Urban population reached 1.32 mil in 2017 in Latvia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.804 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Latvia reached an all time high of 1.85 mil in 1989 and an all time low of 1.12 mil in 1960. When compared to Latvia's main peers, urban population in Belarus amounted to 7.42 mil, 0.905 mil in Estonia, 1.91 mil in Lithuania and 107 mil in Russia in 2017.
Latvia has been ranked 145th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 8 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.