demographics

Azerbaijan's population exceeds 9.9 million mark

Azerbaijan's population increased by 18,260 people to 9,916,345 as of April 1, 2018, the country's State Statistics Committee said. The density of population in Azerbaijan amounted to 115 people per square kilometer during …

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Turkey's population exceeds 80 million mark

Turkey's population has shot through 80 million to reach its highest level ever, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) said. According to the country's statistical authority, at the end of 2017, the …

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 Putin urges to reset Russia's demographic policy

The demographic situation in Russia has deteriorated once again so comprehensive measures need to be taken to reset the state policy in this field, preventing a decline in the country’s population, Russian President Vladimir …

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Population strongly decreases in Georgia

Georgia's population was 3.7 million, based on the 2014 census, which is lower in comparison to previous years, the Deputy Executive Director of Georgia’s National Statistics Tengiz Tsekvava said. …

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Kazakhstan's population hits 18 million

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said that the country's population has reached 18 million people. According to the President, Kazakhs were only 40% of the country's population in 1991, but today the …

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Millionth resident born in Astana

The capital of Kazakhstan has become a million city, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said. “I want to announce with great pleasure that the millionth resident of Astana was born today, in the family of the …

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Armenian bakeries reduce output, media

The production of bread  continues to shrink in Armenia, the newspaper ‘Chorrord Ishkhanutiun’ writes. In the first four months of this year the production of grain has decreased by 2%. …

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Armenia’s population decreases by 12000 people last year

During the last three months the  Armenian population decreased by 4200 people. According to the National Statistical Service, based on the 2011 census, 2,998,600 people lived in the country as of January 1st 2016, which is 12 thousand …

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Kudrin names main problems of Russian economy

Former Russian finance minister Alexei Kudrin has named dependence on energy prices, an aging population, a high share of the state in the real sector and the excessive centralization of the state administration as the main …

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Georgia expects fertility decline

A sharp decline in the birth rate is expected in Georgia next year, the chairman of the demographic revival Fund Tamara Chiburdanidze said. "In 2017 fertility will decline by rwice, as 445,000 thousand girls were …

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Armenian press review (January 28 - February 3)

Armenian media write about the aggravation of differences between President Serzh Sargsyan and Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan during the negotiations on the establishment of the next ruling coalition

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Population of Armenia falls below 3 million people

The population of Armenia has fallen below 3 million people for the first time during 40 years. According to the National Statistical Service, based on the 2011 census, 2,998,600 people live in the country as of January 1st, 2016. …

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Armenia loses more than 2600 voters in 20 days

10 days before the referendum on constitutional reforms the number of voters in Armenia is 2, 551, 682, the Armenian police said. A referendum on constitutional reforms in Armenia will be held on December 6, NEWS.am reports. …

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Armenia continues losing population

Armenia’s population decreased by 6,600 people in the first 9 months of 2015, the Armenian National Statistical Service (NSS) said. As of October 1, 2015 the country had 3 million and 4 thousand permanent population, including …

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Armenia on verge of demographic catastrophe

Disappointing demographics were announced by the Armenian Minister of Health, Armen Muradyan, during a lecture at the American University. According to him, in 25 years the birthrate in Armenia has almost halved: 80,022 children …

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