Population Density fell 1.34 % to 32.7 km per capita in Latvia in 2015

Population Density (km per capita)
Agriculture | Latvia | July 15, 2018
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Population density reached 32.7 km per capita in 2015 in Latvia, according to Faostat. This is 1.34 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, population density in Latvia reached an all time high of 42.9 km per capita in 1989 and an all time low of 32.4 km per capita in 2013. When compared to Latvia's main peers, population density in Belarus amounted to 46.7 km per capita, 31.2 km per capita in Estonia, 47.7 km per capita in Lithuania and 8.74 km per capita in Russia in 2015.

Latvia has been ranked 133rd within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of population density, 7 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Population Density Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Belarus km per capita 46.9 46.8 46.7 46.6 46.7
China km per capita 142 142 143 144 145
Estonia km per capita 31.5 31.4 31.3 31.2 31.1
Finland km per capita 17.6 17.6 17.7 17.8 17.9
Germany km per capita 235 235 235 231 231
Japan km per capita 351 351 351 350 349
Latvia km per capita 34.4 33.7 33.1 32.7 32.4
Lithuania km per capita 50.5 49.4 48.3 47.7 47.2
Poland km per capita 125 125 126 126 126
Russia km per capita 8.67 8.69 8.73 8.74 8.76
USA km per capita 33.5 33.8 34.1 34.3 34.6
Ukraine km per capita 79.5 79.2 78.9 78.7 78.5