Armenia Population 2017

3,031,004

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 2017Source: 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.

About Armenia

Official NameRepublic of Armenia
Languages SpokenArmenian, Russian
BordersAZE, GEO, IRN, TUR
Is LandlockedYes
Latitude/Longitude4045
Currencies UsedAMD

Armenia Population Density

Name Population
Karanlukh5,104
Noyemberyan5,119
Sardarapat5,348
Vayk'5,419
Noratus5,426
Aparan5,670
Chambarak6,153
Sarukhan6,173
Garrni6,827
Byureghavan6,972
Nerk'in Getashen7,010
Tashir7,318
Akhuryan7,672
Vardenik7,709
Yeghegnadzor8,200
Berd8,374
Metsamor8,789
Yeghvard10,705
Martuni11,037
Vardenis11,382
Vedi12,192
Alaverdi13,184
Dilijan13,478
Ijevan14,737
Spitak15,059
Hats'avan15,208
Sevan17,083
Ashtarak18,779
Masis18,911
Goris20,379
Artashat20,562
Gavarr21,680
Step'anavan23,782
Armavir25,963
Ararat28,832
Kapan33,160
Abovyan35,673
Hrazdan40,795
Ejmiatsin49,513
Vanadzor101,098
Gyumri148,381
Yerevan1,093,485

Armenia Population Clock

What is the population of Armenia (as of September 13, 2017)?3,031,004
Last UN Estimate (July 1, 2017)3031670
Births Per Day21
Deaths Per Day16
Net Migrations Per Day -14
Net Change Per Day -9
Population Change Since January 1st-2,295

Armenia Population Indicators

IndicatorValueWorld Ranking
Crude Birth Rate 12.644 births/thousand144
Crude Death Rate 9.534 deaths/thousand48
Crude Net Migration Rate -1.651 people/thousand146
Life Expectancy (Both Sexes) 75.258 years88
Male Life Expectancy 71.366 years100
Female Life Expectancy 78.941 years72
Total Fertility Rate 1.504 children/woman179
Net Reproduction Rate 0.695 surviving daughters/woman184
Sex Ratio At Birth 1.129 males per female2
Infant Mortality Rate 11.385 deaths/1,000 live births116
Under Five Mortality 14.13 deaths/thousand114
Mean Age at Childbearing 27.098 years181
Rate of Natural Increase 2.997 158
Death Before 40 Probability (Total) 3.447 %71
Death Before 40 Probability (Male) 4.561 %74
Death Before 40 Probability (Female) 2.391 %71
Death Before 60 Probability (Total) 12.784 %78
Death Before 60 Probability (Male) 18.01 %89
Death Before 60 Probability (Female) 8.174 %70
Crude Suicide Rate 3.3 suicides/thousand130
Median Age (Total) 34.6 years74
Median Age (Female) 36.5 years68
Median Age (Male) 32.8 years83

Armenia Population History

Year Population % Male % Female Density (km²) Density Rank Growth Rate World Rank
20173,031,67045.868%54.132%1061000.11%138
20153,017,71246.377%53.623%1051000.28%137
20102,963,49551.409%48.591%1041010.15%137
20053,014,91749.041%50.959%10595-0.42%137
20003,076,09846.991%53.009%10890-0.52%133
19953,223,17347.414%52.586%11381-1.56%128
19903,544,69548.506%51.494%12469-0.93%121
19853,339,14748.899%51.101%117701.7%120
19803,096,29848.745%51.255%108711.59%120
19752,825,65048.799%51.201%99722%117
19702,518,40848.85%51.15%88792.45%117
19652,204,65048.624%51.376%77812.9%119
19601,867,39648.252%51.748%65863.52%121
19551,563,50747.785%52.215%54943.5%121
19501,353,50647.445%52.555%47952.15%123

Armenia Population Projections

Year Population % Male % Female Density (km²) Density Rank Growth Rate World Rank
20203,038,09746.365%53.635%1061020.01%138
20253,028,53946.342%53.658%106106-0.18%138
20302,992,69246.291%53.709%105113-0.32%140
20352,940,00546.239%53.761%103118-0.4%141
20402,878,75646.229%53.771%101119-0.46%143
20452,809,49046.304%53.696%98123-0.54%145
20502,728,73546.44%53.56%95133-0.64%145
20552,638,36746.633%53.367%92138-0.72%146
20602,541,68846.825%53.175%89139-0.79%147
20652,440,23147.01%52.99%85146-0.86%148
20702,335,12347.234%52.766%82148-0.92%149
20752,228,29247.523%52.477%78153-0.95%149
20802,124,38747.876%52.124%74153-0.95%149
20852,027,94748.233%51.767%71154-0.9%151
20901,941,61248.523%51.477%68155-0.83%150
20951,864,69148.674%51.326%65157-0.78%150
Data Sources
  1. World Population Prospects - Global demographic estimates and projections by the United Nations