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In April, retail trade turnover grew by 3.1 %
Calendar adjusted data (at constant prices) show that, compared to April 2017, in April 2018 total retail trade turnover rose by 3.1 %
In April, construction costs increased by 0.8 %
Data show that, compared to March, in April 2018 the level of construction costs in Latvia grew by 0.8 %. Prices of building materials increased by 1.1 %, maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment – by 0.6 %, but labour remuneration of workers – by 0.5 %.
In 2017, usually resident population of Latvia declined by 15.7 thousand
At the beginning of 2018 population of Latvia accounted for 1 million 934 thousand, which is 15.7 thousand people fewer than a year ago. Compared to 1.0 % in 2016, in 2017 population declined by 0.8 %.
In April, level of producer prices in industry increased by 0.6 %
compared to March, in April 2018 level of producer prices in the Latvian industry rose by 0.6 %. Prices of products sold on the domestic market went up by 1.0 % and prices of exported products by 0.3 %.
In the 1st quarter of 2018, 63.5 % of Latvia population were employed
898.0 thousand people or 63.5 % of Latvia population aged 15–74 were employed in the 1st quarter of 2018. Over the year, employment rate grew by 1.9 percentage points and number of employed persons by 15.5 thousand.
In the 1st quarter of 2018, Latvian unemployment rate constituted 8.2 %
In the 1st quarter of 2018 Latvian unemployment rate constituted 8.2 %. Compared to the previous quarter, unemployment rate rose by 0.1 percentage points, while compared to the corresponding quarter of the year before – by 1.2 percentage points.
Rise in electricity produced in CHP plants from renewable energy sources
In 2017 the amount of electricity produced in combined heat and power plants comprised 3000.1 gigawatt hours, which constitutes 40 % of the total amount of electricity generated in Latvia.
Latvian hotels and other accommodation establishments in the 1st quarter of 2018
In the 1st quarter of 2018, construction output grew by 35.7 %
Compared to the 1st quarter of 2017, in the 1st quarter of 2018 construction output increased by 35.7 % (according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices).
In March foreign trade turnover in goods was 2.7 % smaller than last year
In March 2018 the foreign trade turnover of Latvia amounted to EUR 2.19 billion, which at current prices was 2.7 % smaller than in March 2017, of which the exports value of goods was 6.1 % smaller, but imports value of goods was 0.2 % higher.