Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (09.09.13) reports that when the results of the population censuses held in the occupied area of Cyprus in 2006 and 2011 are examined, it is observed that the total population increased by 11% and the population of the women by 13% within six years. The paper notes that the number of the population continuously living in the occupied area of Cyprus [Translator’s note: which the occupation authorities call de-jure population] was 256.644 in 2006 and increased to 286.257 in 2011. The number of women was 118.076 in 2006 and increased to 135.774 in 2011. In spite of this increase, the number of women did not exceed the number of men, who were 138.568 in 2006 and became 150.483 in 2011, showing an increase of 8.5%. 

The biggest increase was observed in occupied Keryneia, where the population increased by 19.4%, as from 57.902 in 2006 it reached 69.163 in 2011. The following increase was observed in the population in the other occupied districts: occupied Nicosia 11.8% (84.776 in 2006 and 94.824 in 2011), occupied Famagusta 9.6% (63.603 in 2006 and 69.741 in 2011), occupied Morfou 2.6% (29.264 in 2006 and 30.037 in 2011) and occupied Trikomo 6.6% (21.099 in 2006 and 22.492 in 2011). 

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