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Thursday, 24.04.2014, 04:09
According to Statistics Estonia, 3,164 live births were registered in Estonia in the first three months of the year 2014, which is the lowest result at least since 2006, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
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In the first quarter this year 5068 newborns were registered in the country, which is 358 babies more than in the first three months of 2013. Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia show that, in March 1694 babies were registered in the country – 164 newborns more than in March 2013.
While the population of Tallinn, Tartu and Maardu will increase, the population of the rest of Estonian cities and towns with more than 10,000 inhabitants will age and decrease for the next 30 years, LETA/Public Broadcasting cites a study by Statistics Estonia.
In an interview on Latvian Television this morning, Ambassador-at-Large Rolands Lappuke said that emigration from Latvia continues, but that it has slowed down in recent years, informs LETA.
Statistics Lithuania informs that in 2013, 38.8 thousand residents emigrated from Lithuania, reports LETA/ELTA.
Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia show that 1574 babies were registered in Latvia in February 2014, which is 124 newborns more than in February 2013.
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.