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The Lithuanian population decreased by over 1% over the past year 2015, mainly due to increased emigration, the Statistics Department said on Friday, cites LETA/BNS.
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According to the European Commission's employment and social development report which analyzes social issues of European countries, Estonian families with children are the most jeopardized by poverty and low employment, the daily Eesti Paevaleht reports, cites LETA/BNS.
The rate of natural increase of the population remained positive in Tallinn also in 2015 year, as 621 more people were born than died in the capital city during the year, reported LETA/BNS.
The average age in Lithuania has increased by nine years over the last decade, more than in any other EU member state, informs LETA/BNS.
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.
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.