Latvia population 1,903,356 (live)

The population of Latvia is expected to decrease by 11,000 in 2021 and reach 1,899,000 in 2022. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 5,000 people yearly. The population density of Latvia has changed from 40.4 in 1980 to 30.7 in 2019.

Current population 1,903,356 people at present (Sunday 25th of July 2021)
Median Age 43.4 years
Population density 30.2 per km2
Population of Latvia from 1960 to 2021 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2021 1,909,000 -11,000 (-0.6%) -5,000 43.4 30 1,289,000 (67.5%)
2020 1,920,000 -10,000 (-0.5%) -5,000 43.2 1.60 30 1,295,000 (67.4%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) -10,000 43.1 1.61 31 1,301,000 (67.4%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) -10,000 43.0 1.62 31 1,307,000 (67.4%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) -10,000 42.8 1.62 31 1,314,000 (67.4%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) -10,000 42.6 1.63 32 1,320,561 (67.4%)
2015 1,977,527 -16,255 (-0.8%) -10,000 42.4 1.64 32 1,332,497 (67.4%)
2010 2,097,555 -44,114 (-2.1%) -16,665 41.2 1.36 34 1,419,877 (67.7%)
2005 2,238,799 -24,323 (-1.1%) -17,319 40.1 1.39 36 1,522,383 (68.0%)
2000 2,367,550 -22,932 (-1.0%) -14,498 38.8 1.25 38 1,611,520 (68.1%)
1995 2,485,056 -35,686 (-1.4%) -9,320 37.4 1.25 40 1,708,476 (68.8%)
1990 2,663,151 -3,804 (-0.1%) -23,295 36.3 2.02 43 1,844,232 (69.3%)
1985 2,578,873 16,826 (0.7%) 8,382 36.4 2.08 41 1,768,075 (68.6%)
1980 2,511,701 5,748 (0.2%) 6,152 36.3 1.86 40 1,685,226 (67.1%)
1975 2,456,130 18,944 (0.8%) 7,265 36.0 1.96 39 1,575,779 (64.2%)
1970 2,359,164 15,991 (0.7%) 10,934 35.8 1.96 38 1,432,319 (60.7%)
1965 2,265,919 25,296 (1.1%) 14,156 35.1 1.74 36 1,287,767 (56.8%)
1960 2,120,979 31,702 (1.5%) 15,930 34.7 1.94 34 1,121,298 (52.9%)

In 2020 the population of Latvia was 1,920,000 and the average age increased from 34.7 in 1960 to 43.2. Urban population has increased from 1,611,520 (68.1%) in 2000 to 1,289,000 (67.5%) in the current year. The population density of Latvia has changed from 40.4 in 1980 to 30.7 in 2019.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) -5,000 43.2 1.60 30 1,295,000 (67.4%)
2025 1,868,000 -10,000 (-0.5%) -1,000 44.0 1.65 29 1,269,000 (67.9%)
2030 1,812,000 -11,000 (-0.6%) -1,000 44.6 1.69 28 1,247,000 (68.8%)
2035 1,754,000 -12,000 (-0.7%) -1,000 45.2 1.72 27 1,230,000 (70.1%)
2040 1,700,000 -10,000 (-0.6%) -1,000 45.6 1.74 26 1,218,000 (71.7%)
2045 1,649,000 -10,000 (-0.6%) -1,000 45.8 1.76 25 1,209,000 (73.3%)
2050 1,604,000 -9,000 (-0.6%) -1,000 45.9 1.78 24 1,200,000 (74.8%)

The life expectancy at birth should reach 79.6 (76.0 years for male and 83.4 years for females). Population density will go up to 24.4 people per square kilometer.

Latvia demographics 2020

The population growth rate is minus 0.57% (10,000 residents, including 29,231 deaths). The demographics of Latvia constitutes of 1,031,000 women and 878,000 men, which means there are 852 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 20.7% of population (394,972) is 19 or younger, 58.6% of population (1,117,720) is between age 20 and 64 and 20.8% of population (397,072) is over 65.

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