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Azerbaijan: People & Society#

Population9,686,210 (July 2014 est.)
Population growth rate0.99% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 22.7% (male 1,176,438/female 1,017,926)
15-24 years: 17.5% (male 877,773/female 818,380)
25-54 years: 45.1% (male 2,127,239/female 2,236,520)
55-64 years: 6.3% (male 379,081/female 442,970)
65 years and over: 6.3% (male 232,297/female 377,586) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.12 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.16 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.95 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.62 male(s)/female
total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate16.96 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate7.09 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsAzerbaijani 91.6%, Lezgian 2%, Russian 1.3%, Armenian 1.3%, Talysh 1.3%, other 2.4%
note: almost all Armenians live in the separatist Nagorno-Karabakh region (2009 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 26.67 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 27.47 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 25.76 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesAzerbaijani (Azeri) (official) 92.5%, Russian 1.4%, Armenian 1.4%, other 4.7% (2009 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 71.91 years
male: 68.92 years
female: 75.26 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99.8%
male: 99.9%
female: 99.7% (2010 census)
Nationalitynoun: Azerbaijani(s)
adjective: Azerbaijani
Net migration rate0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
ReligionsMuslim 93.4%, Russian Orthodox 2.5%, Armenian Orthodox 2.3%, other 1.8% (1995 est.)
note: religious affiliation is still nominal in Azerbaijan; percentages for actual practicing adherents are much lower
Total fertility rate1.91 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.2% (2012)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS10,400 (2012)
HIV/AIDS - deaths600 (2012)
Median agetotal: 30.1 years
male: 28.5 years
female: 31.9 years (2014 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 12 years (2012)
Education expenditures2.4% of GDP (2011)
Urbanizationurban population: 53.6% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 1.64% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved: urban: 88.4% of population
rural: 70.7% of population
total: 80.2% of population
unimproved: urban: 11.6% of population
rural: 29.3% of population
total: 19.8% of population (2011 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved: urban: 85.9% of population
rural: 77.5% of population
total: 82% of population
unimproved: urban: 14.1% of population
rural: 22.5% of population
total: 18% of population (2011 est.)
Major urban areas - populationBAKU (capital) 2.123 million (2011)
Maternal mortality rate43 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight8.4% (2006)
Health expenditures5.2% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density3.38 physicians/1,000 population (2011)
Hospital bed density4.6 beds/1,000 population (2011)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate23.8% (2008)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24total: 14.2%
male: 12.2%
female: 16.3% (2012)
Child labor - children ages 5-14total number: 106,626
percentage: 7 % (2005 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth24.4 (2010 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate51.1% (2006)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 38.5 %
youth dependency ratio: 30.8 %
elderly dependency ratio: 7.8 %
potential support ratio: 12.9 (2013)