YEREVAN, November 1. /ARKA/. Armenia’s population declined by 10,000 people as of October 1, 2013, from the beginning of the year, AtmStat told ARKA.
As of October 1, number of population was 3,017,000 people, of them 1,913,400 living in towns and 1,103,600 living in rural communities.
According to ArmStat, negative migration balance exceeds the population growth.
Armenia’s frontier e-management system database points to a total of 3,668,400 trips through the country’s check-up points in January-September.
Number of arrivals in the country totaled 1,780,206 in the reporting period (increase of 11.6% against January-September 2012); number of departures was 1,888,183 (11.5% increase). Passenger traffic balance (difference between arrivals and departures) was 122,200 trips (increase of 11.7%).
Number of children born in the nine months dropped by 1.9% to 30,477, compared to the same period of 2012. Number of deaths declined by 3% to 20,268 in the period. –0--