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Population at the beginning of year and population change and key vital statistics in regions, cities, towns and municipalities 1967 - 2022

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Due to the fact that slightly changed boundaries were drawn between Aizkraukle parish and Aizkraukle, Tīnūži parish and Ikšķile, as well as Salaspils parish and Salaspils, population of the respective territories at the beginning of 2018 is recalculated. As of the data on 2017, the number of persons having declared their place of residence at their workplace (enterprise registered in Latvia) and not living Latvia actually was excluded from the number of usually resident population, therefore population number in Mārpue county shown under the indicator “Population Number at the Beginning of the Year” has declined. The changes in methodology influenced also population in Riga and Carnikava county, however less. In the 3rd quarter of 2016, when implementing project Data Collection for Sub-National Statistics (Mainly Cities), the existing algorithm used for the calculation of population territorial distribution - place of usual residence - was revised. The algorithm was improved, ensuring more precise population estimates in parishes, counties, cities and regions. The indicators on the beginning of 2016 were recalculated in line with the new algorithm. Metadata Until 2019 data were published by the actual place of residence, but since 2020 – by the registered place of residence. ... = Data not available or too uncertain for presentation

Territorial unit

Kocēni municipality

Valmiera municipality until 14.02.2010.


City rights granted in 1993.

Time period


Population Census data on 15.01.1970.


Population Census data on 12.01.1989.