MORE WOMEN BUT LESS CHILDREN IN ARMENIA
- YEREVAN. - Women are more than men by 3% in Armenia, National Statistics Service informs.
Men are 48.5%, while women 51.5% of population. The average age of men is 33.3, while it is 36.7 for women. Children under 15 made 19.6% last year.
Over 452 children and pensioners are counted for every 1000 citizen of working age, as compared to 456 early in 2010.
Over 34.4% of population lives in the capital. Armenia's Ararat, Armavir, Lori, Kotayk and Shirak Regions have 8.6 - 8.7% of population respectively, Gegharkunik 7.4%, Aragatsotn, Syunik and Tavush 4.1-4.7%, while only 1.7% of population lives in Vayots Dzor Region.
- 1803 Birth of Mesrop Taghiatian, writer, teacher and speaker. He died in 1858.
- 1820 The students of the Shahnazarian Gymnasium publish the "Yerkragoond" periodical in Khasgyoogh.
- 1855 The "Avetaber" periodical is published in Constantinople.
- 1895 Birth of the composer, Ilya Shapotshnikov (Yeghia Papakhchyan) in Rostov-on-Don (Russia).
- 1898 Birth of Nikolay Ter-Simyonov, an Armenian actor established on the Russian stage.
- 1901 Death of Srbui Tyusab (novelist). She was born in 1842.
- 1922 Cilicia's Armenians are finally eliminated by the Turks as a consequence of French betrayal.
- 1931 Death of Rooben Vorberian.
- 1942 The Armenian Council of Ministers decides on the production of Hand Grenades and Mines for the war effort.
- 1975 Advisory Opinion (3, 31-33) of the International Court of Justice on the Western Sahara. Certain aspects of this document may be significant in the resolution of the Artsakh crisis.