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Central Statistical Bureau has carried out recalculation of annual and quarterly periodicity from 1995. The results obtained prove negative impact of emigration of Latvian population on the estimates of state economics during the last years established in Population and Housing Census 2011.


By Eurostat’s initiative the Peer Review visit will take place in the CSB from 29 September till 3 October 2014. Its aim is to evaluate the compliance of the national statistical system with the principles of the European Statistics Code of Practice.


Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at current prices in the 2nd quarter of 2014 was 5.9 bln euros. According to seasonally non-adjusted data, in the 2nd quarter of 2014, compared to the 2nd quarter of 2013, GDP at constant prices has grown by 2.3%.


Compared to July, the total retail trade turnover in August 2014 dropped by 0.2%. Retail trade in food products reduced by 0.9%, whereas of non-food products - rose by 0.3%.


New data have been published in sections: Producer prices; Consumer prices; Population; Wages and salaries; Tourism; Energy.

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Industrial production output in August 2014
On consumer price changes in September 2014
On manufacturing turnover in August 2014
Foreign trade of Latvia in August 2014
On number of marriages, births and deaths in September 2014

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Resident population

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


Resident population at the beginning of the year More

Inflation (consumer price changes)

In comparison with December of previous year, average consumer price level in December 2013 did not change.


Consumer price changes (annual average), as % of previous year, 2007 - 2013

Real GDP growth rate

Real GDP in the 2nd quarter of 2014 (GDP volume percentage change on previous year according to the chain-linked seasonally non-adjusted data) has increased by 2.3%. 


Real GDP growth rate by quarter

Eurostat Peer Review visit to the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia
1 day 22 hours ago
Changes in the calculation of gross domestic product were carried out
2 days 17 min ago
In VIII 2014, compared to VII, total retail trade turnover ↓ by 0.2%.
2 days 20 min ago
In Q II 2014 GDP at current prices is 5.9 bln euros
2 days 20 min ago
DGINS 2014 stresses the necessity to revise business statistics
5 days 20 hours ago
In VIII 2014 compared to VII, construction costs in Latvia ↑ by 0.3%. Compared to VIII 2013 - ↑ 0.2%.
1 week 20 min ago
Riga is hosting the 100th Conference of the Directors Generals of the National Statistical Institutes (DGINS)
1 week 1 day ago
Information on GDP changes in the 2nd quarter of 2014 will be provided on 30 September
1 week 1 day ago
In I–VIII, 14368 newborns registered in Latvia; compared to I–VIII 2013 ↑ of 576.
1 week 3 days ago
In VIII 2014 compared to VII producer prices in industry have not changed. Compared to VIII 2013 ↑ by 0.5%
1 week 6 days ago