Latvia: Population ages 65 and above

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Population ages 65 and above, percent of total

 Latest value 22.24
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2023
 Average 14.79
 Min - Max 10.57 - 22.24
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Latvia from 1960 to 2023. The average value for Latvia during that period was 14.79 percent with a minimum of 10.57 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 22.24 percent in 2023. The latest value from 2023 is 22.24 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 196 countries is 10.12 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Latvia - Population ages 65 and above - Recent values chart

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Latvia - Population ages 65 and above - historical chart - 1960-2023

Definition: Population ages 65 and above as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 1.88 2022 million
 Percent urban population 68.54 2022 percent
 Population density 30 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 22.24 2023 percent
 Percent children 15.43 2023 percent
 Percent female population 53.57 2023 percent
 Rural population, percent 31.33 2023 percent
 Age dependency ratio 59.79 2022 percent
 Refugee population 39,055 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 13 2015 percent
 Population growth -0.27 2022 percent
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