E.g., 12/19/2014
E.g., 12/19/2014

Country Resource - Latvia

Latvia

LV
  • Population......................................................................2,165,165 (July 2014 est.)
  • Population growth rate .............................................................-0.62% (2014 est.)
  • Birth rate.....................................................9.79 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Death rate................................................13.6 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Net migration rate...............................-2.37 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Ethnic groups.......Latvian 61.1%, Russian 26.2%, Belarusian 3.5%, Ukrainian 2.3%, Polish 2.2%, Lithuanian 1.3%, other 3.4% (2013 est.)

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.