Number of Azerbaijan population increases 0.3%
The population of Azerbaijan has increased by 26,714 people (0.3 percent) since early 2017, amounting to 9,836,695 million people as of May 1, 2017, Azerbaijani State Statistics Committee told APA.
During this period the share of urban population was 53 percent, rural population - 47 percent. Besides, 49.9% of population are men and 50.1% are women, said the State Statistics Committee. The density of population in Azerbaijan amounted to 114 people per square kilometer during the reporting period. Nearly 1,006 women accounted for every 1,000 men in the country.
About 46,996 children were born in Azerbaijan in the first four months of 2017, including 52.8 percent – boys, 47.2 percent – girls. Of the newborns, 836 are twins and 18 triplets, according to the State Statistics Committee.
Around 20,684 deaths have been registered over the first four months of 2017. The mortality rate per 1,000 people accounted for 6.5.
During the reporting period, the registry offices recorded 18,229 marriages and 4,896 divorces.
In January-April this year, the number of people who came to Azerbaijan for permanent residence made up 850 people and this exceeded the number of those (448) who left the country.
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