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In the school year 2014/2015, 11.7 thsd students were enrolled in 62 vocational education institutions and 14 colleges offering vocational education programmes. Compared to the previous academic year the number of enrolled students has increased by 1.6%. 46.5% of the students enrolled are women.


In the first ten months of 2014, 11 007 marriages were registered in Latvia, which is 9% more than in first ten months of 2013. 925 marriages were concluded in October 2014, which is 165 marriages more than in October 2013. 


In the first nine months of 2014 the volume of goods exported at current prices, as compared to the nine months of the previous year, increased by EUR 144.1 mln or 2.0%, but volume of imports reduced by EUR 103.2 mln or 1.1%.


New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Producer prices; Culture; Population; Trade and services; Construction; Housing; Industry; Foreign trade.


In nine months of 2014 construction volume at current prices accounted for EUR 1254.4 million, of which in the 3rd quarter - EUR 574.0 million.

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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 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 3rd quarter of 2014 (GDP volume percentage change on previous year according to the chain-linked seasonally non-adjusted data) has increased by 2.1% (Flash estimate)


Real GDP growth rate by quarter (Flash estimate)

Number of students enrolled in vocational education institutions increases by 1.6%
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11 007 marriages were registered in I – X 2014, which is 9% more than in I – X 2013.
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In nine months construction production volume rises by 9.7%
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Report on Euro changeover and inflation in Latvia by @EU_Eurostat
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In IX 2014, compared to VIII, exports value of goods at current prices ↑ by 12.7% and imports value – by 15.2%
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Compared to October 2013 the average consumer price level in October 2014 ↑ by 0.7%.
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Compared to VIII, manufacturing turnover in IX 2014 ↑ 3.5%
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In this academic year 29.2 thsd students undertook studies, which is 6.6% less than last year
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In IX 2014, compared to VIII, total turnover of retail trade enterprises ↓ by 0.3%
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In the 3rd Q 2014 GDP value (seasonally adjusted data), compared to 2Q 2014, ↑ by 0.4%
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