Live births and deaths by sex and by month
Number of births
The number of births registered in the Republic of Latvia during a year if at least one of the parents is classified as usually resident of the Republic of Latvia.
Starting from 2000, the number of births includes also children born to mother (usually resident of Latvia) while temporarily abroad. In line with the Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat) methodology, such children shall be included in the number of children born in Latvia.
Number of deaths
Number of deaths registered in the Republic of Latvia during a year.
The number of deaths is not adjusted if a person is declared to be dead after a longer time. The number of deaths includes also usually residents of Latvia passed away abroad.