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New data have been published in sections: Producer prices; Enterprises finance; Population; Employment and unemployment; Tourism; Transport; Energy.


Totally 940.9 thousand persons (53.1% of the total number of population aged 15-74 years) were employed in the country.


Compared to January, the overall level of producer prices in Latvian industry in February 2011 increased by 0.7%.


New data have been published in sections: Geographical data; Indicators of banks; Occupied posts and job vacancies, paid working hours; Labour costs; Industry; Foreign trade.


Number of occupied posts in the 4th quarter of 2010 has increased by 21.1 thousand or by 2.8%.


At the end of 2010 the number of livestock has increased: number of cattle – by 1.3 thousand or by 0.3%, of pigs – by 13.2 thousand or by 3.5%, of sheep – by 6.1 thousand or by 8.7% and the number of goats by 0.3 thousand or by 1.8%.


Compared to the 4th quarter of 2009, hourly labour costs in the 4th quarter of 2010 have increased by 0.2%, according to seasonally non-adjusted data.


Results acquired in the survey on welfare of households indicate that the number of negative assessments is reducing, and that, in turn, shows that situation has slightly stabilised.

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