Demography

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 17.07.2019, 00:01

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CSB starts publishing remigration statistics

CSB starts publishing remigration statistics

28.06.2019

In 2017 and 2018, additionally to annual migration estimate, Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB) conducted External Migration Survey. The survey was aimed at finding out coverage of population migration flows abroad and acquisition of more detailed information about remigrants.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Demography, Latvia, Statistics



Population projection shows population decrease in Estonia is slowing down

Population projection shows population decrease in Estonia is slowing down

21.06.2019

According to Statistics Estonia’s population projection, in 2080, there will be approximately 1.2 million people in Estonia. Over the next 60 years, the population of Estonia will decrease by 11%, in the next 25 years, by 35,800 persons, and by 2080, by 145,200 persons.

Amendments to the law On State Pensions have affected marriage statistics

Amendments to the law On State Pensions have affected marriage statistics

17.06.2019

The data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB) show that regardless the fact that in 2018, compared to 2017, the total number of marriages fell by 0.7 %, the number of marriages concluded by elderly population grew 1.7 times. The rise was facilitated by the amendments made to the law On State Pensions1.


Lithuania registers positive migration balance for 4th month in a row

Lithuania registers positive migration balance for 4th month in a row

14.06.2019

Lithuania registered a positive migration balance for the fourth successive month in May as more people came into the country than left, with economists pointing to rising wages and facilitated immigration processes as determining factors, informed LETA/BNS.

Eurostat: Migrant integration – self-employed persons

Eurostat: Migrant integration – self-employed persons

07.06.2019

In 2018, about 30.2 mln people in the EU aged 20-64 were self-employed. Of these, around 26.7 mln were native-born, while 3.5 mln were born in a foreign country (of which 2.2 mln were born outside the EU and 1.3 mln were born in a different EU Member State), informed Eurostat.


06.06.2019

Remigration and brain gain in the Baltics

So far this century, no country in the world has suffered a greater depopulation rate than Latvia. In 2014, the population was 19% lower than in 2000. In the past two decades, the three Baltic countries lost a significant portion of their population. A combination of low birth rates, ageing population and emigration contributed to the decline.

03.06.2019

Each fourth employed person in Latvia is at retirement or pre-retirement age

Data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) and published in the publication “Labour Force Survey: Key Indicators in 2018” show that over the past ten years the average age of employed people has risen by 2.4 years, constituting 43.7 years in 2018.

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