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Compared to January, the total retail trade turnover in February 2015 rose by 1.2%. Retail trade in food products did not change, whereas turnover of non-food products increased by 1.9%.


New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Producer prices; Gross domestic product; Business Tendency; Wages and salaries; Tourism; Foreign trade.


On 26 March 2015, the CSB hosts a visit by Jens Gruetz, expert of the Statistical Office of the European Union. During the visit, the CSB experts will report on the progress achieved in the calculation of a new indicator - state accrued-to-date pension entitlements.


Compared to January, construction cost level in Latvia in February 2015 grew by 0.1%. Prices of building materials increased by 0.1%, while labour remuneration of workers, as well as maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment did not change significantly.


In 2014 compared to 2013 livestock production increased in all main sectors, in particular in production of beef and poultry meat, as well as in milk production.

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Industrial production output in February 2015
On manufacturing turnover in February 2015
On average purchase prices of round timber in 2nd half of 2014
Foreign trade of Latvia in February 2015
On consumer price changes in March 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

Construction cost growth in February - 0.1%
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Number of pigs in agricultural holdings decreased by 18.1 thsd or 4.9%
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In February level of producer prices in industry reduced by 0.1%
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Number of occupied posts slightly increases over the year
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People in Latvia would need EUR 452 monthly to cover their daily costs.
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Hourly labour costs in the 4th quarter of 2014 grew by 36 cents per hour.
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Foreign trade balance has improved in January
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New Statistical Yearbook of Latvia has been published
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During the year the average level of consumer prices decreased by 0.1%
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More than a half of scientific staff in Latvia is comprised by women
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