Total number of passengers carried in 2014 reduced slightly.
Compared to December 2014, the total retail trade turnover in January 2015 rose by 1.7%. Retail trade in food products rose by 2.4%, whereas turnover of non-food products – by 1.2%.
In 2014 the total volume of freights carried in main transport sectors has grown by 2.5% as compared to 2013.
New data have been published in sections: Producer prices; Gross domestic product; Business; Tendency; Enterprises finance; Wages and salaries; Trade and services; Construction; Tourism; Transport; Crop production; Livestock; Energy.
In 2014, compared to 2013, GDP at constant prices grew by 2.4%. Gross domestic product at current prices comprised 24.1 bln euro, in the 4th quarter of 2014 – 6.5 bln euro.
Compared to December of the previous year, level of construction costs in Latvia in January 2015 increased by 0.3%. Labour remuneration of workers grew by 0.7%, prices of building materials – by 0.5%, but maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment reduced by 0.3%.
In 2014 growth in average wages and salaries witnessed the most rapid growth since the recovery of the Latvian economy. Average monthly gross wages and salaries last year accounted for EUR 765, and compared to 2013 it is a growth of 6.8% or EUR 49.
Central Statistical Bureau has published grid maps which depict share of resident population of Latvia with highest education, as well as education index, according to the data of Population Census 2011.
In March 2015 the Central Statistical Bureau will launch the eleventh annual survey on income and living conditions. 13 thsd people will be surveyed in 2015.
In 2014 the number of visitors in hotels and other accommodation establishments comprised 2.1 mln people who spent there 4.2 mln nights. Compared to 2013, the number of persons served rose by 14.1%, but the number of overnight stays - by 10.1%.
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