The data reflect the volume and average purchase price of grain, pulses and rape purchased in Latvia from local producers. The information is collected by main type of crop, pulses and rape.


The mean agreed price at which processing and procurement enterprises and businesses are purchasing grain, pulses and rape from agricultural holdings during the corresponding time period.

Weight after first processing stage, excluding non-utilizable waste and shrinkage until the moisture of set standard is reached.

Volume of purchased grain, pulses and rape at test weight, considering the compliance of the product quality indicators to the set standard.

Data availability

Dissemination format and release calendar

Theme Reference period Planned release datesort icon Remarks
Purchase of agricultural crops
  • 2nd quarter 2018
Purchase of agricultural crops
  • 3rd quarter 2018

Theme Reference period Actual release datesort icon Remarks
Purchase of agricultural crops
  • 2017
Purchase of agricultural crops
  • 1st quarter 2018
Purchase of agricultural crops
  • 4th quarter 2017
Purchase of agricultural crops
  • 3rd quarter 2017
Purchase of agricultural crops
  • 2nd quarter 2017


Data are collected according to Classification of Administrative Territories and Territorial Units of the Republic of Latvia (CATTU).

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


Download CSB publications on various time periods (starting from 2007) in section E-publications.

Data on agricultural indicators, crop production and livestock production are available also in the statistical yearbooks. Statistical yearbooks are available in E-publication section under topic "General statistics".

Theme Title Release datesort icon ZIP/PDF
Farm Structure Survey (2010, 2013 and 2016) Farm Structure in Latvia 2016 29.03.2018
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing Agriculture of Latvia 2017 30.06.2017
Forestry Forestry in 2015 (only in Latvian) 02.09.2016
Agricultural prices and price indices Agriculture in Latvia, 2016 27.06.2016
Forestry Forestry in 2014 (only in Latvian) 01.09.2015
Agricultural prices and price indices Agriculture in Latvia, 2015 30.06.2015
Forestry Forestry in 2013 (only in Latvian) 18.08.2014
Agricultural prices and price indices Agriculture in Latvia, 2014 25.07.2014
Forestry Forestry in 2012 (only in Latvian) 23.08.2013
Agricultural prices and price indices Agriculture in Latvia, 2013 28.06.2013
Forestry Forestry in 2011 (only in Latvian) 30.08.2012
Forestry Forestry in 2010 (only in Latvian) 30.06.2011
Forestry Forestry in 2009 (only in Latvian) 30.06.2010
Forestry Forestry in 2008 (only in Latvian) 30.06.2009


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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Additional information

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

Data collection

Survey method and data source

The data on the volume of grain, pulses and rape purchased and the average purchase price are acquired with a full-scope survey.
The data are acquired based on the CSB quarterly statistical questionnaire 1-purchase "Report on purchase of grain, pulses and rape".

Target population

All commercial companies that purchase grain, pulses, rape directly from Latvian producers – agricultural holdings.

Data revision

In each new period data on the previous periods may be revised.


Comparability over time

Data are comparable since 1995.

International comparability


The Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat) on its homepage publishes information on agriculture in the EU and on every country separately. This information can be found in the section: Statistics/ Agriculture and fisheries/ Agriculture.


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 Phone number Position Email
Anita Raubena 67366977 departamenta direktora vietnieks

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Explanation of symbols


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Data not released for confidentiality reasons

If data are absolute numbers


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