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New data have been published in sections: Population; Culture; Social security; Industry.


Compared to June 2015, in June 2016 industrial production output increased by 7.9 % (according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices). Production output in manufacturing rose by 8.2 %, in electricity and gas supply by 9.6 %, while in mining and quarrying there was a drop of 3.2 %.


In 2015 number of births grew in all three Baltic states. Compared to 2014, in 2015 the greatest increase in the number of newborn was registered in Lithuania – of 1 106 newborn or 3.6 %, whereas in Estonia the increase accounted for 356 newborn or 2.6 % and in Latvia – for 233 newborn or 1.1 %. 


New data have been published in sections: Natural resources; Producer prices; Business Tendency; Employment and unemployment; Wages and salaries; Social security; Industry; Trade and services; Transport; Crop production; Livestock; Forestry; Energy.


Compared to June 2015, total retail trade turnover in June 2016 rose by 0.9 %. Turnover of retail trade in food products increased by 0.7 %, whereas the turnover of retail trade in non-food products grew by 1.5 %.


According to the flash estimate of the Central Statistical Bureau, in the 2nd quarter of 2016, compared with the 1st quarter of 2016, Gross Domestic Product value (seasonally and working days adjusted data) increased by 0.4 %.


In 2015 household consumption expenditure comprised on average 316 euros per household member monthly – 16 euros or 5.4 % more than in 2014. Considering 0.2 % increase of the consumer prices, consumption expenditure at constant prices rose by 5.2 %.


Compared to May, in June 2016 the level of construction costs in Latvia increased by 0.3 %. Labour remuneration of workers increased by 0.9 % and prices of building materials grew by 0.3 %, whereas maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment did not change significantly.


New data have been published in sections: Geographical data; Producer prices; Population; Tourism.


Compared to May, in June 2016 the level of producer prices in Latvian industry increased by 0.2 %. The level of prices of products sold on the domestic market increased by 0.1 %, whereas the prices of exported products rose by 0.3 %. The level of producer prices of exports to euro area countries increased by 0.4 %, and the level of prices of exports to non-euro area countries grew by 0.3 %.

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