Demographics of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic


Demographics of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic

This article is about the demographic features of the population of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populous, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population.

In 2001, the NKR's reported population was 95% Armenian, with the remaining total including Russian, Assyrians, Greeks, and Kurds.[1] In March 2007, the local government announced that its population had grown to 138,000. The annual birth rate was recorded at 2,200-2,300 per year, an increase from nearly 1,500 in 1999. Until 2000, the country's net migration was at a negative.[2] For the first half of 2007, 1,010 births and 659 deaths were reported, with a net emigration of 27.[3]

Most of the Armenian population is Christian and belongs to the Armenian Apostolic Church. Certain Orthodox Christian and Evangelical Christian denominations also exist; other religions include Judaism.[1]

The Population of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic [4]:

Year Population (000s) Urban Rural Birth Rate Death Rate NGR Net Immigration
2000 134.4 68.4 66.0 16.6 8.8 7.7 16.1
2001 135.7 68.7 67.0 17.0 7.9 9.1 11.5
2002 136.6 69.3 67.3 16.0 9.1 6.9 4.9
2003 137.0 69.1 67.9 15.0 9.0 6.0 1.3
2004 137.2 69.8 67.4 15.3 9.5 5.8 -2.6
2005 137.7 70.5 67.2 14.6 9.2 5.4 1.7
2006 137.7 70.8 66.9 15.3 9.0 6.3 -3.2

Population by Age Group

Age Group Total (000s) Urban Rural % of Pop % of Urban Pop % of Rural Pop
0-6 15.7 7.5 8.2 11.4 10.6 12.3
7-17 25.2 12.8 12.4 18.3 18.1 18.5
18-59 75.8 41.9 33.9 55.0 59.2 50.7
60+ 21.0 8.6 12.4 15.3 12.1 18.5

Population by Province Map of Provinces

Pop (000s) 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Total 134.4 135.7 136.6 137.0 137.2 137.7 137.7
Stepanakert 49.5 49.5 49.7 49.8 49.9 50.0 50.4
Askeran 16.0 16.6 16.6 16.8 16.9 17.0 17.0
Hadrout 11.4 11.4 11.8 11.9 11.9 12.0 12.4
Martakert 18.9 18.7 18.8 18.8 18.8 18.9 18.9
Martouni 22.8 22.9 23.0 23.0 23.0 23.2 23.1
Shahoumyan 2.0 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.8
Shousha 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.5
Qashatagh 9.8 10.0 10.0 9.9 9.8 9.7 8.6

Urban Population by Province

Pop (000s) 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Total 68.4 68.7 69.3 69.1 69.8 70.5 70.8
Stepanakert 49.5 49.5 49.7 49.8 49.9 50.0 50.4
Askeran 2.3 2.1 2.0 1.9 2.0 2.0 2.1
Hadrout 2.5 2.5 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.8 3.0
Martakert 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 4.0 4.2 3.8
Martouni 4.3 4.5 4.7 4.5 4.8 4.9 4.9
Shahoumyan 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5
Shousha 2.7 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.3
Qashatagh 2.9 2.9 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.7

Rural Population by Province

Pop (000s) 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Total 66.0 67.0 67.3 67.9 67.4 67.2 66.9
Stepanakert 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Askeran 13.7 14.5 14.6 14.9 14.9 15.0 14.9
Hadrout 8.9 8.9 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.2 9.4
Martakert 15.1 14.9 15.0 15.0 14.8 14.7 15.1
Martouni 18.5 18.4 18.3 18.5 18.2 18.3 18.2
Shahoumyan 1.6 2.0 1.9 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.2
Shousha 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.1 1.2
Qashatagh 6.9 7.1 7.3 7.2 7.0 6.8 5.9

Vital Stats:

Year Births Deaths NG BR DR NGR
2000 2,222 1,185 1,037 16.5 8.8 7.7
2001 2,306 1,075 1,231 17.0 7.9 9.1
2002 2,190 1,242 948 16.0 9.1 6.9
2003 2,058 1,232 826 15.0 9.0 6.0
2004 2,095 1,306 789 15.3 9.5 5.8
2005 2,004 1,260 744 14.6 9.2 5.4
2006 2,102 1,235 867 15.3 9.0 6.3

Vital Stats for Urban Population:

Year Births Deaths NG BR DR NGR
2000 1,158 566 592 16.9 8.3 8.7
2001 1,162 519 643 16.9 7.6 9.4
2002 1,120 539 581 16.2 7.8 8.4
2003 1,106 579 527 16.0 8.4 7.6
2004 1,235 662 573 17.7 9.5 8.2
2005 1,132 640 492 16.1 9.1 7.0
2006 1,202 605 597 17.0 8.6 8.4

Vital Statistics for Rural Population

Year Births Deaths NG BR DR NGR
2000 1,064 619 445 16.1 9.4 6.7
2001 1,144 556 588 17.1 8.3 8.8
2002 1,070 703 367 15.9 10.4 5.5
2003 952 653 299 14.0 9.6 4.4
2004 860 644 216 12.8 9.6 3.2
2005 872 620 252 13.0 9.2 3.8
2006 900 630 270 13.5 9.4 4.0

References

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