Exposure data

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Population and drivers

Number of population at the beginning of year, thousands

Gender and age

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

Difference with 2001

Total, including

2364,3

2345,8

2331,5

2319,2

2306,4

2294,6

2282,4

-3,46%

00-14 years

409,8

390,5

372,6

356,5

341,4

328,5

 

-19,82%

60 and more years

508,4

512,6

514,2

513,4

511,5

507,5

 

-0,17%

Female, including

1275,4

1265,7

1258,4

1250,9

1243,5

1237,3

 

-2,99%

00-14 years

200,3

190,8

182,1

174,2

166,9

160,5

 

-19,88%

60  years and older

330,9

333,3

334,5

333,9

332,8

331,0

 

0,03%

Male, including

1088,9

1080,1

1073,1

1068,3

1062,9

1057,3

 

-2,90%

00-14 years

209,5

199,7

190,6

182,3

174,6

168,1

 

-19,76%

60  years and older

177,5

179,3

179,8

179,6

178,7

176,5

 

-0,54%

Source. Central Statistical Bureau.   http://www.csb.gov.lv:8080/Dialog/statfile1.asp

 

Number of driver licenses* at the beginning of year, thousands

Gender and category

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006**

2007

Difference with 2001

Total, including

665,6

690,6

717,2

744,1

777,9

684,8

717,0

7,71%

Category "B" ***

584,0

608,4

633,9

654,6

645,9

613,6

 

5,07%

Female, including

200,8

212,9

225,9

239,3

256,8

240,9

258,3

28,64%

Category "B" ***

199,3

211,4

224,5

236,3

243,1

239,9

 

20,36%

Male, including

464,8

477,8

491,2

504,8

521,1

443,9

458,7

-1,33%

Category "B" ***

384,7

397,0

409,4

418,3

402,8

373,7

 

-2,85%

* Excluding bicyclists, moped riders and drivers of agricultural and forest tractors;
** From October 2003  till 2006 there was re-registration of driving licenses and from 2006 the number includes only applicable driver licenses;
 *** Driver of category "B" who operates motor vehicles with a maximum authorized mass not exceeding 3500 kg and having not more than eight seats in addition to the driver's seat.
Source. “Statistics of drivers in Latvia” // Road Traffic Safety Directorate, 2004, 20p. and “Drivers in Traffic. Violation, penalty points and accidents."//Road Traffic Safety Directorate, 2006, 25p. (in Latvian) and www.csdd.lv .

Road Traffic Research Ltd, 2007