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In January-April 2024 4,3 percent more gross domestic product was produced in the country.In January-March 2024 average monthly nominal salary in the country made 985,3 manats.In January-April 2024, investments at 5230,4 million manats were directed to fixed assets.In January-February 2024 gross domestic product in amount of 18576,9 million manats was produced.In January 2024 industrial products at 5,2 billion manats were produced.For the state of 1st January of the current year winter crops for grain and green feed were sown in the area of 1025,4 thousand hectare.For the state of December 1, 2023 number of employees engaged in the country economy made 1732,6 thsd. persons.In January-April 2023, retail trade turnover increased by 2.9 percent in real terms.The foreign trade turnover of the country in January-March 2023 made 12269,3 million USD.In January-April 2023 the Republic of Azerbaijan received 522,9 thousand foreigners and stateless persons.50.2% of the total population of the country was women for the beginning of 2023.In January-March 2023, 368.9 thousand foreigners and stateless persons arrived in the Republic of Azerbaijan.In January-February 2023, retail trade turnover increased by 2.8 percent in real terms.In January-February 2023, the consumer price index was 113.9% compared to January-February 2022.50,2 percent of total number of population made up women to the beginning of 2023In 2022 cargo transportation in Azerbaijan side of the Europe-Caucasus-Asia Transport Corridor was 51420,6 thousand ton.Industrial products at 6,5 billion manats were produced in January 2023.
Last updated: 17.10.2023

Gender

Women and men in Azerbaijan

Methodological explanations Population size and vital statistics Number of women and men Population by sex and age groups, as of 1 January 2023 Sex distribution of population by economic regions and administrative territorial units of the Republic of Azerbaijan at the beginning of 2023 Median age of population Age dependancy ratio Share of women among all persons aged 15 and above Distribution of women and men by main age groups, economic regions and administrative territorial units of the Republic of Azerbaijan, as of 1 January 2023 Sex distribution of population aged 14-29 years old by economic regions and administrative territorial units of the Republic of Azerbaijan at the beginning of 2023 Life expectancy at birth in urban and rural areas Healthy life expectancy Life expectancy of population at age 60 in urban and rural areas Life expectancy at birth by economic regions and administrative territorial units of the Republic of Azerbaijan, 2022 Total fertility rate in urban and rural areas Reproduction rates Birth rate of women aged 15-19 in urban and rural areas Number and percent of live births by age of mother Age-specific birth rates Average age of mother at childbirth Sex ratio at birth in urban and rural areas Sex ratio at birth by economic regions and administrative territorial units of the Republic of Azerbaijan, 2022 Live births by births order and sex Sex ratio at birth by births order Number of live births by officially married mothers, birth order and sex Number of live births by officially unregistered married mothers, birth order and sex Age of officially married mothers and number of live births by birth order in 2022 Live births by marital status of mother Number of birth by women being at officially unregistered marriage by economic regions and administrative territorial units, 2022 Distribution of women by marital status and number of birth Number of twin, triplet and quadruplet births by sex Death rate by sex and age groups, 2022 Main causes of deaths among population 2022 Main causes of deaths of population by age groups 2022 Number of deaths at working age Maternal mortality in urban and rural areas Infant mortality in urban and rural areas Child mortality under 5 years in urban and rural areas Main causes of infant mortality in 2022 Main causes of child mortality under 5 years in 2022 Perinatal, neonatal and post-neonatal mortality rate Death rate due to road traffic injuries Number of births and deaths by economic regions and administrative territorial units of the Republic of Azerbaijan, 2022 Officially registered marriages and divorces Number and total rate of marriages and divorces by economic regions and administrative territorial units of the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2022 Average age at officially registered marriage Number of officially married brides and grooms under 18 years old Marriages by age groups of groom and bride in 2022 Marital status by age groups of groom and bride in 2022 Divorces by duration of marriage and by age groups of spouses in 2022 Marital status of population by age groups Distribution of households with children under 18 years old by number of children Households consist of single parent and children Migrants by sex and age groups in 2022 Sex distribution of citizens of Azerbaijan travelled to foreign countries and foreigners and stateless persons travelled to Azerbaijan in 2022
Methodological explanations Educational attainment of population aged 15 and over Share of pupils started education from 1 class and ended at 5 class Number of children under 3 years of age covered by preschool education Number of children 3 and over years old of age covered by preschool education at the beginning of the year 2023 Gender equality index in education Number of students by types of educational institutions at the beginning of 2022/2023 academic year Distribution of students by age and sex in vocational educational institutions at the beginning of 2023 Distribution of students of state and non-state specialized secondary institutions by field of study at the beginning of 2022/2023 academic year Distribution of students of state specialized secondary institutions by field of study at the beginning of 2022/2023 academic year Distribution of students of non-state specialized secondary institutions by field of study at the beginning of 2022/2023 academic year Distribution of students of state and non-state higher educational institutions by field of study at the beginning of 2022/2023 academic year Distribution of students of state higher educational institutions by field of study at the beginning of 2022/2023 academic year Distribution of students of non-state higher educational institutions by field of study at the beginning of 2022/2023 academic year Distribution of students of the Republic of Azerbaijan graduated full-time general educational schools and received school-leaving certificate and admitted to higher educational institutions in 2022 by sex Directors and deputies of full-time general educational institutions at the beginning of 2022/2023 academic year Teacher staff of state and non-state higher educational institutions at the beginning of 2022/2023 academic year Teacher staff of state higher educational institutions at the beginning of 2022/2023 academic year Teacher staff of non-state higher educational institutions at the beginning of 2022/2023 academic year Teachers of state and non-state institutions by types of school, at the beginning of 2022/2023 academic year Proportion of teachers in: (a) pre-primary; (b) primary; (c) lower secondary; and upper secondary education by 2022/2023 academic year Participation rate in organized learning (one year before the official primary entry age) Special schools and boarding schools for children with limited health Special schools and boarding schools for children with limited health by types of diseases Students on PhD program by fields of science at the beginning of 2023 Distribution of students studying on PhD program by age groups at the beginning of 2023 Students studying on DSc program by fields of science at the beginning of 2023 Distribution of students studying on DSc program by age groups at the beginning of 2023 Scientific degree of the scientists trained post-graduate students Researchers by fields of science, number of academicians and corresponding members at the beginning of 2023
The main objectives and tasks envisaged under the policy of equal rights and equal opportunities of women and men in Azerbaijan are:
Protection and reflection of the rights of both sexes in the context of universal human rights, adoption of adequate measures, assisting women and men to use these rights.
Development and improvement of the democratic representation, establishment of the conditions for equal participation of women and men at all levels of administration and decision making.
Establishment of conditions for the development of economic independence of each citizen, contribution for the realization of equal rights of women and men in labour market, in business, in the sphere of finances.

Establishment of the conditions for the use of opportunities to:
- increase life expectancy of women and men;
- reduce infant and maternal mortality;
- improve reproductive health of women and men.
Support to vulnerable population groups and contribution to the solution of their problems (refugees and displaced persons, invalids, single mothers ).
Provision of the conditions for equal participation of women and men in the system of education. Adoption of the measures for maintenance of equal access to education and strengthening of the social understanding of the notion of equal significance of education for girls and boys. Development of the education system as a tool for the dissemination of an idea of the equality of sexes in society.
Contribution to harmonization and effective combination of professional activity and family life for women and men as well.

Prevention of violence against women:
- Elimination of domestic violence;
-Addressing the consequences of violence in case of refugees and displaced persons.
Contributing to understanding the necessity of correcting social divisions an disbalances and balances distribution of responsibility between women and men.
The legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan reflects the ideas of equality of women and men in all spheres of life. All these are the bases for development of gender - balanced policy and elimination of gender asymmetries in society.
In 1995 the Republic of Azerbaijan ratified Convention on Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women, and also other principal international documents on protection human rights.

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