In October of this year, 936 more people died than were born, according to the Central Statistical Bureau.
In October 2020, 1,375 newborns were registered in civil registry offices, which is 11.9% less than in the corresponding month of the previous year. The number of registered deaths is 2,311, which is 0.9% more than in October a year ago.
From January to October, 14.9 thousand newborns were registered, which is by 5.8% less than in the first ten months of 2019 (15.8 thousand). By October, both this year and last year, 23 thousand deaths have been registered.
On November 1, 2020, the preliminary population of Latvia is 1 million 897 thousand.
884 marriages were registered in October, which is 10 marriages less than in the corresponding month of the previous year. In ten months of this year, 9.6 thousand marriages were registered in Latvia, which is 16% less than in the corresponding period of 2019 (11.5 thousand).