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Number of marriages is reducing
The brochure contains tables and graphs depicting information on the social and economic situation in Latvia. The data are based on the provisional statistical information and covers the year 2019 in comparison with the previous years.
Number of births, deaths and marriages in March and 1st quarter of 2020
During the three months of 2020, 1 744 marriages were registered (10 marriages fewer than in the 1st quarter of 2019).
Number of births, deaths and marriages in February 2020
In February 2020, 1 304 newborn were registered in civil status registry offices, which is 6 % less than in the same month of the previous year.
Number of births, deaths and marriages in January 2020
Over the past four years, birth number is declining, however during the year there are months when greater birth number is registered. In January 2020, 1.6 thousand newborn were registered, which is 5 % more than in the corresponding month a year ago.
18.6 thousand children were born in 2019
In Latvia, birth number has been declining for four years in a row. 18 589 births were registered in 2019, which is 725 births fewer than in 2018.
The collection of statistics includes information on the population number and changes thereof, as well as gender, age and ethnic composition of population, demographic burden, number of marriages and divorces, fertility, mortality, long-term migration, and citizenship. The key data are shown in dynamics.
14 thousand births recorded over the nine months of 2019
During the nine months of 2019, 14 130 births were registered, which is 550 children fewer than in the respective period of 2018.