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15.11.2017

Latvian employment rate has increased by 1.8 percentage points over the year. In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Latvian employment rate was the highest one recorded during the two past decades – 63.6 %. Employment rate exceeding 63 % (constituting 63.1 %) was recorded only in the 2nd quarter of 2008.

15.11.2017

In the 3rd quarter of 2017 Latvian unemployment rate constituted 8.5 %. Compared to the previous quarter, unemployment rate decreased by 0.4 percentage points, whereas, compared to the same period of the year before – by 1.0 percentage points.

14.11.2017

964.1 thsd visitors stayed at Latvian tourist accommodation establishments in the 3rd quarter of 2017, which is 11.8 % more than during the respective period of 2016. Compared to the previous year, the number of nights spent by visitors increased by 14.4 %, reaching 1.86 million. The average length of stay comprised 1.9 nights. 

13.11.2017

Compared to the corresponding period of 2016, in the 3rd quarter of 2017 construction output increased by 25 % (according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices). Construction output at current prices amounted to 580.8 million euros.

13.11.2017

New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Foreign trade in goods; Environment; Energy.

09.11.2017

In September 2017 Latvian foreign trade turnover amounted to EUR 2.28 billion, which at current prices was 13.3 % more than in September 2016, of which the exports value of goods was 7.7 % and imports value of goods was 18.4 % higher.

08.11.2017

During the year (in October 2017, compared to October 2016) the average level of consumer prices rose by 2.8 %. Prices of goods grew by 2.8 % and prices of services by 2.9 %.

06.11.2017

New data have been published in sections: Business Tendency; Employment and unemployment; Wages and salaries; Social security; Trade and services; Industry Transport; Agricultural prices and price indices; Crop production; Livestock; Environment; Information technologies.
 

03.11.2017

Compared to September 2016, in September 2017 industrial production output1 increased by 12.9 % (according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices).

30.10.2017

Compared to September 2016, in September 2017 total retail trade turnover rose by 4.9 %. Turnover of retail trade in food products increased by 5.7 %, turnover of retail trade in non-food products, except for retail sale of automotive fuel, grew by 7.4 %, whereas turnover of retail sale of automotive fuel fell by 1.7 %.

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