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18.01.2018

That 425 thousand persons or 22.1 % of Latvia population were at risk of poverty1 in 2016 – 0.3 percentage points less than in 2015. Equivalent income of this part of the population were below 330 euros monthly.

15.01.2018

New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Business Tendency; Employment and unemployment; Foreign trade in goods; Construction.

10.01.2018

During the year (in December 2017, compared to December 2016) the average level of consumer prices rose by 2.2 %. Prices of goods increased by 2.0 % and prices of services by 2.6 %.

09.01.2018

In November 2017 Latvian foreign trade turnover amounted to EUR 2.3 billion, which at current prices was 11.5 % more than in November 2016, of which the exports value of goods was 15.3 % and imports value of goods was 8.3 % higher.

08.01.2018

New data have been published in sections: Government finances; Personal income; Industry.

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22.01.2018
Producer price changes in industry in December 2017
23.01.2018
Topicalities in higher and vocational education in school year 2017/2018
26.01.2018
Changes of construction costs in December 2017
30.01.2018
Flash Estimate of Gross Domestic Product (t+30) in the 4th quarter of 2017
30.01.2018
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Resident population

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Inflation (consumer price changes)

In comparison with 2016 (2016=100), average consumer price level in 2017 increased by 2.9 %.

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Real GDP in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (GDP volume percentage change on previous year according to the chain-linked seasonally non-adjusted data) has increased by 5.8 %

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