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In 2008 every second (49.2%) resident of Latvia assessed own health as good or very good.
Compared to the same period of 2008, the unit value in the 3rd quarter of 2009 decreased by 16.8 % for exported goods, but for imported goods - by 11.0 %.
Number of visitors in hotels and other collective accommodation establishments in the 3rd quarter of 2009 comprised 411.1 thsd people or less by 31% in comparison with the 3rd quarter of 2008.
Compared to September 2009, producer prices in Latvian industry in October 2009 increased by 0.1%. Over the year (compared to October 2008) producer prices have decreased by 8.8%.
In the 3rd quarter of 2009 construction volume (at current prices) comprised LVL 288.1 mln. Compared to the 2nd quarter of 2009 the volume reduced by 20.2%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices.
New data have been published in sections: Geographical data; Indicators of banks; Employment and unemployment and Social security.
In the 3rd quarter of 2009 there were 214.9 thsd unemployed or 18.4% of the active population (both employed and unemployed). In the 2nd quarter of 2009 mentioned indicators comprised 199.7 thsd and 16.7%.

Social protection expenditure in Latvia in 2008 comprised LVL 1 1991 mln or 12.3% of the Gross domestic product (GDP).

Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) informs that today starting at 16.00 the CSB homepage and public databases will no be available due to technical maintenance. Normal operation is planned to be resumed at 12.00, on the18th of November, 2009.
New data have been published in sections: Politics and religion; Prices; personal income; Housing; Trade and Services; Construction; Industry; Foreign trade.
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