Compared to September construction costs in Latvia in October 2015 increased by 0.2%. Labour remuneration of workers increased by 0.5%, prices of building materials - by 0.2%; in turn, maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment did not change significantly.
In the 3rd quarter of 2015 the average monthly gross wages and salaries in the country accounted for 829 euros. As compared to the 3rd quarter of 2014 they increased by 7.3%, which is a more rapid growth than in the 1st quarter (6.2%) and second quarter (6.4%).
In 2014 social protection expenditure in Latvia accounted for EUR 3 359.6 mln, which is EUR 76.4 mln or 2.3% more than in 2013. The greatest growth was recorded in expenditure on support to families and children (of 12.7%), as well as on support to persons with disability (of 12.0%).
In the 3rd quarter of 2015, 543.5 thsd foreign visitors stayed in Latvian accommodation establishments, which is 3.6% more than in the 3rd quarter of 2014; in turn the number of nights spent by foreign visitors in accommodation establishments dropped by 3.3%.
Compared to September level of producer prices in industry in October 2015 dropped by 0.6%. The level of prices of products sold on the domestic market decreased by 0.7%, prices of exported products - by 0.6%.
On changes of Gross Domestic Product in the 3rd quarter of 2015
On retail trade in October 2015
On freight traffic in nine months of 2015
On passenger traffic in nine months of 2015
Industrial production output in October 2015
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