Number of Azerbaijan population announced

The population of Azerbaijan increased by 80,731 people (0.8 percent), amounting to 9,890,712 million people as of December 1, 2017, Azerbaijani State Statistics Committee told.

During this period the share of urban population was 53 percent, rural population - 47 percent. Besides, 49.9% of population are men and 50.1% are women, said the State Statistics Committee. The density of population in Azerbaijan amounted to 114 people per square kilometer during the reporting period. Nearly 1,006 women accounted for every 1,000 men in the country.

About 132,002 children were born in Azerbaijan in the eleven months of 2017, including 53.1 percent – boys, 46.9 percent – girls. Of the newborns, 2,374 are twins and 54 triplets, according to the State Statistics Committee.

Around 52,318 deaths have been registered over the first eleven months of 2017. The mortality rate per 1,000 people accounted for 5.9. APA