Azerbaijan and ADB
In the Spotlight
ADB has approved a $750 million multitranche program loan facility to upgrade power distribution networks in Azerbaijan, that will benefit over 1.4 million consumers and give the wider economy a lift by providing more reliable electricity supplies.
Get the latest statistical data on poverty and socioeconomic development in Azerbaijan and compare poverty indicators among countries in Central and West Asia.
A road project spanning Azerbaijan is moving people, goods, and vehicles faster and improving lives in communities along the way. Read this and more stories from Together We Deliver 2015, a publication highlighting successful projects that demonstrate development impact, best practices, and innovation across Asia and the Pacific.
ADB operations in Azerbaijan are closely aligned with the government's priorities, including diversifying the economy beyond the oil sector. It is focused on promoting inclusive economic growth and regional cooperation efforts.
Azerbaijan’s gross national income per capita has increased approximately tenfold in a decade and a half. This robust growth has been largely driven by the extraction and processing of fossil fuels, along with high levels of public expenditure.
The ADB country partnership strategy, 2014–2018 for Azerbaijan aims to diversify the economy, foster new economic opportunities, promote inclusive growth, and reduce disparities between urban and rural areas.
Projects in the Azerbaijan
Population living below the national poverty line in Azerbaijan (2014)
Maternal Mortality Ratio in Azerbaijan, per 100,000 live births (2015)
Population in Azerbaijan, in millions (2015)
Average annual population growth rate in Azerbaijan (2010-2015)