There are more women in Portugal than men. It has been linked to the effects of war, migration and an unhealthy lifestyle on Portuguese men. Photo/Reuters
MOSCOW – The composition of a country’s population is of interest because it involves demography and the level of the workforce. The majority of countries in the world generally have more men than women, but in some countries it is the opposite.
The differences between the sexes are often overlooked. However, many countries are in the midst of a gender imbalance in which one sex is more prevalent than the other.
What causes more women in a country? War, culture, politics, and genetics are the answers to this phenomenon.
Launching the World Atlas, here are 10 countries where there are more women than men.
1. Armenia – 54,97%
The ancient nation of Armenia has been through a lot in the 20th century. Soviet rule and war with their neighbors were not in their favor.
That left Armenia with a shortage of men. In addition, the genocide in Armenia and the First World War were also the main causes of the decline in male numbers.
History records that, while still under Turkish-Ottoman rule, 1.5 million Armenians were killed in mass executions or carried out on death marches across the Syrian desert. The killings were so well orchestrated and systematic that the events Various records show that men made up the majority of victims in the genocide and war in Armedia.