In a year number of the RA population drops by 15 000 (video)

Compared with July 1st of last year, the number of the RA population has decreased by 15 000 and now it makes up 2 979 900.

According to Karine Kuyumjyan, Head of the National Statistical Service’s (NSS) Census and Demography Department, low birthrate and high mortality rates have had negative impact on the number of population.

Besides, during 2017 8700 people have left Armenia and haven’t returned.

Watch more in the video!