Ethnic and religious minorities affected by population decline: Census

By | May 4th, 2016|Categories: Minorities|Tags: , , , , , |

43% of the population of Kvemo Kartli is Muslim, 40% in Achara , and 12% in Kakheti (DFWatch) TBILISI, DFWatch–The 2014 census sheds light on issues related to ethnic, linguistic, and religious minorities in Georgia. The size of all ethnic minorities fell drastically. While Georgia has lost 15% (658 thousand) of its population since the 2002 census, the number […]

61 more villages abandoned in Georgia in 12 years: Census

By | May 3rd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–There are 223 deserted villages in Georgia, according to the census conducted in 2014 and published last week by the  National Statistics Office (GeoStat). In 2002, when the previous census was conducted, […]