Armenian population continues decline

Photo: Armenian population continues decline  / Armenia

Armenia's population decreased by 7,300 people as of July 1, 2014 compared to early 2014, News-Armenia reported with reference to the Armenian National Statistics Service.

As of July 1, 2014, the number of people constantly living in the country on the basis of population census of 2011 was 3,009,800, of which 1,911,900 live in cities, 1,097,900 in rural areas.

The gross external passenger turnover through the checkpoints of the republic amounted to 2,242,300 trips in January-June compared to 1,938,900 trips during the same period of 2013, according to the statement.

Some 1,078,202 people entered the country (a 16.9 percent growth for the same period of 2013), while 1,164,071 people (a 14.5 percent growth) left the country for this period.

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