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Number of births, deaths and marriages in February 2020

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that 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.

In February, 2 151 death was registered, which is 11 % less than in February a year ago.

Natural increase in Latvia has been negative since 1991. In February 2020, number of registered deaths exceeded number of registered births by 847.

In February 722 marriages were registered in Latvia, which is 189 marriages more than in the corresponding month a year ago.

On 1 March 2020 provisional number of population in Latvia is 1905.8 thousand.




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