๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป Population of Latvia

1,810,240
Current Population of Latvia
-19,718
Net population growth this year
29.09
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Latvia reached 1,810,240, of which 841,346 people are male and 968,894 female. The country has a population density of 29.0909 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of -1.089% for the year. According to the latest data, Latvia is set to decrease its population size by -19,718 people next year. Making the total population count of Latvia 1,810,240 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Latvia (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Latvia shrunk from 1,922,525 people to 1,810,240. A decrease of the population size by -5.84% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 1,922,525 831,684 1,090,842 22,522 30.8954 1.171%
1951 1,944,994 842,092 1,102,901 22,416 31.2564 1.153%
1952 1,967,171 852,643 1,114,528 21,938 31.6128 1.115%
1953 1,988,465 862,926 1,125,539 20,650 31.955 1.038%
1954 2,010,069 873,448 1,136,621 22,558 32.3022 1.122%
1955 2,032,505 884,500 1,148,005 22,314 32.6628 1.098%
1956 2,054,639 895,624 1,159,016 21,955 33.0185 1.069%
1957 2,077,356 907,378 1,169,978 23,478 33.3835 1.13%
1958 2,101,583 920,355 1,181,228 24,976 33.7728 1.188%
1959 2,127,085 934,514 1,192,572 26,028 34.1827 1.224%
1960 2,154,251 949,890 1,204,361 28,304 34.6192 1.314%
1961 2,182,712 966,210 1,216,502 28,617 35.0766 1.311%
1962 2,210,147 982,525 1,227,622 26,254 35.5175 1.188%
1963 2,236,420 998,502 1,237,918 26,291 35.9397 1.176%
1964 2,262,860 1,014,404 1,248,456 26,590 36.3646 1.175%
1965 2,287,806 1,029,454 1,258,351 23,301 36.7655 1.018%
1966 2,310,940 1,043,617 1,267,322 22,968 37.1373 0.994%
1967 2,333,504 1,057,481 1,276,023 22,160 37.4999 0.95%
1968 2,355,479 1,070,728 1,284,751 21,790 37.853 0.925%
1969 2,376,682 1,083,021 1,293,661 20,616 38.1937 0.867%
1970 2,397,414 1,094,618 1,302,795 20,847 38.5269 0.87%
1971 2,418,298 1,105,748 1,312,550 20,923 38.8625 0.865%
1972 2,438,484 1,115,981 1,322,504 19,449 39.1869 0.798%
1973 2,457,032 1,125,107 1,331,925 17,645 39.485 0.718%
1974 2,475,078 1,133,669 1,341,409 18,449 39.775 0.745%
1975 2,492,528 1,141,650 1,350,879 16,451 40.0554 0.66%
1976 2,508,850 1,148,931 1,359,918 16,192 40.3177 0.645%
1977 2,524,834 1,156,143 1,368,691 15,777 40.5746 0.625%
1978 2,540,588 1,163,377 1,377,211 15,730 40.8277 0.619%
1979 2,556,222 1,170,589 1,385,633 15,538 41.079 0.608%
1980 2,572,038 1,178,056 1,393,981 16,093 41.3331 0.626%
1981 2,588,051 1,185,698 1,402,352 15,934 41.5905 0.616%
1982 2,604,945 1,193,908 1,411,037 17,855 41.862 0.685%
1983 2,623,152 1,203,006 1,420,146 18,557 42.1546 0.707%
1984 2,640,608 1,211,911 1,428,696 16,355 42.4351 0.619%
1985 2,655,104 1,219,801 1,435,303 12,638 42.668 0.476%
1986 2,668,866 1,227,667 1,441,200 14,887 42.8892 0.558%
1987 2,681,836 1,235,196 1,446,640 11,051 43.0976 0.412%
1988 2,690,470 1,240,530 1,449,941 6,219 43.2364 0.231%
1989 2,693,388 1,242,634 1,450,754 -384 43.2833 -0.014%
1990 2,689,391 1,240,941 1,448,449 -7,610 43.219 -0.283%
1991 2,678,964 1,235,856 1,443,108 -13,244 43.0515 -0.494%
1992 2,662,884 1,227,623 1,435,260 -18,917 42.7931 -0.71%
1993 2,638,888 1,214,941 1,423,948 -29,073 42.4075 -1.102%
1994 2,606,454 1,197,615 1,408,840 -35,795 41.8862 -1.373%
1995 2,570,151 1,178,524 1,391,627 -36,813 41.3028 -1.432%
1996 2,534,288 1,160,305 1,373,983 -34,913 40.7265 -1.378%
1997 2,498,879 1,142,934 1,355,945 -35,904 40.1575 -1.437%
1998 2,462,337 1,125,365 1,336,972 -37,180 39.5702 -1.51%
1999 2,426,350 1,108,116 1,318,235 -34,793 38.9919 -1.434%
2000 2,392,530 1,091,961 1,300,568 -32,849 38.4484 -1.373%
2001 2,359,250 1,076,132 1,283,118 -33,711 37.9136 -1.429%
2002 2,326,144 1,060,380 1,265,764 -32,500 37.3816 -1.397%
2003 2,294,342 1,045,554 1,248,788 -31,104 36.8705 -1.356%
2004 2,263,443 1,031,344 1,232,099 -30,694 36.374 -1.356%
2005 2,233,156 1,017,192 1,215,965 -29,879 35.8873 -1.338%
2006 2,203,913 1,003,507 1,200,406 -28,608 35.4173 -1.298%
2007 2,176,053 990,716 1,185,337 -27,112 34.9696 -1.246%
2008 2,150,412 979,096 1,171,316 -24,170 34.5575 -1.124%
2009 2,126,265 968,331 1,157,934 -24,125 34.1695 -1.135%
2010 2,101,530 957,490 1,144,041 -25,343 33.772 -1.206%
2011 2,076,974 946,794 1,130,180 -23,770 33.3774 -1.144%
2012 2,053,636 936,944 1,116,693 -22,906 33.0023 -1.115%
2013 2,031,486 928,017 1,103,469 -21,393 32.6464 -1.053%
2014 2,011,039 919,927 1,091,112 -19,502 32.3178 -0.97%
2015 1,991,955 912,620 1,079,334 -18,667 32.0111 -0.937%
2016 1,973,476 905,800 1,067,676 -18,290 31.7141 -0.927%
2017 1,954,862 898,894 1,055,969 -18,937 31.415 -0.969%
2018 1,935,630 891,675 1,043,955 -19,527 31.106 -1.009%
2019 1,916,555 884,502 1,032,054 -18,623 30.7994 -0.972%
2020 1,897,052 877,110 1,019,942 -20,384 30.486 -1.075%
2021 1,873,919 867,998 1,005,921 -25,882 30.1142 -1.381%
2022 1,850,651 858,420 992,232 -20,654 29.7403 -1.116%
2023 1,830,211 849,770 980,442 -20,225 29.4119 -1.105%
2024 1,810,240 841,346 968,894 -19,718 29.0909 -1.089%

Statements that can be derived from Latvia's population data

  • Latvia has a population of 1,810,240 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Latvia's population is equivalent to 0.02% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Latvia's population will decrease with -19,718 people.
  • In 2024, 6,793 more people will emigrate from Latvia than immigrate to the country.
  • The median age of the population in Latvia is 44.18 years.
  • In Latvia there are 29.09 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 2.72 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Latvia.
  • In Latvia, 841,346 of the total population are male, and 968,894 are female.

Future Population of Latvia (2024 - 2100)

Latvia's population is set to decrease in the future from 1,810,240 people to 954,184 people. A decrease of the population size by -50.37% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 1,810,240 841,346 968,894 -19,718 29.0909 -1.089%
2025 1,790,796 833,175 957,621 -19,170 28.7784 -1.07%
2026 1,771,916 825,266 946,650 -18,590 28.475 -1.049%
2027 1,753,619 817,628 935,990 -18,005 28.181 -1.027%
2028 1,735,806 810,210 925,596 -17,620 27.8947 -1.015%
2029 1,718,386 802,961 915,424 -17,221 27.6148 -1.002%
2030 1,701,338 795,866 905,471 -16,875 27.3408 -0.992%
2031 1,684,648 788,920 895,728 -16,505 27.0726 -0.98%
2032 1,668,342 782,137 886,205 -16,107 26.8106 -0.965%
2033 1,652,459 775,531 876,928 -15,660 26.5553 -0.948%
2034 1,637,036 769,125 867,911 -15,186 26.3075 -0.928%
2035 1,622,114 762,945 859,170 -14,657 26.0677 -0.904%
2036 1,607,720 757,002 850,718 -14,131 25.8364 -0.879%
2037 1,593,821 751,283 842,538 -13,668 25.613 -0.858%
2038 1,580,292 745,728 834,564 -13,390 25.3956 -0.847%
2039 1,567,064 740,306 826,758 -13,065 25.183 -0.834%
2040 1,554,125 735,018 819,108 -12,814 24.9751 -0.825%
2041 1,541,431 729,846 811,585 -12,574 24.7711 -0.816%
2042 1,528,957 724,781 804,176 -12,373 24.5706 -0.809%
2043 1,516,658 719,804 796,854 -12,225 24.373 -0.806%
2044 1,504,527 714,912 789,615 -12,038 24.178 -0.8%
2045 1,492,555 710,094 782,460 -11,906 23.9856 -0.798%
2046 1,480,684 705,324 775,360 -11,837 23.7949 -0.799%
2047 1,468,878 700,578 768,300 -11,774 23.6052 -0.802%
2048 1,457,134 695,852 761,282 -11,714 23.4164 -0.804%
2049 1,445,434 691,134 754,300 -11,686 23.2284 -0.808%
2050 1,433,728 686,402 747,327 -11,725 23.0403 -0.818%
2051 1,421,993 681,639 740,354 -11,747 22.8517 -0.826%
2052 1,410,223 676,840 733,383 -11,792 22.6626 -0.836%
2053 1,398,400 671,990 726,409 -11,855 22.4726 -0.848%
2054 1,386,525 667,084 719,442 -11,894 22.2817 -0.858%
2055 1,374,619 662,136 712,483 -11,919 22.0904 -0.867%
2056 1,362,687 657,156 705,532 -11,944 21.8986 -0.877%
2057 1,350,718 652,124 698,595 -11,993 21.7063 -0.888%
2058 1,338,745 647,058 691,686 -11,955 21.5139 -0.893%
2059 1,326,806 641,982 684,824 -11,922 21.322 -0.899%
2060 1,314,902 636,896 678,006 -11,886 21.1307 -0.904%
2061 1,303,061 631,818 671,244 -11,796 20.9404 -0.905%
2062 1,291,319 626,764 664,556 -11,688 20.7517 -0.905%
2063 1,279,699 621,745 657,955 -11,551 20.565 -0.903%
2064 1,268,224 616,767 651,457 -11,400 20.3806 -0.899%
2065 1,256,872 611,829 645,044 -11,303 20.1982 -0.899%
2066 1,245,656 606,935 638,720 -11,131 20.0179 -0.894%
2067 1,234,622 602,106 632,516 -10,936 19.8406 -0.886%
2068 1,223,766 597,343 626,422 -10,776 19.6662 -0.881%
2069 1,213,101 592,654 620,448 -10,554 19.4948 -0.87%
2070 1,202,648 588,044 614,604 -10,352 19.3268 -0.861%
2071 1,192,388 583,512 608,876 -10,168 19.1619 -0.853%
2072 1,182,334 579,062 603,272 -9,940 19.0003 -0.841%
2073 1,172,479 574,688 597,792 -9,769 18.842 -0.833%
2074 1,162,830 570,401 592,429 -9,530 18.6869 -0.82%
2075 1,153,401 566,206 587,194 -9,328 18.5354 -0.809%
2076 1,144,132 562,068 582,064 -9,210 18.3864 -0.805%
2077 1,135,013 557,980 577,032 -9,028 18.2399 -0.795%
2078 1,126,042 553,939 572,103 -8,914 18.0957 -0.792%
2079 1,117,239 549,956 567,284 -8,691 17.9543 -0.778%
2080 1,108,619 546,040 562,578 -8,551 17.8157 -0.771%
2081 1,100,130 542,162 557,969 -8,425 17.6793 -0.766%
2082 1,091,764 538,310 553,455 -8,308 17.5449 -0.761%
2083 1,083,553 534,498 549,055 -8,113 17.4129 -0.749%
2084 1,075,520 530,737 544,782 -7,954 17.2838 -0.74%
2085 1,067,626 527,006 540,620 -7,834 17.157 -0.734%
2086 1,059,859 523,301 536,558 -7,701 17.0321 -0.727%
2087 1,052,190 519,611 532,580 -7,635 16.9089 -0.726%
2088 1,044,597 515,919 528,678 -7,552 16.7869 -0.723%
2089 1,037,057 512,222 524,836 -7,528 16.6657 -0.726%
2090 1,029,565 508,522 521,044 -7,455 16.5453 -0.724%
2091 1,022,140 504,830 517,311 -7,396 16.426 -0.724%
2092 1,014,739 501,131 513,607 -7,406 16.3071 -0.73%
2093 1,007,327 497,420 509,907 -7,418 16.1879 -0.736%
2094 999,890 493,692 506,198 -7,456 16.0684 -0.746%
2095 992,410 489,946 502,464 -7,504 15.9482 -0.756%
2096 984,893 486,192 498,701 -7,530 15.8274 -0.765%
2097 977,312 482,417 494,895 -7,632 15.7056 -0.781%
2098 969,652 478,614 491,038 -7,688 15.5825 -0.793%
2099 961,939 474,793 487,146 -7,738 15.4585 -0.804%
2100 954,184 470,964 483,220 -7,773 15.3339 -0.815%

Population Density of Latvia

Today, Latvia has a population density of 29.0909 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 30.8954 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 29.0909 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Latvia is projected to reach a population density of 15.3339 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Latvia Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Latvia's Population

The population growth rate of Latvia currently stands at -1.089% as of July 1, 2024. This is an increase by 0.027 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Latvia will increase to -1.089%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Latvia's population growth is projected to land at a negative rate of -0.815% by the year 2100.

Population Growth Rate of Latvia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Growth Rate
1950 1.171%
1960 1.314%
1970 0.87%
1980 0.626%
1990 -0.283%
2000 -1.373%
2010 -1.206%
2020 -1.075%
Year Growth Rate
2030 -0.992%
2040 -0.825%
2050 -0.818%
2060 -0.904%
2070 -0.861%
2080 -0.771%
2090 -0.724%
2100 -0.815%
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Life Expectancy of Latvia

Today, Latvia has an average life expectancy of 76.1959 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 68.6354 years since the 1950 to 76.1959 years in 2024. In the future, Latvia is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 86.2726 years of age, by the year 2100.

Life Expectancy of Latvia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 68,635
1960 70,715
1970 70,014
1980 68,923
1990 69,195
2000 70,251
2010 72,953
2020 75,452
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 77,023
2040 78,448
2050 79,931
2060 81,381
2070 82,732
2080 83,964
2090 85,142
2100 86,272
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Migration to and from Latvia

In 2024 Latvia will see net migrations of -6,793 people. This means that 6,793 more people will emigrate from Latvia than immigrate to the country this year. An increase of net migrations when compared to the previous year of 2022, when the net migrations of Latvia was -8,466.

Net Migration for Latvia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Net Migration
1950 10,203
1960 13,775
1970 12,583
1980 11,846
1990 -10,252
2000 -20,514
2010 -14,321
2020 -7,381
Year Net Migration
2030 -2,835
2040 -1,000
2050 -1,000
2060 -1,000
2070 -1,000
2080 -1,000
2090 -1,000
2100 -1,000
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Births in Latvia

In 2024, Latvia will see 15,531 babies be born. That is a decrease when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Latvia in 2022, when the country saw 16,531 new borns.

Births Latvia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 33,221
1960 36,119
1970 35,437
1980 37,012
1990 38,628
2000 20,887
2010 20,098
2020 17,545
Year Births
2030 13,322
2040 13,660
2050 13,066
2060 10,602
2070 10,058
2080 9,682
2090 8,276
2100 7,520
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Deaths in Latvia

In 2024, 28,463 people will die in Latvia. That is a decrease of Latvia's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 28,713 deaths.

Deaths Latvia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 20,901
1960 21,590
1970 27,176
1980 32,764
1990 35,984
2000 33,223
2010 31,115
2020 30,538
Year Births
2030 27,365
2040 25,473
2050 23,798
2060 21,483
2070 19,406
2080 17,230
2090 14,727
2100 14,294
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Median Age in Latvia

The median age of Latvia has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Latvia will reach 50.3005 years of age, by the year 2100.

Median Age in Latvia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Median Age
1950 29.2093
1960 31.2017
1970 33.0372
1980 33.7811
1990 33.7492
2000 36.9854
2010 40.2935
2020 43.411
Year Median Age
2030 45.548
2040 47.9915
2050 46.4802
2060 46.6553
2070 48.6136
2080 48.5248
2090 48.6679
2100 50.3005
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Fertility Rate in Latvia

The fertility rate of Latvia has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Latvia will reach 1.638 births per woman, by the year 2100.

Fertility Rate in Latvia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 2.0909
1960 1.9487
1970 2.009
1980 1.8965
1990 1.9931
2000 1.2423
2010 1.3702
2020 1.5747
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 1.5959
2040 1.6052
2050 1.6168
2060 1.6297
2070 1.6272
2080 1.6316
2090 1.6354
2100 1.638
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Infant Mortality Rate in Latvia

The infant mortality rate is recorded as infant deaths under 1 year for every 1,000 live births. It gives us an insight into the maternal and infant health of Latvia while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Latvia has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 25.5972. Today, Latvia has a much better infant mortality rate of 2.7177 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Latvia is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 0.7272 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

Infant Mortality Rate in Latvia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 25.5972
1960 21.2836
1970 20.1419
1980 19.4075
1990 13.5586
2000 11.7238
2010 5.1652
2020 3.2413
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 2.3499
2040 1.8363
2050 1.4969
2060 1.2404
2070 1.0521
2080 0.9251
2090 0.8167
2100 0.7272
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Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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