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Latvia

 

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 Latvia
All information: Latvia
 
 United States
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Area:64,490 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:1,913,000 328,240,000
Official language:Latvian English

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Government

Government form:Parliamentary republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1991 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Riga Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:29.7 33.4
Life expectancy males:70.1 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:79.7 years 81.1 years
Average age:41.5 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:10.00 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:15.00 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:-5.90 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:73 77
Civil rights:70 85
Health:78 74
Climate:19 64
Cost of Living:58 38
Popularity:21 85


Economy

Currency: Euro (1 EUR = 100 Cent) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:6.5 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:2.81 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:72.60 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:38.10 % 36.60 %
Average income:15,837 € 58,741 €
Corruption index:56 (moderate) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:30,475 Mio €15.93 M € 19,092,826 M €58.17 M €
Gross national product:30,295 Mio €15.84 M € 19,280,405 M €58.74 M €
Exported goods:18,253 M €9.54 M € 2,231,382 M €6.80 M €
Imported goods:18,235 M €9.53 M € 2,782,006 M €8.48 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:70,244 km36.72 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:1,860 km0.97 km 293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:300 km0.16 km 41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:580.030 3,6730.011
Airports:420.022 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:6.80 bn kWh3.55 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:6.24 bn kWh3.26 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:3.80 bn kWh1.98 m kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:4.83 bn kWh2.52 m kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:7.00 m t3,661.65 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+371 +1
Internet domain:.lv .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:227,616119 107,281,000327
Mobile phones:2,071,8141,083 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:359,604188 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:1,647,590861 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:5.80 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:3.19 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:5.0 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:0.38 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.3 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:85.0 % 77.0 %
Smokers:37.0 % 21.8 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Latvia and United States

Daytime temperatures:10.9 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:4.2 °C 7.2 °C
Relative humidity:79 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:7 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:123.6 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:5.2 7.2


Native languages

English:n/a 82.1 %
Latvian:56.3 % n/a
Russian:33.8 % 0.2 %
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Ukrainian:2.2 % n/a
Polish:1.8 % 0.3 %
Lithuanian:1.1 % n/a
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
other:4.8 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:35.9 % 78.5 %
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Islam:n/a 1.1 %
Hinduism:n/a 1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:64.1 % 15.3 %