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279 mln population live in CIS

09 February 2005 [09:11] - TODAY.AZ
There are 279 million populations in the Commonwealth of the Independent States (CIS) in 2005, told in the CIS Intergovernmental Statistic Committee, Trend reports.
More than 50% population of Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan and more than 60% population of Armenia, Byelorussia, Russia and Ukraine live in the cities. 60% population of Moldavia and Turkmenistan, 63-74% population of Kirgizstan and Tajikistan live in the villages.

The number of the economically active population in CIS countries in 2004 is about 129 million, 119 million employed and 10 million unemployed people. The whole number of the employed population of CIS countries is among 40-90%.

The women in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kirgizstan, Moldavia and Tajikistan, seeking the job, were 44-56%, however, 63-70% in other CIS countries by the end of 2004.

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