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Tuesday, 30.08.2016, 16:08
Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) informs that in 2015 number of births grew in all three Baltic states. Compared to 2014, in 2015 the greatest increase in the number of newborn was registered in Lithuania – of 1 106 newborn or 3.6 %, whereas in Estonia the increase accounted for 356 newborn or 2.6 % and in Latvia – for 233 newborn or 1.1 %, BC informs CSB.
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The number of residents in the Riga Planning Region by 2030 will grow to 1.1 mln, and the gross domestic product (GDP) might grow by 30%, according to the region's development vision, writes LETA.
The number of births in Latvia has been increasing since 2011. According to the provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), the number of newborns registered during the first six months of 2016 – 10 943 children – is 224 babies or 2% more than during the corresponding period of 2015.
More than a half or 57% respondents believe that population ageing will become a serious problem in Latvia during the next five years, according to the Baltic International Bank Latvia Barometer survey, cites LETA.
A total of 6,630 abortions were performed in Estonia in 2015, which is 271 less than in 2014 and compared with 2001 the number has declined by more than a half, reports LETA/BNS.
Population number estimates of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, in 2015 population number grew in 16 out of 110 Latvia counties. Out of the 16 counties, 14 are located in Pierīga region. As compared to 2014, population number grew in 12 counties, all of which were located in Pierīga region.
Latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, at the beginning of 2016 in Latvia there were 1 million 969 thousand residents. In 2015, population number reduced by 0.86% or 17.1 thousand persons, while in 2014 population number declined by 0.77% or 15.4 thousand.