Data on economically active enterprises are used to obtain information on enterprises which manufactured products, provided services or employed persons either during the whole reference period or only during a part of it.

Definitions

Enterprise, who in the reference period manufactured products, provided services or employed persons regardless whether they were active during the whole reporting period or only a part of it.

The enterprise is the combination of legal units that is an organizational unit producing goods or services, which benefits from certain degree of autonomy in decision making.

An enterprise carries out one or more activities at one or more locations.

An enterprise may be sole unit or combination of legal units.

Any entity engaged in economic activity may be considered as an legal unit irrespective of its legal form.

Legal and natural persons who sell mainly their own produce or only own-produced goods or services at a specified price, which is economically meaningful.

This sector classifies the following: self-employed natural persons, individual enterprises, peasant and fishermen’s farms, individual merchants and commercial companies, exclude commercial companies controlled by general government.

Legal persons providing services free of charge or at a price, which is not economically meaningful. 

This sector classifies central and local government institutions, funds, foundations and associations, include commercial companies controlled by general government.

There are the following statistical units:

  • enterprise;
  • institutional unit;
  • group of enterprises;
  • kind of activity unit;
  • local kind of activity unit.

Data availability

Dissemination format

Theme Reference period Actual release datesort icon Remarks
Economically active enterprises
  • 2015
08.05.2017
  • final data
Economically active enterprises
  • 2015
30.11.2016
  • provisional data
Economically active enterprises
  • 2014
31.05.2016
  • final data
Economically active enterprises
  • 2014
30.11.2015
  • provisional data
Economically active enterprises
  • 2013
28.05.2015
  • final data

Publications

Download CSB publications on various time periods (starting from 2007) in section E-publications and subscribe for paper publications in section Publications.

Data on economically active statistical enterprises are available in the statistical yearbooks.

Theme Title Release datesort icon ZIP/PDF
General Statistics Key socio-economic indicators in the Baltic states 23.01.2018
General Statistics Key socio-economic indicators in the Baltic states 27.12.2017
General Statistics Key socio-economic indicators in the Baltic states 2017/10 23.11.2017
General Statistics Key socio-economic indicators in the Baltic states 2017/09 23.10.2017
General Statistics Key socio-economic indicators in the Baltic states 2017/08 25.09.2017
General Statistics Key socio-economic indicators in the Baltic states 2017/07 23.08.2017
General Statistics Key socio-economic indicators in the Baltic states 2017/06 24.07.2017
General Statistics Key socio-economic indicators in the Baltic states 2017/05 26.06.2017
General Statistics Key socio-economic indicators in the Baltic states 2017/04 23.05.2017
General Statistics Latvia. Statistics in brief, 2017 08.05.2017
General Statistics Key socio-economic indicators in the Baltic states 2017/03 24.04.2017
General Statistics Key socio-economic indicators in the Baltic states, 2017/02 23.03.2017
General Statistics Statistical yearbook of Latvia, 2016 24.02.2017
General Statistics Key socio-economic indicators in the Baltic states 23.02.2017
General Statistics Monthly bulletin of Latvian statistics 2016/12 08.02.2017

Classifications

Data on economically active enterprises are collected and published using following classifications:

  • Statistical Classification of Economic Activities (NACE Rev. 2);
  • Classification of Administrative Territories and Territorial Units (CATTU);
  • Address classification;
  • Institutional sector classification;
  • International standard codes of countries and territories (ISO 3166).

A Classification Catalogue with classification codes and their explanations has been published on the CSB website.

Customised data sets

If you would like to obtain statistical data that are not available in publications or in the CSB online data base, please send us an information request:
 - postal mail: 1 Lāčplēša Street, Riga, Latvia, LV-1301;
 - e-mail: info [at] csb [dot] gov [dot] lv;
 - visiting Information centre.

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Data collection

Survey method and data source

Data on economically active enterprises are obtained from several data sources:

  • Statistical surveys and questionnaires carried out by the CSB;
  • Information from State Revenue Service of the Republic of Latvia from:
    • Taxpayer registry;
    • Enterprise reports submitted (Annual enterprise report: balance-asset, Annual enterprise report: profit or loss calculation, Income from economic activity – form D3, Consolidated enterprise annual report, Annual report of associations, foundations and trade unions, Annual report of political organizations, Declaration on value added tax);
  • Data from enterprises registered in the Register of Enterprises of the Republic of Latvia.

Target population

All economically active enterprises that in the reference period were engaged in economic activity, which had an impact on the Gross National Product.

Data revision

Data published, if not specified as provisional, are final and are not revised, except situations when significant mistakes in enterprise reports are found.

Comparability

Comparability over time

Data on economically active enterprises are available from 1997.

Contact person on methodology

Name Surname Phone number Position Email
Sarmīte Prole +371 67366882 Head of the Section Sarmite [dot] Prole [at] csb [dot] gov [dot] lv

Last update

01.12.2017

Enterprise groups

Indicators of enterprise demography

Local units of economically active enterprises

Explanation of symbols

-

Magnitude zero

0

Less than half of the unit employed

...

Data not available or too uncertain for presentation

X

Figure not applicable because column heading and stub line make entry impossible, absurd or meaningless

.

Data not released for confidentiality reasons

If data are absolute numbers

0

Magnitude zero