In January to December 2020, 16.2 thousand births were registered in Latvia, which is 6.0 % less than in January – November 2019 (17.2 thousand).
In November of this year, 1 332 births were registered in the civil status registry offices, which is 8.4 % less than in the corresponding month last year.
In November of this year there were 1 188 deaths more than births.
In 11 months of this year, 10.1 thousand marriages were registered in Latvia, which is by 17 % less than in the corresponding period of 2019 (12.1 thousand). While in August – October the decrease in the number of marriages compared to such a period in 2019 was relatively small, the number of marriages registered in November decreased much faster - by 23 % compared to November 2019.
517 marriages were registered in November, which is 153 marriages less than in the corresponding month last year.
On 1 December 2020, the estimated population in Latvia was 1 million 896 thousand.