Armenians in the Baltic states
|Regions with significant populations|
|Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius, other larger cities|
|Armenian, Russian, Baltic languages|
|Armenian Apostolic Church|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Armenians in Belarus|
|Baltic states||2,179||2,623||3,713||6,393||5,663 (2000–2008)|
According to the year 2000 census, there were 1,444 Armenians living in Estonia. According to the 2011 census, the number of Armenians had decreased slightly to 1,042. In 1989 (according to Soviet 1989 census) the number was 1,669. The majority of Armenians live in Tallinn: 58% in the year 2000.
With the affirmation of Estonia's independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, Soviet-era immigrants and their Estonian-born children were not granted citizenship automatically.
In 1887 had established Latvian Armenian Society. One Armenian was reported in the Jäger Report as murdered by Einsatzgruppe A in Daugavpils in 1941. In 1990, in the center of Riga had been set a khachkar. In 1991, the first issue of the newspaper "Ararat". In 2001, Armenian community of Riga had established. In 2002, the publishing of the newspaper “Ararat” had resumed.
According to the last Lithuanian census of 2011 there were 1,233 Armenians in Lithuania. Armenian organizations put the number around 2,500. According to Soviet 1989 census there are 1,655 Armenians in Lithuania. The Armenians live mainly in Vilnius. The settlement of Armenians in Lithuania, in the distant past of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth was of an episodic nature and was due mainly to the needs of trade, although from the historical sources it is known, that Armenian school was established in 16th century Vilnius, Armenian guild in the 16th to 18th centuries Vilnius. One of the most prominent painter of the 19th century in Lithuania was Jan Rustem (Armenian: Յան Ռուստամ). The history of most of the Armenian community now living in Lithuania mainly occurs in the 20th century.
Famous Baltic Armenians
- "Population by ethnic nationality, mother tongue and citizenship". Statistics Estonia. Archived from the original on 2007-06-14. Retrieved 2009-10-15.
- "Eestis elab 192 rahvuse esindajaid." Õhtuleht 9-17-2012. (in Estonian)
- Демоскоп Weekly - Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года.Национальный состав населения по республикам СССР Archived June 4, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
- ArmenianDiaspora website Archived May 11, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
- Population of Latvia by ethnicity and citizenship, 01.07.2008.(in Latvian)
- The Jager Report
- "2011 Census Results". Department of Statistics to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania (Statistics Lithuania), 2012. Archived from the original on 2012-10-05. Retrieved 2012-09-30.
- Демоскоп Weekly - Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года.Национальный состав населения по республикам СССР
-  History of Armenians in Lithuania (in Lithuanian)