Baku, September 16, AZERTAC
Azerbaijan's population reached 9,858,860 as of August 1, according to the State Statistical Committee.
Official figures show that the country`s population grew 0.5 per cent or 48,879 people since the beginning of the current year.
The population density is 114 people per a square kilometer, the committee said.
According to official figures, 53 per cent of the population lives in cities and towns, while 47 per cent in villages. 49.9 per cent of the population are men, and 50.1 per cent are women, according to the committee.
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