Data on management of housing stock are compiled with an aim to acquire information on management and rent of residential buildings.

Definitions

The hire of the living premises is composed of:
1) The part of the residential dwelling management expenditure, which is proportional to the floor space of the living premises;
2) Profit
The management expenditure consists of:
1) Expenditure necessary to maintain the residential house (dwelling sanitary and technical maintenance, payments for the management and service stuff);
2) Residential dwelling depreciation (amortization) transfers for the renovation of the building fixed in the regulatory enactments;
3) Obligatory payments fixed by the law (Real Estate tax, etc.);
4) The rental for the usage of the land, if the residential dwelling is located on land owned by other person.
The housing stock includes single-dwelling residential buildings, residential premises in multi-dwelling residential buildings and residential premises in non-residential buildings.
Income from housing stock management is generated from payments for the maintenance of residential buildings (sanitary maintenance, technical services, maintenance of the administrative and service staff), depreciation deductions for the renovation of the building as well as mandatory payments prescribed by the law).
The rent of living premises is the transfer of the rights to use the living premises on charge to the other person.
The rights to use the living premises to the other person can be transferred by the owner or manager of the living premises, as well as by the self-government, if the person has obtained the living area on legal bases in compliance with the law "On the help in the solution of the housing questions".
The subject of the hire contract can be separate dwelling, part of the dwelling or residential house. A part of the dwelling or room giving access to another, as well as the auxiliary premises (kitchen, passageway, storeroom etc.) cannot be the separate subject of the hire contract.

Data availability

Dissemination format and Release calendar

Theme Reference period Planned release datesort icon Remarks
Management of housing stock
  • 2014
22.05.2015

Theme Reference period Actual release datesort icon Remarks
Management of housing stock
  • 2013
22.05.2014
Management of housing stock
  • 2012
22.05.2013
Management of housing stock
  • 2011
23.05.2012

Classification

Data on management of housing stock are compiled by using:

  • Classification of the Administrative Territories and Territorial Units (CATTU);
  • Classification of Types of Constructions.

Classifications are available on RAMON Eurostat's Metadata Server.

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.

Read more

Data collection

Survey method and source data

Data on management of housing sock are acquired by compiling data of the CSB report form 5-housing stock "Survey on management of housing stock".

Statistical population

Enterprises managing own, rented or supervised housing stock are selected from the population.

  1. Key indicators are "Income from management of residential premises" and "Rent of residential premises";
  2. Survey covers enterprises managing housing stock exceeding 100 square meters and housing stock management turnover of which exceeds EUR 1423 (in Riga – EUR 7114) per year;
  3. Sample ensures coverage at breakdown by statistical region.

Sample size

Year Sample size
2013 987
2012 1 013
2011 994
2010 1 075
2009 1 298
2008 1 380

Statistical processing

Calculation methods

Housing stock management income are calculated by dividing the total income from management of housing stock with annual average area of housing stock.

Data revision

Data are not adjusted after publishing.

Comparability

Comparability over time

Data on management of housing stock are available since 2000.

Confidentiality

Confidentiality of the information provided by respondents is protected by Section 18 of the Official Statistics Law stipulating rights and obligations of the Central Statistical Bureau and other state authorities producing official statistics.

Section 19 of the Official Statistics Law determines confidentiality exceptions. Read more

Contact person on methodology

Name Surname Telephone number Position E-mail
Ilgvars Kaparkalējs +371 67366969 Senior Officer Ilgvars [dot] Kaparkalejs [at] csb [dot] gov [dot] lv

Last update

22.05.2014

Housing stock

New residential buildings and dwellings completed

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 headinng and stub line make entry impossible, absurd or meaningless

.

Data not released for confidentiality reasons

If data are absolute numbers

0

Magnitude zero