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Wednesday, 16.04.2014, 13:48
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.
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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.
Provisional data on the natural movement of population compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia show that, in January 2014 increase in fertility in Latvia is observed for the fourth year in a row. In January 1800 babies were registered in the country – 70 newborns more than in January of 2013.
According to the Population Registry data, the population of Estonia's capital Tallinn amounted to 430,594 as of February 1, 2014; in January the number of residents grew by 695, LETA/Postimees Online reports.