Note: 1993–1994 drop is exclusion of Abkhazia and South Ossetia from population statistics.. Data correction. The 2014 census, executed in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), found a population gap of approximately 700,000 compared to the 2014 data from the National Statistical Office of Georgia, Geostat, which was cumulatively built on the 2002 census.
Numbering plan. The current dialling plan is in force since 4 June 2011 when a wide-ranging reform took place. Specifically, area codes were updated to start with 2 or 3, mobile numbers came to begin with the digit 5, and some geographical numbers were padded with an additional digit 2 or 3 immediately after the area code to the total number of digits equalling 9.