Armenia Population 2017

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Armenia's population is estimated at 2.989 million, down from the 3.018 million confirmed during the 2011 census. The country has a population density of 101 people per square kilometer (263/square mile). Armenia is the second-most densely populated of the former Soviet republics.

Armenia’s largest city, Yerevan, has a population of approximately 1.2 million people. Yerevan is one of the world’s oldest, continually inhabited cities in existence to this day. This area of Armenia is where it is speculated that Noah’s Ark would have landed, by all research and accounts. Armenia is urbanizing at a rate of 0.5%, but has seen a population decrease by about 6% over the most recent 4 years.

Armenia Demographics

The ethnic tapestry of Armenia is 98% ethnic Armenians, while the rest are primarily Yazidis, with some Russian ethnicity present.

Religious devotion in Armenia is traditionally Christian. Armenia was the first country to adopt Christianity as a national religion, and antiquity shows this occurred around 301 A.D. Over 93% of the current populous claims to be part of the Armenian Apostolic Church. Catholicism exists in Armenia, as well as Sunni Islam, both practiced by a small fraction of Armenian residents.

Armenia has a large diaspora, with about 8 million Armenians living throughout the world. Thisi is much larger than the current 3 million population of Armenia itself. The largest communities outside of Armenia are in Russia, Iran, France, the U.S., Canada, Syria, Lebanon and elsewhere.

Armenia Population in 2017 Source: Սէրուժ Ուրիշեան (Serouj Ourishian)

Population Data via United Nations WPP (2015 Revision, Medium Variant)

Armenia Population Growth

Armenia has experienced population decline since the USSR was broken up, but the decline leveled out between 2008-2010. Based on the medium variant of the UN projections, the population will be nearly 3 million in 2020.

Armenia Population Density

About Armenia

Official Name Republic of Armenia
Languages Spoken Russian, Armenian
Borders AZE, GEO, IRN, TUR
Is Landlocked Yes
Latitude/Longitude 40,45
Currencies Used AMD

Armenia Population Clock

What is the population of Armenia (as of [[date]])? [[getCurrentPopulation()]]
Last UN Estimate (July 1, 2017) [[getLastEstimate()]]
Births Per Day 21
Deaths Per Day 16
Net Migrations Per Day -14
Net Change Per Day -9
Population Change Since January 1st [[getPopChangeThisYear()]]
  • Net [[getIncreaseOrDecrease()]] of 1 person every [[getDurationPerPerson()]]

  • Population estimated based on interpolation of World Population Prospects data.

Armenia Population Indicators

Indicator Value World Ranking
Crude Birth Rate 12.644 births/thousand 144th
Crude Death Rate 9.534 deaths/thousand 48th
Crude Net Migration Rate -1.651 people/thousand 146th
Life Expectancy (Both Sexes) 75.258 years 88th
Life Expectancy (Male) 71.366 years 100th
Life Expectancy (Female) 78.941 years 72nd
Total Fertility Rate 1.504 children/woman 179th
Net Reproduction Rate 0.695 surviving daughters/woman 184th
Sex Ratio At Birth 1.129 males per female 2nd
Infant Mortality Rate 11.385 deaths/1,000 live births 116th
Under Five Mortality 14.13 deaths/thousand 114th
Mean Age at Childbearing 27.098 years 181st
Rate of Natural Increase 2.997 158th
Death Before 40 Probability (Total) 3.447% 71st
Death Before 40 Probability (Male) 4.561% 74th
Death Before 40 Probability (Female) 2.391% 71st
Death Before 60 Probability (Total) 12.784% 71st
Death Before 60 Probability (Male) 18.01% 74th
Death Before 60 Probability (Female) 8.174% 71st
Crude Suicide Rate 3.3 suicides/thousand 130th
Median Age (Total) 34.6 years 74th
Median Age (Female) 36.5 years 68th
Median Age (Male) 32.8 years 83rd

Armenia Population History

Year Population % Male % Female Density (km²) Density Rank Growth Rate World Rank
2017 3,031,670 45.868% 54.132% 106 100 0.11% 138
2015 3,017,712 46.377% 53.623% 105 100 0.28% 137
2010 2,963,495 51.409% 48.591% 104 101 0.15% 137
2005 3,014,917 49.041% 50.959% 105 95 -0.42% 137
2000 3,076,098 46.991% 53.009% 108 90 -0.52% 133
1995 3,223,173 47.414% 52.586% 113 81 -1.56% 128
1990 3,544,695 48.506% 51.494% 124 69 -0.93% 121
1985 3,339,147 48.899% 51.101% 117 70 1.7% 120
1980 3,096,298 48.745% 51.255% 108 71 1.59% 120
1975 2,825,650 48.799% 51.201% 99 72 2% 117
1970 2,518,408 48.85% 51.15% 88 79 2.45% 117
1965 2,204,650 48.624% 51.376% 77 81 2.9% 119
1960 1,867,396 48.252% 51.748% 65 86 3.52% 121
1955 1,563,507 47.785% 52.215% 54 94 3.5% 121
1950 1,353,506 47.445% 52.555% 47 95 2.15% 123

Armenia Population Projections

Year Population % Male % Female Density (km²) Density Rank Growth Rate World Rank
2020 3,038,097 46.365% 53.635% 106 102 0.01% 138
2025 3,028,539 46.342% 53.658% 106 106 -0.18% 138
2030 2,992,692 46.291% 53.709% 105 113 -0.32% 140
2035 2,940,005 46.239% 53.761% 103 118 -0.4% 141
2040 2,878,756 46.229% 53.771% 101 119 -0.46% 143
2045 2,809,490 46.304% 53.696% 98 123 -0.54% 145
2050 2,728,735 46.44% 53.56% 95 133 -0.64% 145
2055 2,638,367 46.633% 53.367% 92 138 -0.72% 146
2060 2,541,688 46.825% 53.175% 89 139 -0.79% 147
2065 2,440,231 47.01% 52.99% 85 146 -0.86% 148
2070 2,335,123 47.234% 52.766% 82 148 -0.92% 149
2075 2,228,292 47.523% 52.477% 78 153 -0.95% 149
2080 2,124,387 47.876% 52.124% 74 153 -0.95% 149
2085 2,027,947 48.233% 51.767% 71 154 -0.9% 151
2090 1,941,612 48.523% 51.477% 68 155 -0.83% 150
2095 1,864,691 48.674% 51.326% 65 157 -0.78% 150
Data Sources
  1. World Population Prospects - Global demographic estimates and projections by the United Nations