Azerbaijan Population: 10,105,639

Azerbaijan is the country and the former Soviet Republic. Its capital is Baku, one of the famous sites in Azerbaijan is “Burning Mountain.” It is a natural glowing fire that burns on the hillside. It is a Muslim country.

Largest Cities in Azerbaijan By Population

Baku is the largest city in Azerbaijan. It is one of the best cities to travel to and is the home of many tourist sites. Other highly populated cities are Ganja, Lankaran, Sumqayit, Mingachevir, Seki, etc.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Baku 1,116,513 Salyan 36,555 Sabuncu 20,996
Ganja 313,300 Hovsan 36,293 Kyurdarmir 19,088
Sumqayit 265,150 Jalilabad 36,259 Haci Zeynalabdin 19,019
Lankaran 240,300 Shamkhor 35,421 Qazax 18,903
Mingelchaur 95,453 Geoktschai 35,348 Shushi 18,662
Saatli 87,000 Agdzhabedy 34,989 Neftcala 18,661
Qaracuxur 72,989 Imishli 34,178 Zaqatala 18,277
Sirvan 70,220 Lokbatan 30,694 Terter 18,185
Bakixanov 66,686 Shamakhi 29,403 Pushkino 18,182
Nakhchivan 64,754 Sabirabad 28,075 Yelenendorf 17,816
Sheki 63,000 Amirdzhan 26,798 Ahmadbayli 17,242
Yevlakh 59,036 Fizuli 26,765 Aghsu 17,209
Xankandi 53,100 Buzovna 24,795 Yeni Suraxani 16,127
Bilajari 42,194 Biny Selo 24,596 Qusar 16,022
Mastaga 40,092 Agdas 23,528 Ujar 15,741
Agdam 39,451 Divichibazar 23,248 Beylagan 15,599
Khirdalan 37,949 Haciqabul 23,102 Mardakan 15,267
Barda 37,372 Quba 22,405 Astara 15,190
Xacmaz 37,175 Zabrat 21,396

Azerbaijan Population History

The current population of the country is 10,105,090 million. Azerbaijan ranks number 90 in the list of countries by population. The population density is 123per km square. The urban population is 56.2%, and the median age in the country is 32.3 years. In the year 1955, its population was 3,329,387 people, and in 2019 it rose to 10,047,718.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 10,139,177 0.91% 91,459 1,200 32.3 2.08 123 56.20% 5,695,930 0.13% 7,794,798,739 90
2019 10,047,718 0.99% 98,181 1,200 30.7 2.09 122 55.80% 5,611,295 0.13% 7,713,468,100 90
2018 9,949,537 1.06% 104,217 1,200 30.7 2.09 120 55.50% 5,525,646 0.13% 7,631,091,040 91
2017 9,845,320 1.12% 109,277 1,200 30.7 2.09 119 55.20% 5,438,926 0.13% 7,547,858,925 90
2016 9,736,043 1.18% 113,298 1,200 30.7 2.09 118 55.00% 5,351,044 0.13% 7,464,022,049 91
2015 9,622,745 1.27% 118,057 1,700 30.3 2.09 116 54.70% 5,262,140 0.13% 7,379,797,139 91
2010 9,032,461 1.13% 98,771 10,716 28.7 1.83 109 53.40% 4,823,834 0.13% 6,956,823,603 91
2005 8,538,605 1.00% 83,173 7,305 27.1 1.9 103 52.40% 4,473,283 0.13% 6,541,907,027 90
2000 8,122,741 0.88% 69,463 -22,370 25.6 2.25 98 51.40% 4,173,974 0.13% 6,143,493,823 89
1995 7,775,424 1.43% 106,533 -23,023 24.6 2.9 94 52.20% 4,059,242 0.14% 5,744,212,979 86
1990 7,242,761 1.67% 115,263 -32,314 24.1 3.2 88 53.70% 3,892,911 0.14% 5,327,231,061 86
1985 6,666,447 1.62% 103,143 -20,314 22.8 3.3 81 53.50% 3,566,399 0.14% 4,870,921,740 84
1980 6,150,733 1.63% 95,320 -10,093 20.9 3.8 74 52.80% 3,246,145 0.14% 4,458,003,514 84
1975 5,674,133 1.84% 98,822 -10,093 19.1 4.6 69 51.90% 2,944,711 0.14% 4,079,480,606 81
1970 5,180,023 2.44% 117,483 -8,000 18.2 5.4 63 50.00% 2,590,424 0.14% 3,700,437,046 80
1965 4,592,609 3.35% 139,442 0 19.1 6 56 51.20% 2,349,771 0.14% 3,339,583,597 88
1960 3,895,397 3.19% 113,202 0 22 5.6 47 52.70% 2,051,442 0.13% 3,034,949,748 85
1955 3,329,387 2.60% 80,293 0 22.1 5.2 40 50.00% 1,665,547 0.12% 2,773,019,936 88

Azerbaijan Population Forecast

In the year 2018, the population was 9.9 million. It is expected that the population of the country will reach to 10.10 million by the end of 2020. In the year 2021, population estimation is around 10.20 million, and in 2022 expected population is 10.30 million.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 10,139,177 1.05% 103,286 1,200 32.3 2.08 123 56.20% 5,695,930 0.13% 7,794,798,739 90
2025 10,495,686 0.69% 71,302 0 34.6 2.08 127 58.10% 6,101,378 0.13% 8,184,437,460 88
2030 10,739,732 0.46% 48,809 0 36.8 2.08 130 60.40% 6,491,335 0.13% 8,548,487,400 89
2035 10,925,974 0.34% 37,248 0 38.5 2.08 132 63.00% 6,883,157 0.12% 8,887,524,213 91
2040 11,055,057 0.24% 25,817 0 39.3 2.08 134 65.60% 7,252,652 0.12% 9,198,847,240 92
2045 11,101,323 0.08% 9,253 0 39.6 2.08 134 68.20% 7,572,049 0.12% 9,481,803,274 93
2050 11,064,999 -0.07% -7,265 40.3 2.08 134 70.80% 7,832,676 0.11% 9,735,033,990 93

Azerbaijan Demographics

The median age in Azerbaijan is 30.7 years. Life expectancy in Azerbaijan, for males, is 70.3, and for females, it is 75.7. The total life expectancy is 73.1. The government is taking steps to improve life expectancy in the country. The population by age is as follows:

0-14 years is 23.5 %, 15-24 years is 13.4%, 25-54 years is 45.0 %, 55-64 years is 11.3% and 65years and above is 6.7%.

Azerbaijan Religion and Politics

Azerbaijan is a Muslim country. Most of them follow Shia Islam. Other religious beliefs followed by the people in the country are Armenian Apostolic Church, the Russian Orthodox church and other Christians denominations. The system of education is also secular.

Azerbaijan economy

The currency of the country is Azerbaijani Manat. Its gross national income is 16,417.92 crores PPP dollars as of 2017. The energy sector is based on reserves of crude oil and natural gas. It is an important source of growth in the country. People earn their income through services and also through agriculture. It is a small but rich country.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%