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    Latvia People - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/latvia/latvia_people.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 2,366,515 (July 2002 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 15.8% (male 191,116; female 182,692)
      15-64 years: 68.6% (male 775,481; female 847,261)
      65 years and over: 15.6% (male 120,304; female 249,661) (2002 est.)

      Population growth rate -0.77% (2002 est.)

      Birth rate 8.27 births/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Death rate 14.74 deaths/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Net migration rate -1.23 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.92 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.48 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.85 male(s)/female (2002 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 14.96 deaths/1,000 live births (2002 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 69 years
      female: 75.17 years (2002 est.)
      male: 63.13 years

      Total fertility rate 1.18 children born/woman (2002 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 0.12% (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 1,792 (15 January 2002)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths 36 (15 January 2002)

      Nationality
      noun: Latvian(s)
      adjective: Latvian

      Ethnic groups Latvian 57.7%, Russian 29.6%, Belarusian 4.1%, Ukrainian 2.7%, Polish 2.5%, Lithuanian 1.4%, other 2%

      Religions Lutheran, Roman Catholic, Russian Orthodox

      Languages Latvian (official), Lithuanian, Russian, other

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 99.8%
      male: NA%
      female: NA%

      NOTE: The information regarding Latvia on this page is re-published from the 2002 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Latvia People 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Latvia People 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.

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