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In 2016 the average size of agricultural holding constituted 43.2 ha, which is 15.5 % more than in 2013 when the average land area per holding accounted for 37.4 ha. The total standard output (SO)1 has risen by 24.5 %.


Compared to July, in August 2017 the level of producer prices in Latvian industry rose by 0.1 %. Prices of products sold on the domestic market, as well as those of exported products grew by 0.1 %.


At the end of the first half of 2017 in Latvia there were 903.2 thousand occupied posts, and, compared to the end of the first half of 2016, the number has grown by 9.3 thousand or 1 %.  


New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Producer prices; Occupied posts and job vacancies, paid working hours; Labour costs; Indicators of foreign affiliates; Tourism; Forestry.


Compared to the 2nd quarter of the previous year, in the 2nd quarter of 2017 hourly labour costs rose by 77 cents or 10.6 %, reaching 8.07 euros. 

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Changes of construction costs in August 2017
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Consumer price changes in September 2017
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Resident population

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Inflation (consumer price changes)

In comparison with 2015 (2015=100), average consumer price level in 2016 increased by 0.1 %.


Consumer price changes
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Real GDP growth rate

Real GDP in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (GDP volume percentage change on previous year according to the chain-linked seasonally non-adjusted data) has increased by 4.0 %


Real GDP growth rate by quarter

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