Statistical Yearbook of Latvia 2017

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.

The yearbook provides information on socio-political situation, economy and finance, population and social processes, sectors of national economy, as well as on science and technologies. A separate chapter compiles information on international comparisons of social and economic indicators. The publication contains 10 thematic chapters with several subheadings in each and covers the following thematic sections: general data, economy and finance, population and social conditions, industry, construction, trade and services, agriculture, forestry and fishing, foreign trade, transport, energy and environmental protection, information technologies, science and innovations, comparative international statistics.

Information in the yearbook is compiled in tables, charts and maps, thus simplifying the perception of the information. In addition to the statistical information, explanations of the main statistical terms, methodological information on data sources and calculation methods of selected indicators are published in the yearbook. The yearbook is based on the information available to the CSB and other institutions. The statistical information was obtained by conducting statistical surveys, as well as by using data from public registers and other information systems.

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