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Last updated - Dec 05, 2011



7.1. POPULATION

Table 7.1.1. Main Demographic Indicators
Source: NSS of RA and EDRC calculations
* Calculated on the basis of RA 2001 Population Census.
  1990 1995 2000 2001* 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Total Population (thsd, beg-year) 3,514.9 3,260.3 3,226.9 3,213.0 3,212.9 3,210.3 3,212.2 3,215.8 3,219.2 3,222.9 3,230.1 3,238.0 3,249.5
Urban 2,416.8 2,166.4 2,095.8 2,066.1 2,065.6 2,062.2 2,061.7 2,062.3 2,062.6 2,065.9 2,070.5 2,073.4 2,081.0
Rural 1,098.1 1,093.9 1,131.1 1,146.9 1,147.3 1,148.1 1,150.5 1,153.5 1,156.6 1,157.0 1,159.6 1,164.6 1,168.5
Males 1,704.8 1 535,8 1,545.7 1,542.0 1,542.4 1,543.6 1,546.7 1,550.6 1,554.1 1,557.4 1,562.6 1,568.3 1,575.8
Females 1,810.1 1,724.5 1,681.2 1,671.0 1,670.5 1,666.7 1,665.5 1,665.2 1,665.1 1,665.5 1,667.5 1,669.7 1,673.7
Under able-bodied age 1,134.6 1,002.8 864.3 845.9 852.8 816.3 785.9 758.2 731.2 700.3 673.4 653.9 644.3
Of able-bodied age 1,952.1 1,798.0 1,877.3 1,928.4 1,932.6 1,968.1 2,003.1 2,036.9 2,079.9 2,119.1 2,169,9 2,198.6 2,232.1
Over able-bodied age 428.2 459.5 485.3 438.7 427.5 425.9 423.2 420.7 408.1 403.5 386.8 385.5 373.1
Life Expectancy at birth (years) 70.7 70.7 72.9 73.1 73.0 72.9 73.4 73.5 73.3 73.5 73.8 na na
Natural Growth of Population (per 1000 population) 16.3 7.4 3.1 2.5 2.1 3.1 3.7 3.5 3.2 4.1 4.3 5.2 na
Births 22.5 15.0 10.6 10.0 10.1 11.2 11.7 11.7 11.7 12.4 12.8 13.7 na
Deaths, of which 6.2 7.6 7.5 7.5 8.0 8.1 8.0 8.2 8.5 8.3 8.5 8.5 na
infants under 1 year (per 1000 live births) 18.5 14.2 15.6 15.4 14.0 12.0 11.6 12.3 13.9 10.9 10.8 10.4 na
Marriages (per 1000 population) 8.0 4.9 3.4 3.8 4.3 4.8 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.6 5.7 5.8 na
Divorces (per 1000 population) 1.2 0.8 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 na

Table 7.1.2. Structure of De Facto Population by Marzes (1000 persons, beg-year)
  1990 1995 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Total Population 3,514.9 3,260.3 3,226.9 3,215.3 3,212.9 3,210.3 3,212.2 3,215.8 3,219.2 3,222.9 3,230.1 3,238.0 3,249.5
Yerevan 1,237.5 1,113.2 1,106.3 1,104.4 1,103.3 1,102.0 1,101.9 1,102.9 1,103.8 1,104.9 1,107.8 1,111.3 1,116.3
Aragatsotn 139.3 138.7 138.2 138.2 138.4 138.5 138.8 139.1 139.5 140.0 140.5 141.0 141.7
Ararat 271.7 269.8 270.1 271.8 271.9 272.1 272.7 273.4 274.2 275.1 276.5 277.6 278.8
Armavir 278.0 274.1 277.8 276.2 276.4 276.8 277.3 278.2 279.2 280.2 281.6 282.6 284.1
Gegharqunik 241.0 240.7 239.1 237.9 237.7 238.0 238.5 239.1 239.4 239.6 240.1 240.9 241.5
Lori 367.3 303.3 291.5 287.0 286.3 285.0 284.5 283.9 283.4 282.7 282.0 281.7 281.6
Kotayk 294.6 282.4 277.0 273.0 272.6 272.4 273.1 274.2 275.1 276.2 277.8 278.8 280.6
Shirak 333.5 287.8 283.8 283.2 283.3 282.5 282.2 281.7 281.4 281.3 281.0 281.3 281.5
Syunik 146.7 150.8 151.5 152.3 152.7 152.8 153.1 153.0 153.0 152.9 152.8 152.9 152.9
Vayots Dzor 59.6 60.8 57.3 56.9 56.0 55.9 55.8 55.9 55.8 55.8 55.8 55.8 55.8
Tavush 145.7 138.7 134.3 134.4 134.3 134.3 134.3 134.4 134.4 134.2 134.2 134.1 134.4

Table 7.1.3. Structure of De Facto Population by Age Groups (1000 persons, beg-year)
* Calculated on the basis of RA 2001 Population Census
  1990 1995 2000 2001* 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Total Population 3,514.9 3,260.3 3,226.9 3,213.0 3,212.9 3,210.3 3,212.2 3,215.8 3,219.2 3,222,9 3,230.1 3,238.0 3,249.5
0-4 386.0 289.1 201.3 196.1 203.4 190.1 183.7 181.3 179.3 178,2 186,0 191.3 198.2
5-9 366.2 334.9 276.4 258.5 258.4 242.2 229.9 219.5 210.5 202,1 189,0 182.6 179.9
10-14 321.8 319.9 320.8 325.4 325.2 320.1 309.5 295.0 274.7 254,5 239,1 227.2 217.6
15-19 290.3 279.1 309.4 313.6 313.5 318.0 320.1 319.0 320.2 320,0 315,7 305.9 292.2
20-24 286.1 250.2 264.9 267.6 267.5 277.3 286.6 296.6 304.5 310,6 315,0 317.0 316.1
25-29 332.7 247.2 240.2 222.6 222.4 228.0 235.5 244.7 254.9 264,0 273,6 282.3 291.9
30-34 319.5 286.6 237.0 204.6 204.3 203.9 204.7 206.8 210.5 217,5 223,3 230.6 239.7
35-39 238.6 275.5 264.2 244.3 244.0 230.9 219.1 208.2 202.4 198,2 198,5 199.5 202.1
40-44 160.6 204.3 262.6 276.1 275.8 277.2 274.5 266.5 252.9 238,1 225,3 213.8 203.5
45-49 121.9 137.4 193.5 211.5 211.2 220.7 235.0 246.9 259.4 268,9 270,4 267.8 260.3
50-54 191.2 104.6 128.3 153.8 153.5 163.6 172.9 184.5 193.1 203,4 212,5 226.6 238.5
55-59 151.6 160.9 96.8 80.1 79.8 86.2 99.3 116.2 133.6 144,8 154,8 163.9 175.2
60-64 152.7 125.2 140.9 147.3 146.5 133.6 112.8 92.9 76.7 73.5 79,2 91.5 107.3
65-69 73.7 121.0 112.6 118.7 117.8 120.9 126.4 134.3 137.2 131.3 120,9 102.4 84.6
70-74 40.1 55.2 98.4 107.1 105.8 106.3 102.8 96.8 93.8 98.0 100,6 105.3 113.2
75-79 41.2 28.4 40.8 55.1 54.3 61.7 69.2 72.2 78.2 78.0 80.1 78.9 74.2
80 and older 40.7 40.8 38.8 30.6 29.5 29.6 30.2 34.4 37.3 41.8 46.1 51.4 55.0




7.2. LABOUR MARKET

Table 7.2.1. Labour Resources (annual average data, 1000 persons)
  1994 1996 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Labour Resources 2,129.3 2,153.7 2,251.0 2,288.0 2,357.4 2,406.2 1,976.9 2,008.4 2,041.5 2,072.4 2,114.9 2,171.4 2,202.6 2,237.5
Labour Force 1,593.1 1,583.5 1,476.4 1,462.4 1,447.2 1,411.7 1,240.1 1,232.4 1,196.5 1,195.8 1,181.3 1,184.3 1,192.5 1,170.8
Employed 1,487.6 1,435.6 1,337.3 1,298.2 1,277.7 1,264.9 1,106.4 1,107.6 1,081.7 1,097.8 1,092.4 1,101.5 1,117.6 1,089.4
Unemployed 105.5 147.9 139.1 164.2 169.5 146.8 133.7 124.8 114.8 98.0 88.9 82.8 74.9 81.4
Economically Non-Active Population 536.2 570.2 774.6 825.6 910.2 994.5 736.8 776.0 845.0 876.6 933.6 987.2 1010.1 1066.7
Unemployment (annual average, in % of Labour Force) 6.6 9.3 9.4 11.2 11.7 10.4 10.8 10.1 9.6 8.2 7.5 7.0 6.3 7.0
Level of Economic Activity (Labour Force / Labour Resources, %) 74.8 73.5 65.6 63.9 61.4 58.7 62.7 61.4 58.6 57.7 55.9 54.5 54.1 52.3

Table 7.2.1-1 Structure of Labour Resources (annual average data, 1000 persons)
  1994 1996 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Labour Resources 2,129.3 2,153.7 2,251.0 2,288.0 2,357.4 2,406.2 1,976.9 2,008.4 2,041.5 2,072.4 2,114.9 2,171.4 2,202.6 2,237.5
Labour Force 1,593.1 1,583.5 1,476.4 1,462.4 1,447.2 1,411.7 1,240.1 1,232.4 1,196.5 1,195.8 1,181.3 1,184.3 1,192.5 1,170.8
Employed 1,487.6 1,435.6 1,337.3 1,298.2 1,277.7 1,264.9 1,106.4 1,107.6 1,081.7 1,097.8 1,092.8 1,101.5 1,117.6 1,089.4
  State 794.1 557.8 405.5 355.1 338.2 313.3 285.8 257.8 228.2 217.3 214.3 213.1 211.2 207.7
  Private, of which 671.8 860.0 916.0 931.4 931.0 942.2 816.1 845.0 850.1 876.7 878.1 888.4 906.4 881.7
   Joint Ventures 5.7 6.1 19.7 17.6 17.8 19.5 na na na na na na na na
  Public Organizations, Funds 21.7 17.8 15.8 11.7 8.5 9.4 4.5 4.8 3.4 3.8 4.1 4.9 2.4 2.4
Unemployed 105.5 147.9 139.1 164.2 169.5 146.8 133.7 124.8 114.8 98.0 88.9 82.8 74.9 81.4
Economically Non-Active Population 536.2 570.2 774.6 825.6 910.2 994.5 736.8 776.0 845.0 876.6 933.6 987.2 1010.1 1066.7
Able-Bodied Students Not Participating in Production 121.6 113.8 148.4 144.4 143.9 146.5 147.9 151.6 156.0 166.1 175.4 177.5 178.4 177.8
Able-Bodied Population at Working Age Engaged in Household and Others 414.6 456.4 626.2 681.2 766.3 848.0 588.9 624.4 689.0 710.5 758.2 809.7 831.7 888.9

Table 7.2.2. Employment by Sectors of Economy (annual average data,1000 persons)
* From 2003 Private Sector Data also include Public Organizations & Funds.
** Till 2005 Also include Culture, Art and Science.
  1994 1996 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Total Employed in Economy 1,487.6 1,435.6 1,337.3 1,298.2 1,277.7 1,264.9 1,106.4 1,107.6 1,081.7 1,097.8 1,092.4 1,101.5 1,117.6 1,089.4
Industry 350.2 250.1 205.9 187.5 178.0 169.6 143.1 138.8 132.0 134.6 140.9 134.9 127.6 115.1
Agriculture 504.3 586.0 567.8 562.4 566.7 570.0 500.8 509.0 507.1 507.6 504.5 506.9 493.5 496.5
Construction 96.7 67.8 56.5 53.1 46.3 41.2 36.1 37.2 33.3 34.6 29.7 31.1 60.4 49.5
Trade 63.6 101.5 106.8 104.8 104.4 110.5 99.6 105.0 103.8 108.9 105.9 106.1 113.2 104.2
Services, of which 472.8 430.2 400.3 390.4 382.3 373.6 326.8 317.6 305.5 312.1 311.4 322.5 322.9 324.1
  Health Care, Physical Culture&Sports 83.0 81.0 77.2 76.1 80.3 79.3 66.9 60.3 49.8 50.6 48.8 50.2 44.5 45.7
  Education** 205.7 187.7 171.5 168.9 168.8 169.8 151.5 144.5 132.8 133.0 100.8 101.3 100.9 100.6
  General government authorities 29.5 26.8 26.7 26.1 25.7 25.2 23.8 25.0 26.6 28.2 34.9 37.9 39.7 40.4
  Others 154.6 134.7 124.9 119.3 107.5 99.3 84.6 87.8 96.3 100.3 126.9 133.1 137.8 137.4
Total Employed in State Sector 794.1 557.8 405.5 355.1 338.2 313.3 285.8 257.8 228.2 217.3 214.3 213.1 211.2 207.7
Industry 266.3 117.3 48.6 42.3 37.5 31.0 16.6 13.8 12.8 7.8 9.1 2.1 3.8 3.2
Agriculture 15.5 13.3 9.4 7.9 8.2 7.5 6.3 4.4 4.2 3.7 1.5 3.1 2.5 2.3
Construction 70.2 43.0 25.8 8.6 7.1 4.4 3.4 2.2 1.6 1.7 1.4 0.8 1.1 0.9
Trade 33.9 20.6 6.7 3.6 3.0 1.5 1.3 0.7 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1
Services, of which 408.2 363.6 315.0 292.7 282.4 268.9 258.2 236.7 209.4 203.9 201.9 207.0 203.7 201.2
  Health Care, Physical Culture&Sports 79.7 78.9 75.0 66.3 66.4 64.2 62.5 54.3 40.1 39.3 33.8 35.2 32.6 30.9
  Education** 195.8 179.1 157.7 154.7 149.7 145.5 141.9 133.6 120.0 117.7 96.9 97.4 96.8 95.6
  General government authorities 29.5 26.8 26.7 26.1 25.7 23.4 22.1 23.3 26.1 27.2 34.7 37.8 39.6 40.3
  Others 103.2 78.8 55.6 45.6 40.6 35.8 31.7 25.5 23.2 19.7 36.5 36.6 34.7 34.4
Total Employed in Private Sector* 671.8 860.0 916.0 931.4 931.0 942.2 816.1 849.8 853.5 880.5 878.1 888.4 906.4 881.7
Industry 83.9 132.8 157.3 145.2 140.5 136.6 125.9 125.0 119.2 126.8 131.8 132.8 123.8 111.9
Agriculture 488.8 572.7 558.4 554.5 558.5 562.4 494.5 504.6 502.9 503.8 503.0 503.8 491.0 494.2
Construction 26.5 24.8 30.7 44.5 39.2 36.4 32.7 39.6 31.7 32.9 28.3 30.3 59.3 48.6
Trade 29.7 80.9 100.1 101.2 101.4 106.5 98.3 104.3 103.6 108.7 105.5 106.0 113.1 104.1
Services, of which 42.9 48.8 69.5 86.0 91.4 100.3 64.7 76.3 96.1 108.3 109.5 115.5 119.2 122.9
  Health Care, Physical Culture&Sports 3.3 2.1 2.2 9.8 13.9 14.7 4.3 6.0 9.8 11.3 15.0 15.0 11.9 14.8
  Education** 9.9 8.6 13.8 14.2 19.1 24.1 9.5 10.9 12.8 15.3 3.9 3.9 4.1 5.0
  Others 29.7 38.1 53.5 62.0 58.4 61.5 50.9 59.4 73.5 81.7 90.6 96.6 103.2 103.1
Public Organizations, Funds 21.7 17.8 15.8 11.7 8.5 9.4 4.5 4.8 3.4 3.8 4.1 4.9 2.4 2.4

Table 7.2.2-1 Structure of Employment in State Sector (%)
* Till 2005 Also include Culture, Art and Science.
  1994 1996 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Total Employed in State Sector 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Industry 33.5 21.0 12.0 11.9 11.1 9.9 5.8 5.4 5.6 3.6 4.2 1.0 1.8 1.5
Agriculture 2.0 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.4 2.4 2.2 1.7 1.8 1.7 0.7 1.5 1.2 1.1
Construction 8.8 7.7 6.4 2.4 2.1 1.4 1.2 0.9 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.5 0.4
Trade 4.3 3.7 1.7 1.0 0.9 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Services, of which 51.4 65.2 77.7 82.4 83.5 85.8 90.3 91.8 91.8 93.8 94.2 97.1 96.4 96.9
  Health Care, Physical Culture & Sports 10.0 14.1 18.5 18.7 19.6 20.5 21.9 21.1 17.6 18.1 15.8 16.5 15.4 14.9
  Education* 24.7 32.1 38.9 43.6 44.3 46.4 49.7 51.8 52.6 54.2 45.2 45.7 45.8 46.0
  General Government Authorities 3.7 4.8 6.6 7.4 7.6 7.5 7.7 9.0 11.4 12.5 16.2 17.7 18.8 19.4
  Others 13.0 14.1 13.7 12.8 12.0 11.4 11.1 9.9 10.2 9.1 17.0 17.2 16.4 16.6

Table 7.2.2-2 Structure of Employment in Private Sector (%)
From 2003 Private Sector Data also include Public Organizations & Funds.
* Till 2005 Also include Culture, Art and Science.
  1994 1996 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Total Employed in Private Sector 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Industry 12.5 15.4 17.2 15.6 15.1 14.5 15.4 14.7 14.0 14.4 15.0 14.9 13.7 12.7
Agriculture 72.8 66.6 61.0 59.5 60.0 59.7 60.6 59.4 58.9 57.2 57.3 56.7 54.2 56.1
Construction 3.9 2.9 3.4 4.8 4.2 3.9 4.0 4.7 3.7 3.7 3.2 3.4 6.5 5.5
Trade 4.4 9.4 10.9 10.9 10.9 11.3 12.0 12.3 12.1 12.3 12.0 11.9 12.5 11.8
Services, of which 6.4 5.7 7.6 9.2 9.8 10.6 7.9 9.0 11.3 12.3 12.5 13.0 13.2 13.9
  Health Care, Physical Culture & Sports 0.5 0.2 0.2 1.1 1.5 1.6 0.5 0.7 1.1 1.3 1.7 1.7 1.3 1.7
  Education* 1.5 1.0 1.5 1.5 2.1 2.6 1.2 1.3 1.5 1.7 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.6
  Others 4.4 4.4 5.8 6.7 6.3 6.5 6.2 7.0 8.6 9.3 10.3 10.9 11.4 11.7

Table 7.2.3. Structure of Economically Active Population by Gender (1000 persons)
*annual average data
  1994 1996 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Employed (annual average) 1,487.6 1,435.6 1,337.3 1,298.2 1,277.7 1,264.9 1,106.4 1,107.6 1,081.7 1,097.8 1,092.4 1,101.5 1,117.6 1,089.4
 Males 778.0 841.5 696.0 689.4 696.8 682.9 582.1 581.8 584.2 597.1 593.1 571.4 570.9 552.0
 Females 709.6 594.1 641.3 608.8 580.9 582.0 524.3 525.8 497.5 500.7 499.3 530.1 546.7 537.4
Registered Unemployed (end of year) 105.5* 159.3 133.8 175.0 153.9 138.4 127.3 118.6 108.6 89.0 84.6 75.1 74.7 84.5
 Males 39.8* 43.5 41.0 62.3 54.4 47.1 41.6 37.0 32.3 32.1 23.9 19.8 18.3 24.7
 Females 65.7* 115.8 92.8 112.7 99.5 91.3 85.7 81.6 76.3 56.9 60.7 55.2 56.4 59.8
 Youth Aged 16-29 na 70.5 49.5 54.4 45.5 39.8 36.3 33.9 22.0 13.3 15.4 15.5 13.4 16.0

Table 7.2.4. Average Monthly Nominal Wages by Sectors of Economy by ESA’95 (AMD, per worker)
  2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Total Economy 27,324 34,783 43,445 52,060 62,293 74,227 87,406 96,019 102,652
  A. Agriculture, Hunting and Forestry 18,544 25,153 30,446 34,971 46,393 59,147 69,187 73,140 73,706
  B. Fishery 15,622 27,687 32,671 31,437 39,835 42,994 49,317 63,879 52,636
  C. Mining 58,545 88,305 96,325 106,725 128,279 160,499 181,474 175,983 217,055
  D. Manufacturing 30,061 41,881 48,191 54,536 61,490 71,834 83,491 91,214 100,324
  E. Production and distribution of Electricity, Gas and Water 58,937 68,796 82,882 95,392 98,417 112,626 117,685 135,558 140,150
  F. Construction 44,789 50,991 59,121 68,780 84,951 97,569 119,262 122,396 136,722
  G. Trade 24,203 33,335 35,962 42,248 42,771 51,944 59,085 69,165 73,836
  H. Hotels and Restaurants 36,380 49,895 48,475 41,992 51,560 54,611 58,152 61,283 66,246
  I. Transport and Communications 49,982 52,966 57,504 64,329 75,660 87,447 108,281 113,388 123,704
  J. Financial Activities 109,664 133,483 152,991 174,918 205,454 227,970 277,044 277,907 286,689
  K. Real Estate Activities 27,526 31,979 38,331 48,581 66,320 100,155 116,900 121,470 122,531
  L. Public Administration 38,612 53,465 29,164 75,250 76,328 88,093 99,188 109,862 114,168
  M. Education 15,036 19,293 29,164 38,636 45,986 54,334 63,112 75,277 76,104
  N. Health Care and Social Services 13,070 15,002 19,770 27,847 38,757 44,394 56,433 65,416 68,196
  O. Community, Social and Personal Services 19,395 22,204 25,092 29,284 41,201 49,011 57,834 66,100 65,558

Table 7.2.4. Average Monthly Nominal Wages by Sectors of Economy by SNA’93 (AMD, per worker)
* Data for 2006 are preliminary.
  1994 1996 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Total Economy 1,748 9,469 18,000 20,157 22,706 24,483 27,324 34,783 43,445 52,060
Industry 2,470 12,464 21,278 24,515 29,307 35,848 40,362 53,048 60,727 67,967
Agriculture 1,037 7,888 10,206 12,942 14,830 16,875 18,536 25,155 30,473 34,914
Construction 1,590 16,877 31,369 35,306 41,445 41,484 44,789 50,991 59,121 68,780
Trade 1,662 9,171 20,234 20,490 20,254 20,315 24,203 33,335 35,823 40,112
Health 883 5,116 8,939 11,575 13,029 13,045 13,070 15,002 19,770 27,848
Education 729 4,022 7,666 10,116 12,604 12,659 15,016 19,293 29,164 38,636
Science 1,530 8,089 12,975 17,372 16,265 18,686 27,938 31,711 33,590 44,145
Culture na 3,938 7,510 8,667 11,585 11,604 12,189 16,350 19,798 27,897
Art na 4,763 8,234 9,802 12,311 12,307 14,658 15,384 20,007 27,390
Crediting & State Insurance 8,593 22,811 41,918 70,766 90,686 98,732 109,664 133,483 152,991 174,918
Government Staff 1,119 10,516 20,616 29,168 32,548 36,034 38,612 53,465 67,243 75,250




7.3. SOCIAL SECTOR

Table 7.3.1. Main Indicators of Education & Science (at the beginning of academic year)
Source: NSS of RA and EDRC calculations
* in 1-4 grades for 1998/99.
** in 5-8 grades for 1998/99 academic year.
  1998/99 1999/00 2000/01 2001/02 2002/03 2003/04 2004/05 2005/06
Education & Science (in % of GDP) 2.1 2.2 2.8 2.4 2.1 2.1 2.5 2.7
Education & Science (in % of State Budget Expenditures) 9.6 9.1 12.8 11.9 11.0 11.1 14.2 14.6
Public Pre-School Establishments 856 844 764 712 681 682 637 623
Enrolment in Public Pre-School Establishments (thsd children) 56.6 52.9 46.3 44.4 44.8 46.1 45.5 47.8
Public General Education Schools 1,436 1,436 1,433 1,444 1,481 1,439 1,400 1,427
  primary 16 13 13 19 17 18 13 12
  incomplete secondary 173 169 169 146 146 148 148 151
  secondary (complete) 1,247 1,254 1,251 1,279 1,318 1,273 1,239 1,264
Schools for Mentally or Physically Retarded 33 29 29 21 21 21 15 16
Enrolment in Public General Education Schools (thsd persons) 602.5 587.7 572.2 535.5 520.6 498.5 481.2 471.3
  1-3 grades 255.3* 180.3 176.3 154.1 143.2 133.5 122.6 119.4
  4-8 grades 251** 307.8 297.4 288.2 281.2 269.5 262.7 250.4
  9-10 grades 96.2 99.6 98.5 93.2 96.2 95.5 95.9 101.5
Enrolment in Schools for Mentally or Physically Retarded (thsd persons) 5.3 5.0 4.9 3.7 3.5 3.7 2.0 2.2
Number of Teachers in General Education Schools (thsd persons) 62.3 60.6 56.1 55.1 54.3 46.0 43.3 41.7
Gymnasiums 30 37 48 63 58 36 32 34
Enrolment in Gymnasiums (thsd persons) 4.5 5.7 8.8 25.1 21.1 11.5 10.7 10.2
Lyceums 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Enrolment in Lyceums (thsd persons) 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Vocational Specialized Schools 65 63 56 - - - - -
Enrolment in Vocational Specialized Schools (thsd persons) 4.2 6.0 5.1 - - - - -
Public Specialized Secondary Schools 78 77 75 77 77 81 81 83
Enrolment in Public Specialized Secondary Schools (thsd persons) 27.2 28.0 26.9 29.3 27.6 28.6 27.8 27.8
Public Higher Education Establishments 16 16 19 20 20 20 20 22
Enrolment in Public Higher Education Establishments (thsd persons) 38.5 39.8 43.6 47.4 54.1 55.9 62.5 73.7
Non-Public Higher Education Establishments 84 82 71 71 72 73 68 67
Enrolment in Non-Public Higher Education Establishments (thsd persons) 21.2 21.9 17.1 18.2 18.2 22.0 22.6 24.0

Table 7.3.2. Main Indicators of Public Health
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Public Health (in % of GDP) 1.4 1.4 1.0 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.4
Public Health (in % of State Budget Expenditures) 6.7 5.6 4.4 6.4 6.0 6.3 7.4 7.4
Hospital Beds (per 10,000 population), of which 66.5 62.0 54.7 42.5 43.5 44.2 44.3 44.6
  for Sick Children 34.1 35.4 34.8 28.8 26.0 24.1 26.1 25.3
  for Pregnant Women & Women Recently Confined 25.5 23.2 21.2 16.5 18.7 18.5 18.1 18.1
Number of Physicians of all Specialities (per 10,000 population) 34.3 33.2 32.3 30.3 35.8 36.5 35.4 38.2
Number of Paramedical Personnel (per 10,000 population) 68.0 64.9 59.5 53.8 59.9 57.2 55.6 57.0
Hospitals 179 174 146 142 135 137 140 145
Medical Institutions (rendering out-patient and dispensary aid) 497 504 503 460 446 452 448 458

Table 7.3.3. Infants Mortality Classification by Causes (under 1 year, persons)
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Deaths by all Causes 580 572 540 497 450 422 430 460
  Infectious and Parasitic Diseases 68 64 56 37 31 27 27 31
  Diseases of the Respiratory System 99 120 95 75 56 47 52 49
  Diseases of the Digestive System 0 2 1 1 0 2 3 1
  Congenital Anomalies 105 123 134 120 123 102 108 94
  Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period 276 231 211 228 210 193 196 247
  Accidents, Poisonings, Injuries 10 10 10 7 6 5 3 1
  Other Causes 22 22 33 29 24 46 41 37

Table 7.3.4. Structure of Infants Mortality (under 1 year, %)
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Deaths by all Causes 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  Infectious and Parasitic Diseases 11.7 11.2 10.4 7.4 6.9 6.4 6.3 6.7
  Diseases of the Respiratory System 17.1 21.0 17.6 15.1 12.4 11.1 12.1 10.7
  Diseases of the Digestive System 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.5 0.7 0.2
  Congenital Anomalies 18.1 21.5 24.8 24.1 27.3 24.2 25.1 20.4
  Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period 47.6 40.4 39.1 45.9 46.7 45.7 45.6 53.7
  Accidents, Poisonings, Injuries 1.7 1.7 1.9 1.4 1.3 1.2 0.7 0.2
  Other Causes 3.8 3.8 6.1 5.8 5.3 10.9 9.5 8.0

Table 7.3.5. Social Guarantees Given to Population by State
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Social Insurance & Social Security (in % of GDP) 2.1 2.6 2.1 2.2 1.7 1.8 1.8 2.0
Social Insurance & Social Security (in % of State Budget Expenditures) 9.8 10.8 9.8 10.7 9.0 9.4 10.5 10.6
Minimal Size of Pension (AMD) 2,860 2,900 2,900 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000 4,000
Minimal Wage Size (AMD) 1,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 13,000 13,000
Unemployment Allowance Average Size (AMD) 2,469 3,039 3,164 3,307 3,260 3,217 3,332 6,166
Pensions Average Size (AMD per month), of which by groups 3,793 4,421 4,473 4,574 5,748 7,452 8,842 9,805
Pensioners for Long Service 3,520 4,081 4,107 4,109 5,378 7,120 8,153 9,377
Pensioners Receiving Pensions for Specific Merits (individual pensioners) 3,745 4,306 4,327 4,341 5,645 7,384 7,210 9,269
Disability Pensioners, of which 3,253 3,831 3,837 3,838 4,933 6,090 6,829 7,725
  I group 3,867 4,605 4,632 4,645 5,851 7,276 8,267 9,428
  II group 3,311 3,903 3,915 3,922 5,057 6,320 7,137 8,066
  III group 2,620 3,066 3,073 3,071 4,037 4,843 5,418 6,227
Disabled Persons from Childhood 2,514 3,113 3,100 3,080 3,213 3,284 na na
  I group 2,712 3,417 3,434 3,437 3,605 3,606 na na
  II group 2,308 2,850 2,868 2,867 3,009 3,013 na na
Disabled Persons up to 16 years old 2,729 3,418 3,431 3,431 3,600 3,600 3,601 4,800
Orphans and Children of Dead Single Mothers (for recipient) 2,897 3,563 3,678 3,712 4,170 6,941 9,851 13,733
Children without One Parent (for recipient) 2,386 2,939 2,995 3,005 3,331 3,423 5,849 7,275
Minimal Size of Grant (AMD per month), of which by groups                
  Students of Higher Education 3,200 3,200 4,000 4,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000
  Students of Specialized Secondary Education 3,200 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,725 3,725 3,725 3,725
  Post-graduate Students 3,500 3,500 4,000 6,500 6,500 6,500 6,500 6,500

Table 7.3.6. Number of Pensioners Registered in Social Security Agencies (thsd persons, end-year)
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Number of Pensioners 574.7 568.2 560.1 552.9 543.6 543.7 540.3 533.3
  Disablement 100.7 101.5 103.9 106.9 108.4 110.6 113.4 116.3
  Loss of Bread-winner Pensioners 24.7 24.4 23.9 24.1 23.6 23.5 23.7 23.4
  Seniority 18.9 19.0 19.0 19.1 19.5 18.1 14.6 13.8
  Social 12.1 11.3 10.3 9.4 8.7 7.8 7 6.3
  Old-age 418.3 411.9 403 393.4 383.4 383.7 381.6 373.5

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