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30.05.2016

Compared to April 2015, total retail trade turnover in April 2016 rose by 1.8 %. Retail trade in food products decreased by 0.4 %, whereas retail turnover in non-food products increased by 3.0 %.   

30.05.2016

In the 1st quarter of 2016 average monthly gross wages and salaries in the country constituted 827 euros. As compared to the 1st quarter of 2015, average wages and salaries grew by 5.3 %, moreover growth rate was lower than a year ago.

30.05.2016

New data have been published in sections: Geographical data; Producer prices; Business Tendency; Population; Wages and salaries; Tourism; Transport; Energy.

27.05.2016

At the beginning of 2016 in Latvia there were 1 million 969 thousand residents. In 2015, population number reduced by 0.86 % or 17.1 thousand persons, while in 2014 population number declined by 0.77% or 15.4 thousand. 

27.05.2016

Compared to March 2016, in April 2016 level of construction costs in Latvia reduced by 0.7 %. Prices of building materials decreased by 1.6 %, while labour remuneration of workers increased by 0.6 % and maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment – by 0.1 %. The drop in prices of building materials was mostly affected by the decrease in prices of road construction materials.

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31.05.2016
On changes of Gross Domestic Product in the 1st quarter of 2016
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On freight traffic in 1st quarter of 2016
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On consumer price changes in May 2016

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Resident population

Resident population in 1920, 1930, 1959, 1979, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2011, 2014 and 2015

 

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Inflation (consumer price changes)

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

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Consumer price changes (annual average), as % of previous year, 2009 - 2015

Real GDP growth rate

Real GDP in the 4th quarter of 2015 (GDP volume percentage change on previous year according to the chain-linked seasonally non-adjusted data) has increased by 2.7 %

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Real GDP growth rate by quarter

In April retail trade turnover grew by 1.8 % https://t.co/YjU4MCpE2V
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More moderate increase in average wages expected this year https://t.co/ykBjceCn18
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At the begging of 2016, Latvia population accounted for 17.1 thousand persons less than a year ago https://t.co/F57avkFKky
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In April, construction costs decreased by 0.7 % https://t.co/p23pt7YI7Q
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In April, the level of producer prices in industry decreased by 0.1 % https://t.co/K3kY3qpeyb
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Increase in volume of electricity produced in CHP plants https://t.co/YIKMjG329d
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In the 1st quarter of 2016, unemployment rate in Latvia constituted 10.3 % https://t.co/y4HU5OJjg3
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Contacting friends is more common than getting together face-to-face https://t.co/Cw96wAhWRP
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In the 1st quarter of 2016, construction volume decreased by 19 % https://t.co/lj8bPxUer8
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In March, exports value grew by 7.1 % https://t.co/1CWL8VP7AK
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