Key indicator

Number of population in cities and counties

At the beginning of 2018, 1 million 325 thousand were urban population (68 %) and 609 thousand – rural population. Riga population (638 thousand) comprised 33 % of the total number of population in the country, which was one of highest indicators in Europe. During seven years the number of urban population has reduced by 5.8 %, of rural population – by 8.7 %. 

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