Azerbaijan

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Stats & Facts

Insights Industry

    Market research turnover:
    US$ 2.2 million (ESOMAR's 2021 Global Market Research)
    Position in world ranking:
    24th amongst 24 countries in Asia Pacific
    99th worldwide out of 104 countries (ESOMAR's 2021 Global Market Research)
    Global Market Research – industry report:
    Download the 2021 Global Market Research to find out more about the state, size and composition of the industry in this country as well as the world: gather insight on types of research clients, scope of projects, qual, quant or other methods used, types of projects contracted, and much more.

Economic Indexes

    Ease of doing business:
    Very Easy to make business (76.7 out of 100)
    33rd amongst 20th countries in Asia Pacific
    34th worldwide out of 190 countries (2020, World Bank)
    Economic freedom:
    'Moderately free' (61.6 out of 100)
    17th amongst 45 countries in Asia Pacific
    75 worldwide out of 186 countries (2022, Heritage Foundation and Wall Street Journal)
    Global competitiveness:
    Score: 62.7 out of 100.
    14th most competitive amongst 28 countries in Asia Pacific
    58th worldwide out of 154 countries (2019, World Economic Forum)

Population

    Number of people:
    10.1 million (2020, UN)
    Official language(s):
    Azerbaijani (Azeri) (official) 92.5%, Russian 1.4%, Armenian 1.4%, other 4.7% (2009 est.)
    National census & business statistics:
    Internet coverage:
    84.5% (2020, World Bank)
    Mobile subscriptions (per 100 people):
    102 per 100 people (2020, World Bank)
    Administrative subdivisions:
    66 rayons (rayonlar; rayon - singular), 11 cities (saharlar; sahar - singular);
    rayons: Abseron, Agcabadi, Agdam, Agdas, Agstafa, Agsu, Astara, Babak, Balakan, Barda, Beylaqan, Bilasuvar, Cabrayil, Calilabad, Culfa, Daskasan, Fuzuli, Gadabay, Goranboy, Goycay, Goygol, Haciqabul, Imisli, Ismayilli, Kalbacar, Kangarli, Kurdamir, Lacin, Lankaran, Lerik, Masalli, Neftcala, Oguz, Ordubad, Qabala, Qax, Qazax, Qobustan, Quba, Qubadli, Qusar, Saatli, Sabirabad, Sabran, Sadarak, Sahbuz, Saki, Salyan, Samaxi, Samkir, Samux, Sarur, Siyazan, Susa, Tartar, Tovuz, Ucar, Xacmaz, Xizi, Xocali, Xocavand, Yardimli, Yevlax, Zangilan, Zaqatala, Zardab;
    cities: Baku, Ganca, Lankaran, Mingacevir, Naftalan, Naxcivan (Nakhichevan), Saki, Sirvan, Sumqayit, Xankandi, Yevlax (CIA World Factbook)

Regulation