Baltic states factsheet

 
 
Lithuania (LT)
Population:

Total 3.7 mio (similar to Ireland and New Zealand); 2.5 mio urban residents, 1.2 mio rural.

Ethnic composition:

81.3%  Lithuanians,
8.4%  Russians,
7.0%  Poles,
1.5%  Belarussians,
1.0%  Ukrainians,
0.1%  Latvians,
0.7%  others.

Biggest cities:

Vilnius   580,000,
Kaunas   425,000,
Klaipeda  204,000,
Siauliai   147,000,
Panevezys  133,000.


 
Latvia (LV)
Population:

Total 2.7 mio; 1.9 mio urban residents, 0.8 mio rural.

Ethnic composition:

52.0%  Latvians,
34.0%  Russians,
4.5%  Belarussians,
3.5%  Ukrainians,
2.3%  Poles,
1.4%  Lithuanians,
2.3%  others.

Biggest cities:

Riga   1.000,000 (including Riga district),
Daugavpils    130,000 (only 15% Latvians)
Ventspils      50,000.


 
Estonia (EST)
Population:

Total 1.6 mil; 1.1 mio urban residents, 0.5 mio rural

Ethnic composition:

62% Estonians,
30% Russians,
3% Ukrainian,
5% others.

Biggest cities:

Tallinn  495,000,
Tartu  115,000,
Parnu    55,000,
 

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