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28.02.2017

Compared to December 2016, in January 2017 the level of construction costs in Latvia increased by 0.3 %. Prices of building materials rose by 0.9 %, whereas labour remuneration of workers decreased by 0.4 % and maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment dropped by 0.2 %.

27.02.2017

In 2016 the average monthly gross wages and salaries in the country amounted to 859 euros. Compared to 2015 when annual increase constituted 6.8%, in 2016 smaller rise in the average wages and salaries was recorded – 41 euros or 5.0.

27.02.2017

New data have been published in sections: Geographical data; Producer prices; Business Tendency; Enterprises finance; Population: Number and Change;Employment and unemployment.

21.02.2017

In 2016 in Latvia there were 893.3 thousand employed persons or 61.6 % of the population aged 15–74.

21.02.2017

Compared to December 2016, the average level of producer prices in Latvian industry grew by 0.7 % in January 2017. The prices of products sold on the domestic market increased by 0.5 %, whereas the prices of exported products rose by 0.9 %. The prices of products exported to euro area countries grew by 0.7 % and of products exported to non-euro area countries – by 1.0 %.

21.02.2017

95.3 thousand persons aged 15–74 were unemployment in 2016. Compared to 2015, the number of unemployed persons has declined by 2.9 thousand or 3.0 %. In 2016, Latvian unemployment rate constituted 9.6 %; it was 0.3 percentage points lower than in 2015. 

20.02.2017

New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Producer prices; Construction; Housing; Tourism.

17.02.2017

716.0 thousand hectares of land were covered with cereals in 2016 – 43.6 thousand hectares or 6.5 % more than in 2015, leading to the largest cereal cropland area observed since 1984. 

15.02.2017

In 2016, 2.3 million visitors were hosted at Latvian tourist accommodation establishments, which was 7.7 % more than the year before. The respective indicator has increased by 75 % from the 1.3 million hosted in 2010. As compared to 2015, the number of nights spent by visitors has increased by 7.5 %. The average duration of a visitor's stay at an accommodation establishment was 1.9 nights.

13.02.2017

Compared to 2015, in 2016 construction output declined by 17.8 %, according to calendar adjusted data. Construction output at current prices amounted to 1425.9 million euros. 

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