Latvia: Rural population, percent

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Rural population, percent of total population

 Latest value 31.33
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2023
 Average 34.28
 Min - Max 30.75 - 47.13
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Latvia from 1960 to 2023. The average value for Latvia during that period was 34.28 percent with a minimum of 30.75 percent in 1990 and a maximum of 47.13 percent in 1960. The latest value from 2023 is 31.33 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 196 countries is 38.64 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Latvia - Rural population, percent - Recent values chart

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Latvia - Rural population, percent - historical chart - 1960-2023

Definition: Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population.

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 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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