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Latvia Population 2023

Latvia, officially known as the Republic of Latvia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. As per the UN World Population Prospects report, the population of Latvia  in 2022 is 1.850,651 (1.85 million or 18.5 lakh).

Estimated population of Latvia in 2023: 1.83 million or 18.3 lakh

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Latvia Demographics
Latvia2022 Population
Total Population 1,850,651
Global Rank151
Land Area 62,249 sq. km (24,034 sq. mi)
Area Rank122
Pop. Density30 people/sq. km
Growth Rate-1.12%
Fertility Rate* 1.72
Infant mortality rate ** 2.9
Median Age  43.9 Years
Life Expectancy 79.27 years
Urban Population 69%

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Latvia

Christianity is the majority religion in Latvia and Its followed by 65% of the population. Among Christians, Lutheranism (Protestant denomination) with 36% adherents is the most followed. Next comes the Roman Catholics at  17%, Eastern Orthodoxy at 9%, and 2% belonged to smaller Christian denominations.

A further 35%  are not affiliated with any religion or follow any Religion and 1% belong to other religions.

Religion percentage in Latvia

ReligionPercentage
Christianity64%
– Lutheranism – 36%
– Catholicism – 17%
– Eastern Orthodoxy – 9%
Other Christians 2%
None 35%
Other 1%

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Top Cities in Latvia by Population
#CityPopulation
1Rīga 6,32,614
2Daugavpils 82,604
3Liepāja68,945
4Jelgava 55,972
5Jūrmala 49,325
6Ventspils34,377
7Rēzekne 27,820
8Valmiera 23,125
9Jēkabpils 22,076
Population of Latvia 2024 | Religion in Latvia