ^ "Uzbeks in Turkmenistan". Joshua Project. Retrieved 16 September 2020.
  9. ^ "Появятся ли в России узбекские деревни?". vku-org.ru. Archived from the original on 12 July 2020. Retrieved 16 September 2020.
  10. ^ "Muhojirot va o'zbeklar tarixi… Kecha va bugun tahlili". Voice of Amerika in Uzbek. Retrieved 16 September 2020.
  11. ^ "PLACE OF BIRTH FOR THE FOREIGN-BORN POPULATION IN THE UNITED STATES, Universe: Foreign-born population excluding population born at sea, 2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 12 February 2020. Retrieved 11 April 2014.
  12. ^ State Statistics Committee of Ukraine: The distribution of the population by nationality and mother tongue Archived 2008-12-01 at the Wayback Machine
  13. ^ a b "Uzbek Minority – Chinese Nationalities (Ozbek)". Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  14. ^ "Uzbeks in turkey". Ethnologue. Retrieved 22 May 2022.
  15. ^ "Microsoft Word - Report on Survey on methods for 2010 Census round.doc" (PDF). Retrieved 2018-09-21.
  16. ^ "Chapter 1: Religious Affiliation". The World’s Muslims: Unity and Diversity. Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project. August 9, 2012

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