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Compared to June, the total retail trade turnover in July 2015 rose by 0.3%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Retail trade in food products rose by 0.5%, whereas turnover of non-food products – by 0.2%.


In the 2nd quarter of 2015 the average monthly gross wages and salaries in the country accounted for 815 euros. Compared to the 2nd quarter of the previous year, they have increased by 6.9%, slightly overtaking annual increase rate of 6.3% in the 1st quarter of this year.


Compared to June, level of construction costs in Latvia in July 2015 dropped by 0.1%. Labour remuneration of workers decreased by 0.5%, which was affected by reduction of remuneration of workers in construction of buildings.


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Compared to June level of producer prices in the Latvian industry in July 2015 dropped by 0.5%. The level of producer prices of products sold on the domestic market reduced by 0.6%, prices of exported products - by 0.4%.

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On changes of Gross Domestic Product in the 2nd quarter of 2015
On estimation of monthly number of employed and unemployed persons
On freight traffic in the 1st half of 2015
On Micro Population and Housing Census 2015
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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 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 2nd quarter of 2015 (GDP volume percentage change on previous year according to the chain-linked seasonally non-adjusted data) has increased by 2.7% (GDP flash estimate)


Real GDP growth rate by quarter

In July retail trade turnover increased by 0.3%
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In the 2nd quarter average monthly gross wages and salaries – 815 euros
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Construction costs in July reduced by 0.1%
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In July level of producer prices in industry decreased by 0.5%
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Number of visitors from Russia in the 2nd quarter reduced by 37%
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Construction witnesses 3.4% decrease in the 2nd quarter of 2015
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Employment rate in Latvia increases in the 2nd quarter of 2015
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Unemployment rate decreases over the year
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Number of youth in Latvia decreases on average by 5.7% annually
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Foreign trade turnover witnessed 3.8% growth in June
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