Compared to April 2015, total retail trade turnover in April 2016 rose by 1.8 %. Retail trade in food products decreased by 0.4 %, whereas retail turnover in non-food products increased by 3.0 %.
In the 1st quarter of 2016 average monthly gross wages and salaries in the country constituted 827 euros. As compared to the 1st quarter of 2015, average wages and salaries grew by 5.3 %, moreover growth rate was lower than a year ago.
New data have been published in sections: Geographical data; Producer prices; Business Tendency; Population; Wages and salaries; Tourism; Transport; Energy.
At the beginning of 2016 in Latvia there were 1 million 969 thousand residents. In 2015, population number reduced by 0.86 % or 17.1 thousand persons, while in 2014 population number declined by 0.77% or 15.4 thousand.
Compared to March 2016, in April 2016 level of construction costs in Latvia reduced by 0.7 %. Prices of building materials decreased by 1.6 %, while labour remuneration of workers increased by 0.6 % and maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment – by 0.1 %. The drop in prices of building materials was mostly affected by the decrease in prices of road construction materials.
On changes of Gross Domestic Product in the 1st quarter of 2016
On freight traffic in 1st quarter of 2016
Transport activities in the 1st quarter of 2016
Industrial production in April 2016
On consumer price changes in May 2016
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