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In comparison with the relevant period of 2007 in the 3rd quarter of 2008 the number of economically active population increased by 1.5%.
In autumn of the next year pilot Population and Housing Census will be carried out, during the census three thousand persons in Riga, Preiļi and district of Kuldīga will be surveyed.
Main partners of Latvian exports in January - September 2008 were Lithuania (17.0% of total of exports), Estonia (13.5%), Russia (10.0%), Germany (8.1%) and Sweden (7.0%) and in imports – Lithuania (16.6% of total of imports), Germany (13.3%), Russia (10.1%), Estonia (7.1%) and Poland (7.0%).
Results of the survey show that in January 2008 93% of enterprises used computer in their business activity, but 86% - used Internet.
New data in sections Foreign trade, Prices, Personal income, Trade and services, Industry, Geografiphal data, Enterprises finanse have been published.
Compared to January – September 2007 the exports of agricultural and food products (at current prices) in January – September 2008 increased by 26.7%, but imports – by 17.8%.
Total foreign trade turnover at current prices in September 2008 reached 1110.5 mln lats – 158.5 mln lats or 16.7% more than a month before and 124.9 mln lats or 12.7% less than in September of previous year.
New data in sections Industry, Forestry, Trade and services, Indications of banks have been published.
Compared to September 2008, the average consumer price level in October 2008 rose by 1.2%. The average prices of goods rose by 1.6%, but of services - by 0.2%.
In the 3rd quarter of 2008 compared to the same period of 2007 gross domestic product (GDP) value has decreased by 4.2%, according to flash estimate of the CSB.
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