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Friday, 27.11.2015, 10:13
According to the data of the Estonian population register, as of 1 November 2015, 439,286 people lived in Estonia's capital Tallinn, an increase of 4,860 people since the start of the year, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
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Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that during the first nine months of 2015, 11 403 marriages were registered in Latvia, which is 1 189 marriages or 12% more than in the corresponding period of 2014. The number of marriages has been increasing already since 2011.
Only 8.3 % of migrants' applications for asylum in Latvia are approved, and Latvia is ranked last in the European Union in this respect, according to data for the first six months of the year collated by Pew Research Center, writes LETA.
The Baltic states are among the most vulnerable countries in the world to an unprecedented pace of aging population that is forecast to slow economic growth over the next 20 years, ''Moody's Investors Service'' said in a report published today, writes LETA.
The European Union (EU) as a whole is confronted with an ageing population. In 2014, the proportion of persons aged 65 or over reached 18.5 % in the EU and it is projected to further increase in the future to almost 30 % by 2080, writes LETA/ELTA.
Latvia's population could reduce by 32% by 2080, the British newspaper Daily Telegraph writes after analyzing data from Eurostat.
According to the data of the population facts department of the Estonian Ministry of Internal Affairs, 1,182 births and 1,195 deaths were registered in June in Estonia, LETA/Postimees Online announced.