flag Armenia Armenia: Statistical Overview

Capital: Yerevan


Total Population: 2,780,469
Natural Increase: -0.4%
Density: 98 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 63.6%
Population of main cities: Yerevan (1,084,000); Gyumri (112,400); Vanadzor (77,200); Vagharshapat (46,200); Abovyan (44,900); Kapan (42,300); Hrazdan (40,000); Armavir (27,800)
Ethnic Origins: The different ethnic groups in Armenia can be broken down as follows: approximately 98% Armenians, 1% Yezidis and 1% other origins (including Russians). (Statistics Committee of the Republic of Armenia)
Official Language: Armenian
Other Languages Spoken: Russian is spoken by almost all Armenians due to the proximity with Russia.


Business Language(s): Business language within the country is Armenian. If commercial activities concern foreign countries, English is used. Due to proximity, Russian is also used.
Religion: Armenian Apostolic 95%, other Christians 4% (Roman Catholic, Russian Orthodox), Yezidi (monotheist with elements of nature worship) 1%.
Literacy Rate: 99.4%

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In Yerevan

Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Armenian Dram (AMD)

Country Overview

Area: 29,740 km²
Type of State: Armenia is a republic based on parliamentary democracy since the referendum of the 6th December 2015.
Type of Economy: A young republic with a positive economic growth, member of the WTO and CIS..
A developing country eager to attract foreign investment thanks to positive economic reforms and which is open to market economy.
HDI*: 0.733/1
HDI (World Rank): 85/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telephone Code:
To call from Armenia, dial 00
To call Armenia, dial +374 (followed by the city code).
Internet Suffix: .am
Computers: 31.9 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 18.8 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 39.2 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 100% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20192020202120222023
Imports of Goods (million USD) 5,5144,5595,3578,76912,308
Exports of Goods (million USD) 2,6402,5443,0235,3608,415
Imports of Services (million USD) 2,5219811,3382,6093,695
Exports of Services (million USD) 2,4341,0991,7354,3206,382

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest data available.


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