Responsible authority
Central Statistical Bureau
Purpose of introduction

Provision of common coding of population nationalities in the Republic of Latvia.

Classification object

Nationality of a natural person.

Area of application
  • national information systems;
  • compilation of population statistics.

Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia 

Planned update or revision

Performed when necessary, but no more often than once a year until 31 December of the respective year.

Coding system, code length, number of levels

Coding system - one-level
Code length – 3 digits
Number of levels - 1

Description of level
Level 1 – 202 nationalities

Anna Karolīna Ozola

Senior Expert
Anna.Ozola [at]