A Broader View of Asian Poverty

Food insecurity and economic vulnerability should be included in a broader definition of poverty that could help policymakers develop more effective approaches, says new ADB report. Read More

Stable Growth Outlook for Developing Asia

Developing Asia’s outlook remains on track despite slower-than-expected first-quarter growth in the United States. Read More

47th Annual Meeting - Rethinking Asia's Challenges at the Crossroads of the Silk Road

ADB's 47th Annual Meeting, held in Astana from 2 to 5 May, saw much discussion on connectivity, innovation, and the need to keep up with the demands of a changing Asia and Pacific. Read More

Central Asian Corridor Links Europe and East Asia

In Central Asia, a railway and road network links Europe to East Asia, traversing the Russian Federation border to the People’s Republic of China via Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic. Read More


The Kyrgyz Republic’s National Sustainable Development Strategy, 2013-2017, aims to build a stable society and improve people’s living standards through stable economic growth, an enabling business environment, and improved rule of law.

ADB’s country partnership strategy, 2013-2017, helps the government address key constraints to economic growth, improve the investment climate, and reduce disparities in access to economic opportunities.

Fast Facts

5.66 (2013)
Population in millions

1.4% (2008-2013)
Average annual population growth rate

38.00% (2012)
Population living below the national poverty line

ADB Lending

Amount ($M) / %
Sector (No. of loans)
96.00 / 7.67
Agriculture (4)
78.20 / 6.25
Education (6)
129.80 / 10.37
Energy (5)
74.00 / 5.91
Finance (5)
10.50 / 0.84
Health (1)
30.90 / 2.47
Industry and Trade (4)
231.40 / 18.49
Multisector (10)
89.00 / 7.11
Public (4)
451.40 / 36.08
Transport and ICT (13)
60.00 / 4.80
Water Supply (3)
1,251.20 / 100.00
TOTAL (55)
Cumulative as of 31 December 2013