Riga, Latvia Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Riga, Latvia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Riga in 2020 is 631,000, a 0.47% decline from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Riga in 2019 was 634,000, a 0.47% decline from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Riga in 2018 was 637,000, a 0.47% decline from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Riga in 2017 was 640,000, a 0.47% decline from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Latvia
City Name Population
Riga 631,000
Riga - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 631,000 -0.47%
2019 634,000 -0.47%
2018 637,000 -0.47%
2017 640,000 -0.47%
2016 643,000 -0.46%
2015 646,000 -0.46%
2014 649,000 -0.46%
2013 652,000 -0.46%
2012 655,000 -0.46%
2011 658,000 -1.05%
2010 665,000 -1.34%
2009 674,000 -1.32%
2008 683,000 -1.30%
2007 692,000 -1.42%
2006 702,000 -1.40%
2005 712,000 -1.25%
2004 721,000 -1.37%
2003 731,000 -1.35%
2002 741,000 -1.33%
2001 751,000 -1.44%
2000 762,000 -1.17%
1999 771,000 -1.28%
1998 781,000 -1.39%
1997 792,000 -2.22%
1996 810,000 -1.82%
1995 825,000 -2.25%
1994 844,000 -1.52%
1993 857,000 -2.28%
1992 877,000 -2.01%
1991 895,000 -1.10%
1990 905,000 -0.44%
1989 909,000 0.44%
1988 905,000 1.00%
1987 896,000 0.90%
1986 888,000 0.91%
1985 880,000 0.92%
1984 872,000 0.93%
1983 864,000 0.93%
1982 856,000 0.94%
1981 848,000 0.95%
1980 840,000 0.96%
1979 832,000 1.22%
1978 822,000 1.61%
1977 809,000 1.51%
1976 797,000 1.40%
1975 786,000 1.55%
1974 774,000 1.57%
1973 762,000 1.46%
1972 751,000 1.49%
1971 740,000 1.65%
1970 728,000 2.10%
1969 713,000 2.00%
1968 699,000 1.90%
1967 686,000 2.08%
1966 672,000 1.97%
1965 659,000 2.01%
1964 646,000 1.89%
1963 634,000 2.09%
1962 621,000 1.97%
1961 609,000 2.01%
1960 597,000 1.88%
1959 586,000 2.09%
1958 574,000 1.95%
1957 563,000 1.99%
1956 552,000 2.03%
1955 541,000 1.88%
1954 531,000 2.12%
1953 520,000 1.96%
1952 510,000 2.00%
1951 500,000 2.04%
1950 490,000 0.00%