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Georgia Demographics Profile

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Population
3.997 million (2019 est. est.)
Age structure
0-14 years: 18.42% (male 472,731/female 435,174)
15-24 years: 10.9% (male 286,518/female 250,882)
25-54 years: 40.59% (male 984,942/female 1,016,353)
55-64 years: 13.24% (male 288,650/female 364,117)
65 years and over: 16.85% (male 326,219/female 504,444) (2020 est.)
Dependency ratios
total dependency ratio: 55
youth dependency ratio: 31.3
elderly dependency ratio: 23.6
potential support ratio: 4.2 (2020 est.)
Median age
total: 38.6 years
male: 35.9 years
female: 41.4 years (2020 est.)
Population growth rate
0.05% (2020 est.)
Birth rate
11.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Death rate
11 deaths/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Net migration rate
0.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Urbanization
urban population: 59.5% of total population (2020)
rate of urbanization: 0.42% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

note: data include Abkhazia and South Ossetia

Major cities - population
1.078 million TBILISI (capital) (2020)
Sex ratio
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.09 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.14 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.79 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.65 male(s)/female
total population: 91.8 male(s)/female (2020 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth
25.4 years (2017 est.)

note: data do not cover Abkhazia and South Ossetia

Infant mortality rate
total: 13.8 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 15.8 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 11.7 deaths/1,000 live births (2020 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
total population: 77 years
male: 72.9 years
female: 81.3 years (2020 est.)
Total fertility rate
1.75 children born/woman (2020 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate
40.6% (2018)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
0.3% (2019 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
9,100 (2019 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
<100 (2019 est.)
Drinking water source
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 96.2% of population
total: 98.4% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 3.8% of population
total: 1.6% of population (2017 est.)
Sanitation facility access
improved: urban: 97% of population
rural: 82.7% of population
total: 91.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 3% of population
rural: 17.3% of population
total: 8.9% of population (2017 est.)
Nationality
noun: Georgian(s)
adjective: Georgian
Ethnic groups
Georgian 86.8%, Azeri 6.3%, Armenian 4.5%, other 2.3% (includes Russian, Ossetian, Yazidi, Ukrainian, Kist, Greek) (2014 est.)
Religions
Orthodox (official) 83.4%, Muslim 10.7%, Armenian Apostolic 2.9%, other 1.2% (includes Catholic, Jehovah's Witness, Yazidi, Protestant, Jewish), none 0.5%, unspecified/no answer 1.2% (2014 est.)
Languages
Georgian (official) 87.6%, Azeri 6.2%, Armenian 3.9%, Russian 1.2%, other 1% (2014 est.)

note: Abkhaz is the official language in Abkhazia

Literacy
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99.4%
male: 99.4%
female: 99.3% (2017)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)
total: 15 years
male: 16 years
female: 16 years (2019)
Education expenditures
3.8% of GDP (2017)
Maternal mortality rate
25 deaths/100,000 live births (2017 est.)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight
1.1% (2009)
Health expenditures
7.6% (2017)
Physicians density
6.13 physicians/1,000 population (2017)
Hospital bed density
2.9 beds/1,000 population (2014)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate
21.7% (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on Friday, November 27, 2020

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