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Thursday, 29.01.2015, 02:14
The population of Latvia will continue to reduce – by 2030 Latvia's population will shrink 19.2% as compared to 2013, according to the Environmental Protection and Regional Development Ministry's report based on Eurostat forecasts, cites LETA.
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21,532 children were born in Latvia in 2014, and even though the number of deaths still exceeds the number of births in the country, last year saw the best natural population increase figure since 2010, reports LETA, according to the Central Statistical Bureau.
According to the initial estimates of Statistics Estonia, the population number of Estonia as at 1 January 2015 was 1,312,300, which is 3,600 persons less than at the same time a year ago.
In 2014, over 1,800 deaths more than births were registered in Estonia, population facts department of the Estonian Ministry of Internal Affairs data indicates, cites LETA.
Lithuania's population was estimated at 2,921,000 by 1 January 2015. The number of people fell by 0.7%, informs LETA/ELTA.
Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) has finished current processing stage of data obtained in Population Census 2011 – ascription of housing addresses to geographic coordinates. In the result spatial development planning specialists, researchers, students and other data users have opportunity to obtain spatial information on the population of Latvia according to Population Census programme.
Data of the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia show that in the first eleven months of this year 11 647 marriages were registered in Latvia, and it is 916 marriages or almost 9% more than in first eleven months of 2013.