Demographics & Social Data

In this subsection, data on main demographic indicators of Armenia are presented.

Data source: National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia

Calculations and data processing: Economic Development and Research Center (EDRC)

Data were updated on October 16, 2017.

¹ According to the Population Censuses. 

² The data for 2015 are based on the results of ILSC.

Note. Census data for 2001 as on October 10, Census data for 2011  as on October 12.


 

Table 1. Main demographic indicators in Armenia
Table 2. Structure of Population by age groups
Table 3. Structure of Population by age groups

 

Table 1. Main demographic indicators in Armenia

 

19701

19791

19891

1991

1995

20011

2005

20111

2015

2016

2017

 Total population, as of the beginning of the year, thsd.persons

2492.6

3037.3

3304.8

3574.5

3260.3

3213.0

3156.0

3018.9

3010.6

2998.6

2986.5

    Share of Yerevan population, %

31.0

34.0

34.5

35.0

34.1

34.3

34.6

35.1

35.6

35.8

36.0

    Share of rural population, %

40.9

34.6

32.8

30.8

33.6

35.7

36.0

36.7

36.5

36.4

36.3

    Share of female population, %

51.2

51.3

51.0

51.5

52.9

52.0

51.8

52.0

52.2

52.3

52.5

    Sahre of able-bodied age population, %

-

-

-

55.2

55.1

60.0

63.3

67.8

66.9

66.3

65.7

 Life Expectancy at birth, year

73.9

72.6

62.3

70.4

70.7

73.1

73.2

74.2

75.0

-

-

 Births, thsd.persons

55.7

-

75.3

77.8

49.0

32.1

37.5

43.3

41.8

40.6

-

 Deaths, thsd.persons

12.8

-

20.9

23.4

24.8

24.0

26.4

28.0

27.9

28.1

-

  Demographic main rates, per 1000 population

    Births

22.1

22.9

21.6

21.6

15.0

10.0

11.9

14.3

13.9

13.6

-

    Deaths

5.1

5.6

6.0

6.5

7.6

7.5

8.4

9.2

9.3

9.4

-

    Natural growth

17.0

-

15.6

15.1

7.4

2.5

3.5

5.1

4.6

4.2

-

    Marriages

-

-

7.8

7.8

4.9

3.8

5.3

6.5

5.9

5.4

-

    Divorces

-

-

1.2

1.1

0.8

0.6

0.8

1.1

1.2

1.2

-

  Demographic main rates2, per 1000 population

    Ariived

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

30.9

19.5

-

-

    Departed

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

59.4

45.4

-

-

    Net migration

-

-

-

4.4

-35.6

-15.1

-30.3

-28.5

-25.9

-

-

 


Table 2. Structure of Population by age groups, as of the beginning of the year, %

 

19791

19891

1991

1995

20011

2005

20111

2015

2016

2017

 Total de jure population

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

       0-4

10.6

11.4

10.7

8.9

6.1

5.6

6.9

7.0

7.0

7.0

       5-14 

20.3

19.0

19.8

20.1

18.2

16.0

11.9

12.4

12.7

13.0

       15-24

23.5

16.9

16.2

16.2

18.1

19.1

17.4

14.8

13.8

12.8

       25-29

7.9

10.0

8.9

7.6

6.9

7.6

9.0

9.2

9.2

9.2

       30-64

31.5

37.6

38.6

39.7

41.0

41.1

44.3

45.9

46.4

46.8

       65-74

6.1

5.2

3.5

5.4

7.0

7.2

5.7

5.4

5.5

5.7

       75 and older

2.3

2.1

2.7

3.3

4.8

5.3

5.5

5.5

 


Table 3. Structure of Population by age groups, as of the beginning of the year, %

 

1991

1995

20011

2005

20111

2015

2016

2017

 Total de jure population

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

       Yerevan

35

34.1

34.3

34.6

35.1

35.6

35.8

36.0

       Aragatsotn

4

4.3

4.3

4.3

4.4

4.4

4.3

4.3

       Ararat

7.8

8.3

8.5

8.5

8.6

8.6

8.6

8.7

       Armavir

7.9

8.4

8.6

8.7

8.8

8.9

8.9

8.9

       Gegharqunik

7

7.4

7.4

7.5

7.8

7.7

7.7

7.7

       Lori

10.4

9.3

8.9

8.6

7.8

7.6

7.5

7.4

       Kotayk

8.4

8.7

8.5

8.5

8.4

8.5

8.5

8.5

       Shrak

9.4

8.8

8.8

8.7

8.3

8.2

8.1

8.0

       Syunik

4.3

4.6

4.8

4.7

4.7

4.7

4.7

4.7

       Vayots Dzor

1.7

1.9

1.7

1.7

1.7

1.7

1.7

1.7

       Tavush

4.1

4.3

4.2

4.2

4.3

4.2

4.2

4.2