People

Item Description
Population 28.662 million (2013 est.)
Ethnic groups Uzbek 80%, Russian 5.5%, Tajik 5%, Kazakh 3%, Karakalpak 2.5%, Tatar 1.5%, other 2.5% (1996 est.)
Religions Muslim 88% (mostly Sunni), Eastern Orthodox 9%, other 3%
Languages Uzbek (official) 74.3%, Russian 14.2%, Tajik 4.4%, other 7.1%