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Sunday, 24.05.2015, 20:16
As compared to other European Union countries, Estonian women become mothers quite early – only in three countries is the average age for having the first child smaller, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
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The European Commission (EC) said in its recommendations for Lithuania that in 2015-2016 it should not only ensure fiscal sustainability but also improve the performance of its healthcare system, reports LETA/ELTA.
According to the revised data of Statistics Estonia, 1,313,271 persons lived in Estonia on 1 January 2015 – 2,666 persons (0.2%) fewer than at the same time a year earlier. Negative natural increase is the main cause for population decline, while the influence of emigration has decreased significantly.
Over the last four years, the number of annually registered marriages has increased from 10.8 thsd in 2011 to 12.5 thsd in 2014. Preliminary demographic indicators for 2014 and first three months of 2015 collected by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia show that during the first quarter of this year 1 757 marriages have been concluded in Latvia, and it is 307 marriages or 21% more than in first quarter of 2014.
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.
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.