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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.
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.
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.
|Citizens of Azerbaijan SSR permanently living in the territory of the Azerbaijan SSR||1 956 044|
|The citizens of the Azerbaijan SSR who live permanently outside the Azerbaijan SSR||82 406|
|Citizens of the USSR permanently living in the Azerbaijan SSR, who are in other USSR territories||219 273|
|Citizens of the USSR temporarily residing in the Azerbaijan SSR, who are in other USSR territories||94 743|
|Foreigners temporarily residing in the territory of the Azerbaijan SSR||44 511|
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.
|The total number of Azerbaijanis living in the USSR||2,134,648|
|Number of people living in Azerbaijan SSR||1,778,798|
|Number of Azerbaijani people living in Georgia SSR||178,038|
|The number of Azerbaijani people living in the Armenian SSR||124,434|
|The number of Azerbaijani people living in the Russia SSR||37,861|
|The number of Azerbaijani people living in the Turkmenistan SSR||7,015|
|The number of Azerbaijani people living in the Kyrgyzstan SSR||4,223|
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.
|Total||3 205 150||100.00|
|Azerbaijanis||1 870 471||58.36|
|Tsakhur people||6 464*||***|
|Iranian peoples||2 289||***|
|Assyrian people||1 815||***|
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.
|total||3 697 717||100%|
|Azerbaijanis||2 494 381||67,46%|
|Mountains Jews||10 324||0,28%|
|Tat people||5 887||0,16%|
|Udi people||3 202||0,09%|
|Tsakhur people||2 876||0,08%|
|Assyrian people||1 367||0,04%|
|Lak people||1 034||0,03%|
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.
|Total||5 117 081||100%|
|Azerbaijanis||3 776 778||73,81%|
|Mountains Jews||11 653||0,23%|
|Turkish people||8 491||0,17%|
|Tat people||7 769||0,15%|
|Tsakhur people||6 208||0,12%|
|Udi people||5 492||0,11%|
|Assyrian people||1 231||0,02%|
|Lak people||1 205||0,02%|
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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.90.59% of the population is Azerbaijanis.
|Total||7 953 438||100.00||3 883 155||4 070 283|
|Azerbaijanis||7 205 464||90.59||3 540 238||3 665 226|
|Lezgins||178 021||2.24||86 317||91 704|
|Russians||141 687||1.78||52 354||89 333|
|Armenians||120 745||1.52||57 951||62 794|
|Talysh||76 841||0.97||37 565||39 276|
|Avars||50 871||0.64||24 806||26 065|
|Turkish people||43 454||0.55||21 499||21 955|
|Tatars||30 011||0.38||13 196||16 815|
|Ukrainians||28 984||0.36||11 990||16 994|
|Tsakhur people||15 877||0.20||7 828||8 049|
|Georgians||14 877||0.19||7 257||7 620|
|Kurds||13 075||0.16||6 594||6 481|
|Tat people||10 922||0.14||5 462||5 460|
|Jews||8 916||0.11||4 121||4 795|
|Udi people||4 152||0.05||2 047||2 105|
|Others||9 541||0.12||3 930||5 611|
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.
|Azerbaijanis||8 172 809||91.60%|
|Talysh people||110 934||1.24%|
|Turkish people||37 967||0.43%|
|Tat people||24 901||0.28%|
|Tsakhur people||12 253||0.14%|
|Udi people||3 771||0.04%|
|Khynalig people||2 233||0.025%|
|Total||8 922 447||100%|
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