ARMENIA

Capital Yerevan
Area (km2) 29 743
Total population (thousands, 2017) 2 979
Population density (per km2) 100
National currency Armenian dram (AMD)
National statistical office www.armstat.am
National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia
Women in the labour force, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 47%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2017 32%
   hourly wage, 2015 33%
Women in part-time employment, 2017
   percentage of employed women 34%
Female tertiary students, 2015
   percentage of total for both sexes 56%
Female victims of homicide, 2003
   percentage of total for both sexes 14%
Women researchers, 2015
   percentage of total for both sexes 53%
Life expectancy at birth, 2017
   females, years 78.7
   males, years 71.9
Life expectancy at 65, 2017
   females, years 17.3
   males, years 14.4
Total fertility rate, 2017
   average number of children per woman 1.6
Adolescent fertility rate, 2017
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 21.1
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2017
   age in years 24.8
 
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
-0.8
-2.6
-5.4
-6.2
0.5
5.1
Unemployment rate
 (%)
16.2
17.6
18.5
18.0
17.8
..
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
35.9
37.2
32.5
36.6
38.4
..
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2018 30 477
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 10 265
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 37.5
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 52.9
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 9 513
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   AMD per USD, US=1, 2018 197.036
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
12
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
14
Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2016 703
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2016 7 570
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2018 2 004
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2018 116
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2016 50
      million tonne-kilometres, 2016 658
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2016 2 437
      million tonne-kilometres, 2016 676