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Country Resource - Latvia

Latvia

LV
  • Population......................................................................1,923,559 (July 2018 est.)
  • Population growth rate .............................................................-1.1% (2018 est.)
  • Birth rate.....................................................9.6 births/1,000 population (2018 est.)
  • Death rate................................................14.5 deaths/1,000 population (2018 est.)
  • Net migration rate...............................-6.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
  • Ethnic groups.......Latvian 62%, Russian 25.4%, Belarusian 3.3%, Ukrainian 2.2%, Polish 2.1%, Lithuanian 1.2%, other 3.8% (2017 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.