Population

The Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic is one of the peculiar regions of the Republic of Azerbaijan in terms of demographic trends. Ethnic composition of population consists of Azerbaijanis (99.6 %) and the minorities of other nations-Russians, Kurds, Turks etc. Nearly 29,1% is urban population, and 70,9 % is rural population. The districts of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic are comprised of 160 administrative-territorial units and 207 quarters. Average population density of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic is 81 inhabitants per square kilometer. (2016)

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

50,1

49,9

50,1