Census in Azerbaijan

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The census in Azerbaijan is a process of collecting, summarizing, analyzing and publishing the demographic, economic and social data of the population living in the territory of Azerbaijan. The next census in the Republic is expected to be held in 2019.

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General

After the occupation of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, the socialism began in Northern Azerbaijan on April 28, 1920. In 1926, 1937 and 1939, the percentage of Azerbaijanis among the population was reduced from 62.1% in 1926 to 58.2% in 1937. The number of Armenians has increased, and the percentage of it remained the same in the total population. The number of Russians decreased from 9.5% in 1926, to 15.7% in 1937 and reached to 16.5% in 1939. [1]

1926

December 17, 1926, the first census of the population was carried out in the USSR. The population of the Azerbaijani SSR was also included in this census. During the 1926 census, the territory of the Azerbaijan SSR was 85,968 km², the actual population was 2,314,571 (1,212,859 men, 1101712 women). 649,557 actual population (338325 men, 311232 women) lived in the cities, 1,665,014 (874534 men, 790,480 women) lived in the villages. During the census, there were 35 cities and 5788 rural settlements in the territory of the Azerbaijan SSR. [2]

GroupPopulation
Citizens of Azerbaijan SSR permanently living in the territory of the Azerbaijan SSR1 956 044
The citizens of the Azerbaijan SSR who live permanently outside the Azerbaijan SSR82 406
Citizens of the USSR permanently living in the Azerbaijan SSR, who are in other USSR territories219 273
Citizens of the USSR temporarily residing in the Azerbaijan SSR, who are in other USSR territories94 743
Foreigners temporarily residing in the territory of the Azerbaijan SSR44 511

1937

The last census of the Azerbaijan nation was conducted in USSR with Turkish name on January 6, 1937. According to this census, the total number of ethnic Azerbaijanis living in the USSR was 2,134,648. [3]

Population
The total number of Azerbaijanis living in the USSR2,134,648
Number of people living in Azerbaijan SSR1,778,798
Number of Azerbaijani people living in Georgia SSR178,038
The number of Azerbaijani people living in the Armenian SSR124,434
The number of Azerbaijani people living in the Russia SSR37,861
The number of Azerbaijani people living in the Turkmenistan SSR7,015
The number of Azerbaijani people living in the Kyrgyzstan SSR4,223

1939

The final results of the 1937 census were canceled, and the new census was held in 1939. Only 62 large nations were counted in the population census of 1939. During the census, the number of Azerbaijanis in the Soviet Socialist Republic was 1870,471. [4]

Ethnic groupspopulation%
Total3 205 150100.00
Azerbaijanis 1 870 47158.36
Russians 528 31816.48
Armenians 388 02512.11
Lezgins 111 6663.48
Talysh 87 5102.73
Jews 41 2451.29
Tatars 27 5910.86
Ukrainians 23 643***
Germans 23 133***
Avars 15 740***
Georgians 10 196***
Tsakhur people 6 464****
Kurds 6 005***
Mordvins 5 008***
Ossetians 2 700***
Iranian peoples 2 289***
Poles 2 270***
Assyrian people 1 815***
Belarusians 1 472***
Greeks 1 248***
Dargins 759***
Chuvash people 677***
Uzbeks 658***
Latvians 606***
Turkish people 600***
Lak495***
Romani people 400***
Bulgarians 332***
Adyghe people 283***
Kumyks 278***
Kabardians 278***
Kazakhs 257***
Lithuanians 232***
Estonians 228***
Moldovans 191***
Chechens 171***
Bashkirs 164***
Tabasaran people 122***
Nogais 105***
Udmurt people 99***
Serbs 79***
Czechs 76***
Mari people 75***
Romanians 75***
Komi peoples 73***
Swedes 67***
Turkmens 65***
Tajiks 61***
Finns 60***
Karachays 59***
Italians 43***
French people 41***
Balkars 40***
Ingush people 39***
Karel people37***
Kyrgyz people 34***
Chinese people 34***
abazin29***
Buryats 26***
Kalmyks 21***
Abkhazians 21***
Koreans 14***
Khakas people 8***
Slovaks 8***
Oirats 6***
English people 5***
Arabs 4***
Vepsians 4***
Spaniards 3***
Latqal3***
Shors 2***
Uyghurs 2***
Albanians 2***
Norwegians 2***
Karakalpaks 1***
Dutch people 1***
Baloch people 1***
Japanese people 1***
Americans 1***
Others38 028**4.69***

1959

According to the Census of 1959, the number of Azerbaijanis was 2 494 381 which was 67.46% of the total population in Azerbaijan SRR. [5]

Ethnic groupspopulation%
total3 697 717100%
Azerbaijanis 2 494 38167,46%
Russians 501 28213,57%
Armenians 442 08911,96%
Lezgins 98 2112,66%
Tatars 29 5520,80%
Jews 29 3500,79%
Ukrainians 25 7780,70%
Avars 17 2540,47%
Mountains Jews 10 3240,28%
Georgians 9 5260,26%
Tat people 5 8870,16%
Belarusians 4 2840,12%
Udi people 3 2020,09%
Tsakhur people 2 8760,08%
Ossetians 2 1140,06%
Mordvins 1 7660,05%
Dargins 1 5290,04%
Moldovans 1 5010,04%
Germans 1 4920,04%
Kurds 1 4870,04%
Poles 1 4830,04%
Assyrian people 1 3670,04%
Lak people1 0340,03%
other10 2130,28%
Unknown nationality30*

1970

According to the Census of 1970, the number of Azerbaijanis was 3 776 778 which was 73,81% of the total population in Azerbaijan SRR. [6]

Ethnic groupspopulation%
Total5 117 081100%
Azerbaijanis 3 776 77873,81%
Russians 510 0599,86%
Armenians 483 5209,45%
Lezgins 137 2502,68%
Tatars 31 3530,61%
Avars 30 7350,60%
Jews 29 3920,57%
Ukrainians 29 1600,57%
Georgians 13 5950,27%
Mountains Jews 11 6530,23%
Turkish people 8 4910,17%
Tat people 7 7690,15%
Tsakhur people 6 2080,12%
Udi people 5 4920,11%
Kurds 5 4880,11%
Belarusians 4 9290,10%
Ossetians 2 3150,05%
Moldovans 1 5490,03%
Germans 1 3610,03%
Lithuanians 1 3490,03%
Poles 1 2640,02%
Assyrian people 1 2310,02%
Lak people1 2050,02%
Mordvins 1 1500,02%
Other13 8280,27%

1989

1999

According to the Census held on January 27 - February 3, 1999, the total population was 7,953,383. 3,883,355 of them were men, 4,070,283 were women. [7] [8] 90.59% of the population is Azerbaijanis.

Ethnic groupPopulation%MenWomen
Total7 953 438100.003 883 1554 070 283
Azerbaijanis 7 205 46490.593 540 2383 665 226
Lezgins 178 0212.2486 31791 704
Russians 141 6871.7852 35489 333
Armenians 120 7451.5257 95162 794
Talysh 76 8410.9737 56539 276
Avars 50 8710.6424 80626 065
Turkish people 43 4540.5521 49921 955
Tatars 30 0110.3813 19616 815
Ukrainians 28 9840.3611 99016 994
Tsakhur people 15 8770.207 8288 049
Georgians 14 8770.197 2577 620
Kurds 13 0750.166 5946 481
Tat people 10 9220.145 4625 460
Jews 8 9160.114 1214 795
Udi people 4 1520.052 0472 105
Others9 5410.123 9305 611

2009

On April 13–22, 2009, the second census of the population in the Republic of Azerbaijan was held within 10 days. During the 2009 census, 35 questions were included in the questionnaire, 29 of which were related to the citizen and 6 of them were related to housing conditions. The census process was carried out by 24,483 people.

According to 2009 census, the total population of Azerbaijan was 8,922,447, of which 8,172,809 were Azerbaijanis. [9] [10]

Ethnic groupPopulation%
Azerbaijanis 8 172 80991.60%
Lezgins 180 3122.02%
Armenians 120 2691.47%
Russians 119 3071.34%
Talysh people 110 9341.24%
Avars 49 8090.56%
Turkish people 37 9670.43%
Tatars 25 8820.29%
Tat people 24 9010.28%
Ukrainians 21 4840.24%
Tsakhur people 12 2530.14%
Georgians 9 8760.11%
Jews 9 0660.10%
Kurds 6 0630.07%
Qriz 4 3430.05%
Udi people 3 7710.04%
Khynalig people 2 2330.025%
Others11 1680.12%
Total8 922 447100%

See also

Demographics of Azerbaijan

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