Population of Georgia 2017

Population

Current population of Georgia is 4,926,330 people (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: Georgian(s)
adjective: Georgian

Ethnic Groups

Georgian 86.8%, Azeri 6.3%, Armenian 4.5%, other 2.3% (includes Russian, Ossetian, Yazidi, Ukrainian, Kist, Greek) (2014 est.)

Languages

Georgian (official) 87.6%, Azeri 6.2%, Armenian 3.9%, Russian 1.2%, other 1%

note: Abkhaz is the official language in Abkhazia (2014 est.)

Religions

Orthodox (official) 83.4%, Muslim 10.7%, Armenian Apostolic 2.9%, other 1.2% (includes Catholic, Jehovah’s Witness, Yazidi, Protestant, Jewish), none 0.5%, unspecified/no answer 1.2% (2014 est.)

Age Structure

0-14 years: 18.08% (male 466,426/female 424,295)
15-24 years: 11.94% (male 310,970/female 277,434)
25-54 years: 40.96% (male 983,144/female 1,034,794)
55-64 years: 13.01% (male 286,539/female 354,247)
65 years and over: 16.01% (male 309,353/female 479,128) (2017 est.)

Dependency Ratios

total dependency ratio: 50
youth dependency ratio: 28.1
elderly dependency ratio: 21.9
potential support ratio: 4.6 (2015 est.)

Median Age

total: 38 years
male: 35.1 years
female: 40.7 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

0% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

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

Death Rate

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

Net Migration Rate

-1.6 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Population Distribution

settlement coincides closely to the central valley, with emphasis on the capital city of Tbilisi in the east; smaller urban agglomerations dot the Black Sea coast,with Bat’umi being the largest

Urbanization

urban population: 54% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: -0.09% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

note: data include Abkhazia and South Ossetia

Major Urban Areas – Population:

TBILISI (capital) 1.147 million (2015)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.08 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.11 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.11 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.95 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.81 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.64 male(s)/female
total population: 0.92 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Mother’s Mean Age at First Birth

24.5 years

note: data do not cover Abkhazia and South Ossetia (2014 est.)

Maternal Mortality Rate

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

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 15.6 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 17.8 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 13.4 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 76.2 years
male: 72.1 years
female: 80.6 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.76 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Contraceptive Prevalence Rate

53.4%

note: percent of women aged 15-44 (2010)

Health Expenditures

7.4% of GDP (2014)

Physicians Density

4.78 physicians/1,000 population (2014)

Hospital Bed Density

2.6 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: 95.2% of population
rural: 75.9% of population
total: 86.3% of population

unimproved
urban: 4.8% of population
rural: 24.1% of population
total: 13.7% of population (2015 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

0.5% (2016 est.)

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

12,000 (2016 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

<500 (2016 est.)

Obesity – Adult Prevalence Rate

22.1% (2014)

Children Under the Age of 5 Years Underweight

1.1% (2009)

Education Expenditures

2% of GDP (2012)

Literacy

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99.8%
male: 99.8%
female: 99.7% (2015 est.)

School Life Expectancy (Primary to Tertiary Education)

total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2015)

Child Labor – Children Ages 5-14

total number: 121,659
percentage: 18% (2005 est.)

Unemployment, Youth Ages 15-24

total: 35.6%
male: 28.6%
female: 30.8% (2015 est.)