Riddle of nature: Armenian population grows despite migration

Riddle of nature: Armenian population grows despite migration

PanARMENIAN.Net - Head of the Census and Demography Department of the National Statistical Service of Armenia Karine Kuyumjyan said that as of July 2011 the Armenian population stands at 3 266 400 people.

As she told a press conference on August 12, the index has grown by 3800 compared to the beginning of the year and by 11800 people against July 2010.

Within 6 months of the current year, 16238 people were registered and 17831 were taken off the books at Police Passport Department. Hence, migration balance appears as unfavorable: 1593 people against 1546 in 2010.

The demographer noted, that within 6 months of the current year, 754371 people arrived and 821644 people left Armenia, the difference amounting to 67273.

368753 citizens of Armenia left and 458098 arrived in the republic during the first six months of 2011.

3  12.08.11 - Press conference of Karine Kuyumjyan, Head of Census and Demography Division, NSS of RA
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