Population of Armenia 2017

Population

Current population of Armenia is 3,045,191 people (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: Armenian(s)
adjective: Armenian

Ethnic Groups

Armenian 98.1%, Yezidi (Kurd) 1.1%, other 0.7% (2011 est.)

Languages

Armenian (official) 97.9%, Kurdish (spoken by Yezidi minority) 1%, other 1% (2011 est.)

Religions

Armenian Apostolic 92.6%, Evangelical 1%, other 2.4%, none 1.1%, unspecified 2.9% (2011 est.)

Age Structure

0-14 years: 18.94% (male 306,322/female 270,388)
15-24 years: 12.89% (male 203,358/female 189,092)
25-54 years: 43.43% (male 640,881/female 681,784)
55-64 years: 13.41% (male 187,178/female 221,071)
65 years and over: 11.33% (male 138,458/female 206,659) (2017 est.)

Dependency Ratios

total dependency ratio: 44.4
youth dependency ratio: 28.7
elderly dependency ratio: 15.8
potential support ratio: 6.3 (2015 est.)

Median Age

total: 34.6 years
male: 32.8 years
female: 36.5 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

-0.2% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

12.9 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Death Rate

9.4 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Net Migration Rate

-5.7 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Population Distribution

most of the population is located in the northern half of the country; the capital of Yerevan is home to more than five times as many people as Gyumri, the second largest city in the country

Urbanization

urban population: 62.5% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: -0.1% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

YEREVAN (capital) 1,044 (2015)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.13 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.14 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.93 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.84 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.67 male(s)/female
total population: 0.94 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Mother’s Mean Age at First Birth

24.4 years (2015-16 est.)

Maternal Mortality Rate

25 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 13.1 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 14.5 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 11.5 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 74.6 years
male: 71.4 years
female: 78.3 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.64 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Contraceptive Prevalence Rate

54.9% (2010)

Health Expenditures

4.5% of GDP (2014)

Physicians Density

2.8 physicians/1,000 population (2014)

Hospital Bed Density

3.9 beds/1,000 population (2012)

Drinking Water Source

improved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population

unimproved
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 96.2% of population
rural: 78.2% of population
total: 89.5% of population

unimproved
urban: 3.8% of population
rural: 21.8% of population
total: 10.5% of population (2015 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

0.2% (2016 est.)

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

3,300 (2016 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

<200 (2016 est.)

Obesity – Adult Prevalence Rate

19.9% (2014)

Children Under the Age of 5 Years Underweight

5.3% (2010)

Education Expenditures

2.8% of GDP (2015)

Literacy

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99.7%
male: 99.7%
female: 99.6% (2015 est.)

School Life Expectancy (Primary to Tertiary Education)

total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2015)

Child Labor – Children Ages 5-14

total number: 19,596
percentage: 4%

note: data represent children ages 7-17 (2007 est.)

Unemployment, Youth Ages 15-24

total: 32.5%
male: 28.6%
female: 37.2% (2013 est.)