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Compared to December of the previous year, level of construction costs in Latvia in January 2015 increased by 0.3%. Labour remuneration of workers grew by 0.7%, prices of building materials – by 0.5%, but maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment reduced by 0.3%.


In 2014, compared to 2013, GDP at constant prices grew by 2.4%. Gross domestic product at current prices comprised 24.1 bln euro, in the 4th quarter of 2014 – 6.5 bln euro.


Central Statistical Bureau has published grid maps which depict share of resident population of Latvia with highest education, as well as education index, according to the data of Population Census 2011.


In 2014 growth in average wages and salaries witnessed the most rapid growth since the recovery of the Latvian economy. Average monthly gross wages and salaries last year accounted for EUR 765, and compared to 2013 it is a growth of 6.8% or EUR 49.


In March 2015 the Central Statistical Bureau will launch the eleventh  annual survey on income and living conditions. 13 thsd people will be surveyed in 2015.

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Resident population

Resident population in 1920, 1930, 1959, 1979, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2011, 2013 and 2014


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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 4th quarter of 2014 (GDP volume percentage change on previous year according to the chain-linked seasonally non-adjusted data) has increased by 2.1%


Real GDP growth rate by quarter

In 2014 gross domestic product rose by 2.4%
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Construction cost growth in January - 0.3%
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Growth in wages and salaries exceeds forecast
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Population with higher level of education focus in densely populated areas
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Survey on Income and Living Conditions - an important source of information on income level in the country
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During the last ten years the number of visitors in accommodation establishments has doubled
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In January level of producer prices in industry increased by 0.1%
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Unemployment rate decreases in 2014
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In 2014 harvested production of grain reaches the highest level in the history of Latvia
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Construction production grows by 8.1% in 2014
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