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Azerbaijan's population reaches over ten million

19 January 2022 17:45 (UTC+04:00)
Azerbaijan's population reaches over ten million

By Laman Ismayilova

Azerbaijan's population continues to grow. Since the beginning of the year number of the population rose by 0.3 percent.

The country's population reached 10,152,829 as of December 1, 2021.

The State Statistical Committee reports that 53 percent of the population are urban residents, while 47 percent are rural residents.

Around 49.9 percent of them are men and 50.1 percent are women. The population density per square kilometre is117 people.

Notably, the ten millionth citizen of Azerbaijan was born on April 6, 2019. The weight of the girl, born in the family of Rauf Hasanov and Nigar Ojagova was 3.6 kilograms, while her height-52 centimeters. The child was born completely healthy.

It should be noted that MDS business journal named Azerbaijan the country with the highest percentage of people aged 25 to 29 in Europe in 2019. Some 9,4 percent of the population comprise the millennial generation.

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