Armenia’s 3.3 million population breaks down ethnically as Armenian 97.9%, Yezidi 1.3%, Russian 0.5%, other 0.3% (2001 census,NSS).

The official language is Armenian, spoken by about 97.7% of the population. Yezidi is spoken by 1%, Russian by 0.9%, and other languages by 0.4% (2001 census). The religion is predominantly Christian. The population is relatively young, concentrated in cities.

The urban population represents 64% of the total, with a full 34% of the total residing in Yerevan. The average age of the population is 35, with about 20% of the population 15 and under. Life expectancy is 71 years for men and 77 for women.



*Acknowledgement – this content is provided from Investment Guide Armenia 2013 upon approval. – Full report here