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Jan 3 2012


More women but less children in Armenia


January 03, 2012 | 20:23

YEREVAN. - Women are more than men by 3% in Armenia, National
Statistics Service informs.

Men are 48.5%, while women 51.5% of population. The average age of men
is 33.3, while it is 36.7 for women. Children under 15 made 19.6% last
year.

Over 452 children and pensioners are counted for every 1000 citizen of
working age, as compared to 456 early in 2010.

Over 34.4% of population lives in the capital. Armenia's Ararat,
Armavir, Lori, Kotayk and Shirak Regions have 8.6 - 8.7% of population
respectively, Gegharkunik 7.4%, Aragatsotn, Syunik and Tavush
4.1-4.7%, while only 1.7% of population lives in Vayots Dzor Region.