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Armenia People 2003


Population: 3,326,448 note: Armenia's first census since independence was conducted in October 2001; official results are not expected until late 2003 (July 2003 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 21.1% (male 356,587; female 346,648) 15-64 years: 68.3% (male 1,113,241; female 1,158,245) 65 years and over: 10.6% (male 147,156; female 204,571) (2003 est.)
Median age: total: 32.3 years male: 30.6 years female: 34.1 years (2002)
Population growth rate: -0.07% (2003 est.)
Birth rate: 12.57 births/1,000 population (2003 est.)
Death rate: 10.16 deaths/1,000 population (2003 est.)
Net migration rate: -3.15 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2003 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female 15-64 years: 0.96 male(s)/female 65 years and over: 0.72 male(s)/female total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (2003 est.)
Infant mortality rate: total: 40.86 deaths/1,000 live births female: 36.24 deaths/1,000 live births (2003 est.) male: 45.27 deaths/1,000 live births
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 66.68 years male: 62.41 years female: 71.17 years (2003 est.)
Total fertility rate: 1.56 children born/woman (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 0.2% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: less than 2,400 (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths: less than 100 (2001 est.)
Nationality: noun: Armenian(s) adjective: Armenian
Ethnic groups: Armenian 93%, Azeri 1%, Russian 2%, other (mostly Yezidi Kurds) 4% (2002) note: as of the end of 1993, virtually all Azeris had emigrated from Armenia
Religions: Armenian Apostolic 94%, other Christian 4%, Yezidi (Zoroastrian/animist) 2%
Languages: Armenian 96%, Russian 2%, other 2%
Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write total population: 98.6% male: 99.4% female: 98% (2003 est.)

NOTE: The information regarding Armenia on this page is re-published from the 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Armenia People 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Armenia People 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.