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The brochure contains tables and graphs depicting information on the social and economic situation in Latvia. The data are based on the provisional statistical information and covers the year 2017 in comparison with the previous years.
In 2017, output of livestock products increased
Compared to 2016, in 2017 output of meat grew by 4.6 % and output of milk by 1.4 %.
The Statistical Yearbook of Latvia is the most exhaustive annual publication of statistical information on the national economy and socio-economic processes in the country. The publication reflects data on 2016 compared to previous years.
Average size of agricultural holding is increasing
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 brochure contains tables and graphs depicting information on the social and economic situation in Latvia. The data are based on the provisional statistical information and covers the year 2016 in comparison with the previous years.
Agricultural area in holdings is growing
Provisional data of the Farm Structure Survey 2016 compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau show that, over the three recent years the average agricultural area on average managed per holding has grown by 19.6 %.
Last year, increase recorded in output of livestock products
Compared to 2015, in 2016 the output of meat grew by 2 % and output of milk by 0.8 %.
In its content the yearbook is the most extensive annual publication that offers a broad picture of social and economic phenomena and processes in the country. Publication includes data on 2015 compared to previous years.
Statistical data collection contains statistics on the number of females and males, their breakdown by age and ethnicity, on marriages, divorces, fertility, mortality, morbidity, employment rate, unemployment, earnings, income, at-risk-of-poverty rate, social security, education, tourism, use of information technologies, crime, representation in legislative and executive institutions in 2015, in comparison with previous years.