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Latvia Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 2.11 1.892 1.74
Global Rank 143rd 151st 153rd
Global Population Share 0.03% 0.024% 0.02%
Global Population Density 35.23 33.85 32.22
Global Population Density Rank 44th 46th 48th
Average Life Expectancy 72.73 75.11 76.67
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 100th 98th 97th
Fertility Rate 1.5 1.6 1.68
Fertility Rate Global Rank 175th 169th 161st
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Latvia Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 1 1.1%
Congenital birth defects 0 0%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Cancers 0 0%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Fire 1 1.1%
Drowning 0 0%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 38 41.76%
Homicide 1 1.1%
Road accidents 0 0%
Hepatitis 1 1.1%
HIV/AIDS 3 3.3%
Digestive diseases 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 3 3.3%

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Highlights of Latvia BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Latvia gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 56.00%56.00%
    • Fat : 34.74%34.74%
    • Animal protein : 6.59%6.59%
    • Plant protein : 5.22%5.22%
  • 2.55% increase in caloric supply : Currently Latvia gets 3174/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 3095/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Sugar are three major diet compositions in Latvia
  • Wheat, Barley and Rye are three major Cereal preferences in Latvia
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Latvia average intake is 309.70 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Apples and Bananas are three major Fruit Types Intake in Latvia
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Latvia average Fruit intake is 131.48grams
  • In Latvia, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 61.70% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Latvia is in the range of obese and Average Female BMI is in range of obese (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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