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26.01.2017

Compared to December of the previous year, in December 2016 the level of construction costs in Latvia increased by 0.4 %. Labour remuneration of workers grew by 3.5 %, maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment rose by 1.1 %, whereas prices of building materials decreased by 1.1 %.

23.01.2017

New data have been published in sections: Geographical data; Producer prices; Gross domestic product; Population; Monetary poverty and income inequality; Personal income; Tourism.

20.01.2017

In the academic year 2016/2017 the number of students studying in higher education institutions of Latvia accounted for 82.9 thousand, indicating a decline of 2 %. Currently in Latvia there are 56 higher education institutions – 30 universities and 26 colleges.

20.01.2017

In December 2016, compared to December 2015, the average level of producer prices fell by 0.8 %. Prices of products sold on the domestic market dropped by 1.1 %, whereas prices of exported products decreased by 0.6 %.

19.01.2017

Compared to 2014, in 2015 household disposable income1 increased by 7.6 %, reaching 417 euros per household member monthly. Compared to the increase recorded in previous years – 9.3 % in 2014 and 10.7 % in 2013 – the income growth rate has slowed down slightly.

19.01.2017

Compared to 2014, in 2015 the most rapid household disposable income growth – of 10.6 % – was observed in the poorest households (belonging to the 1st quintile group). The average annual income increase in the country accounted for 7.6 %.

17.01.2017

Tomorrow, on 18 January, the Central Statistical Bureau will start the annual survey on the habits of computer and Internet usage of residents in 2017. The survey will provide information on the e-skills of the population, it will indicate for what purposes people use Internet on a daily basis and what type of devices and technologies are used the most.

16.01.2017

New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Business Tendency; Employment and unemployment; Foreign trade.

11.01.2017

During the year (in December 2016, compared to December 2015) the average level of consumer prices increased by 2.2 %. Prices of goods grew by 1.7 % and prices of services by 3.4 %.

09.01.2017

Compared to October, in November 2016 Latvian foreign trade turnover at current prices decreased by 0.6 %, as the exports value of goods fell by 0.1 % and the imports value of goods dropped by 1.1 %. In November, Latvia exported goods in the amount of EUR 970.3 mln and imported goods in the amount of EUR 1.1 bln. 

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