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06.06.2017

In 2016, as compared to 2015, the number of domestic overnight trips of Latvian residents grew by 3.3 % and the number of trips abroad increased by 0.7 %.

06.06.2017

What do Sofija, Emīlija, Marta, Alise, Katrīna and Elza have in common? All these girl names were popular in Latvia during the interwar period and have once again become trendy in the 21st century.

05.06.2017

Compared to April 2016, in April 2017 industrial production output increased by 9.6 % (according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices). 

05.06.2017

New data have been published in sections: Producer prices; Gross domestic product; Business Tendency;Enterprises finance; Investment; Population; Wages and salaries; Employment and unemployment; Trade and services; Transport; Livestock; Agricultural prices and price indices.

02.06.2017

Last year, 80.1 % of Latvian households had used health care services during the last 12 months. 

01.06.2017

Compared to the 1st quarter of 2016, in the 1st quarter of 2017 the volume of freights carried by land and pipeline transport has increased by 3.6 million tonnes or 13.6 %. The most notable growth in the volume of freights carried was recorded in road transport – of 2.6 million tonnes or 22.2 %.

31.05.2017

In the 1st quarter of 2017, as compared to the 4th quarter of 2016, the gross domestic product (GDP) at constant prices increased by 1.6 %.

31.05.2017

In the 1st quarter of 2017 the average gross wages and salaries in the country constituted 886 euros. Compared to the 1st quarter of 2016, the average wages and salaries increased by 59 euros or 7.2 %, showing a faster growth than in 2016 (5.0 %). 

30.05.2017

Compared to April 2016, total retail trade turnover rose by 2.8 % in April 2017. Turnover of retail trade in food products increased by 1.7 %, while turnover of retail trade in non-food products grew by 4.0 %.

30.05.2017

At the beginning of 2017 Latvia population accounted for 1 million 950 thousand, which is 18.8 thousand people fewer than a year ago. In 2016, population declined by 0.97 %.

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