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Tuesday, 11.03.2014, 04:55
According to Statistics Estonia’s projection, if the current demographic trends continue, the population of Estonia will decrease by 125,000 in the next roughly 30 years due to negative natural increase and negative net migration. Thus, the projected population of Estonia in 2040 will be 1,195,000.
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Provisional data on the natural movement of population compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia show that, in January 2014 increase in fertility in Latvia is observed for the fourth year in a row. In January 1800 babies were registered in the country – 70 newborns more than in January of 2013.
According to the Population Registry data, the population of Estonia's capital Tallinn amounted to 430,594 as of February 1, 2014; in January the number of residents grew by 695, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Economic conditions are very important when it comes to demography, and it is unlikely for families to have more children if parents do not have proper income and jobs, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) pointed out today during a conference in Saeima on drafting a road map for demographic recovery in Latvia, informs LETA.
Provisional data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia show that, in 2013, 20 340 newborn were registered in Latvia (1 540 in December) – 443 more than in 2012, when 19 897 children were born.
In 2013, the number of marriage licenses remained at the level of past years in Latvia, according to the Register of Enterprises' Lursoft data, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.
Provisional data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia show that, during 11 months of the year 2013, 18 800 newborn were registered in Latvia; 1 540 babies were born in November – 432 newborn more than in 11 months of 2012, when 18 368 children were born.