Latvia Population 2022


Latvia map
  • The current population of Latvia is estimated at 1,893,295 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Latvia represent 0.02% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Latvia is 29 inhabitants per km2.
  • Latvia is located in Europe.
  • Latvia ranks number 151 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Latvia is 56.9433° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 24.1107° E.
  • The median age in Latvia is 43.9 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Latvia increased to EUR 500.00 per month, around USD $526.94 per month, as of 2022.
  • The countries that Latvia shares its land boundary with are Estonia to the north, Russia to the east, Belarus to the southeast, and Lithuania to the south. It is also bounded by the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Riga.

Latvia

Official name Republic of Latvia
Location Europe
Capital Riga
Population 1,898,771 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 29/km2
Population growth rate -1.02% (in 2022)
Area 64,589 km2 (24,937.94 sq mi)
Official language Latvian
Currency Euro (€) (EUR)
Life expectancy 75.59 years
Internet TLD .lv
Call code +371

Latvia Population Graph

Latvia Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 1,902,159 876,705 1,025,454 46.09% 53.91% 1,299,555 68.32%
2019 1,915,544 881,916 1,033,628 46.04% 53.96% 1,306,784 68.22%
2018 1,928,908 887,105 1,041,803 45.99% 54.01% 1,314,358 68.14%
2017 1,943,996 892,877 1,051,119 45.93% 54.07% 1,323,472 68.08%
2016 1,961,301 899,845 1,061,456 45.88% 54.12% 1,334,077 68.02%
2015 1,979,307 907,314 1,071,993 45.84% 54.16% 1,345,533 67.98%
2014 1,995,576 914,173 1,081,403 45.81% 54.19% 1,355,994 67.95%
2013 2,014,458 922,622 1,091,836 45.8% 54.2% 1,368,421 67.93%
2012 2,036,150 932,353 1,103,797 45.79% 54.21% 1,382,546 67.9%
2011 2,061,563 943,990 1,117,573 45.79% 54.21% 1,399,183 67.87%
2010 2,099,443 961,335 1,138,108 45.79% 54.21% 1,424,262 67.84%
2009 2,143,597 981,767 1,161,830 45.8% 54.2% 1,453,573 67.81%
2008 2,179,282 998,329 1,180,953 45.81% 54.19% 1,478,207 67.83%
2007 2,202,305 1,009,096 1,193,209 45.82% 54.18% 1,495,365 67.9%
2006 2,220,354 1,017,588 1,202,766 45.83% 54.17% 1,509,175 67.97%
2005 2,240,814 1,027,413 1,213,401 45.85% 54.15% 1,523,754 68%
2004 2,265,159 1,039,028 1,226,131 45.87% 54.13% 1,538,043 67.9%
2003 2,290,014 1,050,887 1,239,127 45.89% 54.11% 1,552,629 67.8%
2002 2,312,252 1,061,555 1,250,697 45.91% 54.09% 1,568,863 67.85%
2001 2,339,273 1,074,428 1,264,845 45.93% 54.07% 1,589,536 67.95%
2000 2,369,681 1,088,868 1,280,813 45.95% 54.05% 1,613,042 68.07%
1999 2,392,633 1,099,654 1,292,979 45.96% 54.04% 1,632,254 68.22%
1998 2,412,188 1,108,642 1,303,546 45.96% 54.04% 1,651,143 68.45%
1997 2,435,041 1,119,388 1,315,653 45.97% 54.03% 1,670,438 68.6%
1996 2,459,433 1,131,585 1,327,848 46.01% 53.99% 1,688,401 68.65%
1995 2,487,293 1,145,896 1,341,397 46.07% 53.93% 1,710,014 68.75%
1994 2,523,011 1,165,126 1,357,885 46.18% 53.82% 1,738,355 68.9%
1993 2,565,597 1,188,128 1,377,469 46.31% 53.69% 1,765,131 68.8%
1992 2,616,691 1,215,453 1,401,238 46.45% 53.55% 1,801,592 68.85%
1991 2,652,967 1,234,956 1,418,011 46.55% 53.45% 1,835,853 69.2%
1990 2,665,548 1,241,879 1,423,669 46.59% 53.41% 1,845,892 69.25%
1989 2,669,355 1,243,119 1,426,236 46.57% 53.43% 1,847,194 69.2%
1988 2,655,822 1,234,957 1,420,865 46.5% 53.5% 1,835,439 69.11%
1987 2,628,947 1,219,306 1,409,641 46.38% 53.62% 1,812,659 68.95%
1986 2,602,232 1,204,053 1,398,179 46.27% 53.73% 1,789,815 68.78%
1985 2,581,194 1,192,254 1,388,940 46.19% 53.81% 1,769,667 68.56%
1984 2,564,353 1,182,936 1,381,417 46.13% 53.87% 1,750,940 68.28%
1983 2,548,302 1,174,767 1,373,535 46.1% 53.9% 1,732,845 68%
1982 2,533,358 1,167,625 1,365,733 46.09% 53.91% 1,715,590 67.72%
1981 2,521,688 1,162,246 1,359,442 46.09% 53.91% 1,700,626 67.44%
1980 2,513,962 1,158,434 1,355,528 46.08% 53.92% 1,686,869 67.1%
1979 2,508,208 1,155,782 1,352,426 46.08% 53.92% 1,672,724 66.69%
1978 2,500,169 1,152,078 1,348,091 46.08% 53.92% 1,653,612 66.14%
1977 2,487,310 1,145,904 1,341,406 46.07% 53.93% 1,628,939 65.49%
1976 2,473,213 1,139,409 1,333,804 46.07% 53.93% 1,603,384 64.83%
1975 2,458,341 1,132,066 1,326,275 46.05% 53.95% 1,577,272 64.16%
1974 2,439,379 1,122,846 1,316,533 46.03% 53.97% 1,548,518 63.48%
1973 2,417,993 1,112,035 1,305,958 45.99% 54.01% 1,518,741 62.81%
1972 2,397,830 1,101,563 1,296,267 45.94% 54.06% 1,489,532 62.12%
1971 2,378,528 1,091,031 1,287,497 45.87% 54.13% 1,461,130 61.43%
1970 2,361,287 1,081,233 1,280,054 45.79% 54.21% 1,433,537 60.71%
1969 2,345,282 1,071,325 1,273,957 45.68% 54.32% 1,405,997 59.95%
1968 2,325,710 1,059,361 1,266,349 45.55% 54.45% 1,376,355 59.18%
1967 2,303,291 1,045,924 1,257,367 45.41% 54.59% 1,345,122 58.4%
1966 2,285,272 1,034,086 1,251,186 45.25% 54.75% 1,316,774 57.62%
1965 2,267,958 1,022,395 1,245,563 45.08% 54.92% 1,288,881 56.83%
1964 2,242,640 1,006,721 1,235,919 44.89% 55.11% 1,257,000 56.05%
1963 2,212,909 988,728 1,224,181 44.68% 55.32% 1,222,632 55.25%
1962 2,183,549 971,243 1,212,306 44.48% 55.52% 1,189,161 54.46%
1961 2,154,618 954,280 1,200,338 44.29% 55.71% 1,156,168 53.66%
1960 2,122,888 936,830 1,186,058 44.13% 55.87% 1,122,371 52.87%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Latvia ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Latvia. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Latvia

# City Population 2022
1 Riga 743,537
2 Daugavpils 112,044
3 Liepaja 85,958
4 Jelgava 62,267
5 Jurmala 54,623
6 Ventspils 43,066
7 Rezekne 38,658
8 Jekabpils 27,322
9 Valmiera 27,154
10 Ogre 27,054
11 Darzciems 19,140
12 Tukums 18,546
13 Cesis 18,358
14 Salaspils 17,761
15 Bolderaja 14,882
16 Kuldiga 13,395
17 Olaine 12,722
18 Saldus 12,334
19 Talsi 12,135
20 Dobele 11,341
21 Kraslava 11,172
22 Bauska 10,606
23 Ludza 10,600
24 Sigulda 10,530
25 Livani 10,170
26 Daugavgriva 10,116
27 Gulbene 9,483
28 Madona 9,420
29 Limbazi 9,084
30 Aizkraukle 8,954
31 Preili 8,756
32 Balvi 8,532
33 Karosta 7,642
34 Dreilini 7,493
35 Ikskile 7,365
36 Balozi 6,853
37 Krustpils 6,774
38 Valka 6,659
39 Smiltene 6,183
40 Aizpute 5,724
41 Lielvarde 5,166
42 Kekava 4,662
43 Mezaparks 4,560
44 Grobina 4,254
45 Iecava 4,052
46 Vilani 4,003
47 Plavinas 3,910
48 Baldone 3,706
49 Rujiena 3,679
50 Kandava 3,659
51 Ozolnieki 3,444
52 Vecriga 3,373
53 Vangazi 3,268
54 Saulkrasti 3,244
55 Auce 3,175
56 Pinki 3,082
57 Koknese 2,950
58 Ilukste 2,946
59 Skriveri 2,935
60 Broceni 2,861
61 Ulbroka 2,847
62 Dagda 2,790
63 Jaunciems 2,725
64 Skrunda 2,700
65 Karsava 2,676
66 Salacgriva 2,611
67 Kalnciems 2,592
68 Priekule 2,576
69 Priekuli 2,560
70 Mazsalaca 2,442
71 Kegums 2,403
72 Aluksne 2,308
73 Ergli 2,225
74 Jumprava 2,218
75 Viesite 2,203
76 Tervete 2,160
77 Varaklani 2,146
78 Vecumnieki 2,138
79 Tireli 2,134
80 Incukalns 2,067
81 Jaunjelgava 1,968
82 Lubana 1,955
83 Zilupe 1,923
84 Mersrags 1,889
85 Roja 1,834
86 Engure 1,626
87 Strenci 1,614
88 Stende 1,580
89 Ape 1,551
90 Vilaka 1,548

Other Countries from Europe Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Russia 145,812,178 8.4/km2
Germany 84,271,788 232/km2
France 68,113,511 116/km2
Italy 59,421,387 200/km2
Spain 47,411,405 94/km2
Poland 37,794,711 122/km2
Romania 19,030,214 80.6/km2
Netherlands 17,195,292 423/km2
Belgium 11,610,770 376/km2
Czech Republic 10,757,593 133/km2
Sweden 10,401,616 25/km2
Greece 10,341,518 82/km2
Portugal 10,145,110 112.4/km2
Hungary 9,681,327 105/km2
Belarus 9,303,343 46/km2
Austria 9,031,530 107/km2
Switzerland 8,791,316 208/km2
Serbia 6,887,819 101/km2
Bulgaria 6,849,421 63/km2
Denmark 5,841,995 137.7/km2