Communication (Post, Telegraph, Telephone)

 

Data from „Latvijas statistikas atlass” [Latvian statistical atlas] (M.Skujenieks, Rīga 1938):

Post Office

 

Number of post offices

Office per

Postal items sent, thsd

km2

thsd inhabitants

1919/20

298

220

5,4

16311

1924/25

361

182

5,1

46027

1929/30

1057

62

1,7

83658

1934/35

1407

47

1,4

69167

1936/37

1428

46

1,4

75858

Telegraph

 

Number of offices

Length of lines, 1000 km

Office per

Number of telegrams sent for charge, thsd

km2

thsd inhabitants

1919/20

87

4

755

18,3

109

1924/25

372

27

177

4,9

484

1929/30

766

36

86

2,5

439

1934/35

1197

40

55

1,6

248

1936/37

1223

40

54

1,6

258

Telephone

 

Length of lines, 1000 km

Number of subscribers

Number of connections, thsd

Km per telephone

Number of inhabitants per telephone

1919./20.

10

1180

9070

56

1331

1924./25

132

15256

47012

4

118

1929./30

316

40996

70883

2

45

1934./35

454

59872

102413

1

32

1936./37

486

65702

109240

1

29

 

 

 

Key indicators

 

 


Database

Statistics of the 1920s – 1930s - Transport»