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Friday, 31.10.2014, 08:11
In a time period between January 1, 2004 and December 31, 2013, a total of 21,168 citizens of Latvia were registered in Latvian consular representations in the European Union, European Economic Area, and Switzerland, the European Latvians Association (ELA) informed LETA.
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Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in 2013, a total of 20.6 thsd children were born in Latvia (1), 9.2 thsd or 44.6% of which were extra-marital births.The majority or 53% of the first-born children were born outside marriage.
During the first nine months of 2014 mortality decline was observed in Latvia. Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that 21 155 deaths were registered in the country, which is 387 fewer than in the first nine months of 2013. However, the number of deaths increased in September.
Statistics Lithuania informs that an annual publication International Migration of the Lithuanian Population 2013 has been released. The publication presents statistical information on international migration processes and their influence on the demographic development, labour market and standard of living.
In August 2014, 1 880 newborns were registered in the country, which is 22 more than in August 2013. Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia show that in the first eight months of 2014, 14 368 babies were registered in Latvia, which is 576 newborns more than in the corresponding period of 2013.
According to the data of the population facts department of the Estonian Ministry of Internal Affairs, 1,246 births and 1,180 deaths were registered in August 2014 in Estonia, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
At the moment, there are 1.295 million Latvians and 0.583 million Russians living in Latvia, according to latest information provided by the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs, cites LETA.