Support our Sponsor

. . Flags of the World Maps of All Countries
; geographic.org; Home; Page; Country Index

Latvia People

    Population: 2,353,874 (July 1999 est.)

    Age structure:
    0-14 years: 18% (male 216,369; female 207,242)
    15-64 years: 67% (male 749,396; female 825,988)
    65 years and over: 15% (male 114,038; female 240,841) (1999 est.)

    Population growth rate: -1.25% (1999 est.)

    Birth rate: 8.1 births/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Death rate: 15.82 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Net migration rate: -4.75 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Sex ratio:
    at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
    under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
    15-64 years: 0.91 male(s)/female
    65 years and over: 0.47 male(s)/female
    total population: 0.85 male(s)/female (1999 est.)

    Infant mortality rate: 17.19 deaths/1,000 live births (1999 est.)

    Life expectancy at birth:
    total population: 67.3 years
    male: 61.24 years
    female: 73.66 years (1999 est.)

    Total fertility rate: 1.18 children born/woman (1999 est.)

    Nationality:
    noun: Latvian(s)
    adjective: Latvian

    Ethnic groups: Latvian 56.5%, Russian 30.4%, Byelorussian 4.3%, Ukrainian 2.8%, Polish 2.6%, other 3.4%

    Religions: Lutheran, Roman Catholic, Russian Orthodox

    Languages: Lettish (official), Lithuanian, Russian, other

    Literacy:
    definition: age 15 and over can read and write
    total population: 100%
    male: 100%
    female: 99% (1989 est.)

Support Our Sponsor

Support Our Sponsor

Please put this page in your BOOKMARKS - - - - -



Revised 1-Mar-99
Copyright © 1999 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)