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Information has been updated at 19.10.2018, 15:22

Total area of Daugavpils is 72,3 km2 and the density of population is 1 283 inhabitants per 1 km2 in 2017.

According to the data of the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs, in the end of year 2017 there were 93 308 people in Daugavpils. During the year the number of population decreased by 1 278 persons or 1,4 %. Population decrease is explained by the working population emigration to the other EU countries, youth emigration to the capital city Riga, as well as the overall negative demographic situation in the country. In 2017, 796 children were born, but 1 292 persons have died in Daugavpils, thereby the natural population growth was negative – 496.


 

 

 The number of inhabitants in Daugavpils

(Data of the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs at the beginning of 2017)

 

According to the data of the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs, 58 614 or 62,8 % of the total number of city population were at working age in Daugavpils. The number of working age population continues to decrease – by 1 056 people in 2017.

 


The age groups of Daugavpils population

(Data of the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs at the beginning of 2017)

 

Daugavpils is a city with different nationalities and the ethnic structure and population does not have significant changes in Daugavpils in the last years.

 


The national structure of Daugavpils population in 2017, %

(Data of the, Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs data at the beginning of 2017)

According to the data of the State Employment Agency the unemployment rate was 7,9 % in 2017. During the year, the unemployment rate decreased by 1.2%, which is 2.5% higher than the average level in Latvia (5.2%), but by 3.8% less than in the Latgale region (11.7%) and by 2, 4% less than in Rēzekne - the second largest city in the Latgale region (10.3%).