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During the first nine months of this year 15 723 babies were born in Latvia, which is 1 113 children fewer than in the corresponding period of the last year. 


At the beginning of 2017 out of the enterprises employing 10 or more persons 98.7 % used Internet, while 62.9 % of the enterprises had website.


New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Tourism; Foreign trade in goods.


In August 2017 Latvian foreign trade turnover amounted to EUR 2.25 bln, which was 15.4 % more than in August 2016 at current prices, of which the exports and imports values of goods were 8.5 % and 21.2 % higher, respectively.


On 10 and 11 October, the Central Statistical Bureau is hosting the Eurostat Working Group on Population Projections.

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Producer price changes in industry in September 2017
Results of general government budget deficit and debt notification of October 2016
Internet usage habits of Latvian population in 2017
Changes of construction costs in September 2017
Retail trade in September 2017

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Resident population

Resident population at the beginning of the year More

Inflation (consumer price changes)

In comparison with 2015 (2015=100), average consumer price level in 2016 increased by 0.1 %.


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

Real GDP growth rate

Real GDP in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (GDP volume percentage change on previous year according to the chain-linked seasonally non-adjusted data) has increased by 4.0 %


Real GDP growth rate by quarter

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