According to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) of Latvia, Daugavpils is the second largest city in Latvia – at the beginning of 2015 there were 86 435 residents. As the number of population in Latvia reduced, also the number of resident population in Daugavpils decreased – by 968 residents as compared to the beginning of 2014. During the last 10 years, the number of population in Latvia fell by 20.8 thsd residents (107 269 residents in 2005).
Congratulating Daugavpils with 740th anniversary, the Central Statistical Bureau has compiled indicators characterizing the city and has prepared grid map.
According to the Population Census 2011 data, average resident population density in Daugavpils is 1300 persons per one square kilometre.
In 2014, out of all cities under state jurisdiction Daugavpils had the largest number of marriages – 7.2 marriages per 1 000 population. Last year there were 628 marriages in Daugavpils (more by 35 marriages than in 2013), which is the largest number of marriages over the last five years.
In 2014 there were 787 newborns in Daugavpils, of which 410 boys and 377 girls.
In 2014, average monthly wages after taxes of employed persons in Daugavpils comprised 410 euros, which is 22 euros more than in 2013. During ten years average monthly wages of Daugavpils residents have increased by 230 euros (180 euros – in 2004).
79% of Daugavpils residents live in apartment buildings, but 13% – in individual houses. 8% of residents live in buildings built in pre-war Latvia and earlier, 85% – in buildings built in 1945–1990 and 7% – in buildings built after 1990. Dwellings inhabited on average are 41 year old and their average floor space is 53 square meters.
Grid maps of resident density and languages mostly spoken at home with cell size 100x100 m are available in the CSB homepage in section "Maps and spatial data".
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On the occasion of the 182nd Anniversary of the Consecration of the Daugavpils (Dinaburg, Dwinsk) Fortress, the following events will take place in the Fortress on June 2Read more
In April 24th Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center will open doors for the participants of III International Tourism Conference to introduce tourism professional the new marketing concept, a variety of tourism opportunities, to promote cooperation between Latvian and foreign tourism professionals. More than 150 participants from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Belarus and Russia have already applied for the conference, including the existing specialists of tourism field and the young specialists, who have acquired knowledge of the tourism fields.
Embassy of Sweden, Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, TeliaSonera and CONNECT Latvia invites you to join the Entrepreneurship Training Course in Daugavpils in spring of 2015Read more
III International Tourism Conference “Daugavpils – 740. New Identity of the City” April 23rd - 24th 2015, Daugavpils, Latvia
Daugavpils - the city rich with its cultural and historical traditions in 2015 will celebrate its 740 anniversary. The III International Daugavpils Tourism conference is planned under this anniversary mark that will be held on April 23rd - 24th, 2015.Read more
In short time Daugavpils is to host the 17th Baltic Song and Dance Festival “Gaudeamus”, taking place June 27-29. According to the tradition, the Baltic States host the festival in turns. Latvia has hosted the festival five times already, the host cities being not only Rīga, but also Ogre, Liepāja, and Cēsis. Daugavpils – the biggest city of the Latgale region – has been appointed for such position for the first time. Therefore, this year our country has a unique opportunity to introduce the distinctive culture and traditions of the Latgalian region to the participants and the guests of the festival.Read more
From June 2 till June 8, the traditional city festival will take place in Daugavpils; its motto this year is “Daugavpils – city with a sense of home”.Read more
May 16th, 2014 in DaugavpilsRead more
May 16th, 2014 in DaugavpilsRead more
The President of European Billiards and Snooker Association Maxime Cassis visited Daugavpilson August 12. His visit in the city started with the meeting in Daugavpilscity council. Chairperson of city council Jānis Lāčplēsis and 1st deputy chairperson Jānis Dukšinskis met the high guest.Read more
- Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia congratulates Daugavpils with its 740th anniversary
- III International Tourism Conference “Daugavpils – 740. New Identity of the City”
- Entrepreneurship Training Course
City council news
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- Ambassador of Georgia in Latvia Teimuraz Janjalia visited Daugavpils.
- Jānis Lāčplēsis is elected as new Chairperson of Daugavpils City Council.
- June 2 – 182nd Anniversary of the Consecration of the Daugavpils (Dinaburg) Fortress
- Last Folio: A Photographic Journey with Yuri Dojc
- Autumn school for children “Music and performance”
- Travelling exhibition “You are. You can.” devoted to Paralympic Games in London has begun in Daugavpils.
- Grigorjeva – European champion
- First stage of the World Women’s Volleyball Championship will be held in Daugavpils, in May