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E.g., 04/23/2014

Country Resource - Latvia

Latvia

LV
  • Population......................................................................2,245,423 (July 2008 est.)
  • Population growth rate .............................................................-0.629% (2008 est.)
  • Birth rate.....................................................9.62 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
  • Death rate................................................13.63 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
  • Net migration rate...............................-2.29 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
  • Ethnic groups.......Latvian 57.7%, Russian 29.6%, Belarusian 4.1%, Ukrainian 2.7%, Polish 2.5%, Lithuanian 1.4%, other 2% (2002)

CIA World Factbook

Although this former Soviet republic joined the European Union in 2004, its main concern is its large ethnic Russian population. Tim Heleniak of the University of Maryland explains.

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Although this former Soviet republic joined the European Union in 2004, its main concern is its large ethnic Russian population. Tim Heleniak of the University of Maryland explains.