Latvia population: 1,893,683

Latvia is located in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is called as one of the Baltic States. The country experiences a temperate seasonal climate. The republic of the country Latvia, was fully established on 18 November 1918. Most of the places in the country are filled with fields, pastures, and farmsteads.

The land is known for the long tradition of conservation. Many of the areas in Latvia are protected.

The largest cities in Latvia by population

Some of the largest countries in Latvia are Riga, Daugavpils, Liepaja, Jelgava, Jurmala, and the places are also populated.

CITY NAME POPULATION
Riga 742,572
Daugavpils 111,564
Liepaja 85,132
Jelgava 61,791
Jurmala 54,088
Ventspils 42,644
Rezekne 38,340
Jekabpils 27,078
Valmiera 26,963
Ogre 26,760
Tukums 18,348
Cesis 18,198
Salaspils 17,606

Latvia population history 

The population of Latvia in the year 2000 was 2,384,164, but it has increased to 1,886,198. The median age of the country is 43.9. The urban population now is 1,293,197. The global population rank of the country is 151, but in the previous years, it stood in the positions less than 140.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 1,886,198 -1.08% -20,545 -14,837 43.9 1.72 30 68.60% 1,293,197 0.02% 7,794,798,739 151
2019 1,906,743 -1.13% -21,716 -14,837 42.9 1.54 31 68.40% 1,303,794 0.02% 7,713,468,100 151
2018 1,928,459 -1.16% -22,638 -14,837 42.9 1.54 31 68.20% 1,315,095 0.03% 7,631,091,040 150
2017 1,951,097 -1.17% -23,169 -14,837 42.9 1.54 31 68.00% 1,327,234 0.03% 7,547,858,925 150
2016 1,974,266 -1.17% -23,408 -14,837 42.9 1.54 32 67.90% 1,340,371 0.03% 7,464,022,049 150
2015 1,997,674 -1.17% -24,237 -16,665 42.6 1.5 32 67.80% 1,354,612 0.03% 7,379,797,139 149
2010 2,118,861 -1.21% -26,626 -17,319 40.8 1.49 34 67.80% 1,437,458 0.03% 6,956,823,603 143
2005 2,251,993 -1.13% -26,434 -14,498 39.5 1.29 36 68.00% 1,531,348 0.03% 6,541,907,027 142
2000 2,384,164 -1.01% -24,863 -9,320 37.9 1.17 38 68.10% 1,622,821 0.04% 6,143,493,823 139
1995 2,508,480 -1.20% -31,192 -23,295 36.2 1.63 40 68.80% 1,724,586 0.04% 5,744,212,979 135
1990 2,664,439 0.64% 16,736 8,382 34.7 2.16 43 69.20% 1,845,109 0.05% 5,327,231,061 131
1985 2,580,758 0.47% 11,873 6,152 34.7 2.03 41 68.60% 1,769,371 0.05% 4,870,921,740 130
1980 2,521,391 0.42% 10,389 7,265 35.1 1.89 41 67.10% 1,691,732 0.06% 4,458,003,514 127
1975 2,469,444 0.76% 18,285 10,934 34.9 2 40 64.20% 1,584,316 0.06% 4,079,480,606 125
1970 2,378,021 0.96% 22,216 14,156 34.2 1.84 38 60.70% 1,443,775 0.06% 3,700,437,046 122
1965 2,266,943 1.26% 27,471 15,930 33.2 1.88 36 56.80% 1,288,355 0.07% 3,339,583,597 114
1960 2,129,586 1.25% 25,602 13,394 32.3 1.95 34 52.90% 1,125,840 0.07% 3,034,949,748 115
1955 2,001,574 0.77% 15,001 5,744 30.5 2 32 49.50% 990,984 0.07% 2,773,019,936 114

Latvia population forecast 

The population of Latvia is expected to decrease by the year 2050. The population will become as low as 1,479,172. The median age will be 45.8 in the future. The urban population of the country will be 1,152,069. The population rank of the country will become 155.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 1,886,198 -1.14% -22,295 -14,837 43.9 1.72 30 68.60% 1,293,197 0.02% 7,794,798,739 151
2025 1,798,633 -0.95% -17,513 -8,000 45.1 1.72 29 69.50% 1,250,246 0.02% 8,184,437,460 152
2030 1,720,146 -0.89% -15,697 -4,000 46.1 1.72 28 71.00% 1,221,983 0.02% 8,548,487,400 153
2035 1,647,327 -0.86% -14,564 -2,002 47.5 1.72 26 72.70% 1,197,489 0.02% 8,887,524,213 154
2040 1,583,721 -0.78% -12,721 -1,000 48.6 1.72 25 74.50% 1,180,093 0.02% 9,198,847,240 154
2045 1,528,096 -0.71% -11,125 -1,000 48.3 1.72 25 76.40% 1,166,850 0.02% 9,481,803,274 155
2050 1,479,172 -0.65% -9,785 45.8 1.72 24 77.90% 1,152,069 0.02% 9,735,033,990 155

Latvia demographics 

The life expectancy of the population in Latvia is 75.73 years. The infant mortality of the country is 2.9. The sex ratio of the male population is 46.09% for the population share 869,336. The sex ratio of the female population is 53.91% for the population share 1,016,866.

Latvia religion and politics 

The dominant religion found in Latvia is Christianity. The Christian denomination in large numbers is Lutheranism. Ethnic Latvians follow this for many generations. Catholicism is also prevalent in the country because of the influence of the Lithuanians. There is a Latvian Orthodox church in Latvia followed by the small Russian- speaking population.

The political framework followed in Latvia is the parliamentary representative democratic republic. The prime minister heads the government. It is a multi-party system. Latvia is categorized as a flawed democracy by the Economist intelligence units.

Latvia economy 

The economy of Latvia is described as an open economy. It is part of the world trade organization. It is ranked 14th for the ease of doing business. It is a country known for its very high development countries. The transit services of the place are developed and also timber processing. The agriculture produces and the food products are also available in abundance.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%