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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%. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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

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. …

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, reports. …

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 …

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 …