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Saturday, 28.03.2015, 14:14
Statistics Lithuania informs that 36.6 thousand residents emigrated from and 24.3 thousand persons immigrated to Lithuania in 2014. Compared to 2013, the number of emigrants decreased by 2.2 thousand (5.7%), that of immigrants – increased by 2.3 thousand (3.7%), writes LETA/ELTA.
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According to the data of the population facts department of the Estonian Ministry of Internal Affairs, 1,075 births and 1,417 deaths were registered in January 2015 in Estonia, LETA/Õhtuleht reports.
According to the Population Registry data, 434,426 people resided in Estonia’s capital Tallinn as of 1 January 2015, which is by 4,527 people more than at the start of 2013, LETA/Õhtuleht reports.
The population of Latvia will continue to reduce – by 2030 Latvia's population will shrink 19.2% as compared to 2013, according to the Environmental Protection and Regional Development Ministry's report based on Eurostat forecasts, cites LETA.
21,532 children were born in Latvia in 2014, and even though the number of deaths still exceeds the number of births in the country, last year saw the best natural population increase figure since 2010, reports LETA, according to the Central Statistical Bureau.
According to the initial estimates of Statistics Estonia, the population number of Estonia as at 1 January 2015 was 1,312,300, which is 3,600 persons less than at the same time a year ago.
In 2014, over 1,800 deaths more than births were registered in Estonia, population facts department of the Estonian Ministry of Internal Affairs data indicates, cites LETA.