Latvian population declined further in July

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In July 2020, 1,566 newborns were registered with civil registry offices, which is 16.3% ​​less than in the corresponding month of the previous year, according to corrected statistics from the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB). 

The number of registered deaths is 2,215, which is 5% less than in July a year ago, according to the Central Statistical Bureau.

In July this year, 649 more people died than were born.

In the first seven months of this year, 10,471 births were registered, which is 3% less than in January-July 2019. 16,288 deaths were registered, which is 2.4% less than in January-July last year.

In July, 1516 marriages were registered, which is 390 marriages fewer than in the respective month of the previous year.

On August 1, 2020, the preliminary population of Latvia is 1 million 900 thousand.

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