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In 2015 household consumption expenditure comprised on average 316 euros per household member monthly – 16 euros or 5.4 % more than in 2014. Considering 0.2 % increase of the consumer prices, consumption expenditure at constant prices rose by 5.2 %.


Compared to May, in June 2016 the level of construction costs in Latvia increased by 0.3 %. Labour remuneration of workers increased by 0.9 % and prices of building materials grew by 0.3 %, whereas maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment did not change significantly.


New data have been published in sections: Geographical data; Producer prices; Population; Tourism.


Compared to May, in June 2016 the level of producer prices in Latvian industry increased by 0.2 %. The level of prices of products sold on the domestic market increased by 0.1 %, whereas the prices of exported products rose by 0.3 %. The level of producer prices of exports to euro area countries increased by 0.4 %, and the level of prices of exports to non-euro area countries grew by 0.3 %.


The number of births in Latvia has been increasing since 2011. The number of newborns registered during the first six months of 2016 – 10 943 children – is 224 babies or 2 % more than during the corresponding period of 2015.

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Resident population

Resident population at the beginning of the year More

Inflation (consumer price changes)

In comparison with 2014 (2014=100), average consumer price level in 2015 increased by 0.2%.


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

Real GDP growth rate

Real GDP in the 1st quarter of 2016 (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

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