If in the 1st quarter of 2015 the average monthly gross wages and salaries accounted for 785 euros. The average wages and salaries kept increasing; however, growth rate has been slowing down. If in the 1st quarter of 2014 wages and salaries grew by 7.4% annually, then in the 1st quarter of 2015 it increased by 6.1% or 45 euros.
At the beginning of 2015 the number of population of Latvia accounted for 1 mln 986.1 thsd people, which is 15.4 thsd less than a year before. In regional breakdown the number of population increased only in Pierīga region (by 0.6 thsd). In turn, the largest drop was recorded in Latgale region – of 4.7 thsd.
Statistician of the CSB receives prestigious International Association for Official Statistics Prize
Svetlana Jesiļevska, Statistician of the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia, has received Young Statistician Prize of the International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS). In the contest in competition of 35 researchers from 27 countries Svetlana Jesiļevska has received award for research "Iterative method for the reducing the impact of outlying data points: ensuring data completeness".
Eurostat dialogue visit in the CSB on the general government budget deficit and debt notification issues
On 26 – 27 May 2015, the statistical office of the European Union Eurostat is carrying out current dialogue visit in Latvia on the general government budget deficit and debt notification issues, which takes place in the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia.
Compared to March level of producer prices in the Latvian industry in April 2015 dropped by 0.1%. Level of prices of products sold on the domestic market did not change. The prices of exported products decreased by 0.2%, of which in exports to euro area countries reduced by 0.4%, but in exports to non-euro area countries - by 0.2%.
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