Riga, Latvia Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Riga, Latvia metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Riga in 2019 is 634,000, a 0.47% decline from 2018.
  • The population of Riga in 2018 was 637,000, a 0.47% decline from 2017.
  • The population of Riga in 2017 was 640,000, a 0.47% decline from 2016.
  • The population of Riga in 2016 was 643,000, a 0.46% decline from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Latvia
City Name Population
Riga 634,000
Riga - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%