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Compared to April industrial production volume in May 2015 (according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices) decreased by 2.1%. Of which in mining and quarrying there was a drop of 12.8%, in manufacturing - of 1.9%, and in electricity and gas supply - of 0.3%.


New data have been published in sections: Producer prices; Government finances; Business Tendency; Population: Mortality; Health care and sport; Trade and services; Industry; Crop production; Livestock; Forestry.


In 2014, the average forest regeneration costs in Latvia comprised EUR 557 – EUR 662 per hectare, depending on the forest land quality group. In 2013 these costs accounted for EUR 566 – EUR 630 per hectare.


Compared to April, the total retail trade turnover in May 2015 dropped by 0.9%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Retail trade in food products declined by 1.6%, whereas turnover of non-food products – by 0.4%.


Compared to April, level of construction costs in Latvia in May 2015 remained the same. Prices of building materials fell by 0.3%, maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment – by 0.2%, but labour remuneration of workers increased by 1.1%.

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Resident population

Resident population in 1920, 1930, 1959, 1979, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2011, 2014 and 2015


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Inflation (consumer price changes)

In comparison with 2013 (2013=100), average consumer price level in 2014 increased by 0.6%.


Consumer price changes (annual average), as % of previous year, 2008 - 2014

Real GDP growth rate

Real GDP in the 1st quarter of 2015 (GDP volume percentage change on previous year according to the chain-linked seasonally non-adjusted data) has increased by 2.0% (GDP flash estimate)


Real GDP growth rate by quarter

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