Quick Facts

Quick Facts


Population: 3,056,382
Population Growth: -0.15%
Infant Mortality: 13.51 deaths/1,000 live births
Net Migration Rate:  -5.8  migrant(s) per 1,000 population
Below Poverty: 32%
Ethnicity: Armenian 98%, Yezidi (Kurd) 1.3%, Russian 0.5%, other 0.3%
Religions: Armenian Apostolic 94.7%, other Christian 4%, Yezidi 1.3%
Languages: Armenian 97.7%, Yezidi 1%, Russian 0.9%, other 0.4% (2001 census)
Literacy: Total Population: 99.4%
President: Serzh Sargsian (2008)
Prime Minister: Hovik Abrahamyan (since 2014)
Constitution: Adopted by Nationwide Referendum, July 5, 1995
Government Type: Republic
Legislative Branch: Unicameral National Assembly (131 seats)
Judicial Branch:  Supreme Court, Constitutional Court
Capital: Yerevan
Administrative: 11 Provinces
GDP: real growth rate 3.4%
GDP: per capita $8,200 purchasing power parity
Inflation Rate: 3%
Unemployment:  17.6%
Labor Force: 1.5 million
Labor Force: Agriculture: 39%  Industry: 17%  Services: 44% (2006 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook, March 6th 2008

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