Data are used to estimate manufacturing output and turnover in corresponding quarter.


Volume of goods produced and industrial services provided during the reference period at current prices.

Industrial production output is calculated by summing industrial turnover (income from sale of produced goods and provision of industrial services, excluding value added and excise tax) with stock of finished goods and changes in unfinished goods (+ or –) at the end of reference period, compared to the beginning of reference period, estimated according to the expenditure on production process and value of equipment produced by the enterprise labour force for own needs and capital repairs of the equipment.

Income from sale of goods and provision of services, from which trade discounts, as well as value added tax and other taxes directly related to sales are deducted.

Data availability

Dissemination format and release calendar

Theme Reference period Planned release datesort icon Remarks
Manufacturing production output and turnover
  • 2nd quarter 2018
Manufacturing production output and turnover
  • 3rd quarter 2018

Theme Reference period Actual release datesort icon Remarks
Manufacturing production output and turnover
  • 1st quarter 2018
Manufacturing production output and turnover
  • 4th quarter 2017
Manufacturing production output and turnover
  • 2nd quarter 2016
Manufacturing production output and turnover
  • 1st quarter 2016
Manufacturing production output and turnover
  • 4th quarter 2014

Monthly data are published each quarter on the 34th day after the end of the reference period together in sector and once a quarter according to chapters of NACE Rev. 2.  Industry monthly/quarterly data»

Quarterly data for 1st quarter are published in database in May, for the 2nd quarter in August, for the 3rd quarter in November and for the 4th quarter in February next year. Industry monthly/quarterly data»

News releases

Date Title
04.06.2018 Industrial production in April 2018
04.07.2018 Industrial production in May 2018


Data are collected and published in compliance with Statistical Classification of Economic Activities in the European Community (NACE Rev. 2).

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

Customised data sets

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Additional information

In some cases, due to specifics of electronic data processing technologies and rounding adjustments, slight discrepancies may occur between totals and sums of components.

Data collection

Survey method and data source

Data on industrial turnover are obtained with the help of enterprise survey, building a threshold sample. Data are collected from the CSB monthly statistical report form 1-r "Survey of industrial activity".

Each month starting from the 15th date the information on industrial production output during the reference period at current prices is collected within ten days according to classes of NACE Rev. 2.

Target population

Data are collected from economically active enterprises in industrial production employing 20 or more persons or industrial turnover of which previous year comprised EUR 430 thousand or more.

Sample size

In 2017, the number of enterprises to be surveyed monthly comprises 1 454; in 2015, their share in total volume of industrial production constituted 80%.


Sample size

2017 1 454
2016 1 378
2015 1 361
2014 1 332
2013 1 339
2012 1 280
2011 1 293
2010 1 350
2009 1 570
2008 1 450

Statistical processing

Calculation methods

Industrial production output and turnover are calculated by summing data submitted by the enterprise in accordance with NACE Rev. 2 sections, divisions, groups and classes.

Data revision

Data adjustment is carried out if the respondent specifies data on some of the previous periods. Usually publishing data of last month of the quarter data of previous two months are updated.


Comparability over time

Data on manufacturing output and turnover are available since 2000.


Confidentiality of the information provided by respondents is protected by the Section 17 of the Statistics Law stipulating rights and obligations of the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia and other state authorities producing official statistics. Read more

Contact person on methodology

Name Surname Position Phone number Email
Mārīte Baranova Senior Officer +371 67366830 Marite [dot] Baranova [at] csb [dot] gov [dot] lv

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Volume indices of industrial production

Explanation of symbols


Magnitude zero


Less than half of the unit employed


Data not available or too uncertain for presentation


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


Magnitude zero