Agin-Buryat Okrug

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Coordinates: 51°00′N 114°30′E / 51.000°N 114.500°E / 51.000; 114.500

Location of Agin-Buryat Okrug in Russia
Map of Agin-Buryat Okrug
Coat of arms of Agin-Buryat Okrug

Agin-Buryat Okrug (Russian: Аги́нский-Буря́тский о́круг; Buryat: Агын Буряадай тойрог, Agyn Burjaadaj toirog), or Aga Buryatia, is an administrative division of Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia.[1] It was a federal subject of Russia (an autonomous okrug of Chita Oblast) until it merged with Chita Oblast to form Zabaykalsky Krai on March 1, 2008. Prior to the merger, it was called Agin-Buryat Autonomous Okrug (Аги́нский-Буря́тский автоно́мный о́круг). Its administrative center is the urban-type settlement of Aginskoye. Area: 19,312.3 square kilometers (7,456.5 sq mi). Population: 77,167 (2010 Census);[2] 72,213 (2002 Census);[3] 77,032 (1989 Census).[4]

Demographics[edit]

Vital statistics[edit]

Source: Russian Federal State Statistics Service
Average population (x 1000) Live births Deaths Natural change Crude birth rate (per 1000) Crude death rate (per 1000) Natural change (per 1000) Fertility rates
1970 66 1 699 451 1 248 25.7 6.8 18.9
1975 68 1 881 541 1 340 27.7 8.0 19.7
1980 70 2 035 686 1 349 29.1 9.8 19.3
1985 75 2 259 638 1 621 30.1 8.5 21.6
1990 71 1 868 604 1 264 26.5 8.6 17.9
1991 71 1 647 591 1 056 23.1 8.3 14.8
1992 72 1 518 655 863 20.9 9.0 11.9
1993 73 1 435 759 676 19.6 10.4 9.2 2.76
1994 73 1 429 864 565 19.6 11.8 7.7 2.72
1995 72 1 338 738 600 18.5 10.2 8.3 2.57
1996 71 1 174 765 409 16.4 10.7 5.7 2.30
1997 71 1 115 698 417 15.7 9.8 5.9 2.19
1998 71 1 182 722 460 16.6 10.1 6.5 2.29
1999 71 1 163 771 392 16.3 10.8 5.5 2.22
2000 71 1 098 838 260 15.4 11.8 3.6 2.08
2001 71 1 171 841 330 16.4 11.8 4.6 2.21
2002 72 1 197 886 311 16.6 12.3 4.3 2.26
2003 73 1 229 840 389 16.9 11.6 5.4 2.28
2004 73 1 222 900 322 16.8 12.4 4.4 2.20
2005 73 1 234 901 333 16.9 12.3 4.6 2.12
2006 73 1 330 885 445 18.1 12.0 6.1 2.17
2007 74 1 543 817 726 20.9 11.0 9.8 2.43
2008 75 1 732 770 962 23.2 10.3 12.9 2.64
2009 76 1 739 729 1 010 23.0 9.6 13.3 2,63
2010 77 1 837 729 1 108 23.9 9.5 14.4 2.71

Ethnic groups[edit]

While residents of the autonomous okrug (as of the 2002 census) identified themselves as belonging to 54 different ethnic groups, most of them consider themselves either Buryats (62.5%) or ethnic Russians (35.1%), the Tatars at 390 (0.5%) ending up as a distant third most numerous group in the region.

Ethnic
group
1959 census 1970 census 1979 census 1989 census 2002 census 2010 census
Number  % Number  % Number  % Number  % Number  % Number  %
Buryats 23,374 47.6% 33,117 50.4% 35,868 52.0% 42,362 54.9% 45,149 62.5% 50,125 65.1%
Russians 23,857 48.6% 28,966 44.0% 29,098 42.1% 31,473 40.8% 25,366 35.1% 25,079 32.5%
Others 1,878 3.8% 3,685 5.6% 4,069 5.9% 3,353 4.3% 1,698 2.4% 1,838 2.4%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Федеральный конституционный закон №5-ФКЗ от 21 июля 2007 года "Об образовании в составе Российской Федерации нового субъекта Российской Федерации в результате объединения Читинской области и Агинского Бурятского автономного округа". Статья 5. (Federal Constitutional Law #5-FKZ of July 21, 2007 On Creation of a New Federal Subject Within the Russian Federation as a Result of the Merger of Chita Oblast and Agin-Buryat Autonomous Okrug. Article 5) (Russian)
  2. ^ "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. 2011. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек" [Population of Russia, its federal districts, federal subjects, districts, urban localities, rural localities—administrative centers, and rural localities with population of over 3,000]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года (All-Russia Population Census of 2002) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. May 21, 2004. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 
  4. ^ Demoscope Weekly (1989). "Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров." [All Union Population Census of 1989. Present population of union and autonomous republics, autonomous oblasts and okrugs, krais, oblasts, districts, urban settlements, and villages serving as district administrative centers]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года (All-Union Population Census of 1989) (in Russian). Institute of Demographics of the State University—Higher School of Economics. Retrieved February 9, 2012.