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Monday, 01.09.2014, 16:39
At the moment, there are 1.295 million Latvians and 0.583 million Russians living in Latvia, according to latest information provided by the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs, cites LETA.
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During the seven months of this year 12 488 newborns were registered in the country, which is 554 babies more than in the first seven months of 2013. Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia show that in July 2 019 babies were registered in the country, which is 94 newborns more than in July of the previous year (in June of this year – 1 813 newborns).
Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in 2013 as compared to 2012 Latvia was the only Baltic State where the number of births was increasing. As compared to 2012 there were 699 newborns more registered in Latvia in 2013, while in Lithuania and Estonia this indicator decreased by 574 and 525, respectively.
Statistics Lithuania informs that at the beginning of 2014 the estimated number of women in Lithuania amounted to 1587.5 thousand, that of men – 1356 thousand. The number of women exceeded that of men by 231.5 thousand. Women made up 54% of the total population, reports LETA/ELTA.
The latest data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that due to international long-term migration (1) the number of Latvian population in 2013 dropped by 14.3 thousand persons or 0.7%, which is by 2.4 thousand more than in 2012, when the number of population due to international long-term migration decreased by 11.9 thousand or by 0.6%.
According to the data of the population facts department of the Estonian Ministry of Internal Affairs, 1,224 births and 1,201 deaths were registered in June 2014 in Estonia, informs LETA.
On 1 January 2014, the population of the European Union was estimated at 507.4 million, compared with 505.7 million on 1 January 2013, reports LETA/ELTA.