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Latvia population to drop 25.6% by 2060

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThe number of Latvia’s residents will be down 12.7% by 2035, forming a 25.6% decrease by 2060, based on 2010 estimates with 2.248 million people living in Latvia.

By 2035, the number of residents will fall down to 1.963 million, whereas by 2060 – to 1.672 million people, according to Eurostat.

According to this statistics, Latvia will report the second fastest dropping population in the EU.

During this time larger decrease in population will be recorded only in Bulgaria, whose population levels will go down 15.3% by 2035, while dropping 26.9% by 2060.

The third fastest population decline is expected in Lithuania, dropping 10.6% by 2035, and 19.6% by 2060.

According to Eurostat’s estimates, the number of Estonia’s population will decrease 6.1% by 2035 and 12.5% – by 2060.

While the most rapid population growth is expected in Luxembourg – surge of 29.3% by 2035, while 46.5% – in Ireland.

By 2035, the number of residents in all the EU’s current 27 member states is projected to rise 4.7%, but 3.2% – by 2060.

The population decrease by 2035 is expected in eight EU countries, while the number of residents will grow in 18 countries, staying the same in Malta. Whereas, by 2060 the population will reduce in 13 EU countries, while increasing in 14 countries.


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