Tbilisi, Georgia, Nov. 20
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:
A national census, running from November 5-19, took place in Georgia.
The census covered around 95 percent of the Georgian population, except for breakaway territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, director of the Georgian National Statistics Service Meri Daushvili said at a briefing Nov. 20.
The preliminary census data throughout the country will be published in April 2015, while the final results - in April 2016.
"All data will be submitted to the Georgian National Statistics Service in late November," Daushvili said. "The questionnaires will be transported to Tbilisi. The data processing process will take about a year."
The recent census was conducted in Georgia in 2002. Georgia's population is 4,371,000. As of January 17, 2002, 84% of Georgian people, 6% Azerbaijani people, 5.5% Armenian people, 1.5% Russian people and about 2% - representatives of other minorities lived in Georgia, except the zones of Abkhazian and South Ossetian conflicts.
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