Baku. At­trac­tive place to live & work

Azer News - - Front Page - By Narmina Mam­madova

As many as 52.9 per­cent of the pop­u­la­tion lives in Baku, 50.2 per­cent of women and 49.8 per­cent of men live in the cap­i­tal, ac­cord­ing to the Azer­bai­jani State Statis­tics Com­mit­tee.

The pop­u­la­tion den­sity per square me­ter is 1,062 peo­ple.

In Jan­uary-Septem­ber 2018, 22,494 new­borns were reg­is­tered in Baku, and this fig­ure is 13.3 ba­bies for every 1,000 pop­u­la­tion. Twins are amounted to 258, triplets - 5.

The State Statis­tics Com­mit­tee of the coun­try re­ported that there is an in­crease in the num­ber of pop­u­la­tion of the coun­try.

Last year, Azer­bai­jani pop­u­la­tion in­creased by 1.05 per­cent and amounted to 9,827,589 in 2017, com­pared to 9,725,376 in 2016.

But now the pop­u­la­tion of Azer­bai­jan is about ten mil­lion.

The num­ber of cit­i­zens of the coun­try in­creased by 61,160 and reached 9,959,245 as of Oc­to­ber 1, 2018.

As many as 103,371 new­borns were reg­is­tered by the dis­trict and city reg­is­tra­tion de­part­ments of the Min­istry of Jus­tice of Azer­bai­jan in Jan­uary-Septem­ber of this year, which make 14.1 for every 1,000 peo­ple. Twins amounted to 1,962, triplets - 84.

Ear­lier, Azer­bai­jani Pres­i­dent Il­ham Aliyev signed a de­cree on hold­ing the next cen­sus of pop­u­la­tion on Oc­to­ber 1-10, 2019.

The cur­rent de­mo­graphic sit­u­a­tion in Azer­bai­jan is pos­i­tive, while the pop­u­la­tion size of the coun­try is ex­pected to reach 12 mil­lion peo­ple by 2050.

Ac­cord­ing to the lat­est WHO data pub­lished in 2018 life ex­pectancy rate in Azer­bai­jan stands at 70.3 for men, 75.7 for fe­male. To­tal life ex­pectancy is 73.1, which gives Azer­bai­jan a World Life Ex­pectancy rank­ing of 96.

Azer­bai­jan also ranks 90th for the num­ber of the world's pop­u­la­tion.

As for In Jan­uary-Septem­ber, 2018 the av­er­age monthly nom­i­nal salary of Baku res­i­dents in­creased by 0.2 per­cent, reach­ing 785.6 man­ats.

Peo­ple, who work in the in­dus­trial, fi­nan­cial, in­sur­ance spheres, en­gage in pro­fes­sional sci­en­tific and tech­ni­cal ac­tiv­i­ties, as well as in­for­ma­tion and com­mu­ni­ca­tion, work­ers, work­ing in en­ter­prises and or­ga­ni­za­tions en­gaged in con­struc­tion re­ceive the high­est av­er­age monthly salary.

The low­est wages are for work­ers pro­vid­ing health and so­cial ser­vices, as well as for those work­ing in agri­cul­ture, in real es­tate trans­ac­tions, in en­ter­prises and or­ga­ni­za­tions in the fields of ed­u­ca­tion, lea­sure, en­ter­tain­ment and the arts.

Ac­cord­ing to the statis­tics, the av­er­age wage of em­ploy­ees in the coun­try in Jan­uary-Septem­ber is 540.5 man­ats. Thus, the av­er­age wage in the cap­i­tal is 40 per­cent higher than in the coun­try.

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