Demographics of Azerbaijan

This article is about the demographic features of the population of Azerbaijan, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population.

Azerbaijan: Population and rural population 1958-2006 (in millions). Statistical Committee of Azerbaijan, yearbooks from various years.
Historical population
YearPop.±%
1897 1,806,700—    
1908 2,014,300+11.5%
1917 2,353,700+16.8%
1926 2,313,600−1.7%
1939 3,205,200+38.5%
1959 3,697,700+15.4%
1970 5,117,100+38.4%
1979 6,028,300+17.8%
1989 7,021,200+16.5%
1999 7,953,400+13.3%
2009 8,922,000+12.2%
2018 9,898,000+10.9%
2019 9,981,457[2]+0.8%
Source:[1]

Total population

In thousands[3]

Year 1897 1908 1917 1920 1923 1930 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2009 2010 2016 2019
City 305.1 - 560.2 405.8 486.0 750.9 1212.0 1239.8 1195.5 1138.1 1105.8 1118.5 1159.9 1163.1 1110.1 1149.1 1252.3 1835.2 2564.6 3247.5 3847.3 4116.4 4818.7 -
Rural 1501.6 - 1793.5 1546.4 1377.0 1818.6 2062.0 2092.0 1961.6 1780.0 1670.9 1587.1 1574.6 1577.4 1589.2 1583.5 1606.6 1980.5 2552.5 2866.8 3284.6 3916.4 4078.6 -
Total 1806.7 2014.3 2353.7 1952.2 1863.0 2569.5 3274.0 3331.8 3157.1 2918.1 2776.7 2705.6 2734.5 2740.5 2699.3 2732.6 2858.9 3815.7 5117.1 6114.3 7131.9 8032.8 8896.9 9000.0[4] 9747.0[5] 9981.4[6]

Notes about table

  • To see the effect of periodical events on the population period until 1950 is not given in decades.
9,047,000[7] (2010)
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