Population

The Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic is one of the peculiar regions of the Republic of Azerbaijan in terms of demographic trends. According to January 1, 2019, the number of the population of the autonomous republic reached 452.8 thousand people.
Ethnic composition of population consists of Azerbaijanis (99.6 %) and the minorities of other nations-Russians, Kurds, Turks etc. Nearly 29,5 % is urban population, and 70,5 % is rural population.

The population size of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic by sex ratio
(at the beginning of the year, thousands of people)


Years

Population size (one thousand)

General Population (%)

General Population (%)

towns

countrysides

men

women

1970

202,2

24,5

75,5

48,7

51,3

1985

269,8

27,8

72,2

49,1

50,9

1990

300,5

29,6

70,4

49,1

50,9

1995

331,9

28,1

71,9

49,2

50,8

2000

358,8

26,8

73,2

49,3

50,7

2005

377,8

29,4

70,6

49,6

50,4

2010

402,4

29,0

71,0

49,7

50,3

2011

410,1

29,1

70,9

49,8

50,2

2012

418,5

29,1

70,9

49,7

50,3

2013

427,2

29,0

71,0

49,7

50,3

2014

435,4

29,2

70,8

49,8

50,2

2015

439,8

29,1

70,9

49,8

50,2

2016

444,4

29,1

70,5

49,9

50,1

2017

449,1

29,1

70,9

49,9

50,1

2018

452,8

29,5

70,5

49,9

50,1

2019

456,1

29,5

70,5

49,9

50,1