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Higher education entrant number up by 1.9 %
In the academic year 2018/2019 higher education is acquired by 80.4 thousand students, which is a drop of 1.5 % over the year. For the first time since 2012, slight rise was registered in the number of entrants.
Over the year, level of producer prices in industry increased by 5.4 %
Compared to December 2017, in December 2018, the level of producer prices in Latvian industry rose by 5.4 %.
The CSB will survey the population on computer and Internet usage
23.3 % of Latvia population at risk of poverty
446 thousand persons or 23.3 % of Latvia population were at risk of poverty in 2017 – 1.2 percentage points more than in 2016.
During the year, the average level of consumer prices increased by 2.6 %
In December 2018, compared to December 2017, the average level of consumer prices rose by 2.6 %.
In November foreign trade turnover in goods was 7 % larger than year before
In November 2018 Latvian foreign trade turnover amounted to EUR 2.47 billion, which at current prices was 7 % more than in November 2017, of which the exports value of goods was 5.2 % and imports value of goods was 8.6 % higher.
New Statistical Yearbook of Latvia has been released
Central Statistical Bureau has released Statistical Yearbook of Latvia 2018. Annual data collection is created selecting main data available in the CSB database, which is supplemented with high-performance data visualizations in thematic maps and graphs.
In November, industrial production output reduced by 0.6 %
Compared to November 2017, in November 2018 industrial production output fell by 0.6 % (according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices).
In November, retail trade turnover increased by 4.0 %
Compared to November 2017, in November 2018 total retail trade turnover rose by 4 %.
In November, construction costs grew by 1.2 %
Compared to October, in November 2018 the level of construction costs in Latvia rose by 1.2 %.
In November level of producer prices in industry increased by 0.2 %
Compared to October, in November 2018 level of producer prices in Latvian industry rose by 0.2 %.
In 2017, household disposable income increased by 11.8 %
Compared to 2016, in 2017 household disposable income increased by 11.8 %, reaching 489 euros per household member monthly.
CSB and institutions responsible for European Statistics sign memorandum of understanding
On Wednesday, December 12, memorandum of understanding among statistical institutions on cooperation in introduction of Quality Policy in System of Official Statistics was signed in the Central Statistical Bureau.
In October foreign trade turnover in goods was 13.3 % larger than last year
In October 2018 the foreign trade turnover of Latvia amounted to EUR 2.66 billion, which at current prices was 13.3 % more than in October 2017.
During the year, the average level of consumer prices increased by 3.0 %
In November 2018, compared to November 2017, the average level of consumer prices rose by 3.0 %. Prices of both goods and services grew by 3.0 %.
CSB gains its second international certificate
On 19 November, Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia obtained a certicate of ISO 9001:2015 standard certificate “Quality Management Systems – Requirements”, which is already the second international certificate gained by the CSB.
In October, industrial production output fell by 1.9 %
Compared to October 2017, in October 2018 industrial production output reduced by 1.9 % (according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices).
During the nine months of 2018, rise recorded in both freight and passenger transport
Compared to January–September 2017, over the nine months of 2018 the volume of freights carried by land and via pipelines increased by 7.6 million tonnes or 8.6 % and freight turnover rose by 5.4 %.
In October, retail trade turnover grew by 2.4 %
Compared to October 2017, in October 2018 total retail trade turnover rose by 2.4 %.
In the 3rd quarter, GDP grew by 4.7 %
In the 3rd quarter of 2018, compared to the 3rd quarter of 2017, gross domestic product increased by 4.7 %, according to seasonally and calendar non-adjusted data.