THE POPULATION OF AZERBAIJAN

To July 1, 2008, the number of population in the country was 8676 and in the first half of the year increased 46,1 thousand persons or 0,5 percent. Of total population, 4489 thousand persons or 51,7 percent live in urban areas and 4187 thousand persons (48,3 percent) in rural areas. 4281 thousand persons or 49,3 percent of population are comprised of male, while 4395 thousand persons or 50,7 percent of female. There are 1027 female per every 1000 male. Average age is 32, life expectancy 72,4 (69,7 in male, 75,1 in female). In January-June 2008, 73,6 thousand persons were born in the country, on average 404 babies daily and 17 persons per every 1000 people of population. Within the same period, 33,4 thousand marriages and 3,9 thousand divorces were registered (less than the number of marriages and divorces per every 1000 persons of population in the respective period of the previous year). Average age for those marrying for the first time was 28 in men, 24 in women

Number of population (in the beginning of the year)
Years 
Total population, thsd person
including:
Total population, percent
urban
rural
urban
rural
19991)
7953.4
4064.3
3889.1
51.1
48.9
2000
8016.2
4086.4
3929.8
51.0
49.0
2001
8081.0
4107.5
3973.5
50.8
49.2
2002
8141.4
4130.1
4011.3
50.7
49.3
2003
8202.5
4154.3
4048.2
50.7
49.3
2004
8265.7
4254.3
4011.4
51.5
48.5
2005
8347.3
4298.3
4049.0
51.5
48.5
2006
8436.4
4356.6
4079.8
51.6
48.4
2007
8532.7
4397.6
4135.1
51.5
48.5
2008
8629.9
4464.8
4165.1
51.7
48.3
 
1)Upon population census to January 27, 1999
 
Thsd person
Percent  
Number of female per every 1000 male by age groups of population
2006
2007
2008
2006
2007
2008
2006
2007
2008
Total population
8436.4
8532.7
8629.9
100
100
100
1031.8
1029.2
1026.7
Age:
0-4
600.9
639,7
647,0
7.1
7,5
7,5
856.3
856.9
854.4
5-9
606.6
569,2
575,7
7.2
6,7
6,7
892.1
877.9
875.9
10-14
859.3
822,0
831,3
10.2
9,6
9,6
939.3
932.8
930.1
15-19
930.0
928,4
939,0
11.0
10,9
10,9
953.0
952.1
949.8
20-24
812.0
844,7
854,3
9.6
9,9
9,9
962.3
960.3
958.1
25-29
680.4
698,8
706,8
8.1
8,2
8,2
1041.4
1019.7
1017.1
30-34
605.8
614,7
621,7
7.2
7,2
7,2
1108.6
1104.4
1101.8
35-39
660.5
645,1
652,4
7.8
7,6
7,6
1124.5
1119.9
1117.5
40-44
688.2
684,1
691,9
8.2
8,0
8,0
1110.4
1123.9
1121.1
45-49
611.8
642,1
649,4
7.3
7,5
7,5
1073.2
1074.6
1072.1
50-54
384.9
422,4
427,2
4.6
5,0
5,0
1079.4
1089.0
1086.9
55-59
255.3
280,1
283,3
3.0
3,3
3,3
1106.4
1099.7
1097.0
60-64
142.0
137,7
139,3
1.7
1,6
1,6
1194.7
1196.2
1193.7
65-69
248.4
228,9
231,5
2.9
2,7
2,7
1287.3
1279.9
1276.3
70 and over
350.3
374,8
379,1
4.1
4,3
4,3
1458.2
1451.3
1449
of total population:
under working age
2066.8
2030.9
2054
24.5
23.8
23.8
939.3
892.9
890.5
at working age 1)
5579.4
5709.9
5774.9
66.1
66.9
66.9
1013
1007.3
1004.8
above working age
790.2
791.9
801
9.4
9.3
9.3
1696
1754.4
1673.4
 
1) male aged 15-61, female aged 15-56
Marriages and divorces
Years  
Number of marriages
Number of divorces
Per every 1000 person of population
marriages
divorces
 
 
 
 
 
1995
43130
5669
5.7
0.8
1996
38572
5598
5.1
0.7
1997
46999
5806
6.1
0.8
1998
40851
5657
5.2
0.7
1999
37382
5013
4.8
0.6
2000
39611
5478
5.0
0.7
2001
41861
5382
5.2
0.7
2002
41661
5738
5.2
0.7
2003
56091
6671
6.9
0.8
2004
62177
6914
7.6
0.8
2005
71643
8895
8.7
1.1
2006
79443
7817
9.5
0.9
2007
81758
8340
9.7
1.0
 
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