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New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Material deprivation; Industry; Transport; Tourism; Foreign trade.


The number of foreign travellers and their expenditure in Latvia continues to increase. In 2013 foreign travellers crossed the border of Latvia 5.8 mln times, which is more by 4.5% than in 2012. Last year foreign travellers spent in Latvia 608.4 mln euros.


On 9-10 April meeting of statisticians from the Baltic States regarding transport statistics issues is carried out in the CSB. 


In February Latvia exported goods in amount of 797.1 mln euros, but imported - in amount of 942.9 mln euros. In February, compared to January, exports value of goods at current prices grew by 7.9%, but imports value of goods – by 2.8%.


Manufacturing turnover in February increased by 4.1%, of which by 7.3% in domestic market; export remained at the previous level. Increase during the year - 5.7%.  

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On number of marriages, births and deaths in March 2014
On producer price changes in industry in March 2014
Notification on General Government Budget Deficit and Debt in April 2014
On changes of construction costs in March 2014
On results of Farm Structure Survey 2013

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Resident population

Resident population in 1920, 1930, 1959, 1970, 1979, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2011 and 2013.


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 4th quarter of 2013 (GDP volume percentage change on previous year according to the chain-linked seasonally non-adjusted data) has increased by 3.6%. 


Real GDP growth rate by quarter

Introduction of new owner-occupied housing price index and recommendations for compilation of HICP will be discussed at workshop. —
3 days 19 hours ago
On 15-16 April 2014 workshop of price statistics experts from statistical institutions of Baltic States on calculation of CPI occurs in CSB. —
3 days 19 hours ago
In 2013 number of foreign travellers ↑ by 4.5% – LV border was crossed 5.8 mln times and 608 mln EUR were spent in LV
1 week 17 hours ago
In 2013 LV was mostly visited by travellers from LT-35.2%, EE-18.3%, RU-9.9%, SE-5.9%,DE-4.6%,PL-4% and BY-3.3%. —
1 week 18 hours ago
On 9-10 April meeting of statisticians from the Baltic States regarding transport statistics is carried out in CSB
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In II LV exported goods for 797 mln EUR, imported – for 943 mln EUR. Exports of wheat and meslin has doubled
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Manufacturing turnover in February grew by 4.1%, and over the year - by 5.7%.
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Consumer price annual growth in March - 0.3%. Prices of goods ↓ by 0.5%, prices of services ↑ by 2.6%.
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Average life expectancy after 65 for men in LV- 13.6 years; in LT - 14.1 years, in EE - 14.8 years, average in the EU - 17.7 years. —
1 week 4 days ago
Average life expectancy after 65 for women in LV- 18.5 years; in LT - 19.2 years, in EE - 20.3 years, average in the EU - 21.1 years. —
1 week 4 days ago