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27.05.2016

At the beginning of 2016 in Latvia there were 1 million 969 thousand residents. In 2015, population number reduced by 0.86 % or 17.1 thousand persons, while in 2014 population number declined by 0.77% or 15.4 thousand. 

24.05.2016

In the 1st quarter of 2016 more than 366.0 thsd visitors stayed in Latvian accommodation establishments, which is 1.6 % more than in the corresponding period of the previous year. As compared to the 1st quarter of 2015, the number of foreign visitors grew by 2.5 %, and the number of nights spent increased by 7.6 %.

23.05.2016

Compared to March, in April 2016 the level of producer prices in the Latvian industry decreased by 0.1 %. The level of prices of both - products sold on the domestic market, as well as of exported products decreased by 0.1 %. The level of prices of goods exported to euro area countries dropped by 0.3 %, while the level of prices of products exported to non-euro area countries did not change.

23.05.2016

New data have been published in sections: Producer prices; Enterprises finance; Population: Number and Change; Employment and unemployment; Crime and justice; Housing; Energy.

20.05.2016

Latest data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, in 2015 combined heat and power (CHP) plants produced 3 526.8 gigawatt hours (GWh) of electricity (17 % more than in 2014) comprising 63 % of the total volume of electricity generated in Latvia. Last year, 5 540.4 GWh of heat were produced in CHP plants – 72 % of the total heat produced in the country.

18.05.2016

In the 1st quarter of 2016 in Latvia there were 889.2 thousand employed persons or 61.0 % of the total population aged 15–74.

18.05.2016

In the 1st quarter of 2016 unemployment rate in Latvia accounted for 10.3 %. Compared to the previous quarter, unemployment rate grew by 0.5 percentage points, while during the year the indicator rose by 0.1 percentage points. 

16.05.2016

New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Health care and sport; Construction; Housing; Transport; Foreign trade in goods.

16.05.2016

In 2015 52.8 % of population aged 16 or over contacted with family (relatives) thereof (by phone, e-mail, regular mail, social media, etc.) at least once a week (daily or every week (not every day)) – 7.5 percentage points more than in 2006 (45.3 %). Last year, 29.2 % of population got together (met face-to-face) with family at least once a week – 7.8 percentage points less than in 2006.

12.05.2016

As compared to the corresponding period of 2015, in the 1st quarter of 2016 construction production (volume) reduced by 19 %, according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices. Construction production at current prices accounted for 203.4 million euros.

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